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  All of the  doctors at Massachusetts Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates are board-certified otolaryngologists.  Each has completed five years of training after medical school to acquire medical and surgical expertise in the care of head and neck conditions, including the following:

Skin and Face

Skin cancer
Management of facial paralysis.

Nose

Nasal breathing disorders and allergy
Sinus infection and diseases 
Endoscopic sinus surgery (including CT-guided techniques)
Tumors of the nose and sinuses
Nasal cosmetic and reconstructive surgery (rhinoplasty and nasal fractures)
Disorders of taste and smell 

Ears

Chronic ear infections
Balance disorders
Surgical and non-surgical treatment of hearing loss
Surgical treatment of external ear deformities, tumors and middle ear 
     disease, including cholesteatoma 

Oral Cavity and Throat

Infections of the tonsils and throat
Cancers of the mouth, throat, and voice box (larynx)
Hoarseness and vocal cord disorders
Swallowing disorders
Speech and voice evaluation and treatment

Neck and Thyroid

Tumors of the neck, thyroid, and parathyroid glands
Infections and tumors of the salivary glands
Other neck disorders

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Assessment of snoring and sleep apnea
Treatment including radio-frequency treatment and uvulo-palato-pharyngoplasty (UPPP)

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Evaluation and management of ear and sinus infections
Tonsil and adenoid disorders
Hearing loss and speech delay
Airway symptoms

Laser, Endoscopic, and Image-Guided Surgery

Our doctors are trained and credentialed in the use of lasers, including laser surgery for ear, vocal cord, and tumor surgery.  
We employ the latest endoscopic (minimally invasive) techniques for  laryngeal surgery and sinus surgery including CT scan image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery.