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Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


The Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine evaluates and treats patients who have ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders or diseases.

Specialty Clinics

The department offers the following:

The Baylor Otolaryngology Clinic treats allergic and nonallergic nasal and sinus disorders, disorders of sleep, malignant and benign tumors of the head and neck, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, vocal and airway disorders, and offers facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and general otolaryngology services. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-5464 or (888) 531-2ENT (368).

The Hearing Center and Otology/Neurotology Clinic treats ear disease, hearing impairment, balance disorders, facial nerve disorders, head and neck cancer, and performs cochlear implantation. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-3200.

Audiology Services provides comprehensive audiologic services for adults and state-of-the-art digital hearing aids. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-4327 (HEAR).

The Center for Balance Disorders provides in-depth services for the diagnosis and management of patients with vestibular disorders. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-6336.

The Sinus Center at Baylor College of Medicine offers advanced care for patients with sinusitis, nasal polyposis, fungal sinusitis, nasal congestion and tumors of the nasal cavity and skull base. Minimally invasive and computer-assisted surgical techniques are available for patients with refractory or complex nasal and sinus disease. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-5464 or (888) 531-2ENT (368)

The Baylor Facial Plastic Surgery Center provides a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures for the cosmetic, reconstructive and medical enhancement of the face and neck. To schedule appointments call (713) 441-FACE (3223) or (713) 798-5464 or (888) 531-2ENT (368).

The Institute for Voice and Swallowing at Baylor College of Medicine offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to voice and swallowing disorders, bringing advanced care to patients with a foundation of basic and applied research. Our programs in the areas of professional voice, interventional laryngology, dysphagia, cough and airway are also the framework for education to help promote a new definition of best practice in the community. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-5900.

The Center for Dysphagia and Swallowing Disorders provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach with a team of otolaryngologists, thoracic surgeons, gastroenterologists, radiologists, speech therapists and nutritionists to evaluate and treat patients who have difficulty swallowing food or liquids. To schedule appointments call (713) 798-5900.

Baylor College of Medicine pediatricians care for patients with head and neck conditions in the Texas Children's Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) Clinic.