Pediatric Otolaryngology

pediatrician checks glands on the neck of a child for swellingIn addition to treating a wide range of diseases of the ear, nose, throat and neck, pediatric otolaryngologists at Johns Hopkins study genetic factors in hearing loss and new methods of treating obstructive sleep apnea, among other areas of research.

Affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, our pediatric specialists deliver comprehensive and compassionate, family-centered care for children of all ages with diseases of the ear, nose, throat and neck. Our expert faculty and staff understand the special needs of children and treat everything from common ear, nose and throat (ENT) maladies — from ear infections and pharyngitis to sleep apnea — to many rare conditions that require sharp diagnostic skills, the most advanced treatment, complex surgery and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Our areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Chronic infections of the ears, tonsils, adenoids and sinuses
  • Hearing loss
  • Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Stridor or noisy breathing
  • Infections of the neck or lymph nodes
  • Epistaxis (nose bleeding)
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Hoarseness and other voice disorders

Learn More About the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Our Research

  • Identifying the genetic factors involved in hearing loss
  • Improving surgical treatment of airway lesions in young children
  • New methods of treating obstructive sleep apnea in children
  • Relationship between airway disease and dysphagia or swallowing problems in select populations


Read more about our research topics and discoveries.

  • Sleep disorders in patients with Cornelia de Lange syndrome
  • Pediatric sinusitis
  • Pediatric allergy
  • Anatomic factors that contribute to sleep apnea with patient with Down syndrome

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Physician Referrals

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
601 N Caroline St
6th floor
Baltimore, MD 21287

Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center - Green Spring Station
Pavilion III
10803 Falls Road
Suite 2300
Lutherville, MD 21093

Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Bethesda
6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 4920
Bethesda, MD 20817