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Frenotomy Surgeons and Practitioners

Click here for information about tongue tie

Information about tongue-tie on the Mahala website

Tongue Tie BookTONGUE TIE
by Dr. Alison Hazelbaker

A fantastic, very current clinical book about tongue tie

The following surgeons and practioners are reported by mothers and lactation professionals to be adept at frenotomies for both anterior and posterior tongue tie.

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Advanced Practice Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Surgeons

Diana RecommendsThis tag indicates doctors known personally or by reputation to Diana West as having expertise in assessing and treating tongue tie

 

United States

Arizona

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal (pediatrician)

Agave Pediatrics
agavepediatrics.com
480-585-5200

North Location (main office)
7010 E Chauncey Ln, Suite 225
Phoenix AZ 85054

South Location
7333 E Thomas Road
Scottsdale AZ 85251

California

Capitola

Garry Crummer, MD (Pediatrician)
Capitola Pediatrics (Pediacare)
1820 41st Ave, Suite D
Capitola, CA 95010
(831) 476-3000

Castro Valley

Shervin Yazdi, DDS  (Dentist)
20700 Lake Chabot Rd Suite 205 
Castro Valley, CA 94546   
(510) 538-2098 
dryazdi.com     

Fresno

Amy Evans, MD, FABM (Pediatrician)
Fresno MEP/Pediatrics
Fresno, CA
(559) 459-4644 

Loma Linda

James Jesse, DDS (Dentist)
328 E. Commercial Rd.
Suite 104
Loma Linda, CA 92408
(909) 825-7403

Oakland

Robert Wesman, MD (Pediatric ENT)
744 52nd St Ste 4200
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 428-3456
Speaks Spanish

Palo Altos

Melinda Moir, MD (ENT)
Brad Hinrichs, MD
(ENT)
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
795 El Camino Real
Palo Altos, CA 94301
(650) 853-2952
pamf.org

Poway

Stuart N. Graham, MD (Pediatrician)
15611 Pomerado Rd.  Bldg 4000
17190 Bernardo Center Dr.  Ste B
Poway, CA
(858) 675-3100

Diana Recommends
James G. Murphy, MD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC
Naval Medical Center, San Diego
34800 Bob Wilson Drive, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92134
(619) 532-8225
Military dependents only

San Francisco

Anna Meyer, MD (ENT)
400 Parnassus Avenue, Suite A730
San Francisco, CA 94143
(415) 353-2757

San Jose

M. Lauren Lalakea, MD
Santa Clara Valley Med Center
751 South Bascom Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128-2699
(408) 885-6767



Connecticut

Middletown

Diana Recommends
Cliff O'Callahan, MD
(Pediatrician)
Middletown, CT
(860) 344-6300

District of Columbia

Brian K. Reilly, MD, FAAP
Children’s National Health System
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 476-5000
childrensnational.org




Florida

Clermont

Dr. Ramon Ruiz, DMD, MD(Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon)
265 Hatteras Ave
Clermont, FL 34711
(352) 242-5331>
cforalsurgery.com
Note: Uses anesthesia after 4 months old

Ft. Pierce

Denise Punger, MD, FAAFP, IBCLC
Coquelet & Punger Family Medicine
4640 S. 25th St,
Ft. Pierce, Florida, 34981, 772-466-8884
twofloridadocs.com

Gainesville

Sandra Sullivan, MD, IBCLC
Mary Ryngaert, ARNP, IBCLC
cbn.med.ufl.edu

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

The Gerold L. Schiebler Children’s Medical Services Bldg
1701 SW 16th Ave., Building A
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 334-0206

Monday Afternoon
Eastside Clinic
410 NE Waldo Rd
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 265-7020

Tuesday, Thursday
Pediatric Primary Care at Tower Square
7046 Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 733-1770

Jacksonville

Dr. Daniel Wohl (ENT)
Jacksonville, FL
(904)262-7368 
ent4kids.net

Middleburg

Donnie Myers, DDS
Myers Pediatric Dentistry
3200 Old Jennings Rd
Middleburg, FL 32068
(904) 505-2010
tooth2tooth.com/

Orange City

Dr. Ramon Ruiz, DMD, MD (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon)
1095 Town Center Drive
Orange City, FL 32763
(386) 775-6966
cforalsurgery.com
Note: Uses anesthesia after 4 months old

Orlando

Dr. Ramon Ruiz, DMD, MD (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon)
610 N. Mills Ave, Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 843-2261
cforalsurgery.com
Note: Uses anesthesia after 4 months old

