Otolaryngology Treatments and Services

We provide treatments and services related to the diagnosis and management of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.

Our services include:

  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Management of head and neck cancer
  • Management of spastic dysphonia with botulinum toxin
  • Management of tumors of the cerebellopontine angle and skull base
  • Management of vocal cord paralysis
  • Reconstruction of defects in the head and neck following cancer surgery
  • Surgical management of snoring and sleep apnea
  • Treatment of acoustic neuroma
  • Voice restoration following laryngectomy

Information for child patients

The Pediatric Otolaryngology department at Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center provides patient information sheets. These information sheets describe care and post-operative instructions for many conditions, tests, and procedures, including:

  • Airway endoscopy procedures (diagnostic airway endoscopy, supraglottoplasty for laryngomalacia, and operative airway endoscopy)
  • Common ear procedures (ear tubs, mastoidectomy, tympanosmastoidectory, and tympanoplasty)
  • Common pharyngeal procedures (tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy)
  • Nasal and sinonasal procedures (shoanal atresia repair, sinus surgery, and septoplasty)
  • Nasal hygiene with saline and steroid nasal sprays
  • Nosebleeds
  • Removal of thyroglossal duct cyst (Sistrunk procedure)