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At UC San Diego Health, a patient can find top quality ear, nose and throat care that you won't find anywhere else. Whether your condition is common or rare, your doctor has seen your condition before, and knows what treatment will be most effective and safe for you.
If you have a chronic condition or issue that has not responded to treatment elsewhere, we can help you find an otolaryngologist who can begin problem-solving with you.
At UC San Diego Health, your otolaryngologist is a true expert in the field, with specialized training and expertise in highly specific areas of otolaryngology. This means you will be seen by a doctor who has the highest level of training and experience in your health condition.
Advanced Tests and Treatments
You have access to the most advanced tests and tools to correctly diagnose very subtle and often-misdiagnosed conditions. An accurate diagnosis is a crucial first step to developing an effective treatment plan. If you have received a diagnosis elsewhere and would like peace of mind that it is correct, we offer second opinion services.
You can find a range of surgical and nonsurgical options to treat your condition while taking into account your lifestyle preferences and underlying health status. No other hospital system in the San Diego region offers more treatment approaches than UC San Diego Health for ENT and head and neck conditions.
Specialty Care in ENT / Otolaryngology
Patients from around the country and world come to us for complex specialty care, including:
As part of an academic medical center, you will be seen by doctors who are actively investigating better ways to treat ear infections, hearing loss and other ENT and head and neck conditions. Because of this, you may be able to receive a promising new treatment through participation in a clinical trial. Ask your doctor whether an investigational therapy is a best choice for you.