Ear, Nose & Throat: Otolaryngology at Jefferson

Dr. Keane with a patient

Dr. Keane with a patient

The ear, nose and throat specialist in Jefferson’s Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery care for patients with a conditions ranging from allergies, hearing problems and sinus infections to thyroid diseases and cancers that affect the upper digestive tract, head, neck and face.

The otolaryngologists at Jefferson are trained in such subspecialty areas as otology, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, allergy and head and neck surgery. Backed by state-of-the-art equipment, our physicians serve a large and varied patient community, including both adults and children, for whom we perform a large volume of tonsillectomies and ear tube placements.

If your child requires surgery, you can be assured that an anesthesia team experienced in pediatrics supports our surgeons. We also work in close association with the pediatric specialists at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, a Jefferson Health System affiliate.

Members of our medical staff have played a key role in helping advance many of the techniques and tools used today in the treatment of disorders that affect the ears, nose and throat and participate in leading-edge, multidisciplinary care.

In addition, our staff works together with the physicians and researchers of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, a National Cancer Institute-designated clinical cancer center for excellence in cancer care and research.

Jefferson University Hospitals is rated among the best in the nation for Ear, Nose and Throat by U.S. News & World Report, in 2013-14.

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