Scripps Clinic Division of Head and Neck Surgery

Our medical team in the Division of Head and Neck Surgery and Otology at Scripps Clinic is devoted to providing the most advanced and effective treatment options for children, adolescents and adults. They are specially trained to diagnose, treat and help prevent diseases and disorders of the upper airways and ears. Our medical, surgical and support services include:

  • A comprehensive hearing aid program that dispenses the most technologically advanced equipment
  • Audiology and speech pathology services to treat patients with hearing loss and communication disorders
  • BAHA (bone anchored hearing aid), a surgically implanted system for treatment of hearing loss that works through direct bone conduction
  • Cochlear implant, a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is deaf or severely hard of hearing
  • Endocrine surgery (thyroid and parathyroid) to remove hormone-producing tissues
  • Head and neck cancer treatment employing a multidisciplinary approach that includes a skilled surgical team, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and speech therapists
  • Nasal and sinus surgery for polyp removal, septoplasty for deviated septum correction and turbinate reduction
  • Physical therapy to assist with balance disorders
  • Reconstructive procedures for conductive hearing loss
  • Tonsillectomy, adenoid removal and removal of benign tumors
  • Treatment for habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using radio frequency, lasers or the less invasive Pillar Procedure

All of the physicians have privileges at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, allowing them to perform pediatric procedures in a facility that’s specially equipped to care for kids. Consultations are offered at several locations throughout San Diego. Contact us to learn more about the Division of Head and Neck and Otology at Scripps Clinic or to schedule an appointment with a member of our medical team.