In the Division of Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) — also known as Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) — comprehensive care is delivered by a team of doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses, who provide individualized care for each child. We practice family-centered care, educating and empowering patient families to make informed decisions about the most appropriate treatment for their child’s condition.
Conditions We Treat
- Common conditions of childhood, including ear infections (otitis), sore throats, tonsillitis, obstructive sleep apnea and sinus problems
- Tumors of the head and neck
- Congenital airway defects, including complete tracheal rings, laryngotracheal cleft, subglottic hemangiomas
- Airway problems due to trauma or lengthy intubation, including subglottic stenosis and tracheal stenosis
- Voice disorders, including vocal cord paralysis
- Swallowing disorders
- Long-term tracheostomy management
Specialized Clinical Programs
Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders
The Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders is staffed by internationally recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of airway disorders in children.
Pediatric Thyroid Center
The Pediatric Thyroid Center is dedicated to the unique medical needs of children, adolescents and teens with thyroid disease.
Pediatric Voice Program
The Pediatric Voice Program offers evaluation and treatment for children and adolescents who have complex voice problems.
Balance and Vestibular Program
The Balance and Vestibular Program specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with dizziness and balance disorders.