We found 5 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept Medicare near Hixson, TN.
Dr. Douglas Liening is a specialist in otology and neurotology and otolaryngic allergy. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Liening graduated from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.
Dr. Todd Fowler's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Fowler is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School.
Dr. Joseph Motto is a Chattanooga, TN physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Dr. Robert Mynatt is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Hixson, TN. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.
Dr. Christopher St. Charles is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. St. Charles has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance.
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Otolaryngologists are also called 'ENTs' because their area of specialty is the ears, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists treat most of the diseases and disorders that affect the head or neck. They can provide routine medical care, such as giving hearing tests or treating chronic conditions such as allergies. Otolaryngologists also perform a number of surgeries on the head and neck. Some of the illnesses and issues that otolaryngologists treat include:
- Ear problems - hearing loss, infections, tinnitus or ringing on the ears, balance disorders, trauma or fracture of the temporal bone, prominent or large ears (using 'ear pinning' plastic surgery)
- Nose issues - sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, smell disorders
- Throat issues - voice and swallowing problems, infections or trauma to the larynx or esophagus, sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea)
- Head and neck problems - infections, trauma, tumors, conditions requiring plastic surgery
Because they perform so many delicate surgeries of the face, otolaryngologists are often sought out as plastic surgeons when facial surgery is required. Their specialized knowledge of the anatomy of the head and face can make a real difference in the outcome of a surgery, from a brow lift to a total facial reconstruction after trauma.