We found 7 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Neenah, WI.

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Dr. Robert J Bechard, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
119 E Bell Street
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Robert Bechard, who practices in Neenah, WI, Oshkosh, WI, and Menasha, WI, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Bechard average 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include tonsilitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and throat cancer. Dr. Bechard is affiliated with ThedaCare. Dr. Bechard takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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Clinical interests: Tinnitus, Allergies, Ear Cancer, Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Throat Cancer, Endoscopic Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert B Prehn, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
119 E Bell Street
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Robert Prehn is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Oshkosh, WI, Menasha, WI, and Neenah, WI. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Prehn include tonsilitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and throat cancer. He is affiliated with ThedaCare. Dr. Prehn honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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Clinical interests: Tinnitus, Allergies, Ear Cancer, Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Throat Cancer, Endoscopic Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry K Burton Jr., MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
119 E Bell Street
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Larry Burton is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His clinical interests include tonsilitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and throat cancer. Dr. Burton has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Burton is conversant in German. He is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Tinnitus, Allergies, Ear Cancer, Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Throat Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher J Keller, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
119 E Bell Street
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Christopher Keller's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Keller's areas of expertise include tonsilitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and throat cancer. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Keller completed his residency training at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. He is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Tinnitus, Allergies, Ear Cancer, Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Throat Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1501 S Madison Street
Appleton, WI
 

Dr. Todd Meyer works as a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1501 S Madison Street
Appleton, WI
 

Dr. Darin Wright is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1501 S Madison Street
Appleton, WI
 

Dr. Gregory Swanson, who practices in Appleton, WI, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Swanson graduated from Rush Medical College. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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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