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Dr. Liat Shama, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery*
4.6 (10)
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19 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Liat Shama, MD

Dr. Liat Shama, MD is an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Albuquerque, NM. They specialize in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO / MAIN CAMPUS and is affiliated with UNM Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Shama an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Shama works at Practice in Albuquerque, NM. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Nosebleed along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shama's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University of New Mexico Hospitals
    2211 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 272-1130
  2. 2
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    1121 Lomas Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 272-2341
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    1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 272-0146

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  • UNM Hospital

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Chronic Sinusitis
Sinusitis
Nosebleed
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Chronic Rhinitis
Headache
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Nasal Polyp
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Allergic Rhinitis
Anosmia
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Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
Bone Cancer
Cervical Vertigo
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Loss of Smell and Taste
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Postnasal Drip
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Bell's Palsy
Broken Nose
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cleft Lip and Palate
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Craniopharyngioma
Deafness
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Ear Ache
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Ear Cancer
Facial Fracture
Geographic Tongue
Hyperparathyroidism
Jaw Fracture
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Leukoplakia
Loss of Taste
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Meniere's Disease
Nose Cancer
Oral Cancer
Oral or Facial Cleft
Orbital Fracture
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Throat Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Rhinoseptoplasty
Thyroid Scan
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
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    About Dr. Liat Shama, MD

    Specialties*
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    NPI Number
    • 1578506226
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO / MAIN CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Dr. Shama has seen patients for Chronic Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Nosebleed, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shama on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Shama. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shama.

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