We treat, diagnose, and manage cases related to:
Vocal: vocal polyps, vocal hemorrhages, tumors, nodules, loss of voice, hoarseness
Throat: laryngitis, throat pain, difficulty swallowing, tumors, hoarseness, infections
Ear: ear infection, tumors in the ear, ear trauma, hearing problems, ringing in the ears, swimmer's ear
Nasal/Sinus: sinusitis, nose bleeds, loss of smell, or allergies
Sleep: sleep apnea, snoring, or difficulty breathing at night
Developmental: birth defects relating to the head, neck, cleft palate, hearing problems
Functional & cosmetic surgery: nose (deviated septum, rhinoplasty), mouth (cleft palate), or ears
Other: acid reflux, cancer of the voice box, lumps in the head, neck, or thyroid
When Should You Consult an ENT physician (Otolaryngologist)?
If you ever experience problems or have concerns that directly relate to the function of the ears, nose, throat, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, or supporting structures including the neck and face, you should start with an otolaryngologist to get the best diagnosis and treatment plan.
Dr. Opperman is an otolaryngologist, addressing problems in the ear, nose, and throat as well as related structures. He is also a laryngologist, addressing problems in the larynx, or voice box.