Otolaryngology (Head and Neck) Surgery
For conditions and disorders of the ear, nose and throat
(ENT) Otolaryngology surgery at St. Vincent’s addresses conditions and disorders of the ear, nose and throat (ENT) that are diagnosed as best treated by surgical intervention.
Recently rated by U.S. News and World Report among the nation’s top hospitals for ENT care, St. Vincent’s integrates its extensive resources of leading-edge technology and equipment with its multidisciplinary team of nationally respected surgeons, anesthesiologists, medical and radiation oncologists and other specialists, radiologists, nurses and pathologists to achieve optimum outcomes for ENT (otolaryngology) surgery patients.
Extensive medical knowledge and expert surgical skills
The broad range of disorders that comprise the ENT and otolaryngology spectrum of challenges reflects the interdependency of the body’s systems. Extensive medical knowledge and expert surgical skills are required in every individual patient’s case, as each is unique and distinctively complex.
Armed with such knowledge and skills, the world-class otolaryngology team, led by Department of Surgery Chairman Douglas A. Ross, MD, FACS, and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Chief Richard A. Levin, MD, DMD, earns highest marks for its effective, compassionate approach in treating, correcting and/or the reconstruction of conditions, disorders and abnormalities of the brain, ear, throat, nose, sinus, skull, mouth, esophagus, thyroid and eye.
And our extraordinary surgeons are further assisted by being able to perform its operations in our vast and pristine, state-of-the-art, 27,000-square-foot surgical suite, or Ambulatory Surgery Center.
St. Vincent's multidisciplinary team of outstanding medical professionals
St. Vincent’s patients today are benefitting from our surgeons’ ability to achieve great success in treatment of problems in all these areas, whether it’s applying innovative head and neck and microvascular surgery and reconstruction for facial structural trauma, or expertly removing cancerous thyroid and parathyroid tissue, or performing delicate endoscopic sinus surgery.
Indeed, our multidisciplinary team of outstanding medical professionals is yet another example of why patients no longer have to travel outside our area to receive the best ENT and otolaryngology surgical treatment and care available anywhere in the country.
Why choose St. Vincent's?
St. Vincent's Medical Center has been ranked # 1 in Fairfield County for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) in U.S. News Media & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. News for the past 22 years, will also be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook. read more >>
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