The Physicians in the Department of Otolaryngology at William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) are specialists in the treatment, diagnosis, and management of disorders related to the Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT). Our physicians are surgical subspecialists trained to treat a variety of Head and Neck conditions. The department is backed by state-of-the art equipment and technology, Audiology, Speech Pathology, experienced technicians and friendly staff.
Some of the conditions include:
- Sleep Medicine and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
- Hearing Loss
- Balance Disorders
- Thyroid disorders including thyroid cancer
- Cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
- Skin cancers of the Head and Neck
- Salivary Gland Disorders
- Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery of the Head and Neck
WBAMC offers a wide range of plastic surgery services including but not limited to the following:
- Breast reconstruction performed using implants or the patient's own tissue at the time of mastectomy or on a delayed basis.
- Reconstruction of soft tissue defects from injury, surgery, or developmental problems (e.g. pressure sores, burns).
- Surgical excision of skin cancers and skin and other soft tissue tumors.
- Breast reduction on women whose heavy breasts are causing significant functional problems.
- Functional soft tissue procedures such as reduction of enlarged male breasts (gynecomastia) and release of scar contractures.
- Cosmetic procedures on the face, breasts and body. These procedures are done on a time and space available basis and include a fee paid before surgery for all patients. Strict criteria related to general health, smoking history, and weight must be met before consultations will be approved with specifics related to the procedure desired.
- Appointments are made through referral from your primary physician. Our office number is 915-742-1837 during regular duty hours.
Department of Surgery Trauma Services can be reached at 915 742-3746 or 915 742-3747.
The trauma center at WBAMC was founded in 1972 by BG Robert Hardaway and has played a prominent role in the El Paso trauma environment. The Trauma center is an active participant in the Far West Texas and Southern New Mexico Regional Advisory Council on Trauma (BorderRAC).
William Beaumont Army Medical Center:
- Admits approximately 260 trauma patients per year.
- Is designated as a Level III Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services as of November 2013.
- Provides a complete range of trauma care with the exception of severe burns, which are transferred to either Lubbock or BAMC.
- Partakes in various trauma related process improvement initiatives.
- Has a trauma inpatient service.
- Facilitates physician, nursing and EMS education.
- Participates in injury protection programs, health fairs and workshops ( Burn prevention, pool safety/drowning prevention, "all babies cry" education, bicycle safety, fall prevention, shattered dreams event, underage anti drinking & driving and other community health fairs).
- Provides Trauma Team information, Trauma Policies and Regulations in the WBAMC Intranet website.
Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4 PM
Clinic Number: 915-742-1900
The Urology Clinic provides diagnosis, treatment and consultation for urogenital disorders in the male and female. The variety of disorders includes:
- Cancer of the GU tract to include prostate, bladder, kidney, adrenal, and testes
- Infections of the urinary tract
- Blockage urinary tract
- Congenital malformations
- Renal (kidney) stones
- Sexual problems in the male to include infertility.
- Voiding difficulties
Vascular Surgery Clinic
The Vascular Surgery Clinics provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for the following:
- Abdominal Aneurysm
- Aortoiliac Disease
- Arm Artery Disease
- Carotid Artery Disease, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs)
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Diabetic Problems
- Mesenteric Ischemia
- Peripheral Aneurysm
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Renovascular Conditions
- Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Varicose Veins
- Venous Insufficiency
- Ankle-Brachial Index
- CT Angiography
- Duplex Ultrasound
- MR Angiogram
- Angioplasty Stenting
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Carotid Stenting
- Dialysis Access
- Endovascular Stent Graft
- Foot Care
- Surgical Aneurysm Repair
- Surgical Bypass
- Thrombolytic Therapy
- Venous Access