Dr. Rodney K. Jamison

Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology

Rodney K. Jamison, M.D. | 

Dr. Jamison is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is an affiliate of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American Medical Association.

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Comprehensive Ear, Nose, & Throat care for adults and children.

Babatunde Akomolafe, PT, DPT, GCS, VRT |  

Physical Therapist

Dr. Akomolafe received his first degree in Physiotherapy at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1991. He then continued his education at Belize Medical College, Central America Health Sciences, where he graduated with Doctor of Medicine in 2001. Dr. Akomolafe also received his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2006 from A. T Still University, Mesa, Arizona. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy, by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.  He has Advanced Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation by the American Institute of Balance (AIB) and licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Texas. Dr. Akomolafe has been providing physical therapy services for over twenty-six years in the El Paso community. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Geriatric Session of APTA, Texas Physical Therapy Association, and Vestibular Disorder Association. Dr. Akomolafe has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, which include hospitals, home care, and outpatient.

Babatunde Akomolafe
Sandra Flores

Sandra R. Flores, M.S., CNP-AC | 

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Sandra R. Flores is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She received her education at the University of Texas at El Paso. She completed internships at various inpatient and outpatient sites such as Southwest ENT, Providence Memorial Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.

 

She is an affiliate of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPCA). She is also a member of the Cleft Palate Team. 

 

 “I’ve come to find over the years that bringing children back to health is one of my greatest joys.”

Kevin E. Bright, M.D., FACS | 

Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology

Dr. Kevin Bright is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is also board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Dr. Bright is a clinical assistant professor at the Texas Tech School of Medicine and is the director of the El Paso Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Surgical Team. He recently finished serving as the Chief of Staff of the Sierra Medical Center.

Dr. Kevin E. Bright
Dr. David A. Reiersen

David A. Reiersen, M.D. | 

Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology

Dr. Reiersen is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  He attended New Mexico State University where he graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and continued his education at Boston University, graduating with a Medical Doctorate in May of 2010. Following this, he completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA. He practices in the El Paso area and currently holds a Medical License in New Mexico and Texas.

 

Clinical Audiologist

Loren S. Hart, M.A., CCC/A | 

Loren S. Hart is licensed in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. He obtained his M.A in Communication Disorders, specializing in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Currently, Loren serves on the Texas Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiologists and on the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation. Loren Stephen Hart has more than 30 years of professional experience in clinical audiology and hearing aid sales and service.

Loren S. Hart
Andrea Sweetnam

Pediatric and Cochlear Implant Audiologist

Andrea Sweetnam, M.S., CCC/A 

Available for limited appoitments at Southwest ENT.

Andrea Sweetnam is a clinical audiologist certified by the state of Texas to practice audiology and dispense hearing aids. She specializes in pediatric audiology and hearing implants. Mrs. Sweetnam earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Texas and her Masters of Science in Communication Disorders with a specialization in Audiology from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Brian S. Chen, M.D. | 

Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology

Dr. Chen is a fellowship-trained Neurotologist and has a special interest in hearing, balance, and facial nerve disorders. He is a native of Irvine, California but moved away to the east coast to complete his undergraduate degree with honors at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY and medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Following his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, he returned to California and completed an ACGME accredited Neurotology fellowship at the world-renowned House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles. 

 

He currently is stationed at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu and comes to El Paso 3-4 times per year to help us manage complex ear and base of skull pathology

 

His primary practice interests include cochlear implantations, hearing restoration, and chronic ear surgeries, treatment of balance disorders and acoustic neuroma surgery.

Dr. Bran Chen
Available to see patients at Southwest ENT when on leave from US Army
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Matthew E. Herberg, M.D., FACS M.D. | 

Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology

Dr. Herberg is a fellowship-trained Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist and Reconstructive Surgeon and board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a Major in the United States Army and currently works full-time at William Beaumont Army Medical Center.


He is a native of Los Angeles, California and moved to the east coast to complete his undergraduate
degree cum laude at Yale University in New Haven, CT. He attended medical school at New York Medical
College in Valhalla, NY and completed his surgical residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical
Center in Bethesda, MD. He next served 4 years as a General Otolaryngologist at Carl R. Darnall Army
Medical Center in Ft Hood, TX before completing a 2-year fellowship in Head & Neck Oncologic and
Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He recently moved to El Paso with
his family in late 2021.


Dr. Herberg treats all disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. As the only fellowship-trained subspecialist
in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology in El Paso, he also has a special interest and advanced training in the
management of tumors and cancers of the head & neck.

Available to see patients at Southwest ENT when on leave from US Army