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Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Conditions Treated

Appointments & Referrals

Call: 858-657-8590

 For Referring Physicians

 Find an ENT Surgeon

​Our otolaryngologists treat and manage all types of ear, nose and throat, and head and neck conditions that may affect hearing, balance and breathing. 

Whether you have a common or rare condition, we can help you find an ENT specialist with highly specialized expertise in your health concern.

Hearing Loss / Balance Disorders

  • Otosclerosis 
  • Conductive hearing loss 
  • Sensorineural hearing loss 
  • Sudden hearing loss 
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Vertigo unresponsive to medical management
  • Vestibular dysfunction or loss
  • Superior semicircular canal dehiscence 

For information on hearing tests and hearing aids, see: Audiology.

Chronic Ear Infections / Mastoiditis

  • Ear drum / tympanic membrane perforations 
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction 
  • Middle ear disease or fluid 
  • Cholesteatoma

Ear Canal Disorders, Ear Injuries and Infections

  • “Surfer’s ear” or exostoses
  • Barotrauma (pressure-related) trauma
  • Chronic otitis externa
  • Keratosis obturans
  • Medial canal fibrosis
  • Congenital aural atresia

Neurotologic / Skull Base Disorders

  • Encephalocele / cerebrospinal fluid leaks 
  • Temporal bone trauma 
  • Acoustic neuroma 
  • Glomus tumors / paragangliomas 
  • Facial nerve disorders, including facial paralysis (synkinesis)
  • Endolymphatic sac tumors 
  • Meningioma 
  • Glomus tumors  

Salivary Gland Disorders

Sinus and Nasal Disorders / Rhinological Disorders

  • Anosmia
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Acute and chronic sinusitis
  • Deviated septum
  • Headaches
  • Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) (See: HHT Clinic)
  • Nasal blockage (obstruction)
  • Recurrent sinus infections
  • Smell and taste disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Tonsillitis

Head and Neck Trauma

Head and Neck Tumors Cancers

Voice, Swallowing, Airway and Feeding Disorders