Otolaryngology | Surgical Associates of Grinnell

Otolaryngology | ENT | Surgical Associates of Grinnell

What is Otolaryngology?

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Otolaryngology (ENT) is comprised of surgical and medical care of the ears, nose, and throat of all ages.

Comprehensive head and neck care includes

  • pediatric and adult allergy diagnosis and treatment 
  • facial plastics 
  • skin lesion excision and repair 
  • surgery for chronic sinus disease and nasal obstruction 
  • surgery of the head and neck for obstructive sleep apnea and snoring 

Otolaryngology also includes the surgical management of

  • the ears 
  • tonsils 
  • throat 
  • voice 
  • thyroid 
  • parathyroid 
  • salivary glands and neck masses

As a fully trained specialist in Otolaryngology, Dr. Whitman is highly skilled in the surgical and medical treatment of head and neck diseases.

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