Throat Cancer: A Typical Patient’s Story

neck and tonsil cancer

A success story about a patient of ours getting his throat cancer successfully cured with no signs of cancer cells for the past 3 years and minor side effects.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

what is Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This is the first in a multi-part series about obstructive sleep apnea.  The next few posts will discuss how I diagnose sleep apnea, nonsurgical treatments, traditional surgical treatments, and newer office-based procedures. What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious medical problem that affects millions of Americans.  OSA is a disorder in which patients have repetitive …

Are You Tired of Migraines?

tired of getting migraines

Hello everyone! I wanted to update my blog today with an article about a procedure I’ve started performing in the office which can be amazingly effective for people with migraines or other chronic headaches, pain in the head and neck, and even pain in other parts of the body (lower back pain, sciatica, etc). This blog post will focus on …

A New Office Procedure to Treat Sleep Apnea

new sleep apnea treatment in office

Well, here we are at the last post in the series!  For a quick recap, we first talked about what obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is and how it is diagnosed.  Then, we talked about non-surgical treatments including CPAP, oral appliances, and lifestyle changes.  Finally, we discussed various traditional surgeries designed to treat OSA. Main Sleep Apnea Treatment – Radiofrequency Ablation …

What do ENT Ear, Throat and Nose Specialists do?

what do ent doctors do

Otolaryngologists: The Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists Otolaryngologists are physicians who specialize in management and treatment of diseases that affect the noses, throats and the related structures of the body including diseases of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ear, throat and nose specialists abbreviated as ENT specialists. The term ENT is accurate in describing what …

The Problem of Overscreening

problem with overscreening thryoid cancers

I just read an interesting op-ed piece in today’s NY Times on the dangers of overscreening for thyroid cancers. I’ve posted a couple of times on here about thyroid cancers. If you remember this post from a few months ago, you’ll recall that the large majority of thyroid cancers are papillary cancers. Autopsy studies have shown that about 1/3 of …