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We found 8 head and neck surgeons who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Rochester, MI.

Dr. Michael Adelard Carron, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1135 W University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Michael Carron is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Carron's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, neck reconstructive surgery, and botox injection. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Carron is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Implant Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Chemical Peels, ... (Read more)

Dr. Giancarlo Fiorindo Zuliani, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1135 W Univeristy Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Giancarlo Zuliani is a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Rochester, MI. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zuliani is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Before performing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Zuliani attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Zuliani (or staff) speaks French and Italian. Dr. Zuliani is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Injectable Fillers, Otoplasty, Sinus Problems, Scar Revision, Facial Problems, Endoscopic Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Jay Folbe, MS, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngic Allergy
1135 W University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Adam Folbe's medical specialty is otolaryngic allergy. These areas are among Dr. Folbe's clinical interests: voice disorders, sinus problems, and head and neck cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Folbe attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Folbe's professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Ear Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahdi Abdelatif Shkoukani, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1135 W University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Mahdi Shkoukani's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shkoukani honors. Dr. Shkoukani's education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Shkoukani's hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS).

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Clinical interests: Nose Reconstruction, Facial Paralysis, Scar Revision, Skull Base Tumors, Head and Neck Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edwin Moreland Monsell, PhD, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
1135 W University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Edwin Monsell specializes in otology and neurotology. After completing medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Dr. Monsell performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Patient ratings for Dr. Monsell average 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Monsell honors. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Skull Base Surgery, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Laser Treatment, Hearing Loss, Stapes Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Robert Jacobs, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1135 West University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester Hills, MI
 

Dr. John Jacobs is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. Dr. Jacobs has a special interest in thyroid surgery, head and neck cancer, and laser treatment. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jacobs is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Hearing Aids, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Lynn Falconer, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
375 Barclay Circle
Rochester Hills, MI
 

Dr. David Falconer is an ophthalmology (eye disease) and head & neck plastic surgery specialist. Dr. Falconer's education and training includes medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Falconer include plastic surgery procedures, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. Dr. Falconer is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Problems, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic ... (Read more)

Dr. Syed Naweed Raza, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1135 W University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Syed Raza practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Detroit, MI, Dearborn, MI, and Rochester, MI. He attended McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Manitoba. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raza honors. Dr. Raza (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Spanish, and French. Dr. Raza's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Clinical interests: Salivary Gland Problems, Microvascular Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

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What is Head and Neck Surgery?

Head and neck surgery is a subspecialty that provides advanced surgical care for the head, face, neck, and throat. Most head and neck surgeons begin their careers as otolaryngologists (ENTs) or plastic surgeons, but becoming certified as a head and neck surgeon requires additional training.

A surgeon who treats the head and neck has very specific considerations to take into account when operating. The delicate structures of the head and neck control our senses, our speech, our ability to chew and swallow food, and even our ability to breathe. A head and neck surgeon has to be careful to preserve the many functions of the head and neck when performing an operation. Also, when operating on or around the face, extreme care must be taken to leave as few scars as possible, since the face is a critical part of identity and social interaction. It all adds up to a tricky job.

Some of the issues a head and neck surgeon might treat include:
  • Cancer
  • Trauma to the face or neck
  • Thyroid disorders requiring surgery
  • Sinus surgery
  • Tonsillectomies / adenoidectomies
  • Cleft palate repair
  • Disorders of the larynx (voice box)

Cancers, especially of the esophagus, mouth, lips, and skin around the face or throat, are one of the most common issues requiring head or neck surgery. Most often, head and neck cancers are related to tobacco use. Chewing tobacco in particular affects the lips and mouth. Other risk factors for head and neck cancers include alcohol use and sun exposure.

Often after surgery, but particularly after the removal of a tumor, head and neck surgeons will perform reconstructive surgery, including microvascular surgery to connect or replace skin tissue. The goal is to restore not only a patient’s function but also their appearance in this critical area of the body, improving self-esteem.