Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders

Children with ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders have a truly unique resource right here in San Antonio. Our comprehensive pediatric ENT team of UT Health San Antonio faculty, nurse practitioners, audiologists, social workers, speech & language pathologists, respiratory therapists and child life specialists work together to evaluate, manage and treat children up to age 18 with disorders of the ear, nose and throat.

Because University Health System is an academic medical center, children benefit from having every type of physician specialist available at University Hospital around the clock. Our team often consults with the pediatric pulmonology, cardiology, trauma, neonatal intensive care and intensive care teams to care for the most complex ENT disorders.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Adenoid enlargement
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Congenital ear, nose and throat abnormalities
  • Facial trauma
  • Head and neck masses
  • Hearing loss
  • Nose bleeds (epistaxis)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
  • Sinus infections (sinusitis)
  • Speech and language disorders
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheostomy dependence
A doctor examines a little boy on a table while his mother holds his hand

Services we provide include:

  • Multidisciplinary, family-centered evaluation and management for pediatric ear, nose and throat conditions
  • On-site audiology consultation
  • Access to sleep medicine specialists throughout the San Antonio area
  • Social work and treatment-related financial counseling
  • Translator services
  • Hospital / Inpatient services:
    • Access to dozens of pediatric physician specialists available around the clock at University Hospital
    • New, private patient rooms for hospital overnight stays feature a pull-out bed to accommodate family members
    • Pediatric Anesthesiologist coverage for all surgical procedures
    • Critical airway management
  • Outpatient services including:
    • Diagnostic procedures – specialized ear, nose and throat examinations
    • Foreign body removal
    • Long-term airway management

University Hospital
4502 Medical Drive
Rio Tower, 3rd Floor, Elevator B
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Appointments: 210-358-KIDS (5437)