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We Are Here and Ready to Safely Care for You

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, your health and safety are our very highest priorities. We are ready to care for you and your family in our hospitals, surgery centers, and through in-person clinic and online video visits. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need.

How to Schedule Your Appointment

  • Video Visits (Telemedicine)
    Many new and existing Johns Hopkins patients have the option to have a video appointment (telemedicine) with their provider, depending on their healthcare need. If you don't have a device to use for a video visit, you and your provider may decide that a telephone call will meet your needs.
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    Learn more about video visits.
  • Surgeries and Procedures
    If you've been already scheduled for a procedure that had to be postponed, we will reach out to you to reschedule. If this is a new procedure, please contact us at 443-997-6467 to schedule a consultation.
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    Learn more about our COVID-19 safety precautions.
  • In-person Visits
    If you are an existing patient and had an appointment that was postponed, our offices may contact you to reschedule. You can also call your doctor’s office or send a message via MyChart to discuss your healthcare needs so we can determine the appointment that is most appropriate. If you are a new patient, please call us at 443-997-6467 to schedule an in-person primary or specialty care visit.
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New Patients*
Existing Patients**

*New patients have not been previously seen by a provider at the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. **Existing patients have been seen by the department in the past. Existing patients must have a MyChart account to request an appointment online, or may otherwise need to call. You can enroll in MyChart to manage appointments, communicate with your provider, receive test results and request prescription renewals.

 
 
 

Johns Hopkins General Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Care provides personalized and easy access to care for adult and pediatric patients experiencing health issues with ear, nose, throat, and head and neck conditions. 

Some of the Conditions We Treat

Our doctors diagnose and treat ear, nose, throat (ENT) and head and neck conditions, some of which may require further specialized care. If our doctors find that your condition requires more advanced care, your general ENT doctor will work closely with our team of experts to diagnose your condition and develop a custom treatment plan.

  • Ear Conditions and Hearing Loss
    • Common ear infections, including otitis externa and media
    • Hearing loss
    • Tinnitus
    • Balance disorders

    What to Expect at Your Appointment

    To diagnose ear conditions or hearing loss, your doctor will perform a thorough physical exam and ask about your symptoms and your medical history. Please bring prior medical records that may contribute to your symptoms.

    Our experts will use a lighted device called an otoscope to look for problems in your ear canal, eardrum and middle ear. If your doctor thinks you may have hearing loss, a hearing test will be performed to find out how severe it is. This can be done in the clinic with an audiologist. Knowing the diagnosis and cause of your hearing condition is impacts our treatment recommendation.

  • Nose and Sinus Conditions
    • Sinusitis
    • Allergies or rhinitis
    • Nasal obstruction or congestion
    • Nosebleeds

    What to Expect at Your Appointment

    To diagnose nose and sinus conditions, your doctor will perform a thorough physical exam and ask about your symptoms and your medical history. Please bring prior medical records that may contribute to your symptoms.

    In addition to a physical exam, additional tests may be performed. These may include: 

  • Throat Conditions
    • Cough
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trouble swallowing
    • Reflux
    • Snoring and sleep issues
    • Temporomandibular disorder (TMD)
    • Swelling of the face or neck (salivary gland disease)

    What to Expect at Your Appointment

    To diagnose throat conditions, your doctor will perform a thorough physical exam and ask about your symptoms and your medical history. Please bring prior medical records that may contribute to your symptoms.

    In addition to a physical exam, additional tests may performed to better assess your diagnosis. These may include:

General Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Doctors

Our ENT doctors take a proactive approach in treating your condition. Meet the experts who will be part of your care team.

 

Why Choose Johns Hopkins for General ENT Care

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Accessibility and Availability

We provide introductory ENT evaluations and care for adult and pediatric patients even if your symptoms are vague or unclear.

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Highly-Trained Experts

When you choose the physicians at Johns Hopkins, you will benefit from specialists who have vast experience in treating ear, nose and throat conditions.

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Cutting-Edge Research

Johns Hopkins is the forefront of cutting-edge and advanced research to continuously improve patient care. This research informs the most advanced treatments and care.

 

Preparing for Your Appointment

Each visit to our clinic consists of a thorough discussion about your medical history and current health concerns. Please bring all available medical records related to your condition when you arrive for your appointment. Your doctor may request additional testing to diagnose and treat your condition.

For telemedicine appointments, please review our video or telephone instructions prior to your appointment.

Our Locations

You may request an appointment at one of our three convenient locations for care.

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