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We found 5 head and neck surgeons who accept Group Health Incorporated near Voorhees, NJ.

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Dr. David Neal N Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngology
200 Bowman Drive; Suite - D 285
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. David Schwartz, who practices in Woodbury, NJ, Medford, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He attended Boston University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: throat cancer, esophageal varices, and otosclerosis. Patients rated Dr. Schwartz highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schwartz honors. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Schwartz welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Esophagitis, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Todd Rowan, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
200 Bowman Drive; Suite - D 285
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. P. Rowan is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. These areas are among Dr. Rowan's clinical interests: esophageal varices, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Rowan's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Esophagitis, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert B Belafsky, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngology
200 Bowman Drive; Suite - D 285
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Belafsky's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Willingboro, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Cherry Hill, NJ. His clinical interests include otosclerosis, ear pain, and tinnitus. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Belafsky is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Belafsky attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Belafsky's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Esophagitis, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard J Bresalier, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
200 Bowman Drive; Suite - D 285
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Howard Bresalier is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. His clinical interests include thyroid problems, otosclerosis, and ear pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bresalier is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Botsford Hospital. Dr. Bresalier is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Esophagitis, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Rasesh Pravin Shah, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1910 East Route 70; Suite 3
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Rasesh Shah works as a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at The University Hospital, Newark for residency. Dr. Shah's clinical interests include throat cancer, esophageal varices, and otosclerosis. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Shah is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Esophagitis, Ear ... (Read more)

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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.