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  • What is an otolaryngologist?

    What is an otolaryngologist?

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    More commonly referred to as an ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) an otolaryngologist provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect not only the ears, nose and throat, but also the respiratory and upper digestive systems and related structures of the head and neck. Dr. Obokhare’s areas of expertise include facial and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice.

    The skilled surgeons at Permian Premier work closely with Permian Premier’s Primary Care providers to give you a focused and cohesive plan for your overall health.  Permian Premier’s offices are located right next to the Medical Center of Southeast Texas on Jimmy Johnson Blvd., in Port Arthur. 

    To Schedule an appointment or find out more, call 409-853-5268.

    Permian Premier Medical Services of Southeast Texas-in your neighborhood.

  • Meet Dr. Joy Obokhare

    Meet Dr. Joy Obokhare

    Dr. Obokhare attended Medical School at University of Texas Southwestern. She completed her Otolaryngology Residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Louisiana State University in Shreveport.  

    Dr. Obokhare is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery which includes:


    Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    -          Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)

    -          Rhinoplasty (nose correction)

    -          Rhytidectomy (facelift)           -  Face lines & wrinkles (Juvederm/Botox)

    -          Facial paralysis                       -  Fat transfer/grafting

    -          Forehead & brow lifts             -  Otoplasty (ear correction)

    -          Scar revision                           -  Skin cancer


    General Otolaryngology

    -          Adult & pediatric ventilation tube placement

    -          Adult & pediatric sleep apnea

    -          Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy

    -          Voice & swallowing problems

    -          Enlarged lymph nodes            -  Enlarged inferior turbinates

    -          Ear wax or canal problems     -  Ear infection

    -          Dizziness                                  -  Hearing loss

    -          Septoplasty                              -  Sinus surgery

    -          Thyroidectomy                        - Salivary gland disease


    Her hobbies include reading autobiographies and singing in church choir.  Dr. Obokhare has played the violin in multiple orchestras since the 5th grade, including the UT Southwestern Medical School Chamber Society.

    Her Society Memberships include the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery.

    In 2003, she was elected President of the Student National Medical Association -University of Texas Southwestern Chapter.  In 2011 Dr. Obokhare placed second in the prestigious University of Pittsburgh Resident Research Competition and also second in the Northeast Ohio Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Society Resident Research Competition.

    Our hot and humid climate is rife with pollens and molds of all kinds.  View Dr. Joy Obokhare’s interview as she talks about the causes and solutions to Allergic Rhinitus.

    Dr.Joy Obokhare is affiliated with Permian Premiere Health Services. Contact her at 409-853-5268 for an appointment or to find out more.

  • Permian Premier Medical Services of Southeast Texas-Locations

    Permian Premier Medical Services of Southeast Texas-Locations

    Permian Premier Medical Services of Southeast Texas is in your neighborhood and right next to the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Our family of 13 Primary Care Physicians also has locations throughout Mid and South County, Bridge Cityand Port Arthur.  Our Surgeons include General, Cancer, Colorectal, Cardiovascular, and Orthopedic Surgeons, all within close proximity to the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.   With over 30 physicians in your community Permian Premier can provide you with a comprehensive and cohesive healthcare plan.

    Schedule your appointment by calling (409) 853-5268 or visit us a

    Permian Premier

    2501 Jimmy Johnson Blvd.

    Port Arthur (next to the Medical Center)

    Main (409) 853-5268


    Arcala, Arcala, & Associates Family Practice                             409-724-6116

    Kristine Banks Dahl, MD - Sports Medicine Orthopedics         409-853-5144

    Carl Beaudry, MD - Port Arthur Bone & Joint                            409-722-4446

    Lei Chu, MD Urology                                                                     409-853-5135

    Pain Management & Rehabilitation                                             409-853-5102

              Colbert, Christle, MD

              McHugh, Ryan, MD

    Permian Premier Surgical Associates                                      409-853-5990

              Harmoush, Issam, MD - General & Cancer Surgeon

              Obokhare, Izi, MD - General & Colorectal Surgeon

              Miller, O LaWayne, MD - CV Surgeon

              Weatherford, Stephen C, MD - CV Surgeon

    Dr. Obokhare Otolaryngology & Facial Plastics                    409-853-5147

    Dr. Tho Tran Psychiatry                                                           409-853-5127

    Port Arthur Medical Clinic                                                        409-729-2955

              Williamson, Allen Clayton Jr, DO

              Williamson, Kathryn, DO


    SudhirAlampur, MD – Gastroenterology                                  409-722-2555

    2400 Hwy 365, Suite 208

    Nederland, TX 77627


    Christopher Bell, DO - Family Medicine                                   409-729-2266

              Faulk, Sabrina, Nurse Practitioner

    520 S. Twin City Hwy, Suite 102

    Nederland, TX  77627


    Mid County Family Clinic                                                         409-727-4422

              Huber, Tighe, MD

              Kotzur, Francis J., MD

    1409 South Hwy 69

    Nederland, TX 77627


    Rama Veluswamy, MD - Internal Medicine                               409-722-9188

    1323 South 27th St., Suite 800

    Nederland, TX 77627


    Robert Bowling, DO - Family Medicine                                     409-722-0000

              Bell, Melanie, Physician Asst.

    3135 Saba Lane

    Port Neches, TX 77651


    John Lee, DO - Family Doctor's Clinic                                      409-722-5533

              McGee, Leah Ann, Nurse Practitioner

    2234 Nederland Ave.

    Port Neches, TX 77651


    Roussel Clement, MD - Internal Medicine                                 409-962-4400

              Broussard, Craig, Nurse Practitioner

              Roderick, Myrna, Nurse Practitioner

    6265 39th St

    Groves, TX 77619


    Wesley Palmer, DO - Family Practice                                          409-735-7157  

                 Bradberry, Reatha, Nurse Practitioner

    2162 Texas Avenue

    Bridge City, TX 77611


    Percenti, Michael C. DPM - Mid-County Foot Specialists             409-722-4141

    7980 Anchor Dr., Building 200

    Port Arthur, TX 77642


    At Permian Premier Health, we believe we can make a difference in the lives of our patients, and our community

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