Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

Our Library at a quick glance:

Throat

Ears

Nose

Head & Neck

Thyroid & Parathyroid

Sleep & Snoring

Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive

Kids ENT Health

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Patient Education
... Our Library at a quick glance: Throat Aging and Swallowing Aspiration Cricopharyngeal Muscle Dysfunction Dysphagia GERD and LPR Hoarseness Salivary Gland Disorders Sore Throats Spasmodic Dysphonia Tonsillitis Tonsils and Adenoids Vocal Cord Paralysis Voice Box (Laryngeal) Cancer Zenker’s Diverticulum Ears Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Cholesteatoma Conductive Hearing Loss Earaches Ears and Altitude (Barotrauma) Earwax (Cerumen Impaction) Hyperacusis Labyrinthitis Ménière’s Disease Otosclerosis Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL) Swimmer's Ear Tinnitus Vestibular Schwannoma Nose Asthma Dysgeusia Deviated Septum Fungal Sinusitis Geriatric Rhinitis Hyposmia and Anosmia Nosebleeds Post-Nasal Drip Sinus Headaches Sinusitis Rhinitis Turbinate Hypertrophy Head & Neck Bell's Palsy Fine Needle Aspiration Graves’ Disease Head and Neck Cancer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Neck Mass in Adults Sialadenitis Skin Cancer Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain Thyroid & Parathyroid Goiter Hyperthyroidism Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Nodules Sleep & Snoring Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing Snoring, Sleeping Disorders and Sleep Apnea Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Nasal Fractures Kids ENT Health Ankyloglossia (Tongue-tie) Pediatric Hearing Loss Pediatric Sinusitis Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Allergy Info
...For example, a skin allergy can be effectively treated by a dermatologist (a doctor who specialize in treating skin diseases) and an infantile cow's milk allergy may be treated by the child's own pediatrician...

Does my child need a sleep study?
... Specialties that contributed to the guideline included pediatrics, sleep medicine, pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric pulmonology, and otolaryngology–head and neck surgery...

Choking in Kids
...   Source: American Academy of Pediatrics Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 (Copyright © 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics)

Shawn P. McKay, MD, FAAOA
... His interests also include endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid), Head & Neck cancer, allergy, swallowing and voice disorders, and pediatric ENT...

Thyroid & Parathyroid
Goiter Hyperthyroidism Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Nodules

Sleep & Snoring
Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing Snoring, Sleeping Disorders and Sleep Apnea

Kids ENT Health
Ankyloglossia (Tongue-tie) Pediatric Hearing Loss Pediatric Sinusitis Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
...The team may include: an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist (or otolaryngologist), plastic surgeon, oral surgeon, speech pathologist, pediatric dentist, orthodontist, audiologist, geneticist, pediatrician, nutritionist, and psychologist/social worker...

GERD and LPR
... Your primary care provider or pediatrician will often refer you to an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist, for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment if you are having related symptoms...

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
... What Are the Symptoms of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer...

Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing
Pediatric sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a general term for breathing difficulties occurring during sleep...

Pediatric Hearing Loss
... What are the Symptoms of Pediatric Hearing Loss...

Pediatric Sinusitis
...Like sinusitis in adults, pediatric sinusitis can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms may be caused by other problems, such as a viral illness or allergy...

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
...In some children, when reflux happens so frequently and is so severe that it causes complications, it is known as pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...

Earaches
... Many cases of otitis media can be treated by your pediatrician or family doctor; more serious cases may need attention from an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist...

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