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We found 8 providers matching tracheostomy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Larry Leonard Myers Jr., MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
5303 Harry Hines Boulevard; 7th Floor, Suite 106
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Larry Myers' areas of specialization are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery; he sees patients in Dallas, TX. Dr. Myers attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Buffalo General Hospital. His areas of clinical interest consist of tumor resection, head and neck cancer, and facial cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Myers has received professional recognition including the following: SUNY-Buffalo Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Resident Research Day - 1st Place; National Medical Association - Otolaryngology Section Resident Research Award; and SUNY-Buffalo Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Resident Research Day - 3rd Place. His professional affiliations include VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tracheostomy

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Tumor, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Facial Cancer, Throat Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Romaine Fitzgerald Johnson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
2350 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Romaine Johnson's area of specialization is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Johnson's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), tonsilitis, and ear infection. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His distinctions include: D Magazine Best Doctors; Herbert Silverstein Otology/Neurotology Research Award; and Research grant to study genetic mutations in patients with hearing loss. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tracheostomy

All Interests: Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Sleep Problems, Cysts, Ear Infection, Drooling, Tracheostomy, Exercise, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Morrow Truelson, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
5303 Harry Hines Boulevard; 7th Floor, Suite 106
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. John Truelson's specialties are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Truelson's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. His clinical interests include salivary gland cancer, tumor resection, and tongue cancer. Dr. Truelson accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tracheostomy

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Tumor, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Stenosis, Squamous Cell ... (Read more)

Dr. William Gerald Ii Jones II, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Suite 825
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. William Jones is a cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jones include aortic aneurysm, heart failure, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Jones honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Jones has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Lance Edward Oxford, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Lance Oxford is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Dallas, TX. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in thyroid problems, skull base surgery, and skull base tumors. Dr. Oxford takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Oxford's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical Interests: Thyroid Problems, Sinus Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Head and Neck Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $470
  • Medicare Cost: $186
Dr. David Park Mason, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
3410 Worth Street; Suite 235
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. David Mason's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, lung transplant, and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Mason graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Mason has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Achalasia, Lung Transplant, Hiatal Hernia, Da Vinci Surgery, Acid Reflux, Video-Assisted ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,366
  • Medicare Cost: $402
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
5303 Harry Hines Boulevard; 7th Floor, Suite 106
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kathleen Tibbetts practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Tibbetts include hoarseness, laryngitis, and tracheostomy. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include the University Health System and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tracheostomy

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Pain, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Tumor, Laryngitis, Stenosis, Throat Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3600 Gaston Avenue; Wadley Tower, Suite 960
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Crescens Pellecchia's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Pellecchia is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,264
  • Medicare Cost: $389

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What is a Tracheostomy?

Tracheostomy or tracheotomy is a surgical procedure to open an airway in a blocked trachea, or windpipe. A small hole is created in the neck, and a tube is often inserted into the hole to provide support and drainage. The patient can breathe through the hole that is created.

Tracheostomy is performed for a variety of reasons when a bypass to the normal airway is needed. A patient may have an object lodged in their throat or have an injury that damaged their windpipe. They may have cancer or a swelling in their throat that stops air from moving freely. Sometimes tracheostomy is performed to make breathing easier when patients are paralyzed or have trouble coming off a ventilator.

A tracheostomy can be temporary or permanent. A temporary tracheostomy tends to heal over easily when the tube is removed, leaving a small scar. A permanent tracheostomy can make speech difficult at first. It takes time to learn how to use your throat and air in a new way. Tracheostomy is a fairly simple procedure, but it can make all the difference in a life or death situation.