Children suffering disorders of the ears, nose and throat benefit from the specialized diagnostic and treatment services of our Otolaryngology Department, which include a comprehensive Cochlear Implant Program for hearing restoration for both congenital and acquired hearing loss.
The department works closely with the UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center Pediatric Audiology staff to provide both behavioral audiological testing and auditory brainstem responses.
Conditions commonly referred include:
- Congenital and acquired hearing loss
- Chronic otitis media (middle ear infection)
- Balance disorders
- Chronic problems with adnoids and tonsils
- Upper airway obstruction and sleep apnea
- Hoarseness and stridor (the noise heard on breathing when the trachea or larynx is obstructed)
- Foreign bodies of the larynx, trachea and bronchi
- Neck masses and cervical adenopathy
- Disorders of the facial nerve
- Diseases of the paranasal sinuses, nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea (persistent nasal discharge)
- Eardrum perforations
For help in choosing a physician, call 800-431-5151.
To contact the Pediatric Otolaryngology Division administrative office, call 508-856-4161.
UMass Memorial Medical Group Pediatric Otolaryngologists
To schedule an appointment, call 508-856-4161 or 508-856-4162, or click on the profiles below.
- Syed Kamil, MD, Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology
- Daniel Kim, MD, Chief, Head and Neck Surgery; Codirector, Center for Skull Base Surgery
- Weiru Shao, MD, Director, Cochlear Implant Program
Private Practice Pediatric Otolaryngologists