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We found 36 head and neck surgeons near Beaverton, OR.

Dr. Henry Alexander Milczuk, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
15220 Nw Laidlaw Road
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Henry Milczuk's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). He offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Milczuk obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, Plastic Surgery Procedures, Nerve Problems, Speech ... (Read more)

Dr. P. Ashley Ashley Wackym, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
1015 N.w. 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Phillip Wackym specializes in otology and neurotology and practices in Portland, OR. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Wackym attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Wackym include laryngology. He offers interpreting services for his patients. His professional affiliations include Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Laryngology

Dr. Michelle Bleynat Vessely, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
9427 Sw Barnes Road; Suite 394
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Michelle Vessely's areas of specialization are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. She offers interpreting services for her patients. In her practice, Dr. Vessely focuses on cosmetic treatments. Dr. Vessely is professionally affiliated with Legacy Health. She studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Vessely trained at the University of Missouri Health System for her residency. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Treatments

Dr. Eric Jackson Dierks, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology
1849 Nw Kearney; Suite 300
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Eric Dierks is an oral and maxillofacial surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Portland, OR. Patient ratings for Dr. Dierks average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dierks is professionally affiliated with Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Clinical interests: Head and Neck Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
9155 Sw Barnes Road; #419
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Christopher Hargunani is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Hargunani offers interpreting services for his patients. His clinical interests include thyroid surgery and parathyroid surgery. He is affiliated with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hargunani at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1015 N.w. 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Samuel Shiley specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Portland, OR. He attended the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for residency. Patients gave Dr. Shiley an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Shiley offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

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Dr. Bryce Earl Potter, MD
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1849 Nw Kearney; Suite 300
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Bryce Potter works as a head and neck surgeon and oral surgeon in Portland, OR. In addition to English, Dr. Potter (or staff) speaks Spanish. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Potter is affiliated with Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington for residency. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Potter is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Otolaryngology
9155 Sw Barnes Road; Suite 536
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Edsel Kim is a facial plastic surgeon, cancer surgeon, and otolaryngologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Kim average 3.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in endocrine surgery. Dr. Kim accepts Medicare insurance. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Kim offers interpreting services for his patients. He is affiliated with Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Endocrine Surgery, Facial Problems, Nerve Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cancer

Dr. Wesley Alfred Lewis, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
9155 Sw Barnes Road; No 208
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Wesley Lewis' area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Lewis offers interpreting services for his patients. He is affiliated with VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) - Main Health Care Center and Legacy Health. He attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Patient ratings for Dr. Lewis average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Richard Sterling Hodgson, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
1849 Nw Kearney; Suite 200
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Richard Hodgson works as an otologist and neurotologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Hodgson average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Hodgson graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. He offers interpreting services for his patients. He is affiliated with Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Nerve Problems

Dr. Maxwell Charles Furr, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngology
9155 Sw Barnes Road; #208
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Maxwell Furr is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Furr honors Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Legacy Health.

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Clinical interests: Rhinoplasty, Cosmetic Surgery, Throat Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Nose Problems, Facial ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
9155 Sw Barnes Road; Suite 536
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Brian Shaffer practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Portland, OR. He is affiliated with Legacy Health. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Shaffer graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. He offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Dr. Craig Kevin Hertler, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Other
9155 Sw Barnes Road; Suite 208
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Craig Hertler is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hertler honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Hertler offers interpreting services for his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

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Dr. Duane Allen Lundeberg, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1015 N.w. 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Duane Lundeberg is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Lundeberg takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for residency. Dr. Lundeberg offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Neck Surgery, Head Surgery, Ear Problems

Dr. Larry Richard Thomas, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1015 N.w. 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Larry Thomas is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. Dr. Thomas has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Thomas attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Thomas is professionally affiliated with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
11450 Nw West Road
Portland, OR
 

Dr. Michael Wheatley's areas of specialization are hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. He offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Legacy Health and VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) - Main Health Care Center. Dr. Wheatley attended the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Providence Seattle Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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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.