ENT means "Ear, nose and throat" and is a specialty also known as Otolaryngology.
An ENT doctor has special training in diagnosing and treating diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO), it is the oldest medical specialty in the US. An ENT doctor is also known as an Otolaryngologist.
Where can I find an ENT doctor in New York?
On this page you can find top Ear, Nose and throat doctors in the New York area.
What procedures to ENT doctors perform?
ENT doctors perform a variety of procedures for people with problems of the ear, nose, sinus, head and neck. Otolaryngology (ENT)/head and neck surgeons perform hundreds of common procedures including removal of the thyroid gland (thyroidectomy), repair of eardrum (tympanic membrane) perforations and sinus surgery. They also perform highly complex surgeries including endoscopy for pituitary tumors, robotic surgery for throat cancer and microsurgery for acoustic neuroma tumors.
What issues do ENT doctors treat?
Common ENT issues that Ear, Nose and Throat doctors treat include Nosebleeds, Sinus Problems, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Dysphagia (Difficulty Swallowing), Cholesteatoma
Dizziness, Ear Infections (Otitis Media), Gastric Reflux, Hearing Loss, Hoarseness, Swimmer’s Ear (Otitis Externa), Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears), and Tonsil & Adenoid Problems.