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We found 5 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept Blue Advantage Plus Gold 101 near Abilene, TX.

Dr. Joseph Marion Damiani, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1725 Hickory Street
Abilene, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Damiani is a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist. Dr. Damiani is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Thomas Wade Cotney, MD
Specializes in Allergy, Otolaryngology
1665 Antilley Road; #180
Abilene, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Cotney specializes in allergy and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Abilene, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cotney takes. Dr. Cotney graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. William Orlan Akin, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
702 Hickory Street; Suite B
Abilene, TX
 

Dr. William Akin is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Akin is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Akin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1665 Antilley; Suite 160
Abilene, TX
 

Dr. Jason Acevedo's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Acevedo has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2217 S Danville
Abilene, TX
 

Dr. Austin King is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Abilene, TX. Dr. King is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.

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What is Otolaryngology?

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.