Ear, Nose and Throat
Ear Doctor in the St. Louis Metro Area
Otolaryngologists, commonly referred to as Ear, Nose and Throat physicians or ENT’s, are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck.
Our ENT specialists in the St. Louis metro area provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of ear, nose, throat and sleep disorders in both adult and pediatric patients.
Our ear, nose and throat physicians can diagnose and manage diseases of the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity, and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face. Otolaryngologists also diagnose, treat, and manage specialty-specific disorders and many advanced primary care problems in both children and adults.
If you are looking for an ear, nose and throat physician in the St. Louis area, Sound Health Services has a staff of qualified physicians with sub-specialty focuses. At Sound Health Services, you are sure to find the right physician to help diagnose and treat your condition.
Hearing loss affects one in ten Americans. The unique domain of ENT doctors is the treatment of ear disorders.
Sound Health Services physicians are trained in both the medical and surgical treatment of hearing, ear infections, earwax, balance and dizziness disorders, ear noise (tinnitus), nerve pain, earaches, and facial and cranial nerve disorders.
An otolaryngologist also manages congenital (birth) disorders of the outer and inner ear.
About 40 million people develop chronic sinusitis and rhinosinusitis each year, making them some of the most common health complaints in America.
Care of the nasal cavity, nosebleeds, and sinuses is one of the primary skills of otolaryngologists. Management of the nasal area includes allergies and sense of smell.
Breathing through, and the appearance of the nose are also part of otolaryngologist’s expertise. Post Nasal Drip can be treated under the care of an ENT physician.
Sound Health Services physicians can also help patients with headaches that are related to sinus issues.
Communicating (speech and singing) and eating a meal all involve the throat. Also specific to otolaryngologists is expertise in managing diseases of the larynx (voice box) and the upper aero-digestive tract (esophagus), including voice and swallowing disorders.
Treatment of chronic cough is another area where ENTs can help patients.
The information on this site is provided by Sound Health Services and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck, Inc. (AAO-HNS), and is for educational purposes only.
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