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Child & Adolescent Ear, Nose & Throat

Why choose Wayne Health for Child or Adolescent Ear, Nose and Throat?

Wayne Health otolaryngologists provide expert, comprehensive care for ear, nose and throat conditions in children and adolescents, including acute and chronic sinus disease, ear disease and hearing loss. They also manage conditions affecting the airway, congenital head and neck masses and other ear, nose and throat problems.

Our otolaryngologists are skilled in the latest surgical techniques, including plasma devices for managing enlarged tonsils, and laser procedures to remove obstructive tissue in the larynx, to treat tumors obstructing main airways and other ear, nose and throat conditions. We use image- guided techniques in the management of congenital ear and nasal problems.

Inpatient and outpatient services are offered at numerous convenient locations at hospitals across metro Detroit.

Wayne Health's Child & Adolescent Ear, Nose & Throat Services

Wayne Health otolaryngologists offer diagnosis and treatment for:

  • Breathing and swallowing problems
  • Chronic cough or choking
  • Head or neck masses or cysts
  • Head or neck tumors
  • Hearing loss
  • Chronic ear disease
  • Infections or disease of salivary glands
  • Voice changes or heavy breathing
  • Sleep apnea and snoring
  • Throat infections
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Deformities of the ear or nose

Overview

Wayne Health's approach to treatment

Wayne Health ear, nose and throat specialists (otolaryngologists) care for some of the most complex patients in the state. Our team brings deep experience and academic expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose and throat conditions in children and adolescents.

At Wayne Health, you can expect to receive a thorough diagnostic evaluation to uncover the cause of a disorder and to develop an effective treatment plan. If surgery is recommended, Wayne Health otolaryngologists are skilled in the latest non-invasive laser surgical procedures.

When making an appointment with a Wayne Health otolaryngologist for a child or teen, please verify if they have age restrictions in their practice, as some providers limit their practices to teenagers or older.

Advancing research and medical education

Wayne Health physicians and researchers are also faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine who conduct basic research and clinical studies. This can make the latest treatments and clinical trials available to you sooner than other providers without a medical school affiliation.

For more information on otolaryngology research, please visit the links below at the WSU School of Medicine.

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