Tampa

Frank J. Sierra, DMD
Sierra Pediatric Dentistry & Laser Centers
5420 Webb Rd, C2
Tampa, FL
(813) 889-0780
SierraDMD.com

Tampa Bay

Dr. Peter Orobello
(727)-329-5400
pediatric-ent.com

Note: his partners do not treat posterior tongue tie

Winter Springs

Dr. Ramon Ruiz, DMD, MD (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon)
5908 Redbug Lake Road
Winter Springs, FL 32708
(407) 696-2262
cforalsurgery.com
Note: Uses anesthesia after 4 months old


Georgia

Alpharetta

Erik Bauer, MD
Andrew Sipp, MD

Swasanker Bakthavachalan, MD
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta, PC
3300 Old Milton Pkwy, Ste 275
Alpharetta, GA 30005
(404) 255-2033
childrensent.com

Atlanta

Erik Bauer, MD
Andrew Sipp, MD

Swasanker Bakthavachalan, MD
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta, PC
5455 Meridian Marks Road NE,Suite 130
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
(404) 255-2033
childrensent.com

Cumming

Erik Bauer, MD
Andrew Sipp, MD

Swasanker Bakthavachalan, MD
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta, PC
410 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 300
Cumming, Georgia 30041
(404) 255-2033
childrensent.com

Duluth

Erik Bauer, MD
Andrew Sipp, MD

Swasanker Bakthavachalan, MD
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta, PC
2660 Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, Georgia 30096

(404) 255-2033
childrensent.com

Fayetteville

Erik Bauer, MD
Andrew Sipp, MD

Swasanker Bakthavachalan, MD
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta, PC
1265 Highway 54 West, Suite 200
Inside Piedmont Fayette Hospital
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214
(404) 255-2033
childrensent.com

Marietta

Erik Bauer, MD
Andrew Sipp, MD

Swasanker Bakthavachalan, MD
355 Tower Road, Suite 201
Marietta, Georgia 30060
(404) 255-2033
childrensent.com/home.htm

 

Illinois

Buffalo Grove

Fred S. Margolis, DDS (Pediatric Dentist)
195 Arlington Hts. Rd. #150
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 537-7695
kidzdr@comcast.net





Indiana

Bloomington

Paul E. Johnson, MD(ENT)
Ent Associate-Southern Indiana
2920 S McIntire Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403-422
(812) 332-2226
website

Indianapolis

Dr. Mikel Newman
Newman Family Dentistry
3945 Eagle Creek Parkway
Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46254
(317) 293-3000

Thorntown

Penny Lane MSN, CNM, IBCLC
Holly Hopkins MSN, CNM, CLC

Believe Midwifery Services
118 West Main Street
Thorntown, IN 46071
(765) 436-7527

Iowa

Iowa City

Michael Kanellis, DDS, MS (Pediatric Dentist)
University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Iowa City, IA 52242
(319) 353-6711

Karin Weber-Gasparoni, DDS, MS, PhD (Pediatric Dentist)
University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Iowa City, IA
(319) 353-6711

Matt Geneser, DDS (Pediatric Dentist)
University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Iowa City, IA
(319) 353-6711

Kansas

Steve Fetzik, DMD
Fetzik Dentistry
2548 N Maize Court, Suite 100
Wichita, Kansas 67205
(316) 440-4432
fetzikdentistry.com
/

Kentucky

Lexington

Dr. Ray Van Metre (ENT)
Kentucky Ear Nose and Throat
1720 Nicholasville Rd, Ste. 501
Lexington, KY
(859) 278-1114



Maryland

Robert Marcus, DDS
409 Main Street
Reisterstown, Maryland
(410) 526-5050
robertmarcusdds@gmail.com


Massachusetts

Lexington

Dr. Fawn Rosenberg, DMD, FAGD
Lexington Smile Studio
922 Waltham Street, Suite 202
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 861-SMILE (7645)

Needham

Rebecca Stone, MD
15 Oak St
Needham, MA 02492-2401

(781) 444-4722

Northhampton

Jacquelyn Reilly, MD
ENTs of Western New England, LLC
766 North King St.
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 586-2033
entassociates.org/reilly.html

Springfield

Jacquelyn Reilly, MD
ENTs of Western New England, LLC
100 Wason Avenue, Suite 100
Springfield, MA 01107
(413) 732-7426
entassociates.org/reilly.html

