Common Terms in our Field of Expertise
diseases of the ear, including trauma (injury), cancer, and nerve pathway disorders, which affect hearing and balance. Examples: ear infection; swimmer's ear; hearing loss; ear, face, or neck pain; dizziness, ringing in the ears (tinnitus).
Diseases in children with special ENT problems including birth defects in the head and neck and developmental delays. Examples: ear infection (otitis media), tonsil and adenoid infection, airway problems, Down's syndrome, asthma and allergy/sinus disease.
Head and Neck
Cancerous and noncancerous tumors in the head and neck, including the thyroid and parathyroid. Examples: lump in the neck or thyroid, cancer of the voice box.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic, functional, and reconstructive surgical treatment of abnormalities of the face and neck. Examples: deviated septum, rhinoplasty (nose).
Disorders of the nose and sinuses. Examples: sinus disorder, nose bleed, stuffy nose, loss of smell.
Disorders of the throat, including voice and swallowing problems. Examples: sore throat, hoarseness, swallowing disorder, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Treatment by medication, immunotherapy (allergy shots) and/or avoidance of pollen, dust, mold, food, and other sensitivities that affect the ear, nose, and throat. Examples: hay fever, seasonal and perennial rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, laryngitis, sore throat, otitis media, dizziness.