Ear, Nose & Throat

Samaritan's Ears, Nose and Throat specialists diagnose, manage and treat diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck, including the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity, and upper pharynx (mouth and throat). Commonly called Ear, Nose and Throat or ENT, Otolaryngology is the actual medical specialty, and it is the oldest medical specialty in the United States.

Your primary care doctor can refer you to see the Samaritan Ear, Nose and Throat group if needed.  You must have a referral in order to be seen by these specialists. The ENT office, if you have an appointment, is located at 826 Washington St., Watertown, NY in the Samaritan Medical Office Building on the 2nd floor.

Common conditions our Ear, Nose and Throat specialists treat include:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Cancers of the head and neck
  • Conditions of the sinus
  • Deviated septum
  • Dysphagia and other swallowing disorders
  • Ear aches and ear infections
  • Hay fever
  • Hearing loss and balance disorders, such as Meniere's Disease
  • Laryngitis
  • Salivary gland diseases
  • Sinusitis
  • Swimmer's ear
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease
  • Tonsil and adenoid infections
  • Voice and speech disorders

Some of the most common ENT procedures:

  • Balloon sinuplasty (to open up blocked sinus passageways)
  • Correction of nasal fractures
  • Correction of protruding ears
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Head and neck cancer surgery
  • Septoplasty (to correct a deviated septum)
  • Thyroid & parathyroid surgery
  • Tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
  • Tympanoplasty (ear drum repair)
  • Tympanostomy (ear tube placement)

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