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Our physicians in the UNC Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery remain available to manage your ear, nose, and throat related issues through a variety of in-person and Telemedicine resources. Visit our department site for more information.

Ear, Nose & Throat

At UNC Medical Center, our Ear, Nose, and Throat physicians, also known as otolaryngologists, offer an extensive range of medical and surgical treatment for diseases and conditions of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck.

UNC Health Care's Adult Cochlear Implant Program is internationally recognized and is ranked as one of the top programs in the country by U.S. News & World Reports. It is also the highest ranked program in the Southeast. Visit the UNC Adult Cochlear Implant Program's website to learn more about it or to schedule an appointment.

Conditions We Treat

Whether you’re experiencing a common sinus or ear infection, or an uncommon infection or tumor, we understand that you want the excellent care from otolaryngologists, who are specially trained to manage and treat patients with conditions affecting the ear, nose, throat, head and neck.

Some of the conditions we routinely treat include:




  • Tonsillitis
  • Adenoids
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Voice disorders

Head & Neck

  • Facial trauma
  • Infections
  • Non-cancerous and cancerous tumors

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Primary and revision rhinoplasty
  • Cosmetic surgery and office-based procedures
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Management of facial paralysis

Visit the UNC Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery department website for more detailed information.

A Patient Story


Watch Eric's journey as UNC's first patient to have a 3D-printed model of his temporal bone used before surgery.

Make an Appointment Today

Call UNC Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat services at 984-974-6484. 

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