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Ear, Nose & Throat

Recognized nationally for excellence

NCH is ranked 44th in the nation for excellence in Ear, Nose, & Throat (ENT) by US News and World Report for 2014. This specialty encompasses the medical and surgical treatment for diseases involving the ears, nose, throat, and other related structures of the head and neck. We treat both adults and children for these conditions and others:

  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus and allergy management
  • Laryngology
  • Otology/neurotology
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Removal of benign and malignant tumors
  • Acute and chronic ear diseases
  • Salivary gland, swallowing and voice disorders
  • Snoring and sleep apnea
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Experts in the treatment of throat problems such as hoarseness, swallowing problems, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and throat cancer.


Manage diseases of the ear, including trauma (injury), cancer, and disorders of the nerve pathway 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

Focus 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's syndrome, asthma and allergy/sinus disease. 

Treatment 1

Head and Neck Surgery

The ENT surgery team are experienced at removing cancerous and non-cancerous tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid and parathyroid tumors, salivary gland tumors, oral cavity cancers, and larynx (voice box) cancers.

Treatment 2

Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

We provide cosmetic, functional, and reconstructive surgical treatment of abnormalities of the face and neck. Some examples include repair of a deviated septum, rhinoplasty (nose job), face lift, cleft palate, drooping eyelids and hair loss.

Treatment 3

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 deviated septum or internal valve collapse, and treatment of nosebleeds.

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Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Commonly called ENT physicians, otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management of diseases of the ear, nose and throat. All of our physician surgeons are board certified in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery.

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