We found 10 head and neck surgeons near Renton, WA.

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Dr. Raymond Waye Juen Tse, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Raymond Tse's specialties are hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Tse trained at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. These areas are among Dr. Tse's clinical interests: cleft lip and palate, congenital hand disorders, and ear reconstruction. Dr. Tse honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Tse (or staff) is conversant in French and Cantonese. He is affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine, Seattle Children's Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center, and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, General Reconstruction, Congenital Hand Disorders, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey John Houlton, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Houlton is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. He works in Seattle, WA and Bellevue, WA. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Houlton studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Houlton trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He is affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Dr. Scott Lungchi Lee, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 540
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Scott Lee practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Lee speaks Cantonese. He is affiliated with UW Medicine Valley Medical Center - Valley Medical Group Providers. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Bryan Samuel Serkin, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 540
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Bryan Serkin works as an otolaryngologist. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Serkin is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with UW Medicine Valley Medical Center - Valley Medical Group Providers.

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Dr. Eduardo Mendez, MS, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1660 S Columbian Way; Mailstop 112 Oto
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Eduardo Mendez's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Mendez graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union.

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Dr. Eric T Waterman, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 230
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Eric Waterman is a Renton, WA physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: dysport injection, eyelid surgery, and juvederm. Dr. Waterman is professionally affiliated with Private Practice and UW Medicine Valley Medical Center. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. He trained at Albany Medical Center for his residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Waterman's distinctions include: SeattleMet Magazine Top Doctor; Seattle Magazine Top Doctor; and Vice Chief of Staff.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Restylane Silk, Rhinoplasty, Restylane Lyft, Dysport ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin R Greget, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4509 Talbot Road South; Suite 101
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Martin Greget is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Greget average 2.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Private Practice and UW Medicine Valley Medical Center. Dr. Greget accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Greget studied medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1660 S Columbian Way; Mail Stop S-112 Oto
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Isaac Bohannon works as an otolaryngologist and head and neck plastic surgeon. Dr. Bohannon is professionally affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Bellevue Medical Center and Overlake Medical Center. Dr. Bohannon is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Bohannon studied medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.

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Dr. Ling Zhou, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
601 South Carr Road; Suite 100
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Ling Zhou is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Bothell, WA, Seattle, WA, and Renton, WA. Dr. Zhou is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. He is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Zhou accepts Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Parathyroid Disease, Salivary Gland Problems, Ear Problems

Specializes in Otolaryngology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 230
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Charles Caplan is an otolaryngologist in Renton, WA. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating.

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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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