Stoughton

Diana Recommends
Martin Kaplan, DMD

Kid Care Dental, PC
1613 Central St.
Stoughton, MA 02072
(781) 341-0320
kidcaredental.com

Ware

Jacquelyn Reilly, MD
ENTs of Western New England, LLC
Mary Lane Hospital Office
85 South St.
Ware, MA 01082
(413) 967-2249
entassociates.org/reilly.html

Worcester

Syed Kamill, MD
UMASS University Campus
55 Lake Ave. North
Worcester, MA
(508) 856-4162


Michigan

Ann Arbor

Amanda Kaufman, MD (Family Practitioner)
Family Medicine Clinic at Dominos Farms
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
(734) 647-5640

Saline

Y. A. Singh, MD, FAAP (Family Practitioner)
420 W Russell St, Suite 205
Saline, MI 48716-1160
(734) 429-7000



Missouri

Diana Recommends
Amy Grawey, MD, IBCLC

769 W. Terra Lane
O'Fallon, MO 63366
(636) 875-1140
littleflowermd.com


Montana

Helena

Christopher Mast, DDS
55 West 14th Street, Suite 102
Helena, MT
(406) 458-0003
mastfamilydentistry.com


Nebraska

Lincoln

Diana Recommends
Kathy Leeper, MD, IBCLC, FABM

MilkWorks
5930 South 58th St, Suite W
Lincoln, NE  68516
(402) 423-6402
milkworks.org





New Jersey

Chatham

Richard Riva, DDS
33 Main St
Chatham, NJ
(973) 635-5800
Does not take insurance, but has low fee; treats *very* conservatively

Flanders
Diana Recommends
Jonathan Friedman, DDS (laser)
Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
(973) 328-1555
randolphoralsurgery.com
Be sure to tell the staff your baby is a newborn so they schedule within a few days

Freehold

Diana Mayer, MD
Pediatric Health, PA
69 W Main St
Freehold, NJ
(732) 409-3633
pediatrichealthpa.com

Hackettstown
Diana Recommends
Jonathan Friedman, DDS (laser)
Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
(973) 328-1555
randolphoralsurgery.com
Be sure to tell the staff your baby is a newborn so they schedule within a few days

New York City (many NJ residents go to NYC for specialists)

Diana Recommends
Dr. Linda Dahl
(ENT)
New York, NY
(212) 920-3047
dolcenter.net

Newton
Diana Recommends
Jonathan Friedman, DDS (laser)
Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
(973) 328-1555
randolphoralsurgery.com
Be sure to tell the staff your baby is a newborn so they schedule within a few days

Randolph
Diana Recommends
Jonathan Friedman, DDS (laser)
Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Randolph, NJ
(973) 328-1555

randolphoralsurgery.com
Be sure to tell the staff your baby is a newborn so they schedule within a few days

New York

Albany

Diana Recommends
Lawrence A. Kotlow, DDS, PC (Pediatric Dentist)
340 Fuller Road
Albany, NY
(518) 489-2571

kiddsteeth.com

Briarcliff

Renuka Bijoor, DDS
Briarcliff Pediatric Dentistry (Laser)
325 South Highland Ave.
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
(914) 762-4151
briarcliffpediatricdentistry.com

New York City

Diana Recommends
Dr. Linda Dahl
(ENT)
New York, NY
(212) 920-3047
dolcenter.net

Rockville Center

Diana Recommends
Dr. Scott Segal (Dentist)
165 North Village Avenue, Suite 12
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

(516) 208-5088
 

nomcs.com



North Carolina

Cary

Laura D. Brown, MD, FACS
1505 SW Cary Pkwy
Suite 301
Cary, NC 27511
(919) 367-9774

Charlotte

Brian A. McMurtry, DDS, FAGD
10816 Black Dog Lane, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28214
(704) 392-3883
CharlotteLaserDentist.com

Raleigh

Laura D. Brown, MD, FACS
3010 Anderson Dr
Raleigh, NC 27619
(919) 787-7171
(800) 241-9411

Magda Pugh, MD (ENT)
10010 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 12
Raleigh, North Carolina   27614
(919) 790-2255
website





Ohio

Beavercreek

Diana Recommends
Dr. Greg Notestine, DDS

2149 North Fairfield Rd.
Beavercreek, OH 45431
937-431-9916
(800) 988-0772
gregnotestine.com

Huber Heights

Robert Muster, DDS
8376 Old Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH
937.938.7678
abcdental-dayton.com




