Ear, Nose, & Throat

The ear, nose and throat sound like small areas to treat, yet problems here impact big issues like your ability to breathe, hear, talk, sleep and eat. When you have an ENT (ear, nose, throat) concern, you don’t have to go far to find treatment. Help is available in your neighborhood.

McDowell Hospital brings specialized ENT care to the community by granting hospital privileges to credentialed, board certified physicians who provide quality care for the complete range of ENT issues. Should you need ENT-related surgery, procedures may be performed in McDowell Hospital’s Surgery Department, when appropriate.


Comprehensive services provided by credentialed medical staff include treatment for conditions such as:

  • Sinusitis
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Snoring and sleep apnea
  • Swimmers ear
  • Foreign objects in the eyes, ears or nose
  • Hearing loss and deafness
  • Smell and taste disorders
  • Motion sickness
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Chronic tonsillitis
  • Vocal cord polyps
  • Thyroid and adenoid problems
  • Cancer – skin, laryngeal, lip, oral

Specialized Services

ENT physicians also offer cosmetic facial surgeries such as blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, face lifts and chin implants. Such procedures may also be performed at McDowell Hospital.


For more information, please call 828-659-5000.

Physicians providing the referenced services are credentialed members of McDowell Hospital medical staff; they are not employed by McDowell Hospital.