We found 6 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Platinum near Lawrenceville, GA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1790 Presidential Circle; Suite A
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt's medical specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). On average, patients gave Dr. Witter Hewitt a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
748 Old Norcross Road; Suite 100
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Donald Browning is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Lawrenceville, GA. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Browning graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ajaz Latif Chaudhry, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
766 Walther Road; Suite 300
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Ajaz Chaudhry's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chaudhry takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He obtained his medical school training at Indiana University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is affiliated with Emory Healthcare and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1790 Presidential Circle; Suite A
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. J. Stolovitzky is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Atlanta, GA, Snellville, GA, and Decatur, GA. The average patient rating for Dr. Stolovitzky is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stolovitzky is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Stolovitzky speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Ramie A Tritt, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
575 Professional Drive; Suite #470
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Ramie Tritt is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Tritt include sinus surgery and septoplasty. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tritt accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at Montreal General Hospital, Dr. Tritt attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks French. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and WellStar North Fulton Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Septoplasty, Nose Surgery, Sinus Surgery

Specializes in Otolaryngology
475 Philip Boulevard; Suite 201
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Mukund Raja is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Raja (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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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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