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Springfield, MA ENT
...As the largest provider of adult and pediatric hearing, sinus/allergy, voice disorders and head and neck cancer care for Western MA, we have been forced to make many adjustments to our workforce and daily office operations...

Our Services
... Adenoids Allergies Breathing Problems Botox Treatment Cochlear Implants Dizziness Ear Infection Ear Tubes Earwax Head and Neck Cancers Hearing Loss Hearing Aids Hoarseness Mouth Sores Nasal Fractures   Neck Pain Nosebleeds Oral Cancers Pediatric ENT Care PROPEL Rhinoplasty Single-sided Deafness Sinuses Snoring/Sleep Apnea Sore Throat Sudden Hearing Loss Thyroid Tinnitus Voice Disorders What is an Audiologist...

Links
...com Physician Affiliations American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO-HNS) American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy American Board of Otolaryngology American Head & Neck Society American Rhinologic Society American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Ear: hearing & speech-related issues American Speech-Language Hearing Association Adult Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL) American Tinnitus Association BEGINNINGS for Parents of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Hearing Loss Association of America Vestibular Disorders Association - inner ear disorders The Willie Ross School for the Deaf Facial Plastic Surgery American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery General Medical Information and Health News CNN Health News Ear, Nose & Throat Today Intelihealth...

Barry R Jacobs MD FACS
Barry Jacobs, MD, FACS, is Board Certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery with a specialty in pediatric ear, nose and throat diseases...

Jerry M Schreibstein MD FACS
...   Education Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Cum Laude Residency: Boston University/Tufts University Combined Program in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Other Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology Fellow of the American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Rhinologic Society President of the Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology 2003-2005 Director - Minimally invasive sinus surgery program at Baystate Medical Center Chair, Board of Governors, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2008-2009 Executive Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2007-2009 Specializing in: Adult and pediatric head and neck surgery Snoring and sleep disorders Thyroid and parathyroid surgery Minimally invasive sinus surgery including balloon procedures Allergy diagnosis and treatment   To leave a review for Dr...

Theodore P Mason MD
...   Education Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago Fellowship in Otology, Neurotology, & Skull Base Surgery, California Ear Institute at Stanford Other Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology Director of the Baystate Medical Center Cochlear Implant Program Board of Trustees, Clarke School for the Deaf National Advisory Council, Willie Ross School for the Deaf Specializing in: Adult and pediatric cochlear implantation Baha Bone Anchored Hearing System implantation Surgical and radiosurgical treatment of acoustic neuromas Medical and surgical treatment of chronic ear disease and cholesteatoma Surgical treatment of otosclerosis, including laser stapedotomy Diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and tinnitus Vestibular disorders, including medical and surgical treatment of Meniere's disease Migraine associated dizziness Allergy diagnosis and treatment   To leave a review for Dr...

Jacquelyn M Reilly MD
Education Medical School: University of Massachusetts Residency: Otolaryngology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Other Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology Specializing in: Adult and pediatric head and neck surgery Pediatric disorders of the head and neck Laryngology Sinus disorders Allergy diagnosis and treatment Therapeutic and Esthetic Applications of Botox® Dermal Fillers   To leave a review of Dr...

Daniel I Plosky MD
Education Medical School: New Jersey Medical School Residency: Yale-New Haven Medical Center Other Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology Accomplishment Publications: Chapter on tinnitus in “Handbook of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery” Specializing in: Transoral robotic surgery for management of obstructive sleep apnea, and malignancies of the oropharynx and larynx Surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea in adults and pediatric patients Adult and pediatric head and neck surgery Evaluation of the hoarse voice Phonosurgery for vocal cord paralysis Lesions of the oral cavity Dysphagia due to Zenker's diverticulum, minimally invasive transoral repair techniques Thyroid surgery Salivary gland lesions Sinus disease Allergy diagnosis and treatment   To leave a review for Dr...

Kimberly A Brown PA-C
Specializes in adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat...

