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What Does it Take to Become an Otolaryngologist?

Otolaryngologists are doctors who focus on human ears, nose, throat, head, and neck. Their special skills include diagnosing and treating issues of the sinuses, vocal box and cords, pharynx, oral cavity, as well as infectious diseases and cancers of the head and neck. Becoming an otolaryngologist requires as many as 15 years of college and [...]

By |November 12th, 2013|ENT History, Office News|Comments Off on What Does it Take to Become an Otolaryngologist?

ENT History: When was the First Tracheotomy?

The tracheotomy is one of the oldest documented surgical procedures. It involves making an incision through the front of the throat to allow access to the windpipe, or trachea. The hole from the incision, also called the stoma, can be used to help the patient breathe without the use of the nose or mouth. A [...]

By |August 7th, 2013|ENT History, Head and Neck, Throat|Comments Off on ENT History: When was the First Tracheotomy?