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Ear, Nose & Throat

Otolaryngology is commonly called Ear, Nose and Throat or ENT for short. It is one of the oldest medical specialties in the United States. Our physicians are trained in the medical and surgical management of head and neck diseases. They use advanced technology and techniques to diagnose patients and focus on minimally invasive procedures to help reduce recovery times.

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Areas of Expertise

Treatment of throat problems such as hoarseness, swallowing problems, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and throat cancer.


Treatment of diseases of the ear, including trauma (injury), cancer and disorders of the nerve pathways which affect hearing and balance. Examples include ear infection, swimmer’s ear, hearing loss, pain in the ear, face or neck, dizziness and ringing in the ears (tinnitus).

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Treatment focuses on children with special ENT problems, such as congenital birth defects in the head and neck and/or children with developmental delay. Some examples include ear infection (otitis media), tonsil and adenoid infection, airway problems, Down syndrome, asthma and allergy/sinus disease.

Salivary Gland, Swallowing and Voice Disorders

Our experts use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and procedures to identify a wide range of these types of conditions. Treatments will vary based on a diagnosis.

Head and Neck Surgery

The ENT surgical team is experienced in removing cancerous and noncancerous tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid and parathyroid tumors, salivary gland tumors, oral cavity cancers and larynx (voice box) cancers.

Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

We perform cosmetic, functional and reconstructive surgical treatment of abnormalities of the face and neck. Some examples include repair of a deviated septum, rhinoplasty, facelift, cleft palate, drooping eyelids and hair loss.

Rhinology and Sinus Surgery

This aspect of otolaryngology involves both the cosmetic and functional treatment of diseases of the nose and sinuses. Some examples include endoscopic sinus surgery, allergy management, surgical repair of a deviated septum or internal valve collapse and treatment of nosebleeds.

Sinus and Allergy Management

From acute infections to chronic conditions, we have personalized treatment plans that can help you breathe easier and reduce sinus-related pain or congestion.

Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

We offer a range of treatment options, including many minimally invasive procedures to treat everything from common disorders to cancers.

Ear, Nose & Throat Treatment Locations
NCH Day Surgery Center
NCH Day Surgery Center

675 W. Kirchhoff Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005


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