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Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

A Unique Resource for Pediatric ENT Disorders

Children with ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders have a truly unique resource right here in San Antonio. We provide pediatric ENT surgery and care through a comprehensive pediatric ENT team of UT Health San Antonio faculty. Our team of specialists include nurse practitioners, audiologists, social workers, speech & language pathologists, respiratory therapists and child life specialists who work together to evaluate, manage and treat children up to age 18 with disorders of the ear, nose and throat.

Because University Health System is an academic medical center, children benefit from having every type of physician specialist available at University Hospital around the clock.

Some of these specialists our team works with include:

Conditions

Our audiologists specialize in treating many different conditions of the head and neck.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Adenoid enlargement
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Congenital ear, nose and throat abnormalities
  • Facial trauma
  • Head and neck masses
  • Hearing loss
  • Nose bleeds (epistaxis)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
  • Sinus infections (sinusitis)
  • Speech and language disorders
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheostomy dependence

Support Services

Our support services ensure that your child is getting the best most comprehensive treatment for their condition.

Services we provide include:

  • Multidisciplinary, family-centered evaluation and management for pediatric ear, nose and throat conditions
  • On-site audiology consultation
  • Access to sleep medicine specialists throughout the San Antonio area
  • Social work and treatment-related financial counseling
  • Translator services
  • Hospital / Inpatient services:
    • Access to dozens of pediatric physician specialists available around the clock at University Hospital
    • New, private patient rooms for hospital overnight stays feature a pull-out bed to accommodate family members
    • Pediatric Anesthesiologist coverage for all surgical procedures
    • Critical airway management
  • Outpatient services include:
    • Diagnostic procedures – specialized ear, nose and throat examinations
    • Foreign body removal
    • Long-term airway management
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