Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

McGovern Medical School

Pediatric ENT (OPAL)

  1. Pediatric ENT Webinar

    Dr. Soham Roy discusses common diseases and conditions of the ears, nose and throat in this webinar, hosted by Children’s… Read the full article…

  2. Tonsils & Adenoids

    What are tonsils and adenoids? Tonsils and adenoids are part of the body’s lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part… Read the full article…

  3. Ear Infections and Earache

    What Is Otitis Media? Otitis media means inflammation of the middle ear. The inflammation occurs as a result of a… Read the full article…

  4. Cochlear Implants

    A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing to the deaf. It is surgically implanted in the… Read the full article…

  5. Your Genes and Hearing Loss

    One of the most common birth defects is hearing loss or deafness (congenital), which can affect as many as three… Read the full article…

  6. Why Do Children Have Earaches?

    To understand earaches you must first know about the Eustachian tube, a narrow channel connecting the inside of the ear… Read the full article…

  7. Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp

    The tonsils are two pads of tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat. Adenoids sit high… Read the full article…

  8. Tonsillitis

    What is tonsillitis? Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils. The inflammation may involve other areas of the back… Read the full article…

  9. Tonsillectomy Procedures

    Unfortunately, there may be a time when medical therapy (antibiotics) fails to resolve the chronic tonsillar infections that affect your… Read the full article…

  10. Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia)

    Most of us think of tongue-tie as a situation we find ourselves in when we are too excited to speak…. Read the full article…

  11. The Necessity of Early Intervention in Hearing to Optimize Hearing Health

    Why Is Early Childhood Hearing Screening Important For Your Child? Everyday in the United States, approximately 1 in 1,000 newborns… Read the full article…

  12. Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is a common problem for adults leading to hypertension, heart attack, stroke, and early death. Other… Read the full article…

  13. Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Rhabdomyosarcoma is a type of a sarcoma, which means a cancer of the bone, soft tissues, or connective tissue. This… Read the full article…

  14. Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health

    Your child has an earache. After your first visit to a physician you may hear some of the following terms… Read the full article…

  15. Pediatric Thyroid Cancer

    The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located at the base of the throat. It has two lobes separated in… Read the full article…

  16. Pediatric Sinusitis

    Your child’s sinuses are not fully developed until age 20. Although small, the maxillary (behind the cheek) and ethmoid (between… Read the full article…

  17. Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

    Today in the United States, studies estimate that 34 percent of U.S. adults are overweight and an additional 31 percent… Read the full article…

  18. Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) and Your Otolaryngologist

    Everyone has gastroesophageal reflux (GER), the backward movement (reflux) of gastric contents into the esophagus. Extraesophageal Reflux (EER) is the… Read the full article…

  19. Pediatric Food Allergies

    Dust, mites, pet dander, and ragweed are not the only allergic threats to your child. Food allergies and sensitivities may… Read the full article…

  20. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children

    The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders reports that approximately 28 million Americans have lost some or all… Read the full article…

  21. Kids and Facial Paralysis

    About 40,000 people in the United States develop facial paralysis each year with children comprising a small percentage of that… Read the full article…

  22. Infant Hearing Loss

    If your newborn child: does not startle, move, cry or react in any way to unexpected loud noises, does not… Read the full article…

  23. How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat

    Your child has been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis, a physiological response to specific allergens such as pet dander or ragweed…. Read the full article…

  24. Earaches

    Insight into otitis media and treatments What is otitis media? How does the ear work? What are the symptoms? and… Read the full article…

  25. Ear Infection and Vaccines

    Researchers continue to look for help for children and parents of children who suffer from the most common type of… Read the full article…

  26. Doctor? ¿Por Qué a Mi Hijo Le Duele El Oído? (Doctor, why does my son’s ear hurt?)

    Introducción a la otitis media y su tratamiento ¿Qué Es La Otitis Media? La otitis media significa inflamación del oído… Read the full article…

  27. Doctor?¿Para Qué Sirven Las Amígdalas Y Los Adenoides? (Doctor, what are tonsils and adenoids?)

    Las amígdalas y los adenoides son masas de tejido que se parecen a los nudos linfáticos o las glándulas del… Read the full article…

  28. Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems

    Who is in day care? The 2000 census reported that of among the nation’s 19.6 million preschoolers, grandparents took care… Read the full article…

  29. Could My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

    Sleep apnea is known to affect 1 to 3 percent of children, but because there may be many unreported cases,… Read the full article…

  30. Cochlear-Meningitis Vaccination

    What you should know • The CDC and FDA, in partnership with state health departments, have recently completed an investigation… Read the full article…

  31. Child's Hearing Loss

    Your child with a hearing loss can succeed – in school, in work, and in life! It is important to… Read the full article…

  32. Children’s Hearing Health

    Insight into behavioral benchmarks, risk indicators, and hearing tests What are potential indicators for hearing loss? How, when, and why… Read the full article…

  33. Children and Facial Paralysis

    About 40,000 people in the United States develop facial paralysis each year with children comprising a small percentage of that… Read the full article…

  34. Ear Plastic Surgery

    Protruding and drooping ears or torn earlobes can be surgically corrected. Exceptionally large ears or those that stick out make… Read the full article…

  35. Otoplasty

    Protruding and drooping ears or torn earlobes can be surgically corrected. Exceptionally large ears or those that stick out make… Read the full article…

  36. Sensorineural Hearing Loss

    A Q & A with AAO-HNS Member Expert Barry E. Hirsch, MD, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and… Read the full article…

  37. Secondhand Smoke & Children

    Insight into effects and prevention What is secondhand smoke? Who is at risk? and more… Secondhand smoke is a combination… Read the full article…

  38. Perforated Eardrum

    Insight into ear injuries What is a perforated eardrum? What causes eardrum perforation? How is hearing affected by a perforated… Read the full article…

  39. Tonsil & Adenoids

    Insight into tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy What affects tonsils and adenoids? When should I see a doctor? Common symptoms of tonsillitis… Read the full article…

  40. Otitis Media

    Insight into otitis media and treatments What is otitis media? How does the ear work? What are the symptoms? and… Read the full article…

  41. Ear Aches

    Insight into otitis media and treatments What is otitis media? How does the ear work? What are the symptoms? and… Read the full article…

  42. Ear Tubes

    Insight into causes and treatment options Who needs ear tubes and why? What to expect after surgery and more… Painful… Read the full article…

  43. Children’s Hearing Health

    Insight into behavioral benchmarks, risk indicators, and hearing tests What are potential indicators for hearing loss? How, when, and why… Read the full article…

Pediatric ENT Archives (UT ORL Update)

  1. Pediatric ENT Webinar

Pediatric ENT Archives (ORL Progress Notes)

  1. Pediatric ENT Webinar
  2. Soham Roy, M.D., Named Director of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology