Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat or ENT) is a surgical and medical specialty that provides diagnosis and treatment for problems related to the head and neck. Otolaryngologists at Mount Sinai Medical Center work closely with other specialists to provide comprehensive, specialized care for patients with diseases and disorders involving the ears, nose, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck including:

  • Loss of hearing, dizziness and ringing in the ears
  • Sinus disorders
  • Difficult swallowing or breathing
  • Voice and speech disorders
  • Nosebleeds
  • Snoring and sleep apnea
  • Cancers of the ears, nose, mouth, throat, face or neck
  • Injuries of the nose, face and jaw
  • Allergies


A. Clifford Foster, M.D.
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology