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We found 7 providers with an interest in facial paralysis and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Carrollton, TX.

Dr. Sybil Jane Taquet, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Sybil Taquet works as a family practitioner in Carrollton, TX and Dallas, TX. In addition to English, Dr. Taquet (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and French. These areas are among her clinical interests: warts, alcohol abuse, and adolescent issues. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Taquet attended medical school at Paris Diderot University. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Van Lam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Van Lam's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and general pediatrics; he sees patients in Carrollton, TX and Fort Worth, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: well women care, migraine, and depression. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Lam attended Tulane University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lam has received the distinction of NCQA Diabetes Recognition Recognized for providing the highest-level of diabetes care. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Joel Russel Maust, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Joel Maust sees patients in Carrollton, TX and North Richland Hills, TX. His medical specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Maust include atrial fibrillation, diabetes screening, and appendicitis. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Maust graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His residency was performed at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Anis A Ansari, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
1948 E Hebron Parkway; Suite 110, Building 100
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Anis Ansari is a Carrollton, TX physician who specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). Areas of expertise for Dr. Ansari include menopause, cancer screening, and amenorrhea (missed periods). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ansari accepts. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College. He trained at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland for residency. Dr. Ansari (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Ansari's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Screening, Bone Spurs, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Hong Xiao specializes in family medicine and general pediatrics and practices in Dallas, TX and Carrollton, TX. Dr. Xiao has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise include the following: atrial fibrillation, appendicitis, and diabetes management. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Harbin Medical University and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Xiao is conversant in Chinese. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of Lewisville.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Phillip Howard Disraeli, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
1933 E. Frankford Road; Suite 100
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Disraeli specializes in family medicine and urgent care. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Disraeli include sports health, atrial fibrillation, and appendicitis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Disraeli is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Anna Liza Camungol Lavedan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Anna Lavedan is a general internist and pediatrician. These areas are among her clinical interests: cancer screening, knee arthritis, and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Lavedan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Lavedan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has received professional recognition including the following: Selected as one of the " Best Doctors in America " since ..

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Atrial Fibrillation, ... (Read more)

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What is Facial Paralysis?

Facial paralysis is an inability to move the muscles in the face. It often affects only one side, and it can happen quite suddenly. If you have facial paralysis, your face may feel frozen or numb.

Facial paralysis can happen when there is inflammation or damage to either the part of the brain that controls the facial muscles or the nerve that carries signals from the brain to the face. Some common causes include:
  • Stroke, which can affect the part of the brain controlling the face and prevent those muscles from working
  • Bell’s palsy, an inflammation of the main facial nerve
  • Lyme disease
  • Birth trauma or difficult birth, which can cause facial paralysis in babies (usually temporary)
  • Head trauma in which nerves are damaged

Facial paralysis is a frustrating and frightening experience, but many cases are temporary and go away on their own. Even with more difficult cases, there are treatment options available, including rehabilitation, pain management, and surgery.