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Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Wenzel

Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Clyde, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery.


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Dr. Wenzel accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
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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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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wenzel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wenzel treats Trigeminal Neuralgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wenzel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sinusitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wenzel treats Sinusitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wenzel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Nosebleed
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wenzel treats Nosebleed more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wenzel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wenzel's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Voice Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Wenzel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wenzel

3.5

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
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1 Star
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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...Read More
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