Ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctors in Virginia
HCA Virginia's doctors offer comprehensive care for the ears, nose and throat. Here, our board-certified otolaryngologists work alongside a team of speech-language pathologists and audiologists, using the most advanced technology to offer surgical and non-surgical treatments.
For more information about our primary care services or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line.
Otolaryngologists (ENT doctors)
Otolaryngologists are doctors who are specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions that impact the head and neck. This includes structures such as the ear canals, sinuses, tonsils and esophagus. These doctors may sometimes be referred to as "ENT specialists" or even just "ENTs."
ENT clinic in central Virginia
HCA Virginia's Chippenham Hospital provides board-certified ENT doctors. This means they have received extra certifications for their advanced knowledge and high-quality care. They take these steps to ensure our patients can receive expert care for everything from seasonal allergy symptoms to thyroid and parathyroid cancers.
ENT conditions we treat
Our ENT specialists can diagnose and treat most conditions and diseases of the head and neck, including:
- Benign and malignant (cancerous) tumors of the neck
- Facial deformities
- Facial trauma
- Infectious diseases
- Balance disorders
- Birth disorders involving the inner and outer ear
- Ear infections
- Facial and cranial nerve disorders
- Hearing loss
- Nerve pain
- Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
- Swimmer’s ear
- Nasal cavity and sinus issues, including chronic sinusitis
- Non-emergency breathing problems
- Sense of smell problems
- Stuffy nose and nose bleeding
- Esophagus problems, including esophageal cancer
- Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD)
- Larynx problems
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Swallowing disorders
- Voice disorders
Treatment for ENT conditions
Our ENT specialists provide diagnostic, reconstructive (plastic) and therapeutic surgical treatments on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. However, we will exhaust all nonsurgical therapies before considering minimally invasive procedures.