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's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Clinical interests for Dr. Clenney include chronic sinusitis, blepharoplasty, and sleep apnea. He is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Clenney honors Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Clenney completed his residency training at Naval Hospital Jacksonville and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He has received the following distinctions: 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 is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cupp include chronic sinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. Dr. Cupp takes Medicare insurance. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Cupp has an open panel.

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

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1 Boone Road
Bremerton, WA
 

Dr. Kristina Hart specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Hart is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Hart (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language and German.

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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 specialist in facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery. He works in Silverdale, WA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Rice attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school. Dr. Rice is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Jenifer Henderson is an otolaryngologist and head and neck plastic surgeon in Silverdale, WA. Dr. Henderson's 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. Patient ratings for Dr. Henderson average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is professionally affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Henderson's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Todd Jones' specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Jones is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Peter Killian's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is a graduate of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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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.