Conditions We Treat - ENT Clinic

Expert treatment for common ENT conditions and complex airway problems

Our clinic treats pediatric ear, nose, and throat conditions from common to complex, with a special focus on pediatric aerodigestive and speech disorders.

General Conditions

  • Chronic ear infections
  • Tympanic membrane perforations
  • Tonsil and adenoid disorders
  • Sinus problems—sinusitis, allergic rhinitis
  • Congenital, infectious, and malignant head and neck masses
  • Tongue and lip tie
  • Work-up for sensorineural hearing loss
  • Conductive hearing loss

Speech Disorders

  • Hoarseness
  • Vocal cord nodules and cysts
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction (an abnormal closing of the vocal cords while breathing in or out)
  • Velopharyngeal insufficiency (nasal air escape with voice)

Aerodigestive Disorders

  • Swallowing disorders
  • Chronic aspiration
  • Cysts of the airways
  • Management of children with tracheostomies
  • Laryngeal papillomas (growths in the airway)
  • Laryngomalacia (a congenital defect in which floppy tissue above the vocal cords falls into the airway when a child breathes)
  • Tracheomalacia (a congenital defect in which the walls of the trachea are floppy rather than rigid)
  • Pyriform aperture stenosis (a congenital disorder causing the front of the nasal airway to be obstructed)
  • Choanal stenosis  (a congenital disorder in which the back of one or both nasal passages are blocked)
  • Subglottic stenosis (a narrowing of the airway between the vocal cords and the trachea)
  • Tracheal stenosis (a narrowing of the trachea)
  • Hemangiomas of the airway (masses in the airway causing various degrees of airway obstruction)

Birth Defects

  • Hemangiomas
  • Lymphatic malformations
  • Cleft palate

Services Not Offered

  • Cochlear implants
  • Cleft lip repair
  • Outer ear reconstruction