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Harold J. Pelzer, DDS, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Head Neck Oncology

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Pelzer earned his dental degree from Loyola University and his medical degree from Northwestern University before completing residencies in Oral Surgery and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Following a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern, Dr. Pelzer joined the full-time staff. He presently is Chief of Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern. Dr. Pelzer's main research and clinical interest is in head and neck oncology and medical ethics.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine - 1979
  • Residency
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 1983
  • Fellowship
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 1984

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Otolaryngology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 15-200

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-6298

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Laryngeal Tumors
  • Oral Cavity Tumors
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinus Tumors
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Thyroid Surgery

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation