Routine and Complex Ear, Nose and Throat Care

The specialists at Penn State Health Otolaryngology manage all of your ear, nose and throat issues. We thoroughly evaluate your symptoms during your office visit and, if needed, use advanced tools and techniques like small endoscopy (small camera placed through your nose) and ear microscopes to visualize your problem area. A customized treatment plan is created based on your specific diagnosis. Our specialists are here to help and are committed to evaluating and treating all ear, nose and throat conditions – from the simple to the complex.

Penn State Health Otolaryngology also offers leading-edge radiologic imaging and testing options to develop your treatment. Our commitment to providing the most advanced surgical techniques and technology means that you receive the comprehensive care you need.

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Outlook

The Penn State Health Otolaryngology team diagnoses and treats a variety of ear, nose and throat issues for patients of all ages. The most common conditions include:

Nose and Sinuses

  • Chronic sinus infections
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leak repairs
  • Deviated septum 
  • Nasal and sinus tumors
  • Nasal blockage
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nosebleeds

Voice and Swallowing

  • Hoarseness
  • Dysphagia / trouble swallowing
  • Vocal fold polyps
  • Vocal fold nodules
  • Vocal fold cancer
  • Vocal fold paralysis
  • Age-related voice changes


  • Tonsillitis
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Throat cancer
  • Snoring


  • Hearing loss
  • Vertigo / dizziness
  • Ear infections


  • Salivary stones
  • Infections of the head and neck
  • Neck Masses
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism

Experts in Care

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Why Choose Penn State Health for Care

Comprehensive care for voice problems

Our experts recognize that problems affecting your hearing, voice, nose, can throat can have a significant impact or your everyday life. These issues may affect your work and your daily interactions with family and friends. The otolaryngology experts at Penn State Health will evaluate your symptoms and, when needed consult with our audiology and speech and language pathologists, to determine your diagnosis. Together, we’ll create a comprehensive treatment plan to help you regain your best day.

Specialized sleep apnea expertise

A good night’s sleep is critical for your overall health and wellness. If you are struggling with extreme fatigue and interrupted sleep, our Penn State Health sleep apnea experts are here to help. Our ear, nose and throat team works together with our Sleep Medicine team to evaluate you for sleep apnea. We offer specialized treatment options to help you – and your loved ones – get a restful night’s sleep once again.

Commitment to clinical trials

The Penn State Health Otolaryngology team is committed to furthering ear, nose and throat research and clinical trials in partnership with Penn State College of Medicine. To learn more about clinical trials available at Penn State Health, visit our StudyFinder.

Support Groups

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Convenient Locations

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