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Dr. Charles Coffey, MD
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Dr. Charles Coffey, MD

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    Overview

    Charles Coffey, MD is a board-certified otolaryngologist and fellowship-trained head and neck cancer surgeon who specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with a broad range of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.Dr. Coffeys surgical practice includes management of tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract (mouth, throat, voicebox, nose, and sinuses), salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid, neck, and skull base, as well as skin cancers of the face and neck. Where appropriate, he is able to employ minimally invasive techniques to minimize post-operative morbidity, including transoral robotic surgery, laser microsurgery of the larynx and pharynx and endoscopic surgery of the sinuses and skull base. He also collaborates with colleagues across a broad range of disciplines to ensure that cancer patients receive the best multidisciplinary care possible.His practice also includes evaluating and treating a range of benign conditions of the head and neck, most notably including minimally-invasive endoscopic surgery of the salivary glands to treat patients with chronic inflammation, swelling, or pain of salivary gland origin.Dr. Coffey completed a head and neck surgery fellowship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a residency in otolaryngology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He earned his medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Coffey is board certified in otolaryngology.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/otolaryngology/Pages/default.aspx and .To learn more about treatment for salivary stones, see our news article, https://health.ucsd.edu/news/features/Pages/2016-07-01-incision-less-procedure-removes-salivary-stones.aspx
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT)

    Surgeon

    Hematology / Oncology Specialist

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - University of North Carolina

    Other Degree - Medical University of South Carolina

    Medical Degree - Head and Neck Surgeon

    Medical Degree - Assistant Professor of Surgery

    Other Degree - University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Otolaryngology

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT), like Dr. Charles Coffey, may include:

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health La Jolla - Moores Cancer Center - Head and Neck Cancers

    3855 Health Sciences Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 822-6100

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Charles Coffey accepting new patients?

    Yes, Charles Coffey is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Charles Coffey offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Coffey's office at (858) 822-6100 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Charles Coffey offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Coffey's office at (858) 822-6100 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Charles Coffey speak?

    Charles Coffey speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Charles Coffey have?

    Charles Coffey is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

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