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Pediatric Ear Nose & Throat

2069.2 miles away
509-474-3131

Most children get their fair share of ear infections, sore throats and nosebleeds as they grow up. If these ailments happen too frequently, though, your child may need to see a specialist.

At Providence Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat, our doctors are specially trained to find the cause and treat a wide range of issues that originate in your child’s head and neck, including recurring ear infections, sore throats, snoring and swallowing disorders.

Sometimes, we can clear up your child’s condition with a simple procedure or medication. Other times, more complex treatments, therapy or surgery is needed. You can trust that our doctors will do everything possible to help your child feel comfortable and secure and healthy.

At Providence, we treat many disorders affecting the ear, nose and throat, including:

  • Airway and vocal cord disorders
  • Allergies
  • Balance disorders
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Chronic strep throat
  • Deviated septum
  • Enlarged tonsils
  • Enlarged thyroid glands
  • Facial issues caused by birth defects, injury or medical condition
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Hearing loss
  • Infected tonsils
  • Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Nosebleeds
  • Sinus headaches and migraines
  • Speech and language delay
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Swallowing of foreign objects
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid cysts and nodules
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-tie
  • Tumors

At Providence, we provide a wide range of services to treat ear, nose and throat disorders in children. They include:

  • Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Hearing testing
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Identification of speech and hearing disorders
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Placing ear tubes to treat chronic middle ear infections or fluid buildup
  • Removal of head and neck cancers
  • Thyroidectomy to treat thyroid cancer or other thyroid conditions
  • Sinus surgery to treat chronic sinusitis

We’ll consult with your pediatrician, teachers, and other specialists to make sure your child gets the best treatment for their exact condition.

The ear, nose and throat doctors at Providence will take excellent care of your child. Depending on the nature of your child’s issue, your care team may include:

  • Allergists
  • Audiologists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Nurses
  • Otolaryngologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Primary care doctors
  • Pulmonologists
  • Speech therapists
  • Surgeons