Ear, Nose & Throat

About Our Ear, Nose, & Throat Program

Our pediatric otolaryngologists have special training in all aspects of diseases of the ears, nose, throat, neck, and airway in children. Based on the unique needs of the child, our team will recommend medical management, diagnostic testing, or perform surgical intervention based on the needs of the child.

Below are some of the procedures that a pediatric ear, nose, and throat physician may recommend for your child:


  • Wax removal
  • Foreign body removal
  • Myringotomy
  • Myringotomy and tube (ear tubes)
  • Paper patch tympanoplasty
  • Fat patch myringoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Tympanomastoidectomy
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Auditory implants
  • Ossicular Reconstruction
  • Mastoid debridement    

Nose and Sinus:

  • Cautery for epistaxis (nose bleeds)
  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Nasal endoscopy with control of epistaxis
  • Foreign body removal
  • Choanal atresia repair
  • Pyriform aperture stenosis repair
  • Nasal fracture repair
  • Turbinate reduction
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Sinus culture
  • Sinus debridement  

Mouth and Throat:

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Frenulectomy (tongue tie)
  • Salivary gland removal
  • Mass excision
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Repair of cleft lip and/or cleft palate


  • Excision of neck mass
  • Excision of branchial cleft cyst
  • Excision of thyroglossal duct cyst
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Fine needle aspiration  


  • Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy
  • Direct laryngoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Foreign body removal
  • Supraglottoplasty
  • Tracheal reconstruction
  • Subglottic stenosis repair
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tracheobronchoscopy via tracheotomy
  • Trach tube change
  • Esophagoscopy

Care Locations

  • K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
    1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753

Meet Our Team

Mursalin M Anis, M.D.

Samuel Engel, M.D.

Sean Houston, M.D.

Jacob McAfee, M.D.

Mary Mitskavich, M.D.

Josef Shargorodsky, M.D.

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