Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Program

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Ear, Nose & Throat Institute

DIRECTOR
Kenneth Rodriguez, MD

KEY CONTACT
Brian D’Anza, MD

NURSE COORDINATOR
Casey Reed, RN, BSN 216-844-9901

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call Tonya Ogletree at 216-844-3007, option 2.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Chronic sinus disease
Benign and malignant skull base tumors
Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea
Nasal polyposis
Smell and taste disorders
Allergic rhinitis

Therapies
Primary and revision endoscopic sinus surgery
Endoscopic skull base surgery
Nasal airway surgery
Encephalocele repair and management of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea
Endonasal approaches to the orbit

Distinguishing Features
Multidisciplinary skull base team, including surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation therapists
First in Ohio and region to offer proton therapy
State-of-the-art techniques for treating inflammatory sinus disease, including advanced endoscopic frontal sinus surgery
Offers noninvasive techniques such as balloon sinuplasty and latest-generation sinus stents to prevent postoperative scarring
Operates out of multiple sites, including University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, UH Ahuja Medical Center, and UH Westlake Surgery Center for ease of patient access
Drs. Rodriguez and D’Anza both fellowship-trained in sinus and skull base surgery