The Pediatric Otolaryngology Division otolaryngologists are experts in surgical techniques that allow children to hear, speak, breathe, articulate speech and develop toward their full potential. A destination center in pediatric otolaryngology, this division often receives referrals to care for patients whose conditions have not improved through other treatments.
Pediatric otolaryngologists are experts in a diverse range of conditions affecting the head, neck, ear, nose and throat in children under the age of 18:
- Airway reconstruction
- Nasal and sinus disorder
- Head and neck tumors of the thyroid and salivary glands
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Hearing loss and cochlear implantation
- Speech and voice disorders
The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology is responsible for the development of multidisciplinary clinical efforts, such as the Aerodigestive Program and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Clinic (DHHC).