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Dr. Michael Lifsey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.5 (12)
Map Pin Small Metairie, LA
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Michael Lifsey, MD

Dr. Michael Lifsey, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Metairie, LA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital, East Jefferson General Hospital, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and Slidell Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lifsey, completed a residency at Carraway Meth Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Lifsey an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Lifsey works at Practice in Metairie, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Respiratory Infection and Acute Sinusitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lifsey's Office Locations

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    Cucinotta & Occhipinti MDS APC
    4770 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 110, Metairie, LA 70001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 454-3277

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital
  • East Jefferson General Hospital
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital

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Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Earwax Buildup
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Laryngitis
Mixed Hearing Loss
Outer Ear Infection
Pharyngitis
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Thrush
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Tinnitus
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Acute Tonsillitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anosmia
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Bell's Palsy
Broken Nose
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Ear Cellulitis
Enlarged Turbinates
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperacusis
Labyrinthine Dysfunction
Labyrinthitis
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Myringitis
Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Orbital Fracture
Otitis Media
Parosmia
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Perforated Eardrum
Salivary Gland Cyst
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sleep Apnea
Suppurative Otitis Media
Throat Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adenoidectomy
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Caldwell-Luc Procedure
Carotid Ultrasound
Desensitization
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Tube Placement
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Puncture Aspiration
Rhinoseptoplasty
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Wound Repair
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    About Dr. Michael Lifsey, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1053465005
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Carraway Meth Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Charity Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Dr. Lifsey has seen patients for Acute Respiratory Infection and Acute Sinusitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lifsey on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Lifsey. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lifsey.

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