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ENT/Otolaryngology

The Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery provides clinical services at six locations throughout Maryland, including at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda.

The department treats patients of all ages with ear, nose and throat conditions, in addition to head and neck cancer. Our team of experts approaches each patient's needs on an individual basis and collaborates in a multidisciplinary approach to ensure the best medical and surgical outcomes. For more information or to request an appointment, please call 301-896-3330.

Services Offered at Suburban Hospital

At our location in Bethesda, we see patients needing care in the following areas:

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Johns Hopkins Physicians

Photo of Dr. Clint Tanner Allen, M.D.

Allen, Clint Tanner, M.D.

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology Consult for the National Institutes of Health
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aerodigestive Disorders, Airway Disorders, Clinical Trials, Dysphagia, Dysphonia, Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Surgery, Immunology, Laryngeal Cancer, Laryngeal Disorders, Laryngeal Surgery, Laryngology, Laser Surgery, Otolaryngology, Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis, Swallowing Disorders, Vocal Cord Cysts, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Vocal Cord Polyps, Voice Problems
 
Photo of Dr. Wade Wei-De Chien, M.D.

Chien, Wade Wei-De, M.D.

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Acoustic Neuromas, Balance Disorders, Brain Tumors, Chronic Otitis Media, Cochlear Implantation, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Restoration, Otolaryngology, Otology, Otosclerosis, Skull Base Tumors
 
Photo of Dr. Shaun Chandra Desai, M.D.

Desai, Shaun Chandra, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Residency Program Director
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bell's Palsy, Blepharoplasty, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Brow Lift, Chemical Peels, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Craniofacial Injuries, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Dermabrasion, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Malposition, Eyelid Reconstruction, Facelift, Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Lesions, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Paralysis, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reanimation, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Trauma, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer, Mohs Surgery, Nerve Grafting, Otolaryngology (ENT), Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancers, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Synkinesis
 
Photo of Dr. Vaninder Kaur Dhillon, M.D.

Dhillon, Vaninder Kaur, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Airway Disorders, Endocrine Surgery, Laryngology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Parathyroid Diseases, Parathyroid Surgery, Swallowing Disorders, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Parathyroid, Thyroid Surgery, Voice Problems
 
Photo of Dr. Nyall Robert London, Jr, M.D., Ph.D.

London, Nyall Robert, M.D., Ph.D. Jr

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks, Chronic Sinusitis, Encephalocele, Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Esthesioneuroblastoma, Sinonasal Tumors, Skull Base Disorders, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Squameous Cell Carcinoma
 
Photo of Dr. Wojciech Krzysztof Mydlarz, M.D.

Mydlarz, Wojciech Krzysztof, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Director, Head and Neck Surgery - National Capitol Region
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aerodigestive Disorders, Carcinoma of the Tongue, Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Conditions, Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Tumors, Laryngeal Cancer, Minor Salivary Gland Cancers, Oral Cancers, Oral Cavity Cancers, Oropharynx Cancers, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Robotic Thyroid Surgery, Salivary Gland Disorders, Salivary Gland Tumors, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Sinonasal Tumors, Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Soft Tissue Tumors, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Masses, Thyroid Parathyroid, Tongue Cancer, Tonsil Cancer, Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
 
Photo of Dr. Carrie Lynn Nieman, M.D., M.P.H.

Nieman, Carrie Lynn, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Balance Disorders, Bone Anchored Hearing Devices, Cochlear Implantation, Ear Surgery, Eustachian Tube Disorders, Hearing Disorders, Hearing Loss, Hearing Restoration, Implantable Hearing Devices, Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Otology
 
Photo of Dr. Murugappan Ramanathan, Jr, M.D.

Ramanathan, Murugappan, M.D. Jr

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery- National Capital Region
Chief, Otolaryngology, Suburban Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks, Chronic Sinusitis with Polyps, Complex Skull Reconstruction, Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery, Esthesioneuroblastoma, Nasal Obstruction, Nasal Polyps, Otolaryngology, Paranasal Sinus Tumors, Pituitary Tumors, Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Revision Frontal Sinus Surgery, Sellar Tumors, Sinonasal Inverting Papillomas, Sinus Problems, Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Nasal Polyposis, Skull Base Tumors, Suprasellar Tumors
 

Johns Hopkins Audiologists

Photo of Dr. Rachel Brenna Dunham, Au.D.

Dunham, Rachel Brenna, Au.D.

Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Audiology, Bimodal Hearing, Cochlear Implantation
 
Photo of Dr. Marc C. Johnson, Au.D.

Johnson, Marc C., Au.D.

Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Audiology, Electrophysiology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss
 
Photo of Dr. Colleen Kelleher Zenczak, Au.D.

Zenczak, Colleen Kelleher, Au.D.

Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Audiologist
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Digital Hearing Aid Technology, Electrophysiology, Hearing Aids, Osseointegrated Sound Processors (BAHA System), Pediatric Diagnostic Audiology and Hearing Aids
 

 

Johns Hopkins Speech Language Pathologists

Photo of Dr. Kristine M. Pietsch, M.A.

Pietsch, Kristine M., M.A.

Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Speech Language Pathologist
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation, Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion Disorder, Swallowing Disorders, Voice Problems
 
Michelle Wilson, Speech Language Pathologist

Wilson, Michelle, M.M., M.S., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Speech Language Pathologist
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation, Singing Voice Rehabilitation, Swallowing Disorders, Voice Problems