What does an Ear, Nose, & Throat Doctor Do?
An ENT also called an Otolaryngologist specializes in treatment of the ear, nose and throat.
ENT physicians treat ear disorders. Our specialists are trained in both the medical and surgical treatment of hearing, ear infections, balance disorders, ear noise (tinnitus), nerve pain, and facial, hearing tests, hearing aids, hearing protection and cranial nerve disorders.
ENT physicians care for the nasal cavity and sinuses. This includes allergies and a person’s sense of smell, as well as the appearance of the nose and a person’s ability to breath through the nose.
ENT physicians are experts in managing diseases of the larynx (voice box) and the upper aero-digestive tract or esophagus, including voice and swallowing disorders.
Head and Neck
ENT physicians are trained to treat infectious diseases in the head and neck area. Some diseases include both benign and malignant (cancerous) tumors, facial trauma, and deformities of the face. ENT physicians can perform cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.