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We found 5 head and neck surgeons who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Sunnyvale, TX.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
341 Wheatfield Drive; Suite 100
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Samuel Antony specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Rowlett, TX, Sunnyvale, TX, and Garland, TX. Dr. Antony's clinical interests include throat problems, endoscopic sinus surgery, and audiometry test. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Dr. Antony's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Audiometry Test, Sinus Problems, Ear Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Neck Problems, Nose ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Otolaryngology
763 East Highway 80; Suite 230
Forney, TX
 

Dr. Kenny Iloabachie is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Forney, TX, Wylie, TX, and Rockwall, TX. Dr. Iloabachie's areas of expertise consist of sinusitis (sinus infection), hearing loss, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Lake Pointe Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Iloabachie studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Ear Problems, Hearing Loss, Sinusitis, Thyroid Problems, Parathyroid Disease

Dr. Geetha Subramanian, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
231 South Collins
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Geetha Subramanian's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Her average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Subramanian honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Subramanian (or staff) speaks Tamil and Hindi. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dr. Subramanian is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Jeffrey Alan West, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
763 East Highway 80; Suite 230
Forney, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey West works as an ear, nose and throat specialist in Rockwall, TX, Rowlett, TX, and Wylie, TX. Dr. West's education and training includes medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He has indicated that his clinical interests include thyroid problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems

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Specializes in Allergy, Other, Otolaryngology
2900 N Belt Line Road
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. John McKee works as an allergist and otolaryngologist. Patient ratings for Dr. McKee average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McKee studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch 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.