A Team of Professionals Providing a Full Range of Services to the Residents of the Central San Joaquin Valley

Our Practice

CCENT is a prominent otolaryngology practice that was established in 1966. Our practice and facilities are located between Los Angeles and San Francisco. We currently have eight ENT physicians with general otolaryngology and sub-specialty expertise. We enjoy an affiliation with University of California San Francisco. We thrive in a community with five major hospitals and complement your care with excellent support services. Our on-site ambulatory surgery center is outfitted with advanced resources like image guidance technology.

Our support services include:

Audiology Videostroboscopy
Hearing Aid Dispensing Excellent administrative management
Speech Therapy & Voice Analysis  


Our Physicians

Carl C. Askren, MD Jerry L. Moore, MD
Marvin C. Beil, MD Benjamin J. Teitelbaum, MD
Jennifer N. Davies, M.D. Brien W. Tonkinson, MD
Allen M. Evans, MD Stephen I. Zuniga, MD
George Hsu, D.O.    
Brent J. Lanier, MD    


Otolaryngology

Board Certified Surgeons with Sub-Specialists in Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatrics, Sleep Disorders and Vertigo

Jennifer N. Davies, M.D.
Allen M. Evans, M.D.
George Hsu, D.O.
Brent J. Lanier, M.D.
Jerry L. Moore, MD
Benjamin J. Teitelbaum, M.D.
Brien W. Tonkinson, MD


Diagnostic Audiology

Comprehensive Onsite Testing including Audiometry, Tympanometry, Acoustic Reflex Testing, Videonystagmography, Otoacoustic Emmissions, and Epley

Jasmit Bal, Au.D., CCC-A
Ronald E. Toney, M.S.
Shena Martin, M.A., CCC-A


Speech & Language Pathology

Professional Voice Analysis, Videostroboscopy Diagnosis, and Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders

Ericka L. Olsen, M.A., CCC-SLP
Jodi M. Alatorre, M.A., CCC-SLP
Sara Snell, M.A., CFY-SLP


Otolaryngologists on Staff

All CCENT physicians are BOARD CERTIFIED, which means that our ENT physicians have completed several years of post-graduate specialty training and have passed the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery examinations.


Jennifer N. Davies, M.D.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2002
Internship: University of Texas, Houston Department of General Surgery
Residency: University of Texas, Houston Department of Otolaryngology
License: Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Allen M. Evans, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, 1986
Internship: Washington University Medical School
Residency: Washington University, St. Louis
License: Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Practicing in Central Valley since 1992
Specialties include head and neck surgery and disorders of the professional voice

George Hsu, D.O.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, California
Internship: Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, Michigan
Residency: Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, Michigan
License: Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Hsu earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles. During his early studies, he developed a keen interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine. From there, he worked at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, where he focused on holistic medicine in the treatment of disease. This holistic approach to disease management led Dr. Hsu to pursue his medical studies at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. After earning his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), he completed a surgical residency in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.

Dr. Hsu is a member of the following professional organizations: American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; American Osteopathic Association and American Medical Association. As a personal interest, Dr. Hsu is currently training his young Shetland sheepdog, “Bella,” to become a therapy dog, in hopes of facilitating the healing process of hospital patients.


Brent J. Lanier, M.D., C.P.I.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Medicine, Colorado Medical School, Cum Laude 1978
Internship: University of California, Davis
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle
License: Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Practicing in Central Valley since 1983
Specialties include pediatric otolaryngology, breathing disorders, and clinical research

 

Benjamin J. Teitelbaum, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1989
Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago, 1990
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994
License: Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Teitelbaum was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Northwestern University and his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Illinois. Prior to coming to Fresno in 2009, Dr. Teitelbaum practiced Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in Milwaukee since completing his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1994. Dr. Teitelbaum is past Chief of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and past Head of the Section of Otolaryngology at Aurora Sinai Medical Center.

He is Past President of The Milwaukee Society of Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Teitelbaum has been involved with clinical training of otolaryngology residents from the Medical College of Wisconsin and has been recognized as an Active Teacher in Family Practice for the St. Luke’s Family Practice Residency since 1996.

Dr. Teitelbaum practices the full spectrum of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and has a special interest in advanced surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea for adults and children, minimally invasive surgery of the sinuses, and surgery for thyroid tumors. He has lectured extensively to community groups in the Greater Milwaukee area as well as to the local medical community. Aside for his passion for patient care, he enjoys music and the outdoors, especially sailing, windsurfing, skiing, scuba diving, and hiking.


Brien W. Tonkinson, M.D.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Medicine, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 1995
Internship: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
License: Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


 

Jerry L. Moore, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical Degree: Doctorate of Medicine, California College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 1962
Internship: Los Angeles County General Hospital
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle
License:  Physician and Surgeon
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Practicing in Central Valley since 1965


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Services & Specialties

Otolaryngology ENT Specialists
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Sleep Disorders
Hearing Aids
Diagnostic Audiology
Speech & Language Pathology
ENT Facial Surgery Center


Meet Our Physicians

A team of professionals providing a full range of otolaryngology services to the residents of the Central San Joaquin Valley . Our physicians bring the best in care through our expert centers - The ENT Facial Surgery Center, Physicians Hearing Services, and the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Pavilion. Meet Our ENT Physicians & Professional Staff