Ear, nose and throat: World-class expertise, focused on you

The experience, expertise and skill of our ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists make UW Health a top-rated U.S. health system for ENT services.
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Programs and research

Advance care and research

At UW Health, we strive to improve care and treatment for all people with ear, nose and throat disorders.

Specialty clinics and services

We provide care for certain conditions through specialty clinics. Other providers assist our ENT doctors.

Audiologists are hearing specialists. They work with ear, nose and throat doctors to provide nonmedical treatments for hearing disorders.

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Speech and language pathologists work closely with our ENT doctors in this clinic. Together, we evaluate swallowing difficulties and plan treatment. We also offer help with voice problems.

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Treating ear, nose and throat conditions may affect your appearance or the function of these parts of your body. We offer surgical services to help.

Our pediatric audiology program caters to the unique hearing needs of children.

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For our youngest patients, we offer special ear, nose and throat care.

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Our cochlear implant team has extensive experience with this treatment approach, which has enhanced the quality of life for so many patient of all ages.

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Our ENT providers are part of a team of a dozen separate specialties working together to treat all types of head and neck cancers. These include cancers of the mouth, throat, tongue, tonsil, larynx, lip, sinuses and nasal cavity.

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Our ear specialists perform surgery for cochlear implants, acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) and other conditions of the ears and base of the skull.

When an aneurysm or tumor sits below the brain, skull base surgery can remove the lesion in a less invasive way than open brain surgery.

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We provide a team evaluation of facial nerve function and rehabilitation including surgery. We see patients for new onset and long-term facial paralysis.

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Our research

Our team works to understand ENT conditions better. We use what we learn to explore new treatments and improve the quality of life for you and your child.

How clinical trials help
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Clinical trials are an essential part of our work. They allow us to test new ways to prevent, detect and treat ENT conditions. As our patient, you may gain access to these new methods of care before they are available in other places.

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Conditions and treatments

Help for all ENT disorders

The ENT specialists at UW Health help people with a wide range of health issues. We diagnose and treat hearing loss, facial nerve disorders, swallowing and voice problems, sinus disease and head and neck cancers.

ENT doctors are also known as otolaryngologists. We use the most advanced surgical techniques and medical treatments to help with head and neck conditions.

What we offer

Our team provides general and specialized ENT care.

We offer a wide range of treatments for a wide range of conditions. Our team works together to find the treatments that will be best for you. Whenever it’s possible, we use nonsurgical or minimally invasive treatments first.

Surgical treatments we offer include

  • Cochlear implantation and bone-anchored hearing aid surgery

  • Comprehensive head and neck surgery

  • Ear canal and ear drum repair

  • Facial feminization surgery

  • Mandibular advancement devices (MADs) therapy

  • Nasal reconstructive surgery (rhinoplasty)

  • Reconstructive facial surgery following Moh’s skin cancer removal

  • Robotic surgery for throat and larynx cancer

  • Sialendoscopy

  • Skull-base surgery

  • Surgery for acoustic neuroma and cholesteatoma

  • Surgery to treat facial paralysis

  • Transoral laser microsurgery

At UW Health, we strive to improve the care for all people with ear, nose and throat disorders. Our team works to understand these conditions better. They use what they learn to explore new treatments and improve the quality of life of those they help. 

Clinical trials are an essential part of our work. They allow us to test new ways to prevent, detect and treat ENT conditions. As our patient, you may gain access to these new methods of care before they are available in other places.

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Locations

World-class care close to home

We offer help for ear, nose and throat conditions and head and neck cancers at several convenient locations.

  • 1 S. Park Clinic - Ear, Nose and Throat
    • 1 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2500
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  • University Hospital - Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6190
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Mauston - Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)
    • 1040 Division St. / Mauston, WI
    • (608) 847-7355
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie - Ear, Nose and Throat
    • 250 26th Street, Suite 120 / Prairie du Sac, WI
    • (608) 643-6060
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  • Southwest Health Center - Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT,Otolaryngology)
    • 1400 East Side Road / Platteville, WI
    • (608) 348-4330
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  • Richland Hospital Clinic - Ear, Nose and Throat
    • 333 E. Second St. / Richland Center, WI
    • (608) 647-6161
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Meet our team

The ENT specialists

ENT doctors at UW Health are expertly trained and internationally known.

They make sure you get the help you need to manage all disorders of the ear, nose and throat and related areas of your head and neck.

Our doctors often work with others in the UW Health system, including the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

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For pediatric ear, nose and throat conditions, we’ve got you covered

With exceptional doctors, the most advanced imaging tests, and treatments and extensive support services, your child will get the best possible care with UW Health.

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Patient resources

How we’ve helped

At UW Health, we are proud of our work and even more proud of the people we serve.

From physician to patient: Dr. Swanson’s story

As a doctor, Jack Swanson depends on his voice. When he learned he had lesions on his vocal cords, he was concerned. Tests showed he had cancerous growths. Innovative laser treatments at UW Health successfully treated his cancer and gave him his voice back.

Watch his story