Chief, Otolaryngology
Benjamin Cable, M.D. serves as Chief of Otolaryngology at Carilion Clinic and a professor of surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Over the last decade, he has served as an invited speaker or surgical instructor across the United States and in eight countries around the globe. For close to two decades, he has been teaching ENT surgical residents. Dr. Cable recently completed 25 years of military service. During this time, he was chosen as the consultant to the surgeon general for otolaryngology and had the opportunity to serve in Afghanistan as the Chief of Clinical Operations within the NATO International Joint Command. Dr. Cable has completed sub-specialty fellowship training in pediatric ENT surgery but still enjoys the privilege of seeing patients of all ages. Along with his team of talented care providers, he is committed to providing excellence in care for all patients in our community and across the region.
In Practice Since
Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2003
Procedures Performed
Sinus surgery
Nasal airway surgery
Pediatric ear, nose, and throat surgery
Ear procedures for hearing loss and infection
Ear tube placement
Excision complex neck masses
Open & endoscopic airway surgery
Reconstruction of surgical defects
Removal of tonsils/adenoids
Skull base surgery
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Medical Education
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Undergraduate Education
United States Military Academy West Point
Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology
Degree
M.D.
Internships
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residencies
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowships
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Interests
Ear pain
Hearing loss
Chronic ear infections
Drainage or dizziness
Nasal allergies
Non-dental oral problems, including oral cancers
Chronic hoarseness
Problems with speech or swallowing
Cancer of the throat and larynx area
Thyroid or parathyroid disorders
Salivary gland masses
Facial skin cancers
Facial injuries, including lacerations
Facial injuries, including bone fractures
Snoring and sleep apnea
Given Name
Benjamin B.
Surname
Cable
Gender
Male
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Average Rating
4.9
Rating Count
101
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Explained Clearly
Explained Clearly Rating
5.0
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Listened Carefully
Listened Carefully Rating
5.0
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Easy Instructions
Easy Instructions Rating
5.0
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Knew Medical History
Knew History Rating
4.8
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Showed Respect
Showed Respect Rating
5.0
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Spent Enough Time
Spent Enough Time Rating
5.0