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General and Pediatric Otolaryngology

Children and adults alike can be bothered with swimmer’s ear, a runny or stuffy nose or other bothersome ear, nose and throat conditions.  Some of these issues, such as repetitive ear infection, tonsillitis, persistent sore throat, or swallowing issues can turn into chronic conditions that require additional diagnosis and treatment.  At USF Health, we care for common ear, nose, and throat conditions; ensuring you have access to an advanced subspecialty-trained health care provider.

At USF Health, we also care for patients with sleep apnea and snoring.  Our unique multidisciplinary sleep team is adept at the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of sleep disorders.  This includes being one of the first centers in the country to offer hypoglossal nerve stimulation, a revolutionary new surgical therapy for selected patients with obstructive sleep apnea.  

We provide care for patients with the following conditions:

  • Disease of the tonsils and adenoids
  • All pediatric ear, nose and throat problems
  • Ear pain, drainage, or pressure
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Inflammatory and infectious salivary gland disorders
  • Benign thyroid disease
  • Abnormal mouth lesions
  • Snoring
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

We provide the following procedures:
  • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  • Ear tube placement
  • Ear drum repair (tympanoplasty)
  • Deviated septum surgery
  • Multilevel sleep surgery
  • Palatal surgery (e.g. pharyngoplasty or sphincteroplasty)
  • Tongue base surgery 
  • Robot assisted oropharyngeal surgery
  • Hypoglossal neurostimulation implant
  • Removal of congenital neck masses 
  • Pediatric nasal and sinus surgery