Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
What is an Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Doctor?
Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.
Jacob Minor, M.D.
Jacob Minor, MD is a Texas native and earned his bachelor’s of science in biochemistry at Texas A&M University, where graduated summa cum Iaude. He attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he also finished Baylor’s International Health Track. He completed his training in Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at the University of Colorado at Denver. During his residency, he was recognized for outstanding basic science research and was awarded for top examination scores. He spent extensive time at Colorado Children’s Hospital, one of the top five pediatric hospitals in the US. As a member of the medical staff at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, Dr. Minor will provide head and neck medical care and treatment. He has special interests in revision sinus surgery, middle ear reconstruction, laryngeal microsurgery, and pediatric otolaryngology.
Evan A. Longfield M.D.
Dr. Evan A. Longfield is an ear, nose and throat doctor. A Texas native and graduate of Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Longfield provides comprehensive ENT care to both children and adults.
His areas of special interests are in the treatment of chronic sinusitis specializing in endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty, allergy immunotherapy both allergy shots and sublingual drops, pediatric ENT, treatment of salivary disorders including sialoendoscopy and thyroid and parathyroid surgeries.
Dr. Longfield welcomes new patients and accepts most insurance plans.
Kati Davenport, MSN, ARNP-BC
Kati Davenport, MSN, ARNP-BC, a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in family practice, neurology, and otolaryngology, joined the Wellstone Ear, Nose & Throat team in 2014. Prior to joining Wellstone Heath Partners, she worked at Reynolds Army Community Hospital Otolaryngology Clinic in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
She graduated with honors from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Ms. Davenport obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing through the University of Southern Mississippi. She is member of the Texas Nurse Practitioners Association and a licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
Denice Brown, PhD, CCC-A
Denice Brown, PhD, is a licensed audiologist who joined Wellstone ENT in 2014. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in education at Texas Tech University, graduating magna cum laude. Subsequently, she earned a Master of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology also at Texas Tech followed by a Doctor of Philosophy in Audiology from Baylor College of Medicine. She joins our practice from Houston, Texas, and brings a wealth of knowledge in audiology.
She previously served at a number of leading hospitals and practices, including Houston ENT and Allergy, Scott and White Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. She has extensive experience across the breadth of audiology and provides an excellent resource for patients who need assistance with hearing testing for all ages and in the selection and fitting of hearing devices.
She has given numerous presentations and is published in a number of journals of otolaryngology and audiology. She is certified by the American Board of Audiology and maintains a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the Texas Academy of Audiology, and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Wellstone Health Partners: ENT
800 W. Central Texas Expressway, Suite 205
Harker Heights, TX 76548