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Willis Knighton Physician Network


Ark-La-Tex ENT, Allergy & Hearing Center

7847 Youree Drive
Shreveport , LA 71105

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8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm

About Me

Brett A. Koder, MD, is pleased to be part of the longstanding Willis-Knighton family after practicing medicine for 17 years in North Carolina. He treats patients of all ages and especially enjoys helping patients hear, breathe and sleep better. Dr. Koder values clear communication and education for patients as they make treatment decisions. In addition to general ENT work, he has a special interest in allergies and sinus surgery. 

A native of Louisiana, Brett Koder, MD, received his bachelor’s degree at LSU Baton Rouge. He continued his education at LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans School of Medicine. Dr. Koder did residency training in North Carolina at Greenville Memorial Hospital and another here at LSUHSC-Shreveport in 1993. A board certified physician (American Board of Otolaryngology), he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 

Dr. Koder is married and, when not at work, enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, traveling and watching college and professional sports. 


LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Greenville Memorial Hospital

Greenville Memorial Hospital

Medical School:
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center/New Orleans

Louisiana State University

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
  • Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's Health
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
  • PPO Plus
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • UMR (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adenoiditis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Blood Test
  • Allergy Shots
  • Anosmia
  • Caring for Your Voice
  • Chronic Ear Infections in Children
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sore Throat (Chronic Pharyngitis)
  • Deviated Septum
  • Ear Wax
  • Goiter
  • Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)
  • Hearing Loss (Sudden)
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammation of the Middle Ear
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Motion Sickness
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Ruptured Eardrum (Perforated Eardrum)
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection)
  • Strep Throat
  • Stuffy Nose (Nasal Congestion)
  • Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)
  • Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Stones (Tonsilloliths)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
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Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Surgery (Myringotomy)
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aids
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasal Valve Repair
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Strep Throat Test
  • Sublingual Drops
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Provider Ratings

5 out of 5

(116 ratings)

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