What Is an ENT Provider?
An ear, nose and throat (ENT) provider takes care of everything above the collarbone. This includes sinuses, thyroid, parathyroid diseases, allergies, ear problems, dizziness, ear tumors, swallowing disorders, reflux disorders, voice disorders, nasal obstructions and all of the head and neck cancers. The ENT providers with the Phelps Health Medical Group take care of patients of all ages, from newborns to the senior population.
Why Choose Phelps Health?
The Phelps Health Medical Group has offered ENT and allergy services in Rolla, Waynesville and surrounding areas for decades. The ENT providers are compassionate, skilled and board-certified in their respective disciplines. The ENT and allergy practice at Phelps Health also provides comprehensive audiology services to better serve the needs of patients.
Phelps Health Medical Group ENT and Allergy Providers Are Skilled in the Following:
Allergy Management: Allergy sufferers can receive testing and diagnostic services as well as begin allergy shots (immunotherapy) or sublingual drops to manage symptoms. Allergies can worsen other ENT issues, including rhinitis, sinusitis and sore throats.
Laryngology: Laryngology is the study of the disorders of the throat. Common issues include voice and swallowing problems. ENT providers treat sore throats, hoarseness, issues swallowing, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) as well as infections and tumors.
Pediatric ENT: Phelps Health providers are skilled in offering care to children with ENT issues, including birth defects of the head and neck. ENT providers help identify and treat ear infections, tonsil infections, airway problems, asthma and allergy/sinus issues. Common surgeries include tonsillectomies and ear tubes.
Rhinology: Rhinology is the study of the disorders of the nose and sinus cavity. Common problems include recurrent sinus infections, congestion, loss of smell, nose bleeds, polyps and tumors.
Reconstructive Surgeries: Surgeries can be cosmetic, functional or reconstructive to address abnormalities. Common surgeries include rhinoplasty for nasal airway obstruction, brow and face-lifts, and removal and reconstruction following carotid and head and neck cancers.