We found 10 head and neck surgeons who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 105 - Two $40 PCP Visits near Corpus Christi, TX.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. George Fisher is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Fisher is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Troy Louis Creamean, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Troy Creamean works as a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist. On average, patients gave Dr. Creamean a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Michael Mintz is an otolaryngologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Mintz is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Mintz has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. James Motes is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Corpus Christi, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Motes takes. Dr. Motes graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Randall Zane specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Zane is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Robert Oshman's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Oshman takes.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Paul Loeffler is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Loeffler honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3301 S Alameda; #506
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Claude McLelland is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. Dr. McLelland is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McLelland accepts.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3533 S Alameda Street; Suite 301
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Aiysha Balbosa is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Balbosa honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3318 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Steehler is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Steehler graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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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.