Michigan Ear, Nose and Throat Associates and Bloomfield Facial Plastic Surgery are made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality healthcare in a responsive and caring environment.  Our otolaryngologists are all Board certified with years of experience in the profession.  They work in concert with medical assistants, audiologists and office staff who work hard to understand your health issues quickly and apply the appropriate treatment to get you back to your optimal health. 

Bloomfield Hearing is comprised of three audiologists and an audiology technician who are devoted to improving your communication abilities.  Our otolaryngologists and audiologists are experienced, understanding and supportive.  Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues.  We look forward to getting to know you.

Meet Our Physicians

Bashar Succar, M.D.

Dr. Bashar Succar, board-certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, has been in practice in Oakland County treating diseases of the ear, nose and throat since 1978.  He treats all pathology in the head and neck, including treatment of snoring, sleep apnea, head and neck cancer and sinus disease. He also maintains a special interest in complex surgical procedures of the ear.  Dr. Succar received his medical degree from Alexandria University.  He completed his Surgical Internship at Deaconess Hospital, Buffalo, NY, and his Surgical Residency and Otolaryngology Residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Succar currently has staff affiliations with several area hospitals, including St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, North Oakland Medical Center and William Beaumont Hospital.  He serves as a member of the Oakland County Medical Society, Michigan State Medical Society, and Michigan Otolaryngological Society.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Succar’s staff positions include past Chief of Staff, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital; Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital; President, Oakland Physicians Network; Chairman, Quality Assurance Committee at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital; Chairman, Liason Committee, Arab American Medical Association; Director, Foundation of the Arab American Medical Association; member, Board of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital; and member of the Physician Organization Committee for the Michigan State Medical Society.


Sam Bahu, M.D.

Dr. Sam Bahu is board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck surgery.  He is a facial plastic surgeon and specializes in cosmetic procedures of the head, face and neck.

Dr. Bahu completed his undergraduate studies at Wayne State University, where he immediately entered medical school in 1992.  He served his internship in General Surgery at Wayne State, Detroit Medical Center, where he also completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  He completed an accredited fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Beeson Aesthetic Surgery Institute in 2002.  He maintains staff privileges at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, William Beaumont Hospital, North Oakland Medical Center, Select Specialty Hospital, Harper Hospital and three other DMC hospitals. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center and the Chief of Otolaryngology on the Medical Executive Committee of the Select Specialty Hospital in Pontiac.

Dr. Bahu is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The American Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons, The American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology.  He is also a member of the Michigan State Medical Society and the Oakland County Medical Society.  He has written and published many peer reviewed articles in his surgical subspecialty.


Romuald Szymanowski, M.D.

Dr. Romuald Szymanowski has retired from clinical practice.  We wish him a happy, relaxing and fulfilling retirement.





Melissa Charnesky, D.O.

Dr. Melissa Charnesky, board certified in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, has been practicing since 2010.  She cares for patients of all ages and treats general ear, nose, and throat disorders.         

Dr. Charnesky completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and she proudly graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005.  Her Otolaryngology residency training was completed in 2010 at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills.  She is an Oakland County native, born and raised in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Dr. Charnesky first entered private practice in Orlando, Florida.  She was hired by the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 2012 to serve as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in Lansing, Michigan.  She also worked in the Grand Rapids Community in private practice before returning to Oakland County to join Drs. Succar and Bahu.

Dr. Charnesky is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Osteopathic Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Osteopathic Association.  She remains a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Meet our Audiology Staff

Gail L. Weddington, Au.D., CCC A/SLP, FAAA

Gail Weddington is the director of audiology and provides hearing and balance testing and hearing aid services.  Read More...



Erin McEvilly Grindling, M.A.

Erin Grindling is an audiologist in the Pontiac and Clarkston offices.  She provides hearing and balance testing and hearing aid services.  Read More...


Yazmin Reyes, CPOP

Yazmin Reyes has unfortunately left our practice after 10 years of wonderful service.  We wish her the best in her new endeavors.

Gouthami Erra, Au.D., CCC A

Gouthami Erra is an audiologist in our Pontiac office.  She provides hearing and balance testing and hearing aid services.  Read More...