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Ear, Nose and Throat Programs and Services

Conditions We Treat

Our Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) specialists provide the highest quality patient- and family-centered care for the many common and complex conditions affecting a child’s head and neck, including:

  • Acute and chronic otitis media and mastoiditis
  • BAHA (bone-anchored hearing aid) surgery
  • Congenital and acquired airway disorders
  • Endoscopic surgery for cholesteatoma (keratoma) of the ear
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Foreign bodies of the airway and esophagus
  • Hearing loss disorders
  • Neck masses and neck abscesses
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pediatric tracheostomy
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Sinus and nasal disease
  • Stridor (noisy breathing)
  • Tonsil and adenoid disease
  • Voice and swallowing problems

Clinical Programs and Services

Aerodigestive Conditions

Children with complex disorders involving the airway, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems receive comprehensive care from a multispecialty team of otolaryngologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, and speech and swallow therapists. Learn more about our aerodigestive program >

Cochlear Implants

Connecticut Children’s offers implant mapping, maintenance, repair, and external device upgrades to make new technology available to long-term cochlear implant users. Learn more about our cochlear implant program >

Craniofacial Conditions

The craniofacial team coordinates and provides multidisciplinary specialty care for children with congenital defects of the head and neck or acquired conditions from trauma or cancer. Learn more about our craniofacial program >

Down Syndrome Clinic

Connecticut Children’s pediatric specialists treat and prevent ENT problems affecting children with Down Syndrome, including hearing impairment, speech and swallowing disorders. Learn more about our Down Syndrome ENT clinic >

Hearing Loss Disorders

Connecticut Children’s otolaryngologists have the expertise to diagnose and manage childhood hearing disorders, and work closely with our pediatric audiologists to help educate parents and families about hearing loss or impairment, treatment options and other therapies. Learn more about our hearing loss disorders program >

Pediatric Tracheostomy

There are many reasons that a child may need a tracheostomy, a surgical procedure used to create an opening through the neck into the trachea (windpipe). Learn more about pediatric tracheostomies >

Sialorrhea (Drooling) Clinic

Our pediatric otolaryngologists specialize in treating children who experience sialorrhea—more commonly known as drooling. Learn more about our drooling clinic >

Sleep Apnea Clinic

In partnership with Connecticut Children’s Sleep Center, our ENT and Sleep Medicine specialists diagnose and treat sleep apnea in children. Learn more about our sleep apnea clinic >

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