Paediatric ENT is a medical subspeciality that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect the ear, nose, and throat in children.
Paediatric ENT treat children from the newborn period through the teenage years. They are primarily concerned with medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases in children. If your child needs surgical or complex medical treatment for illnesses or problems affecting the ear, nose, or throat, a pediatric otolaryngologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child.
When to seek treatment
- Diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, and throat disorders, and head and neck diseases
- Surgery of the head and neck, including before and after-surgery care
- Consultation with other doctors when ear, nose, or throat diseases are detected
- Assistance in the identification of communication disorders in children