otolaryngology

August 9, 2022

A new clinic features an eye and a sinus specialist collaborating on minimally invasive repairs for tear-duct obstruction, thyroid eye disease and orbital tumors.

February 11, 2021

The assistive device was designed for procedures involving structures above patients’ shoulders.

screen capture of voice-retraining session via telemedicine
January 4, 2021

Before this year's pandemic, UW Medicine clinicians would see patients in person to provide therapy for voice, breathing, and swallowing conditions. Many patients need retraining after surgery or an acute medical event involving their airway.

January 4, 2021

Online, mask-free sessions have expanded opportunities for therapists who treat patients' vocal, breathing, and swallowing disorders. 

Doctor checking on pediatric patient
September 14, 2020

While the most apparent symptoms of wildfire smoke are coughing, shortness of breath, sore throats, and red eyes, your ears can also become irritated.

September 15, 2020

“It’s all the same system,” said Dr. Albert Merati, a UW Medicine otolaryngologist.  “Things that irritate your nose or throat would also irritate your ears.”

April 16, 2018

A UW Medicine otolaryngologist discusses how the disease might affect the singer. 

picture of Russell Hollek
March 15, 2018

A UW Medicine surgeon performed a landmark procedure this week, implanting tiny, steroid-releasing devices in a patient’s sinuses to reduce the recurrence of nasal polyps. It was the device’s first West Coast deployment and the third such U.S.

January 11, 2018

Dr. Mendez was a standout practitioner, teacher and researcher, said UW's chair of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

[Editors' note: Graphic images below and in slide show, above.]

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