Nose, Sinus & Skull Base Center at University Hospitals Delivers Advanced Care in Northeast Ohio
University Hospitals Ear, Nose & Throat Institute’s Nose, Sinus and Skull base Center is a leading-edge medical care resource in northeast Ohio for both children and adults. Our board-certified ear, nose and throat doctors have the skill and expertise to diagnose and treat acute and chronic nasal and sinus conditions, skull base tumors, as well as more complex issues. Our clinical experts are board-certified in otolaryngology and have advanced training in rhinology — the science of the function, anatomy and diseases of the nose — and expertise in the management of sinus diseases.
Treating Sinus and Nasal Conditions
Additionally, experts at the Nose, Sinus & Skull Base Center have the expertise and technology available to diagnose simple and complex sinus and nasal conditions, including:
- Acute and chronic sinusitis/sinus infections
- Deviated septum
- Ear pain/ear infections
- Nasal polyps
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Post nasal drip
- Skull base tumors
- CSF leaks
Successful Multi-Faceted Approach to Treating Nasal, Sinus and Skull Base Problems
Patients benefit greatly from our groundbreaking research and innovative medical therapies. After a complete physical and medical evaluation, our physicians direct necessary treatments to each patient’s unique needs. Whether a simple inhaler or advanced surgical procedures, the Nose, Sinus & Allergy Center has the most effective answers for all nasal and sinus sufferers that allows them to return to an active life.
High-Tech Nasal and Sinus Treatments
Our board-certified nose, sinus and skull base physicians are expert diagnosticians and believe in the importance of determining the interplay between sinus disease and allergic disease. Once you can separate the two, it becomes easier to clarify the components of the problems.
The Nose, Sinus & Allergy Center provides low- and high-tech treatment, including microdebriders and transillumination, for all types of nose and sinus conditions, including:
- Correction of cosmetic and functional nasal concerns such as deviated septum repair
- Leading-edge care for serious problems such as tumors and cerebrospinal fluid leaks
- Treatment for snoring and sleep apnea
- Treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis
Our esteemed, board-certified doctors also collaborate with our facial plastics ENT colleagues to offer comprehensive solutions with facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Fairly simple minimally invasive procedures are available to repair the nasal septum, reduce the size of the bone shelf, or turbinates, or remove nasal polyps, which can increase airflow through the nose and even ward off aggravating sinus issues.
Most treatments used at the Nose, Sinus & Allergy Center are minimally invasive, which use smaller incisions and are more streamlined. Benefits for the patient include:
- Faster recovery
- Less bleeding
- Less pain
- Quicker return to normal activities
Multidisciplinary Team for Nose & Sinus Cancer
For patients with nose or sinus tumors or other cancers, our board-certified otolaryngologists work with a multidisciplinary team of specialists from University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, including:
The team works collaboratively on all aspects of patient care, including a multidisciplinary approach in the operating room. If a patient needs multiple procedures, our experts work together to reduce the need for multiple surgeries so patients will experience a faster recovery.