Dr. Robert Somerville is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, also known as an otolaryngologist, practicing in Harlingen, TX. Dr. Somerville specializes in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat as well as other parts of the head and neck. Such structures an ENT may work on include the sinuses, larynx (voice box) and mouth in addition to the ear, nose and throat. There are seven areas of expertise that an ENT might specialize in, and these are: allergies; facial reconstructive surgery; head and neck; laryngology; otology/neurotology; pediatric otolaryngology; and rhinology.
Education and Training
Northwestern Uniiversity 1959
OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyABOto
- Vet Affairs Lakeside M C, Otolaryngology; Wesley Pavillion, Otolaryngology; Cook County Hosp, Otolaryngology; Alameda Co Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; Alameda Co Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year
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