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Eric B. Leavitt, M.D.

Eric B. Leavitt, M.D.

Eric B. Leavitt, M.D., is a board-certified physician in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. His special interests include endoscopic sinus surgery and pediatric ENT. Dr. Leavitt has served as member of the board of the Spokane Medical Society. He has served as the president of the professional staff at Valley Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Leavitt enjoys water skiing, snow skiing, four wheeling, photography, hiking and spending time with his family.

  • Board Certified, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine (Alpha Omega Alpha)
  • Residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (1992)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Charles Benage, M.D.

Charles Benage, M.D.

Charles Benage, M.D., is a board-certified physician in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery. His special interests include pediatric ENT, surgery of the ear and facial trauma. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Spokane County Medical Society. Dr. Benage loves to spend time with his family, as well as sailing and flying.

  • Board Certified, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina (Medical School, 1980)
  • Specialty training at the University of Rochester in New York (1986)

 

Geoffrey Julian, M.D.

Geoffrey Julian, M.D.

Geoffrey Julian, M.D., is a board-certified physician in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. His special interests include pediatric ENT, surgery of the ear, and head and neck surgery, including thyroid tumors. Dr. Julian is associated with a number of professional organizations, including the Spokane Medical Society, the Washington State Medical Society, and the American Medical Association. He and his wife are raising four boys and a daughter. He is also very active in his family’s church. He loves the four seasons in the Inland Northwest.

  • Board Certified, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Loyola School of Medicine, Chicago (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Residency in otolaryngology at the University of Utah (1999)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Associate of the American Board of Otolaryngology Allergy
Nicholas Van Buren, M.D.,

Nicholas Van Buren, M.D.

Nicholas Van Buren, M.D., is a board-eligible physician in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. His special interests include surgery of the ear, endoscopic sinus surgery, thyroid surgery, and pediatric ENT. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Van Buren is an undergraduate of Western Washington University. He enjoys camping with his family, fly fishing, basketball, golf and rooting for the Mariners.

  • Medical School at Saint Louis University
  • Otolaryngology residency at the University of Utah
  • Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)
Omar Husein, M.D.

Omar Husein, M.D.

Omar Husein, M.D., is a double board-certified physician in otolaryngology and facial plastics and reconstructive surgery. He specializes in craniofacial reconstruction (cleft lip, cleft palate, microtia, and repair of other congenital deformities), facial trauma (lacerations and fractures), as well as reconstruction of skin cancer (post Mohs resection) and other head and neck cancer deformities. Dr. Husein has received special training in cosmetic surgery alongside national leaders in the field. His services at Spokane Valley ENT and Facial Plastics include facelifts, endoscopic browlifts, neck lift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, otoplasty (ear shaping), lip augmentation, chemical peels, dermabrasion, scar revision, fat grafting, wrinkle filters, and skin care. Dr. Husein enjoys soccer, tennis and spending time with his family.

  • Double Board Certified, Otolaryngology; Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco
  • Fellowship in Cosmetic Facial Surgery, University of Irvine

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