Providence Pediatric Ear Nose & Throat - Portland

Beads, peas, popcorn kernels – kids love sticking things up their noses. When something besides little fingers make their way north, or if your child experiences recurring ear infections or snoring, it may be time to see one of our specialists. Our pediatric otolaryngologists are trained to care for your child’s delicate ears, nose and throat.

Services and conditions treated

Ears and hearing

  • Ear infections
  • Ear tube placement
  • Foreign body removal
  • Dizziness and balance disorders
  • Referral for complete hearing evaluation
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Cosmetic ear surgery (otoplasty)
  • Surgery to repair eardrum (tympanoplasty)


Nose and sinus

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Stuffy nose
  • Nasal congestion
  • Adenoid removal (adenoidectomy)
  • Turbinates (small structures inside the nose) are reduced to improve airflow (turbinate reduction surgery)
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Sinus infection
  • Sinus surgery
  • Crooked or broken nose
  • Surgery to straighten the septum (septoplasty)
  • Nasal bone fracture repair
  • Reconstructive nose surgery to improve breathing (functional septorhinoplasty)
  • Removal of bone or tissue blockages in the nose (choanal atresia repair)


Throat and neck

  • Tonsil removal (tonsillectomy)
  • Tongue-tie release
  • Voice box (larynx) exam (laryngoscopy)
  • Airway exam (bronchoscopy)
  • Speech/voice surgery for when the soft palate does not close tightly against the back of the throat (velopharyngeal insufficiency)
  • Airway/esophageal foreign body removal
  • Chronic cough
  • Swallowing problems
  • Chronic bad breath (halitosis)
  • Hoarseness
  • Congenital head and neck mass evaluation
  • Thyroid/parathyroid disease
  • Drainage of neck abscesses
  • Removal of lumps that appear on the sides of the neck or above the collarbone (branchial cleft surgery)
  • Removal of a gland that makes saliva (parotidectomy)
  • Removal of unusual sinus tracts (preauricular cyst excision)
  • Head and neck mass/tumors removal
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Snoring