Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD

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Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD
Dr. Christopher Wenzel is a native of western North Carolina. He and his father have provided medical services to Western North Carolina for a combined total of 45 years. He is a 1991 graduate of Davidson College where he graduated Summa Cum Laude followed byDuke University Medical School which he completed in 1995. He completed a 5 year residency program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, with additional training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. In 2001, Dr. Wenzel completed board certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is double board certified, with board certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has a total of 17 years in private practice. He is a member of the Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has completed over 1,500 facial plastic and reconstructive procedures in addition to actively maintaining a general ENT practice.

63 Haywood Park Dr

Clyde, NC 28721

Contact Information

(828) 627-1234

Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD

Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

Considerate and compassionate care is our goal at Western Carolina Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists. We are an independent practice with no additional facility fees for services. As Board Certified Otolaryngologists, our goal is to offer exceptional care for Ear, Nose, Throat, and Head & Neck problems.
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Dr. Wenzel's Experience

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Dr. Wenzel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Voice Disorders

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wenzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wenzel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wenzel to family and friends
3.5
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Wenzel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Canton, NC |
Nice person but only wants to hear his own voice. Doesn't really listen to your concerns. Very quick to order tests and recommend new procedures without trying lesser options first. Back office is somewhat cookie cutter with no concern for your time or concerns. Visit was a waste of time in my opinion.
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Dr. Wenzel accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Wenzel has admitting privileges

Haywood Medical Center
262 Leroy George Dr
Clyde, NC 28721
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