We found 7 head and neck surgeons who accept Medicare near Silverdale, WA.

Dr. Timothy Lee Clenney, MPH, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
One Boone Road
Bremerton, WA
 

Dr. Timothy Clenney practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Tacoma, WA, Federal Way, WA, and Bremerton, WA. Dr. Clenney's areas of expertise include chronic sinusitis, blepharoplasty, and sleep apnea. He is professionally affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. He honors Medicare insurance. He is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and residency at Naval Hospital Jacksonville and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Dr. Clenney has received professional recognition including the following: resident teacher award, society of teachers of family medicine; resident scholars award, american academy of family physicians; and Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP), American Academy of Famiy Physiicians.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Apnea, Thyroid Surgery, Headache, Botox Injection, Nose Problems, Hearing Loss, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Lee Cupp, EdD, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
Attn: Medical Staff Services; Attn: Medical Staff Services
Bremerton, WA
 

Dr. Craig Cupp's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Cupp's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include chronic sinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Cupp is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Sleep Disorders, Nose Surgery, Throat Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Lee Henderson, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2011 N.w. Myhre
Silverdale, WA
 

Dr. Jenifer Henderson is a facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Henderson include eyelid surgery, rosacea, and dermabrasion. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Henderson attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. She is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Dysport Injection, CO2 ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
1 Boone Road
Bremerton, WA
 

Dr. Kristina Hart is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She works in Bremerton, WA. Dr. Hart takes Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Hart (or staff) speaks Sign Language and German.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1 Boone Road; Otolaryngology Department
Bremerton, WA
 

Dr. Peter Killian, who practices in Bremerton, WA, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Killian attended medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2200 N.w. Myhre Road
Silverdale, WA
 

Dr. Todd Jones, who practices in Silverdale, WA, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Jones takes Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Jones completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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Dr. Preston Andrew Rice, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2200 N.w. Myhre Road
Silverdale, WA
 

Dr. Preston Rice is a facial plastic surgeon, ear, nose and throat specialist, and head and neck plastic surgeon. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Rice honors Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Rice welcomes new patients.

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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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