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Ear, Nose and Throat

Our ear, nose and throat (ENT) team diagnoses and treats all disorders and diseases of the hearing and balance system. We also perform surgery for:

We also work closely with our specialized audiology team to identify and treat hearing-related conditions in children from newborn to teens.

Specialty Programs

The otology/neurotology program at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital treats children with conductive and sensori-neural hearing losses, balance and facial nerve disorders. We also perform surgery for:

  • Treatment of chronic ear disease
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Ossicular reconstruction and cochlear implantation
  • Reconstruction of congenital aural atresia

Cochlear implant services utilizing the skills of a surgeon, audiologist and speech therapist are available to pediatric patients . Implants are programmed and maintained to adjust to the specific needs of each patient. Our team works closely with the schools for the hearing impaired in West Michigan.

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Helpful Resources
How Will I Know if My Child Has Trouble Hearing?
Hearing Evaluation in Children
Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD)
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Middle Ear Infections
Middle Ear Infections and Ear Tube Surgery