Ear, Nose and Throat
Patients looking for superior Ear, Nose and Throat care now have options close to home. At St. Joe's-North, our otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, throat physicians, are experienced in providing both advanced surgical expertise, as well as medical management of common ENT conditions.
ENT Advanced Surgical Services in Tampa, FL
- Sinus surgery
- Minimally invasive sinus surgery using balloon sinuplasty
- Surgical removal of tonsils/adenoids
- Thyroid surgery
- Excision and reconstruction of skin lesions of the face and neck
- Deviated septum surgery
- Snoring/Sleep apnea surgery
ENT Medical Management at St. Joseph's Hospital-North
- Chronic sinus disease
- Chronic or acute ear disease/infections
- Dizziness and vertigo
- Voice disorders and hoarseness
Balloon Sinuplasty™ for Chronic Sinus Conditions
Typically, patients require sinus surgery to clear the sinuses and provide wider openings for drainage and breathing. Balloon sinuplasty is an exciting new minimally invasive technique, which means your doctor does not have to cut on the outside of the face to reshape the sinuses.
During the procedure, which is performed under general anesthesia, your ENT surgeon inserts a small balloon into the sinus cavity by way of your nose. Once inside, using a microscope to visualize the area, your surgeon can gently inflate the balloon to reshape the cavity.
Because there are no incisions, you can expect to recover quickly and without scars—usually within 1 to 2 days.
Watch Drs. Fraker and Parikh as they discuss treatment options for sinusitis, chronic sinus problems and pain, including Balloon Sinuplasty.
Advances in the Treatment of Sinusitis