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what is the difference between an otorhinolaryngologist and an otolaryngologist

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
The nose: Ent, ear nose and throat, otorhinolaryngologist --if you remove the nose , rhino is left out.
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Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No difference : Otorhinolaryngologist translated means ear, nose, & throat . Our specialty is "burdened" by the curse of having a very long name . Thus, most of us ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Hearing verses ENT: Audiologist tests hearing and dispenses hearing aids. Otolaryngologist is a surgeon who treats disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 years experience General Practice
ENT Specialist: Ear, nose and throat specialist. Trained in general surgery and then specializing in surgical treatment of the ear, nose, or throat.
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Dr. Anna Meyer
19 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT: An otolaryngologist is what is more commonly known to the public as an ent. Otolaryngologists are head and neck surgeons and are specialized in medica ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Kalantar
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Head and neck disorders: Otolaryngologists, also known as ENT (ear, nose, and throat) Surgeons or Head and Neck Surgeons, provide both medical and surgical care for issues inv ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Gouveia
9 years experience General Practice
H.E.E.N.T. exam: This can vary greatly depending on symptoms. In general, otolaryngologists focus on the heent (head, eyes, ears, nose, throat) exam, and can often pe ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: They are trained as ENT physicians and surgeons.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See an OFP for TMJ: See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation, CT and treatment. They are the experts in facial pain, headaches and TMJ. You need a professional car ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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A full workup: ENT exam, vestibular and balance testing, medication to treat tinnitus, elimination of any medication which may cause these issues and a thorough eval ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Not usually: Very different training
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Not knowing your medical history the best person to give you an accurate answer to your question is your otolaryngologist.

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