Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Physicians of Jefferson's Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of the ear, nose and throat (ENT), and head and neck disorders. Our physicians are trained in such subspecialty areas as otology, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, allergy and head and neck surgery.
We are backed by state-of-the-art equipment and treat a variety of conditions including:
- Balance disorders such as Meniere's disease
- Thyroid problems including thyroid cancer
- Cancers that affect the upper digestive tract, head, neck and face
- Hearing loss
- Facial nerve paralysis
- Sleep apnea
Helping Advance Techniques & Tools for Treating ENT Disorders
Members of our medical staff have played a key role in helping advance many of the techniques and tools used today in the treatment of disorders that affect the ears, nose and throat and participate in leading-edge, multidisciplinary care. We also collaborate with specialists from the Jefferson Sleep Center to offer patients access to the latest in technology for sleep apnea.
The following procedures are performed by the otolaryngology rhinology team:
- Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
- Endonasal skull base surgery
- Cryotherapy (for runny nose)
- Implantable steroid eluting stents for polyps
- Balloon Sinuplasty
- Surgery for tearing
- Control of nose bleeds
Our staff works together with the physicians and researchers of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, a National Cancer Institute-designated clinical cancer center for excellence in cancer care and research.
We are testing new ways to diagnose, treat and prevent cancer and manage its symptoms or side effects. Qualified patients will have a multidisciplinary team comprised of surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and rehabilitation specialists. Our goal is to offer you the highest chance for cure while minimizing treatment side effects. Learn more about clinical trials currently being offered.
Otolaryngology Research & Education
Visit the Department of Otolarynology—Head & Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University for more information about our team and educational opportunities, including residencies.
Jefferson Otolaryngology offers several convenient office locations throughout Pennsylvania (including Yardley), New Jersey (including Cherry Hill) and Delaware. All of our offices come equipped with the latest technology for treatment and are staffed by the same experienced physicians that you have come to expect from Jefferson Otolaryngology.
Next-Day Appointments Available
We now offer next-day appointments for head and neck cancer patients. Next-Day appointments for new cancer patients mean you or loved ones can meet with a specialist as soon as possible to begin the road to recovery. Patients will begin by speaking with a dedicated member of our staff that can set an appointment and on the first appointment date, you will meet with a cancer specialist to review treatment options and set a course for recovery. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) to book a next day appointment for a Jefferson Otolaryngology cancer specialist or make an appointment online.