We found 5 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Catastrophic near Madison, WI.

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Dr. Aaron Michael Wieland, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
600 Highland Avenue; K4/7 7375
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Aaron Wieland specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Wieland's clinical interests: modified radical neck dissection, skull base surgery, and facial nerve graft. He is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health, Madison VA Hospital, and the University Hospital. He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patient ratings for Dr. Wieland average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Tinnitus, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer, Skull Base ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy M McCulloch, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Timothy McCulloch is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. McCulloch include facial problems, skull base surgery, and skull base tumors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health and the University Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, Dr. McCulloch attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. McCulloch has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors in America.

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Clinical interests: Tinnitus, Septoplasty, Nose Surgery, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, Voice Disorders, Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul A Staskowski, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1 S Park Street
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Paul Staskowski's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Staskowski include endoscopic sinus surgery, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and facial nerve graft. He is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health. After attending Mayo Medical School, he completed his residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Tinnitus, Septoplasty, Nose Surgery, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Diane G Heatley, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI
 

Dr. Diane Heatley is a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Heatley include cleft lip and palate, salivary gland surgery, and sleep apnea. She is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health. Dr. Heatley takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Heatley obtained her medical school training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and performed her residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She has received distinctions including Madison Magazine Top Docs and Best Doctors in America.

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Clinical interests: Septoplasty, Bronchoscopy, Nose Surgery, Foreign Body Removal, Hoarseness, Tympanoplasty, Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. David C Upton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1 S Park Street
Madison, WI
 

Dr. David Upton is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Madison, WI. These areas are among his clinical interests: modified radical neck dissection, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and sleep apnea. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Upton is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His medical residency was performed at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Upton is professionally affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health.

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Clinical interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Tinnitus, Vocal Cord Injection, Ossiculoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

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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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