Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Conditions

ear nose and throat doctor Diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat are a common phenomena these days.

Dr Wolff is not an ENT specialized doctor, what we do at the clinic is evaluate the potential need for seeing an ENT doctor. And then recommend one if needed.

With over 20 years of experience in Kansas, Dr. Wolff has developed relationships with some of the best ENT pediatric clinics in the Wichita area. Rock Ridge Family Medicine is a respected and well recognized pediatric care facility for ENT diagnosis and treatment.

Treating ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) with OMT

Dr. Timothy Wolff offers a special hands-on approach to child care and does Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), read about the difference here. He believes that all parts of the body work together, looking at a child as a whole, to reach a diagnostic rather than just treating the symptoms.

We at Rock Ridge Family Medicine have a dedicated department of friendly staff members who can provide diagnosis and offer effective treatments for many ear, nose, throat, head and neck problems such as…

  • Ear Infections
  • Hearing Loss
  • Breathing Issues
  • Sinus Issues
  • Adenoids Removal (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • Tumors (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • Tonsil Enlargement (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • ENT Cancer (we refer out to a specialist clinic)

Rock Ridge Family Medicine is a kid-friendly clinic environment which treats children for a wide range of ENT conditions.

Note: We are not a specialized ENT Clinic, while we diagnose and treat some ENT symptoms, if more specialized care is needed, we have relationships with some of the best ENT doctors in Wichita and can refer out to these specialist clinics with much shorter wait times than average.

It’s best to see a family practitioner before making the step to see an ENT specialist if the condition is not yet serious.

Children’s Ear Issues

Ear Issues : In a survey, more than 80% of children suffer from ear problems by the age of 3. Hearing is affected by inner workings of the ears. Some of the common conditions and procedures to treat ear problems in children include…

  • Ear Tubes (Myringotomy Tubes)
  • Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Ear Otosclerosis Assessment

If problems with hearing are found, we refer out to preferred ENT doctors for the above conditions.

Children’s Sinus & Breathing Problems

Sinus & Breathing Problems : Is your child suffering from issues like sinus or breathing problems? Every infant and child gets upper respiratory congestion from time to time, but if your child has had congestion for a long period of time and it is impacting their everyday activities, you should visit an ENT care centerfor diagnosis.

Some of the conditions and procedures to treat Nose problems include…

  • Sinusitis
  • Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Turbinate Hypertrophy (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • Tumors (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • Deviated Septum (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (we refer out to a specialist clinic)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty (we refer out to a specialist clinic)

Children’s Throat Issues

Throat : – Rock Ridge Family Medicine  provides a diagnoses to help identify the need for procedures to treat conditions of adenoids, larynx, parotid gland and tonsils. Some of the processes and conditions to treat throat problems include:

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Tumors
  • Tonsil Enlargement
  • Adenoid Enlargement
  • Infections
  • Swallowing Disorders

For more information or to simply arrange for an appointment at Rock Ridge Family Medicine, call (316) 630-8200.