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A 43-year-old male asked:

who is the best head and neck surgeon(s) or hospital in america for salivary gland stone removal?

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Dr. David Gisborne
Specializes in Dentistry
It depends: Look for either a maxillofacial or ear nose throat surgeon who has extra training or a sub specialty in salivary gland disorders. University hospitals generally have professor-surgeons with extra expertise. As far as hospitals go look at their stats on post operative infection rates etc.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Depends: Start out by seeking out a surgeon who is skilled in endoscopic salivary gland stone removal. This is manner of stone treatment is getting more and more popular. Which hospital the surgeon works out of is not as important as the procedures are usually outpatient and can even be done in the office.

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