Specialty Groups

By Mayo Clinic Staff

The Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) department at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota includes several specialty groups that focus on disorders and diseases of the head and neck:

The Division of Audiology, part of the Departmenit of Otorhnolaryngology, annually serves more than 20,000 patients with hearing and balance problems and offers on-site hearing aid services.

Facial Plastic Surgery
Experienced, board-certified plastic surgeons in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery perform hundreds of procedures each year to reverse the signs of aging, to remove facial contour irregularities or deformities, and to make the features of the face appear natural and in proportion with one another.

Rhinology (Nose and Sinus) and Skull Base Surgery
At Mayo Clinic, people with nose and sinus problems have access to a multidisciplinary team of experts whose medical and surgical practice is dedicated to diagnosing and treating sinus tumors, sinusitis, nasal polyps and many other conditions.

Balance Testing Laboratory
Mayo offers advanced testing for balance or dizziness-related problems in the Vestibular and Balance Testing Laboratory.

Pediatric Otolaryngology
Mayo Clinic in Minnesota is one of the few medical centers in the United States with the expertise to perform specialized pediatric otolaryngology surgeries, such as laryngotracheal reconstruction.

Laryngology/Voice Disorders
Mayo Clinic's experienced laryngology specialists offer the latest diagnosis and treatment options for vocal cord abnormalities and laryngeal diseases, including laryngeal phonosurgery for voice disorders, laryngeal Botox™ therapy, focused vocal therapy, and KTP laser and CO2 treatments.

Head and Neck Cancer
At Mayo Clinic, head and neck cancer patients have access to experienced specialists and the latest treatments, such as robotic surgery for tumor removal.