All Children's Hospital Logo

Related Links

Search Health Information   

Ear, Nose, and Throat Home Page

Topic Index

Ear Disorders

Nose and Throat Disorders

Neck Masses

Glossary

Online Resources

Children have many problems with their ears, nose, and throat. In fact, 75 percent of children will experience an ear infection by age three. Often, these problems can be cared for by your child's physician.

Picture of a female physician talking to a young female patient

Depending on your child's situation, your child's physician may refer him or her to an otolaryngologist for specialty care. Otolaryngology is the medical specialty that focuses on disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. They are also known as ENT physicians.

ENT physicians may help treat your child with certain problems such as ear infections, hearing loss, breathing problems, or sinus problems. ENT physicians may also be involved if your child needs ear tubes or tonsil surgery.


Related Information

Otolaryngology & Cochlear Implant Program
Physician Directory

Additional Info

Pocket Doc Mobile App
Maps and Locations (Mobile)
Programs & Services
Employment
For Health Professionals
For Patients & Families
Contact Us
Find a Doctor
News
CME

All Children's Hospital
501 6th Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 898-7451
(800) 456-4543

Use Normal Template
© 2014 All Children's Hospital - All Rights Reserved