What is an Otolaryngologist (ENT)?

Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States.

Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck.

What is an otolaryngologist?

They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians. Otolaryngologists must complete up to 15 years of college and post-graduate training to qualify for certifications by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Otolaryngologists are trained in both medicine and surgery related to disease of the ear, nose and throat.