What is Otolaryngology?
Otolaryngology is a medical specialty which is focused on the ears, nose, and throat. It is also called otolaryngology-head and neck surgery because specialists are trained in both medicine and surgery.
What is an ENT?
An otolaryngologist is often called an ear, nose, and throat doctor, or an ENT for short. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck.
Our ear nose and throat doctor can diagnose and manage diseases of the sinuses and allergies, hearing disorders, tinnitus, and preventive care, vertigo and balance disorders, disorders of the larynx (voice box) oral cavity and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face. Learn more about ENTs at enthealth.org.