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Dr. Edgar Lueg, MD, FACS, FRCSC
Ventura's only Board-Certified Head & Neck Surgeon
with Advanced Fellowship Training

Dr. Lueg is Ventura County’s only Board-Certified Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) Specialist with Advanced Fellowship Training in Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Lueg is the most experienced Balloon Sinuplasty Surgeon in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.

After graduating with Honors from The University of Toronto Medical School he completed Surgical Training at both UCLA and USC. Dr. Lueg was then selected for the ENT Surgery Training Program at The University of Toronto, one of the largest in North America. Dr. Lueg then went on to complete Advanced Fellowship Training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, the premier such fellowship in North America. Prior to founding Ear Nose Throat & Sinus Specialists in Ventura in 2008, Dr. Lueg was a Referral ENT Specialist in Los Angeles for almost a decade treating patients referred to him from other ENT Specialists across Southern California.

In 2001, Dr. Lueg was featured on The Discovery Health Channel reconstructing a patient’s face after major cancer surgery. Dr. Lueg has been invited more than 20 times to speak at National and International Medical Conferences and has authored numerous Scientific Papers in Peer-Reviewed National and International Medical Journals (see list below).

In 2009, Dr. Lueg was chosen one of “America’s Top Physicians” and selected for the “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumers Research Council of America. Dr. Lueg is Board-Certified and a member of The College of Surgeons in both the United States and Canada. He was recently elected to The Ventura County Medical Association’s Board of Governors.

Prior to Medical School Dr. Lueg played for the Canadian National Volleyball Team and was an All-Canadian Varsity Volleyball Player in College. Dr. Lueg lives in Ventura with his wife and their three children. He is an avid Kite Surfer and Alpine Skier.

 

Medical Background

1988 - 1992 Completed Medical School with Honors at The University of Toronto.
1993 - 1994 Completed Surgical Training at both UCLA and USC.
1994 -   Licensed to practice medicine by The Medical Board of California.
1994 - 1997 Completed ENT Surgery Training at The University of Toronto.
1997 - 1998 Advanced Fellowship Training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC.
1998 - 2007 Referral ENT Specialist in L.A. for ENT Surgeons in Southern CA.
1998 - Board-Certified ENT- Head & Neck Surgeon in the U.S. & Canada.
1998 -   Member American Academy of ENT-Head & Neck Surgery
1998 - Member of The American Head and Neck Society.
1998 - Member The North American Skullbase Society.
1998 -   Member of the California Medical Association.
1998 -   Member of The College of Surgeons in both the U.S. and Canada.
2008 -   Founded Ear Nose Throat & Sinus Specialists of Ventura.
2008 -   Director of Head & Neck Surgery, The Ventura Surgery Center.
2009 -   Promoted to Active Staff Community Memorial Hospital of Ventura.
2010 -   Elected Board of Governors The Ventura County Medical Association.
2010 -   Appointed to Surgery Committee for Community Memorial Hospital.

 

Published Peer-Reviewed Scientific Papers Dr. Lueg has Authored

The Journal of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, December 1996.
Analysis of a Cluster of Fungal Sinusitis at The Toronto Hospital for Sick Children.

Laryngoscope, September 1998.
An Objective Analysis of the Impact of The Lateral Rhinotomy Approach on Nasal Function.

The Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, October 2001.
A Patient- Rated Analysis of the Impact of Lateral Rhinotomy on Facial Aesthetics.

The Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, March 2002.
The Thoracoacromial/Cephalic Vascular System for Microvascular Anastomoses.

Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, March 2000.
Reconstruction of the Pediatric Maxilla and Mandible.

The Archives of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, September 1999.
Use of the Peritracheal Fold in the Canine Tracheal Transplantation Model.

The International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology, August 1995.
Ligation of the Carotid Artery for the Management of a Fungal Aneurysm.

The Canadian Medical Association Journal, October 1992.
Dangers of Immunosuppressive Therapy in Hepatitis B Virus Carriers.

 

Academic Honors

Alexander T. Fulton Scholarship, awarded 1987 by The University of Toronto
For exceptional undergraduate academic achievement.

Faculty Scholar with High Distinction, awarded 1988 by the University of Toronto
For honors in undergraduate science.

Medical Alumni Research Award, awarded 1990 by U. of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
For outstanding medical research.

Walter F. Watkins Scholarship, awarded 1991 by U. of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
For outstanding academics in medical school.

Surgical Directorate Commendation, awarded 1994 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
For the highest score on surgical ins-service examination.

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