We found 4 head and neck surgeons who accept Coventry HSA near Hamilton, NJ.

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Dr. Mark Jeffrey Burstein, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
8 Quakerbridge Plaza
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Burstein is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burstein accepts. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at Albany Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Burstein speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Capital Health.

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Dr. Brett Lawrence Moses, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
8 Quakerbridge Plaza
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Brett Moses is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients gave Dr. Moses an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for his residency. Dr. Moses is professionally affiliated with Capital Health.

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Dr. Lee H Miller, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
8 Quakerbridge Plaza
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Lee Miller works as an ear, nose and throat specialist. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Temple University Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York for residency. Dr. Miller's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Capital Health.

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Dr. Joel Daniel Jaffe, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
8 Quakerbridge Plaza
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Joel Jaffe is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Jaffe's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He is affiliated with Capital Health.

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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.

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