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Ear, Nose & Throat Conditions We Treat

Our pediatric specialists treat a wide range of ENT conditions, both common and rare. See a list of the conditions we treat​.

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Foreign Bodies in the Nose and Airway

Anything that enters the body that doesn’t belong there. Typically food, toy parts, small household items, or items from nature. Most can be removed by a physician in the office.

Head & Neck Malignancies

Starting in the moist, mucous surfaces inside the mouth, nose, and throat, called “squamous cells.” More rarely, also starting in the salivary glands.

Laryngeal Cleft

A laryngeal cleft is a gap in the tissues at the back of the voice box, which sometimes extends further down into the tissues that separate the windpipe and esophagus.

Laryngeal Web

Children can be born with a laryngeal web, or it can be acquired as a scar between the vocal cords where they meet.

Laryngomalacia

Laryngomalacia is a malformation of the top of the voice box at birth, which causes floppiness of the upper airway above the vocal cords.

Lip Tie

Lip tie occurs when a piece of tissue (a frenulum) behind the upper lip is short and tight. Learn more.

Mastoiditis

A bacterial infection within the mastoid, a bone that contains a series of air spaces that connect to the middle ear space.

Microtia & Aural Atresia

A small, abnormally shaped ear, ranging from a minimally deformed small ear to a complete absence of the ear, and the absence of the ear canal; commonly found together.

Nasal Fracture (Broken Nose)

In some circumstances, after falls or other injuries where the nose is struck, patients may have a nasal fracture (broken nose). Possible signs of nasal fracture include bruising of the nose and under the eyes, nosebleeds after injury, swelling of the nose or a crooked appearance of the nose. After an injury to the nose, if you suspect that your...

Neck Abscess

A mass of pus (yellowish-white fluid filled with dead white blood cells) from an infection that collects in spaces between the structures of the neck.

Nosebleed

Bleeding from the nose; a common occurrence in young children.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Intervals of no airflow through the nose and mouth during sleep despite continued attempts to breathe in and out.