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Rely on the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialists at Essentia Health to treat a wide array of conditions related to your breathing, hearing, speech, or swallowing. Our specialists treat conditions ranging from recurring ear infections and seasonal allergies to hearing loss and facial reconstruction.
An ear, nose, and throat specialist, also called an otolaryngologist or ENT for short, is a doctor with specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx, mouth, throat, head, and neck.
Your primary care doctor can diagnose and treat most common ear, nose, and throat conditions. See a health care provider if you experience any of the following symptoms related to your ear, nose, or throat:
If you have severe symptoms you will be referred to an ENT specialist.
See the full list of conditions we treat, and select a condition to find providers and locations near you.
Benefit from the expertise of professionals working together with your best interest in mind. In addition to your primary care provider and ENT specialist, you may also work with:
Your providers may perform diagnostic tests, including:
You and your provider will work together to create a treatment plan tailored to you. Depending on your condition, your provider may recommend:
Your doctor will recommend noninvasive treatments, like lifestyle changes or medications, whenever possible. But if you need surgery to treat your condition, trust that your ENT specialist can expertly perform your procedure. Learn more about ENT surgery at Essentia.
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