Ear, Nose & Throat
Otolaryngology is the medical specialty that deals with disorders and conditions of the ear, nose and throat regions.
This includes diagnosing and treating diseases and illnesses as well as surgery with the sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, and structures of the neck and face.
You may seek an ear, nose and throat provider on your own, or you may be referred by another type of physicians.
Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States (ENTnet.org, 2014). Commonly referred to as ENT physicians, there is a variety of reasons a patient would need to see this type of specialist.