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Otolaryngology

Specialists treat a wide variety of problems

doctor with boy

Some problems with a child’s ears, nose and throat are caused by infections or disease. Children are born with or develop others. Regardless of their age or the cause of their medical condition, we understand the special needs of growing children.

We provide many types of evaluations right in our offices, using tools and procedures designed with children in mind. These include:

  • Audiology and hearing assessment
  • Complete head and neck examinations
  • Ear examination using a microscope (otoscopy)
  • Examination of nasal cavities and voice box (flexible nasolaryngoscopy)
  • Speech evaluation
  • Endoscopy

Conditions and treatment we provide include:

  • Hearing loss, including treatment with hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Mastoid disease, which affects the middle ear
  • Ear injuries and malformations
  • Throat problems, including infections (pharyngitis/tonsilitis), enlarged tonsils and adenoids
  • Tongue and palate abnormalities
  • Cleft lip and palate 
  • Nasal and sinus conditions, such as runny nose, sinusitis, obstruction, and abnormalities
  • Neck and facial problems, including masses, malformations and infections
  • Enlarged lymph nodes
  • Cochlear implants
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Speech problems and voice disorders
  • Snoring, sleep apnea and other breathing problems
  • Tracheotomies and airway reconstruction newborns
  • Foreign bodies of the airway and esophagus