We found 10 head and neck surgeons near Lubbock, TX.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3502 9th Street; Suite 410
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Tam Nguyen is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, and French.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngic Allergy
3811 24th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Kim Pershall, who practices in Lubbock, TX, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngic allergy. After completing medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pershall is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3601 4th Street, 4th Floor; Ms 8312
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Demke's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Lubbock, TX. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Demke's clinical interests encompass craniofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Craniofacial Surgery

Specializes in Otolaryngology
3802 22nd; #100
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. William Fell's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Fell attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. Dr. Fell is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3601 4th Street Ms8312
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. John Marchbanks is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3502 9th Street; Suite 410
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Joehassin Cordero's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). 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. Cordero takes. He is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3621 22nd Street; Suite 300
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Stanley Potocki's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Potocki accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3621 22nd Street; Suite 300
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Neal's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
3802 22nd Street; Suite 200
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Scolaro practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Lubbock, TX. Dr. Scolaro studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes 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 Otolaryngology
4432 S. Loop 289
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Mark Winter is an otolaryngologist in Lubbock, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia 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.
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