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Otolaryngology Doctors and Physicians (Otolaryngologists)

Otolaryngology is the field of medicine primarily concerned with problems with the ear, nose and throat. An otolaryngologist is a head and neck surgeon who diagnoses and provides comprehensive medical treatment for the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory system, and other head and neck systems. This specialist also performs plastic and reconstructive surgery on the face, and treats disorders of the larynx (voicebox) and hearing. Other areas of concern to the otolaryngologist are treatment of diseases, allergies and related disorders of the head. Otolaryngology is commonly called ENT, because it primarily deals with the ear, nose and throat. Physicians in this specialty treat patients suffering from numerous diseases and illnesses, but some of the most common are sleep apnea, Dizziness, Hearing loss, Snoring, Sinusitis, Mastoiditis, Laryngitis, Head and neck cancer, Rhinitis, Pharyngitis, Otitis media, acoustic neuroma, Thyroid cancer, Tonsillitis, labyrinthitis, Hyperparathyroidism, Deviated septum, Otitis interna, Environmental Allergies, and Parotitis. Once properly diagnosed, practitioners can perform numerous procedures on patients including Chemotherapy, bronchoscopy, brow lift, Tonsillectomy, face lift, septoplasty, Radiation therapy, myringotomy, Endocrine surgery, surgical Reconstruction, Voice therapy, and Phono-surgery. To diagnose patients with possible illnesses and diseases, specialists will often perform one of many tests including x-ray, Blood Test, Computed Axial Tomography (CT or CAT Scan), skin test, Laryngeal Exam, microbiological culture, and Submandibular Exam.

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