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Dr. John Goldenberg

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Indianapolis, IN
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

9002 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN
Directions

About

Bio

Live an practice in Indianapolis, IN. Married with 3 children. Areas of particular practice focus within otolaryngolgy include head and neck surgery, thyroid/parathyroid disorders, skin cancers, and disorders of the nose and sinuses.

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
No: Apthous ulcers (cold sores) are usually shallow, ulcerative with a crater in the center, and painful. Generally do not have a white pustule in the cen... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Conductive hearing : If there is wax in the ear or fluid behind the eardrum the sound through the air is diminished but the vibratory sound through the bones is normal giv... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
No: Head and neck cancer typically refers to squamous cell cancer in the mouth/throat region and is not hereditary. More ofter associated with smoking, a... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Best to have a modified barium swallow with a well qualified speech pathologist to help determine exactly where the dysfunction lies. Therapy can be ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Yes. No reason not to mix the use of Claritin (loratadine) (or Claritin (loratadine) d) with ibuprofen.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
No: Deviation of the septum will only cause nasal obstruction. Bad breath could be from sinusitis which could in part related to poor nasal breathing fro... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Not necessarily.: Could be nasal/sinus infection (bacterial) with involvement of the eye. Should be examined by md to ensure that eye swelling is the only finding (the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Yes to both: Hpv has been increasingly implicated in head and neck squamous cell cancer (usually tonsil, base of tongue) and is transmitted through sexual contact.... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Not able to predict: Cancer of head and neck is usually squamous cell carcinoma and can have survival rates in the 90% range for stage i cancers and can be incurable for s... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Reflux: The most likely cause is underlying gastroesophageal reflux causing inflammation of the esophagus and the swallowing issues. However, other causes ar... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Lymphoid tissue: Generally, reddish bumps around the tonsils or along the back wall of the throat are small amounts of lymphoid tissue (lymph nodes, tonsil tissue) tha... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
No: Pink eye is viral and from contact with another individual with a viral conjunctivitis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Variable: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a mucus thinner and generally doesn't have a immediate impact during a cold/sinus infection. However, it can be very useful ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Decongestants: Things that improve eustachian tube function include decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, oral steroids (ex prednisone), and nasal decongestants (ex. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Post nasal drainage: Most common cause is chronic postnasal drainage from allergies or sinusitis. Also, chronic reflux disease could result in increased mucus production/... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Possible vestibuliti: Some cases of sore nostrils can be related to a bacterial colonization around the entrance to the nose. This is often a staphylococcus problem.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
LPR: Some cases of sore throats are related to acid reflux disease - a condition called larygopharyngeal reflux (lpr). Alcohol can make this worse.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Stephen Klapper
Jan 8, 2013
Dr. Goldenberg is truly a gifted head and neck surgeon. It has been my pleasure and privilege to share in the care of many of Dr. Goldenberg's patients. He has remarkable surgical skills and a discip...Read More
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldenberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldenberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

University of Illinois Medical Center

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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