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Otolaryngology & ENT Surgery at Southcoast Health

Do you often have problems with your ear, nose or throat? Come to Southcoast Health for expert otolaryngology services in Fall River, Dartmouth and New Bedford, MA and surrounding areas of Rhode Island. We will work with you to diagnose your condition and determine whether surgery is necessary. No matter the problem, you can expect clinical excellence in a community of care at our physicians practices.

An otolaryngologist specializes in the medical and surgical care of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. This doctor can also be called an ENT (for ear, nose and throat) and become certified in a variety of subspecialities, including neurotology, otolaryngic allergy, pediatric otolaryngology, plastic surgery of the face, neck or head, and sleep medicine.

Treating Ear, Nose & Throat Conditions in MA & RI

At Southcoast Health, our ENTs can diagnose and treat ear problems, head and neck problems, and nose and throat conditions, such as:

  • Ear infections
  • Hearing loss
  • Balance disorders
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Cholesteatoma (abnormal skin growth in the ear)
  • Congenital disorders
  • Deformities of the outer and inner ear
  • Tumors of the parotid, thyroid and parathyroid glands
  • Salivary gland problems
  • Sleep apnea
  • Sinusitis
  • Deviated septum
  • Nose bleeds
  • Nasal polyps
  • Loss of smell
  • Voice and swallowing disorders
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Throat cancer

Come See Our ENTs for Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery

If surgery is the answer for your condition, you are in good hands at Southcoast. Our otolaryngologists have both medical and surgical training, allowing them to perform ENT surgery in Fall River, Dartmouth and surrounding areas. Some of our surgeries include:

  • Airway procedures: Bronchoscopy and tracheotomy
  • Cancer treatments: Surgery to remove a tumor and correct deformities from cancer surgery
  • Cosmetic surgery: Rhinoplasty (“nose job”), otoplasty (pinning the ears back) and surgical reconstruction
  • Ear surgery: Cochlear implants, myringotomy (tiny incisions in the eardrum to relieve pressure) and reconstruction of the eardrum and middle ear
  • Endocrine surgery: Surgery of the thyroid gland and parathyroid glands
  • Esophagus and throat surgery: GERD treatments, tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and surgery to correct sleep apnea and snoring
  • Larynx (voice box) procedures: Voice therapy, surgery to correct voice or sound production, and removal of the voice box
  • Nasal procedures: Balloon sinuplasty and straightening the nasal septum

Schedule an appointment with our ENTs to see if one of these ear/nose/throat surgeries is right for your condition. Our otolaryngology team will do everything we can to have you experience your best health free of ear, nose or throat problems.

At Southcoast Health, patients can receive ear/nose/throat treatment from our otolaryngologists in Fall River, Dartmouth and New Bedford, MA, as well as parts of Rhode Island.