We found 21 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near League City, TX.

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Dr. Dayton Leonard Young, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Dayton Young's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Young takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency.

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Dr. Ifeolumipo Obianuju Sofola, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
561 Medical Ctr Boulevard; Suite G
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Ifeolumipo Sofola's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Before performing his residency at National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Sofola attended Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Sofola's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, radiesse, and restylane. Patient ratings for Dr. Sofola average 3.0 stars out of 5. 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 has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Sofola is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Laser Resurfacing, Nose Surgery, Lip ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamad Raafat Chaaban, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Mohamad Chaaban is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Chaaban average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). He accepts United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Chaaban's residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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Dr. Tammara Lynn Watts, PhD, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 League City Parkway; Suite D
League City, TX
 

Dr. Tammara Watts' area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Watts is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Watts's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Shaista A Husain, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otology and Neurotology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Shaista Husain is a pediatric otolaryngologist, otologist and neurotologist, and head and neck plastic surgeon. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 1.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. Dr. Husain is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Husain's practice is open to new patients. She attended Khyber Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, California, Long Island College Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Clinical interests: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sinusitis, Salivary Gland Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. Harold Scott Pine, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1600 W. League City Parkway; Suite D
League City, TX
 

Dr. Harold Pine is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pine is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Rush Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). Dr. Pine has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Wasyl Szeremeta, MBA, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Wasyl Szeremeta works as a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist in League City, TX, Texas City, TX, and Galveston, TX. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Szeremeta attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Szeremeta completed a residency program at Henry Ford Health System. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Farrah N Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Farrah Siddiqui is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Dr. Siddiqui attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Siddiqui is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Vicente A Resto, PhD, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Vicente Resto practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. Dr. Resto attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Resto is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Susan Dixon McCammon, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Susan McCammon is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. McCammon attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. McCammon is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Michael Preston Underbrink, MBA, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Michael Underbrink works as an otolaryngologist in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Underbrink attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Dr. Underbrink is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Tomoko Makishima, PhD, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Tomoko Makishima is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Makishima is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Paul C Brindley, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 West League City Parkway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Paul Brindley's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Brindley is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Brindley attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. Melissa S Hu, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
18100 Saint John Drive; Suite 240
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Melissa Hu's specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Her clinical interests include eyelid surgery, rosacea, and restylane. Dr. Hu studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Hu trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. She 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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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Dysport Injection, Nose Surgery, Ptosis ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Alfredo Jimenez works as an otolaryngologist in Houston, TX and Nassau Bay, TX. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jimenez's areas of clinical interest consist of sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and ear surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana and then went on to complete his residency at Memorial Hermann. Dr. Jimenez is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Ear Surgery, Sinusitis, Salivary Gland Surgery, Endoscopy

Specializes in Otolaryngology
561 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite A
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Michael Castillo is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Castillo honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital.

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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.

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