Philadelphia Ear, Nose and Throat Associates: PENTA

Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology

Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology

Laryngology and bronchoesophagology involves the treatment of airway and swallowing disorders, including disorders of the esophagus (throat), larynx (voice box), and trachea (windpipe).  We offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all medical conditions that affect swallowing, breathing, and vocal production in both adults and children.

 

 Who should be seen?

1.  Anyone experiencing:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Hoarseness
  • Regurgitation of food
  • Changes in the voice
  • Heartburn
  • Noisy breathing
  • Burning in the throat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Sensation of something stuck in the throat
  • Lump in the throat
  • Chronic cough
  • Phlegm in the throat

2.  Anyone with a diagnosis of:

  • Reflux (GERD or LPR)
  • Laryngeal papilloma
  • Cricopharyngeal muscle spasm
  • Respiratory papilloma
  • Esophageal dysmotility
  • Amyloidosis
  • Vocal cord or vocal fold paralysis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Wegener's granulomatosis
  • Vagal neuropathy
  • Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD)
  • Cough variant asthma
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Vocal process granuloma
  • Parkinson's
  • Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Myasthenia gravis    
  • Thyroid problems
  • Vagal Neuroma
  • Vagal Schwannoma

 

What laryngology and bronchoesophagology services are offered?

  • Flexible laryngoscopy
  • Laryngeal surgery
  • Direct laryngoscopy
  • Papilloma surgery and treatment
  • Videostroboscopy
  • Vocal cord/vocal fold surgery
  • Videokymography
  • Tracheotomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Laryngeal reconstruction
  • 24 hour pH monitoring
  • Laryngotracheal reconstruction
  • Esophageal manometry
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cleft palate surgery
  • Choanal atresia surgery
  • Arytenoidectomy
  • CO2 laser surgery
  • Vocal cordotomy
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula repair
  • Airway surgery
  • Tracheotomy removal (decannulation)
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Cricopharyngeal myotomy
  • Botulinum toxin injections