Ear, Nose & Throat | Whittier, CA | PIH Health

Ear, Nose & Throat

Doctor examining young patient's ear

Your family’s choice for superior ear, nose, and throat (ENT) care is PIH Health. You’ll appreciate how our compassionate specialists provide prompt medical attention to relieve symptoms and improve your quality of life.

Get care from an otolaryngologist, a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the ear, nose, throat, head, neck, and face. Our staff also include doctors with additional training in treating nerve-related disorders of the ear and skull. Depend on our experienced and helpful specialists for complete care, including surgical procedures, when needed, for patients of all ages.

Conditions We Treat

Talk to your primary care provider if you have symptoms of an ENT or head and neck problem. Depending on your symptoms, your doctor may refer you to an otolaryngologist for specialized care.

Ear Problems

Rely on our team to detect and treat:

  • Dizziness and motion sickness
  • Ear infections
  • Inner ear disorders, including conditions caused by autoimmune diseases
  • Hearing loss
  • Perforated eardrum
  • Swimmer’s ear
  • Tinnitus

Nose & Nasal Issues

Access high-quality care of:

  • Allergies and hay fever
  • Changes in the sense of smell or loss of ability to smell
  • Deviated septum
  • Nasal obstruction (blockage)
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nose bleeds
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinus conditions, like sinusitis, pain, and sinus headaches

Throat Diseases & Disorders

Look to our expert team for care of:

  • Early-stage laryngeal cancer
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Throat cysts, nodules, and polyps
  • Thyroid gland conditions
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Voice changes, hoarseness, or voice disorders

Head & Neck Concerns

Your ENT doctor also has training to care for head, neck, and facial problems, such as:

  • Bell’s palsy
  • Cancerous (malignant) and noncancerous (benign) tumors, including thyroid gland cancer
  • Cranial nerve disorders
  • Facial deformities
  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • Mouth sores
  • Salivary gland conditions

Diagnostic Services

To determine the cause of your symptoms, your provider may recommend:

  • Allergy testing
  • Endoscopic evaluation of the sinus, nose, throat, or larynx (voice box) – Uses a device with a light to examine different parts inside the body
  • Hearing tests
  • Sleep tests, such as sleep apnea screening

Comprehensive Care

In a welcoming environment, you and your doctor will create a treatment plan based on your unique needs. Your doctor may recommend:

  • Allergy desensitization
  • Ear tube placement
  • Hearing aids
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Medication

Surgical Care

Your doctor will recommend less invasive therapies whenever possible, so you have the fastest recovery. But in some cases, surgery may be the best option for your situation. Rely on our skilled physicians to perform:

  • Broken eardrum reconstruction
  • Head and neck tumor removal
  • Procedures to restore hearing
  • Reconstructive facial surgery
  • Surgery to treat snoring
  • Thyroid gland surgery
  • Tonsil or adenoid reduction

Endoscopic & Laser Procedures

Whenever possible, your doctor will use minimally invasive techniques to do your surgery. Depending on the type of procedure, you may have:

You’ll benefit from little or no incisions, with less risk of complications and a faster healing period.

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