Medical Specialist: Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck
The subspecialty of Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck requires one to two additional years of fellowship training for ENT doctors. Otola...

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Medical Specialist: Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck

The subspecialty of Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck requires one to two additional years of fellowship training for ENT doctors. Otolaryngologists are also called Ear, Nose and Throat or ENT specialists. They are doctors who have 5 years additional training in both medicine and surgery of the ears, nose and throat and related structures of the head and neck. They are experts in plastic and reconstructive procedures of the head, neck, face and related structures, including:

Associated Diseases

  • Head cancer
  • Facial cancer
  • Neck cancer
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Neural repair
  • Soft tissue surgery

Reference:

American Board of Medical Specialties 2006-2008.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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