Dr. Joel Avram Sercarz MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Joel Sercarz is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and LAC-Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Sercarz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and one of 13 at LAC-Olive View-UCLA Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Head And Neck Cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Head & Neck Surgery, 1986–1988

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1988–1992

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 21 years in Otolaryngology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Infarction of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma After Fine-Needle Aspiration: Case Series and Review of Literature.
Liu, Y. F.,Ahmed, S.,Bhuta, S.,Sercarz, J. A.

Infarction of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma After Fine-Needle Aspiration: Case Series and Review of Literature.
Liu, Y. F.,Ahmed, S.,Bhuta, S.,Sercarz, J. A.

Neck mass due to pedicle ossification after oromandibular reconstruction.
Deconde, A.S., Vira, D., Blackwell, K.E., Moriarty, J.M., Sercarz, J.A., Nabili, V.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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