Audiologists
...Still University, 2013 Master of Science in Audiology, Purdue University, 1995 Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders, SUNY, The College at New Paltz, 1993 Licenses and Certifications License in Audiology - Commonwealth of Massachusetts Certification of Clinical Competency – American Speech, Language, Hearing Association Fellow - American Academy of Audiology Other Employed with Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons of Western New England, LLC since 1995 Clinical Interests/Concentration Amplification selection and fitting Bone anchored hearing systems Ototoxic monitoring Hearing conservation Pediatric and adult hearing assessment Personal Perspective “I enjoy the challenges and rewards of my profession every day...

Patient Questionnaires
Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss Information Sheet Sleep Disorders Patient Questionnaire My Sinus History Headache Questionnaire Migraine Diary In order to view or print these forms you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed...

Pediatric ENT Disorders
...The treatment of pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat disorders accounts for approximately 50% of all the care provided at Ear Nose and Throat Surgeons...

Physician Assistants
...Brown, PA-C Specializes in adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat Education Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Master of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies Saint Anselm College, Bachelor of Arts in Biology Other Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 2007 Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Certified in basic life support for healthcare providers and pediatric advanced life support Employed with Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons of Western New England since 2009   Brittany Czarick, PA-C Specializes in adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat Education Philadelphia University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Saint Anselm College, Bachelor of Arts Other Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 2007 Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Certified in basic life support for healthcare providers, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support Employed with Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons of Western New England since 2016   Karley Andrews, PA-C Specializes in adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat Education Bay Path University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Bay Path College, Bachelor's Degree Holyoke Community College, Associate's Degree Other Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 2018 Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Certified in basic life support for healthcare providers, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support Employed with Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons of Western New England since 2018   Sophia Fernandes, PA-C Specializes in adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat Education Salus University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Western New England University, Bachelor's Degree Other Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 2019 Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Certified in basic life support for healthcare providers, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support Employed with Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons of Western New England since 2019   Sean Olbert, PA-C Specializes in adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat Education Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS), Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies MCPHS, Bachelor's Degree Other Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 2019 Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Certified in basic life support for healthcare providers, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support Employed with Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons of Western New England since 2019

Lauren A. Busekroos, MD
..."  SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY Specializing in: Adult and pediatric head and neck surgery Obstructive sleep apnea Facial trauma Salivary gland disorders Allery diagnosis and treatment Sinus disease   To leave a review for Dr...

Robert W. Eppsteiner, MD
... Specializing in: Adult and pediatric head and neck surgery Adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat Sudden hearing loss Laryngology Salivary gland disorders Obstructive sleep apnea Sinus Disease Allergy diagnosis and treatment   To leave a review of Dr...

Throat
... About Your Voice Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Effects of Medications on Voice Gastroesphageal Reflux (GERD) How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Keeping Your Voice Healthy Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts Pediatric GERD Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Special Care for Occupational and Professional Voice Users Tips for Healthy Voices Tonsillectomy Procedures Tonsillitis Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp Vocal Cord Paralysis GERD and LPR Hoarseness How the Voice Works Secondhand Smoke Sore Throats Tonsils and Adenoids

Thyroid & Parathyroid
Goiter Hyperthyroidism Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Nodules

Sleep & Snoring
Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing Snoring, Sleeping Disorders and Sleep Apnea

Kids ENT Health
Ankyloglossia (Tongue-tie) Pediatric Hearing Loss Pediatric Sinusitis Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
...The team may include: an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist (or otolaryngologist), plastic surgeon, oral surgeon, speech pathologist, pediatric dentist, orthodontist, audiologist, geneticist, pediatrician, nutritionist, and psychologist/social worker...

GERD and LPR
... Your primary care provider or pediatrician will often refer you to an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist, for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment if you are having related symptoms...

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
... What Are the Symptoms of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer...

Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing
Pediatric sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a general term for breathing difficulties occurring during sleep...

Pediatric Hearing Loss
... What are the Symptoms of Pediatric Hearing Loss...

Pediatric Sinusitis
...Like sinusitis in adults, pediatric sinusitis can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms may be caused by other problems, such as a viral illness or allergy...

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
...In some children, when reflux happens so frequently and is so severe that it causes complications, it is known as pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...

Earaches
... Many cases of otitis media can be treated by your pediatrician or family doctor; more serious cases may need attention from an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist...