Missouri Baptist Medical Center provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems in adults and children.
Hearing and Balance Services:
Hearing services at Missouri Baptist Medical Center include diagnosis and treatment for a variety of hearing disorders, diseases and conditions including hearing loss, balance problems, Meniere's disease, tinnitus and ear infections.
Our ENT specialists, otolaryngologists and audiologists provide expert care and the latest technology to diagnose and treat problems of the outer, inner and middle ear, including:
- Meniere’s Disease
- Acoustic neuroma
- Acute and chronic ear infections
- Ear cancer
- Ear wax obstruction
- Eardrum perforation
- Glomus Tumor
- Otitis externa (swimmer's ear)
Vertigo is a feeling or sensation of spinning, lightheadedness, rapid eye jerking or nausea. The most common causes of vertigo include viral infections, positional vertigo, and Meniere's disease.
Vertigo can be diagnosed by a doctor or ear, nose and throat specialist based on the patient's medical history and symptoms. Other tests that may be used to diagnose vertigo include electronystagmogram (ENG) and MRI. Treatment for vertigo may consist of medical management, vestibular rehabilitiation and, occasionally, surgery.
The ENT specialists at Missouri Baptist Medical Center specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of sinus infections in adults and children. Sinusitis (sinus infection) is a bacterial infection within the sinuses that causes a blockage of the drainage openings and inflammation of the sinus linings.
Common sinus conditions treated include:
- Acute sinusitis
- Chronic sinusitis
- Nasal obstruction
- Allergic rhinitis
- Sinus headaches
- Deviated Septum
- Nasal polyps
Other conditions treated by the ENT specialists at Missouri Baptist Medical Center include head and neck cancers and voice problems.
For more information on ear, nose, and throat disorders or to schedule an appointment with an ENT doctor call 314-996-3627.