Oregon

Portland

Bobby Ghaheri, MD
1111 NE 99th Ave, Suite 101
Portland OR 97220
(503)488-2626
drghaheri.com

Dr. Craig Hertler (ENT)
2222 NW Lovejoy, Suite 607
Portland, OR 97210
9155 SW Barnes Road, Suite 208
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 222-3638
website



Pennsylvania

Camp Hill

Robert E. Wolf, MD, FACS
1857 Center Street in Camp Hill, PA.
(717) 763-7333

Philadelphia

Diana Recommends
Penny Soppas, MD, IBCLC
(Pediatrician)
Drexel Hill Pediatrics
Philadelphia, PA
(610) 623-9080, ext 151
Does not accept NJ insurance

South Carolina

Columbia

Fred Garner, MD (ENT)
Carolina ENT
Columbia, SC
(803) 744-2700

Mount Pleasant

James Majeski, MD, PhD
900 Bowman Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-7991

South Dakota

Sioux Falls

Patrick Munson, MD
Sanford ENT
1310 W 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 328-8200
website





Tennessee

Chattanooga

Delia Wessels, MD
7405 Shallowford Rd Ste 270
Chattanooga, TN 37421-2662
(423) 602-9545
myalliedpediatrics.com/ourdoctor.html

Nashville

Dale Tylor, MD and Anne Williford, FNP
Otolaryndology Head and Neck Surgery
Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children’s Way
Doctor’ Office Towers, 7th floor
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-8176

Texas

Dallas

Diana Recommends
Michael J. Biavati, MD
(ENT)
8325 Walnut Hill Ln, Ste 100
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 696-8900

Plano

Diana Recommends
Michael J. Biavati, MD
(ENT)
7000 W Plano Pkwy, Ste 225
Plano, TX 75093
(214) 696-8900




Utah


Kayville

Matthew A. Swan, DDS (pediatric dentist)
250 West 200 North, Ste 6
Kaysville, UT 84037
(801) 544-3323



Lehi

Dr. Branton J. Richter, DDS (pediatric dentist)
Matthew A. Swan, DDS (pediatric dentist)
3300 North Running Creek Way
Building F, Ste 101
Lehi, UT 84043
(801) 766-2266





Vermont

Colchester

Anya S. Koutras, MD, IBCLC (Family Practitioner)
Colchester Family Practice
883 Blakely Rd
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 847-2055

Virginia

Fairfax

Brian K. Reilly, MD, FAAP
Children’s National Specialists of Northern Virginia
3023 Hamaker Court, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031
(571) 766-3100
cnsva.org

Midlothian

Dr. Matthew A Bridges (ENT)
Commonwealth ENT Specialists, P.C.
13700 St Francis Blvd, Ste 500
Midlothian, Virginia 23114
(804) 378-7443
(804) 378-0744 (fax)

Norfolk

Dr. David Darrow (ENT)
Norfolk Virginia
(757) 668-9327

Washington

Seattle

Diana Recommends
Isabella Knox, MD, EdM (Neonatologist)
Maternity & Infant Care Clinic at UWMC
(860) 212-4391
iknox@u.washington.edu

Diana Recommends
Mary Ann O'Hara, MD, MPH, M.St, FABM

Seattle Breastfeeding Medicine
7733 39th Avenue, NE
Seattle, WA
(206) 743-8639

West Virginia

Charleston

Bruce B. Horswell, MD, DDS
Suite 302,830 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 388-2950
camc.org/facialsurgery

Wisconsin

Hudson

Darcy Rhinelaub, DDS
St Croix Kidds Pediatric Dentistry
400 2nd Street South #250
Hudson, WI 54016
(715) 808-0460
office@stcroixkidds.com
stcroixkidds.com



Australia


Canberra

Monica Hogan (Lactation Consultant)
23 Galway Place, Deakin
Canberra, ACT 2600
Tel: 0409985324
monica@breastfeedingmatters.com.au

Kogarah

Dale Hansson, RN, IBCLC
Premier Health 
Ground Floor, 4 Belgrave St
Kogarah NSW 2217
Phone: 0295818888
dale@premierhealth.com.au


 
Canada

Montréal

Dr. Stephanie Martimbeau (Dental Surgeon)
Longueuil
(south shore of Montréal)
(450) 463-0050

