The head and neck region encompasses all areas of the body above the collar bone except for the eyes and brain. Our doctors are highly trained in both the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of this region. Many head and neck disorders may be treated without surgery. However, when surgery is required, our surgeons provide thoughtful, innovative, world-class care.

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Surgical Treatment

If you or a loved one is experiencing any of the symptoms listed here, your physician will perform an examination and one of the specialists at ENT and Allergy of Delaware may be consulted. Based on a variety of factors we will help determine if surgery should be part of your treatment plan and if not, we will help to ensure that you have access to the best non-surgical treatments available.

Signs/Symptoms

Surgery may be recommended as part of the treatment plan for the following head and neck conditions:

  • Voice difficulties
  • Swallowing trouble
  • Hearing loss
  • Ear pain
  • Ear infection
  • Sinus disease
  • Difficulty breathing through the nose
  • Airway disorders
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Thyroid disease
  • Skin lesions
  • Throat pain
  • Tonsillitis
  • Lumps and bumps in the head, face or neck
  • Cosmetic and aesthetic concerns

Surgery:

Neck

  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Submandibular gland Excision
  • Branchial Cleft Cyst Excision
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cust Excision
  • Lymph Node Excision and Biopsy
  • Schwannoma and Carotid body tumor surgery
  • Open Skull Base Surgery
  • Neck dissection
  • Surgeries to removed cancers of the mouth, tongue, and throat
  • Laryngectomy
  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
  • Skin cancer surgery in the face and neck
  • Lip cancer surgery

Ear

  • Myringotomy and tube
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Ossiculoplasty
  • Stapedectomy
  • Meatoplasty
  • Removal of cancers of the ear
  • Acoustic neuroma surgery
  • Glomus Tumor Surgery

Nose and Sinus

  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Turbinate reduction surgery
  • Nasal valve reconstruction
  • Reduction of nasal fractures
  • Endoscopic CSF leak repair
  • Endoscopic sinus tumor resection
  • Open sinus tumor resection
  • Endoscopic orbital decompression for Graves ophthalmopathy

Voice & Throat

  • Diagnostic Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy with removal of vocal polyps
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Endoscopic Zenker’s diverticulotomy
  • Zenker’s diverticulectomy
  • Vocal cord medialization
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

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