Our ENT Specialists
At North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, our highly trained ENT doctors perform hundreds of procedures and surgeries every year, so patient care is always in the hands of well-practiced experts. We invite you to continue exploring our website to learn more about our doctors’ specialties and educational backgrounds, as well as common ENT problems and procedures.
- Specialize in Otolaryngology, the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head & neck disorders.
- They have special expertise in managing diseases of the ears, nasal passages, sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face.
- An ENT specialist begins practicing after up to 15 years of college and postgraduate training.
At North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, we are committed to helping you be as comfortable and well informed as possible about your health.
Knowing that over 50% of all physicians visits are for ENT problems, we have developed this portion of our website to help you better understand common ENT problems and treatments, as well as to introduce you to the field of Otolaryngology and our professional ENT staff
- To qualify for certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology, an applicant must first complete college, medical school (usually four years), and at least five years of specialty training.
- Next, the physician must pass the American Board of Otolaryngology examination to be certified.
- Some ENT specialists pursue a one- or two-year fellowship for more extensive training in one of the seven sub-specialty areas. These include Pediatric Otolaryngology (children), Otology/Neurotology (ears and balance.), Allergy, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology,(throat) and Rhinology (nose).