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We found 11 head and neck surgeons near Hanover, PA.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3445 High Point Boulevard; Suite 100
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Jose Uribe is a specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3445 High Point Boulevard; Suite 400
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. David Brown specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Bethlehem, PA. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brown accepts.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
401 N 17th Street; Suite 210
Allentown, PA
 

Dr. Chetan Nayak is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Nayak takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
401 N 17th Street
Allentown, PA
 

Dr. John Sirotnak is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Sirotnak attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2597 Schoenersville Road; Suite 205
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Pestcoe specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Pestcoe is rated highly by his patients. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3445 High Point Boulevard; Suite 100
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Edward Allen Tomkin, DO
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2597 Schoenersville Road; Suite 205
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Edward Tomkin is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Tomkin accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3445 High Point Boulevard; Suite 400
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Narges Mazloom's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mazloom takes. Dr. Mazloom studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3445 High Point Boulevard; Suite 400
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Aaron Jaworek's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Jaworek graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
4734 Lynnfield Lane
Allentown, PA
 

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2649 Schoenersville Road; Suite 301
Bethlehem, PA
 

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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.