Programs and research

Programs to help your child get better

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.

Sophisticated imaging and treatments allow us to help children with abnormal growths that can develop with veins, arteries, capillaries and vessels of the lymph system. Learn more.

Our audiologists use special tests, games and toys to check young children’s hearing. We do an evaluation and fitting for hearing aids, earmold impressions and hearing aid repairs in-house. Learn more.

Our voice experts are known throughout the world for their work in the research, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric voice disorders. Our swallowing professionals use special techniques to help children of all ages who have trouble swallowing. Learn more.

Children who have frequent ear infections may need ear tubes as part of their treatment. Our same-day program allows children to see a pediatric ENT doctor and receive their ear tubes in a single visit. Children must meet certain criteria to qualify. Learn more.

Conditions and treatments

For 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.

Ready to help

Families throughout the region turn to us for their children’s care. We know how hard it is when your child needs medical attention. We do all we can to ease the path for your son or daughter and you.

  • Adenoids

  • Apert syndrome

  • Beckwith-Wiedeman syndrome

  • Cleft lip and palate/craniofacial anomalies

  • Congenital anomalies of the head and neck

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Crouzon syndrome

  • Ear infections (chronic and recurrent)

  • Goldenhar syndrome

  • Head and neck tumors

  • Hearing loss

  • Hemifacial microsomia

  • Opitz syndrome

  • Pfeiffer syndrome

  • Pierre Robin syndrome

  • Sinusitis (recurrent)

  • Sleep apnea

  • Speech and language disorders

  • Swallowing conditions

  • Tonsillitis 

  • Treacher Collins syndrome

  • Velocardiofacial syndrome 

  • Voice conditions

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Comprehensive care

At UW Health, we tailor treatments to your child’s condition and needs. We make things as easy as possible by helping arrange appointments. We also make sure you and your child get all of your questions answered.

  • Airway and swallowing evaluation and treatment 

  • Airway reconstructive surgery 

  • Care for hoarseness of the vocal cords

  • Cochlear implants 

  • Ear tubes 

  • Evaluation and treatment of head and neck tumors, including cancer care 

  • Evaluation and treatment for conditions of the ear, including dizziness 

  • Minor surgical procedures involving general sedation

  • Speech and language assessment and therapy 

  • Tonsillectomy 

  • Treatment for conditions of the adenoids and tonsils 

  • Treatment for congenital head and neck anomalies 

  • Voice and laryngeal evaluation and treatment, including laryngeal cancer car

Locations

Specialized ear, nose and throat care for children is nearby

For your convenience, we see children at these locations:

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  • 1 S. Park Clinic - Ear, Nose and Throat
    • 1 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2500
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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • SwedishAmerican Women and Children's Hospital - Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)
    • 1350 Charles Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-8060
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Mauston - Pediatric 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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Our team

Kid-friendly care from experts you can trust

When you turn to us for your child’s health needs, you’ll have a team of experts who know how to care for kids. This team includes ENT doctors (also known as otolaryngologists), physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Hearing and speech and language specialists may take part in your child’s care as well.

Patient stories

We bring families hope and children joy

Meet some of the children our team has helped.

Music to my ears: Lexi’s remarkable story 

As a child, Lexi had nearly no ability to hear. Cochlear implants and the guidance of the UW Health team changed that. Being able to sway to the music brought her newfound happiness. Watch Lexi’s story.

A good night's rest: Bryson's story

Bryson had struggled for years with poor quality sleep. After a diagnosis of sleep apnea, he met with the Pediatric ENT team who determined he was a candidate for a surgery that had never been performed all at once in Madison. Now, according to his mom, he sleeps like a typical teenager. Read his story