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, & Throat physician may recommend for your child:

Ear:

  • Wax removal
  • Foreign body removal
  • Myringotomy
  • Myringotomy and tube (ear tubes)
  • Paper patch tympanoplasty
  • Fat patch myringoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Tympanomastoidectomy
  • Mastoidectomy
  • 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
  • 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  

Neck:

  • Excision of neck mass
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Fine needle aspiration  

Airway:

  • 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

Engel, Samuel H. M.D.
Pediatric Otolarynogology

Houston, Sean D. M.D.
Pediatric Otolarynogology

Mitskavich, Mary T. M.D.
Pediatric Otolarynogology

Tavill, Michael A. M.D.
Pediatric Otolarynogology

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