Dr. George Chonkich MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. George Chonkich is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Loma Linda, California and is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Loma Linda Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 54 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Veterans Affairs Loma Linda Healthcare System who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Head & Neck Plastic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1964 - 1967

VA Medical Center (New York NY)
Residency, General Surgery, 1961 - 1962

VA Medical Center (New York NY)
Residency, General Surgery, 1964 - 1964

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1960 - 1961

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Class of 1960

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Relationship between quality of life and depression in patients with head and neck cancer.
D'Antonio, L. L., Long, S. A., Zimmerman, G. J., Peterman, A. H., Petti, G. H., Chonkich, G. D.

Papillary carcinoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst.
Wigley, T. L., Chonkich, G. D., Wat, B. Y.

Merkel cell tumor of the head and neck. Five new cases with literature review.
Rice, R. D., Chonkich, G. D., Thompson, K. S., Chase, D. R.

See all 12 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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