We found 6 providers with an interest in facial paralysis near Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. William Emmett Walsh, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
701 Park Avenue S., Department of Otolaryngology; P7
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. William Walsh practices plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Minneapolis, MN, Maple Grove, MN, and Minneapois, MN. In Dr. Walsh's practice, he is particularly interested in cancer, facial paralysis, and nose surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Minnesota Medical Center (UMMC) and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star".

Read more

Relevant Interests: , facial paralysis

All Interests: Prosthetics, Nose Surgery, Facial Paralysis, Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Problems, Plastic ... (Read more)

Dr. Meredith Evelyn Adams, MS, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
University of Minnesota; Ent Department
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Meredith Adams, who practices in Minneapolis, MN, is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adams include hearing loss, dizziness, and balance disorders (vestibular disorders). She takes Medicare insurance. She attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition; and "Best Doctors for Women. Dr. Adams's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) and Fairview Health Services.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , facial paralysis

All Interests: Dizziness, Facial Paralysis, Throat Problems, Balance Disorders, Craniofacial Surgery, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Sofia Lyford-Pike, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2530 Chicago Avenue; Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Sofia Lyford-Pike's specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She practices in Edina, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and Minnetonka, MN. Dr. Lyford-Pike (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Lyford-Pike is especially interested in facial paralysis and rhinoplasty. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Minnesota Medical Center (UMMC), the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, and Regions Hospital. Dr. Lyford-Pike attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. She takes Medicare insurance.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , facial paralysis

All Interests: Facial Problems, Nose Problems, Rhinoplasty, Facial Paralysis, Cosmetic Surgery, Throat Problems, ... (Read more)

Charles Clarke Stewart
Specializes in Physical Therapy
3800 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St Louis Park, MN
 

Mr. Charles Stewart's specialty is physical therapy. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. New patients are welcome to contact Mr. Stewart's office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , facial paralysis

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Facial Paralysis, Joint Problems

Specializes in Chiropractic
2112 Lyndale Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Peter Polski specializes in chiropractic and practices in Minneapolis, MN. He is affiliated with Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). Dr. Polski takes Medicare insurance.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Bell's Palsy, Foot Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Cynthia Fay Landis, Speech-Language Pathologist, MA, MS
Specializes in Speech Therapy
909 Fulton Street Se; Floor 4
Minneapolis, MN
 

Ms. Cynthia Landis is a speech therapist in Burnsville, MN and Minneapolis, MN. Her areas of expertise include facial paralysis. She is affiliated with the University of Minnesota Health (M Health).

Read more

Relevant Interests: , facial paralysis

All Interests: Facial Paralysis

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Research

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Chiropractic School

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What is Facial Paralysis?

Facial paralysis is an inability to move the muscles in the face. It often affects only one side, and it can happen quite suddenly. If you have facial paralysis, your face may feel frozen or numb.

Facial paralysis can happen when there is inflammation or damage to either the part of the brain that controls the facial muscles or the nerve that carries signals from the brain to the face. Some common causes include:
  • Stroke, which can affect the part of the brain controlling the face and prevent those muscles from working
  • Bell’s palsy, an inflammation of the main facial nerve
  • Lyme disease
  • Birth trauma or difficult birth, which can cause facial paralysis in babies (usually temporary)
  • Head trauma in which nerves are damaged

Facial paralysis is a frustrating and frightening experience, but many cases are temporary and go away on their own. Even with more difficult cases, there are treatment options available, including rehabilitation, pain management, and surgery.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.