Dr. Julie Choquet
Hôpital Lasalle
Montréal
(514) 362-8000

Diana Recommends
Carole Dobrich RN, IBCLC

HFPC-Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
tel: 514-340-8222 ext 3269 fax 514-340-8634
Referral form required
Hand out for patients




Ottawa

John Fayad, DDS
Chapman Mills Dental
50 Marketplace Avenue, Unit 11
Ottawa, Ontario K2J 5G3
(613) 823-4001
chapmanmillsdental.com

Toronto

Diana Recommends
Jack Newman, MD

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute
in the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)
1255 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, M2K 1E2
(416) 498-0002

Vancouver

Dr. Jimmy Chan, DMD
#37-1199 Lynn Valley Road
North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H2
(604) 985-2312
drjimmychan.ca


England

babyfriendly.org.uk
Enter "tongue-tie" in the search engine to find practioners who perform frenotomies. Note that not all treat posterior ties, so it may be necessary to to contact them to enquire.

Berkshire

Mary Griffiths, IBCLC
07870 179979
breastfeedinghelp.co.uk

Hampshire

Mary Griffiths, IBCLC
07870 179979
breastfeedinghelp.co.uk

London

Mary Griffiths, IBCLC
07870 179979
breastfeedinghelp.co.uk

 


Southampton

Diana Recommends
Mervyn Griffiths, MD
(Pediatric Surgeon)
Room EG217D
East Wing, G Level
Southampton General Hospital
SO16 6YD
023 8079 6489

Diana Recommends
Carolyn Westcot, RGN
(Nurse)
Southampton General Hospital
carolyn@westcot.demon.co.uk

Surrey

Mary Griffiths, IBCLC
07870 179979
breastfeedinghelp.co.uk
Indonesia


Asti Praborini, MD (pediatrician, IBCLC) and breastfeeding counselor team

Lactation Clinic
Kemang Medical Care, Women & Children Hospital
Jl Ampera Raya No.34 Ragunan Jakarta Selatan 12550 INDONESIA
622127545454
Lactation 24hrs helpline 6281310445044

Lactation Clinic
Puri Cinere Hospital
Jl Maribaya No 1 Puri Cinere Depok INDONESIA
62217545488
Lactation 24hrs Helpline 6282110010042

dr.ratih@menjadiibu.com


 
Israel

Tel Aviv

Diana Recommends
Dr. Botzer

052-426-2332

Michael Scheflan, MD (Plastic Surgeon)
Board certified, The American Board of Plastic Surgery
Atidim Medical Center
Tel Aviv, Israel 69710
972 03 649 9233 
scheflan@medigroup.co.il


 
Germany

Bühl

Elien Rouw, MD (Doctor)
Im Wasserbett 7
77815 Bühl
Germany
07223-900302
ElienRouw@t-online.de
(in private practice, so not covered by state insurances)

Bühlertal

Dr. Holger Hüttemann (Dentist)
Hauptstrasse 32
77803 Bühlertal
07223-991515
willkommen@zahnarzt-huettemann.de
termine@zahnarzt-huettemann.de
domain17761.kunden.kontent.com/104.htm



Grevenbroich

Dr. Meyer, FA (für Kinderchirurgie)
Reydter Str. 131a
41515 Grevenbroich
02181-47670

Netherlands

Utrecht

Erica D.M. Post
Kinderarts
APLS- en NLS-instructeur
Gastdocent lactatiekunde
Mesos Medisch Centrum
v. Heuvengoedhartiaan I
3527 CE Utrecht
epost@mesos.nl
030 2953776
06 43143865 (mobile)



 
New Zealand


Milford

Dr. Yvonne LeFort, MD, FRNZCGP, FCFP, FABM, IBCLC
50 East Coast Rd
Milford Auckland
New Zealand
Tele 64-9-449-0005
ylefort@clear.net.nz

 
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Evelyne Ruf, IBCLC
Lactation Department
Maternal & Child Health Center (MOH)
Sharjah
+97165245477
+97165217982
everuf.mch@gmail.com
Tongue and lip tie (scissors)


Dr. Delphine Dupuis, IBCLC
Medicentres
Dubai
+97143608866
medicentres.ae
dr.delphine.dupuis@gmail.com
Tongue and lip tie (scissors)
Accepts insurance

Dr. Delphine Dupuis, IBCLC
Healthbay Polyclinic Mirdif
+97142524511
healthbayclinic.com
Tongue and lip tie (scissors)
Accepts insurance


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