Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.  For additional medical information, click on link at bottom to American Academy of Otolaryngology.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

American Academy of Otolaryngology

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Physicians
...Pestcoe's special interests include pediatric surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, and surgery involving diseases of the ear, including surgery for hearing restoration...

Ears, Nose & Throat
...Common ground is shared with neurosurgery in treating skull base disorders; plastic surgery in correcting cosmetic and traumatic deformities; opthalmology in treating structural abnormalities near the eye; oral surgery in treating jaw and dental trauma; allergy in managing sinus disease; dermatology in caring for skin cancers; oncology in managing head and neck cancers; and pediatrics and family practice in caring for common infectious, congenital, traumatic, and malignant (cancerous) diseases and disorders in the pediatric and general population...

ENT Staff
...Pestcoe's special interests include allergy diagnosis and treatment, pediatric surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, and surgery involving diseases of the ear, including surgery for hearing restoration...

Thyroid & Parathyroid
Goiter Hyperthyroidism Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Nodules

Sleep & Snoring
Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing Snoring, Sleeping Disorders and Sleep Apnea

Kids ENT Health
Ankyloglossia (Tongue-tie) Pediatric Hearing Loss Pediatric Sinusitis Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
...The team may include: an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist (or otolaryngologist), plastic surgeon, oral surgeon, speech pathologist, pediatric dentist, orthodontist, audiologist, geneticist, pediatrician, nutritionist, and psychologist/social worker...

GERD and LPR
... Your primary care provider or pediatrician will often refer you to an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist, for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment if you are having related symptoms...

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
... What Are the Symptoms of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer...

Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing
Pediatric sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a general term for breathing difficulties occurring during sleep...

Pediatric Hearing Loss
... What are the Symptoms of Pediatric Hearing Loss...

Pediatric Sinusitis
...Like sinusitis in adults, pediatric sinusitis can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms may be caused by other problems, such as a viral illness or allergy...

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
...In some children, when reflux happens so frequently and is so severe that it causes complications, it is known as pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...

Earaches
... Many cases of otitis media can be treated by your pediatrician or family doctor; more serious cases may need attention from an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist...