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A basic overview of diagnoses and treatments for many diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck.

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What is an Otolaryngologist?

Commonly referred to as ENT physicians, otolaryngologists are specialty doctors for the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. Learn more about what our physicians treat and find one near you.


Public Outreach Campaigns

The Academy supports various public health campaigns and observances including Kids ENT Health Month, World Voice Day, Better Hearing and Speech Month, the Great American Smokeout and more.


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About Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the Untied States

Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.

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Cold & Flu Season


The cold and flu season is upon us! You know you don't feel well, but what is it? Sometimes it's hard to distinguish between a common cold and mild flu.
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