: a medical specialty concerned especially with the ear, nose, and throat and related parts of the head and neck
When needed for a middle ear reconstruction, the cartilage can easily be tailored further in the operating room to meet the patient's precise anatomic needs, says Dr. Richard A. Chole, chairman of the department of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at the University of California at Davis.—Katie Tyndall
Recent Examples on the WebThe struggle to treat parosmia Doctors aren’t sure why stellate ganglion block seems effective in some people with long Covid, said Dr. Kristine Smith, an assistant professor of otolaryngology at University of Utah Health.—Aria Bendix, NBC News, 20 Nov. 2023 Some people are more likely to develop swimmer’s ear than others, Elliott Kozin MD, surgeon at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and assistant professor of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery at Harvard Medical School, tells SELF.—Korin Miller, SELF, 6 July 2023 Since last spring, when the headaches, nausea, and eye pain started, she’s roughly quadrupled her trips to doctors, in specialties as wide-ranging as neurology, ophthalmology, allergy, gastroenterology, and otolaryngology.—Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 27 Apr. 2021 As many as 80% will recover on their own within about six months, said Dr. Zara Patel, a professor of otolaryngology at Stanford University.—Erika Edwards, NBC News, 31 Mar. 2023 At the University of Miami, Dr. Michael Hoffer, professor of otolaryngology and neurological surgery at the Miller School, saw that even the short-term consequences of a head injury, or concussion, can derail a person’s life.—Cindy Krischer Goodman, Sun Sentinel, 4 Oct. 2022 The 18-hour procedure, conceived and led by Dr. Eric Genden Sr., chairman of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, is a milestone because — unlike kidneys, hearts and lungs — the trachea has defied decades of transplantation attempts.—Pam Belluck New York Times, Star Tribune, 8 Apr. 2021 The 18-hour procedure, conceived and led by Dr. Eric M. Genden Sr., chairman of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, is a milestone because — unlike kidneys, hearts and lungs — the trachea has defied decades of transplantation attempts.—New York Times, 6 Apr. 2021 Smell or olfactory training encourages people to sniff essential oils twice a day, said rhinologist Dr. Zara Patel, a professor of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.—Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 1 Oct. 2022 See More
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