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  • Conditions Treated
    Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Conditions Treated Rady Children s Specialists Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Conditions Treated Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Team Conditions Treated Services Patient and Parent Education Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship Resources Locations Conditions Treated We evaluate and treats both common and uncommon ear nose and throat conditions Airway and Sleep Abnormalities Snoring Obstructive sleep disorders apnea Breathing problems in newborns and young children Laryngomalacia noisy breathing Serious airway problems such as airway narrowing requiring tracheostomies For our tracheostomy brochure click here English Spanish Airway narrowing requiring endoscopic or external airway reconstruction Congenital and Genetic Disorders Down syndrome Cleft palate and associated syndromes Facial congenital anomalies such as hemangiomas and lymphatic malformations Ear Conditions Hearing loss congenital and acquired Recurrent and chronic ear infections Traumatic injuries of the external ear as well as the eardrum Ear congenital abnormalities present at birth including cup ear lop ear and the protruding ear Treatment of congenital aural atresi Cholesteatoma Facial Masses Pilomatrixomas Dermoids Salivary gland tumors including parotid and submandibular gland masses Congenital vascular anomalies lymphatic malformations Nasal Conditions Nasal allergies and nasal airway obstruction Congenital nasal abnormalities Acute and chronic sinusitis complications

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  • Services
    Health Library Ask Your Nurse Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Services Rady Children s Specialists Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Team Conditions Treated Services Patient and Parent Education Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship Resources Locations Services We provide the following services to assess and treat a wide range of ear nose and throat conditions Diagnostic Services Complete head and neck examinations Otoscopy using a microscope Video flexible laryngoscopy Diagnostic endoscopy for speech disorders Audiology and hearing assessment Surgical Services Reconstructive surgery for hearing including tympanoplasties ossicular chain reconstruction bone anchored hearing aids BAHA and cochlear implants Endoscopic sinus surgery Surgery for nasal obstruction including septoplasty and turbinate reduction Operative endoscopy laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy for airway assessment and treatment Laser surgery for airway problems such as respiratory papillomatosis Endoscopic and open surgery for airway reconstruction Treatment of congenital facial and neck masses including lymphatic malformation dermoid branchial cleft cysts thyroglossal duct cysts Partial or total thyroidectomy as a treatment for goiter or thyroid malignancy Excision of salivary glands in cases of malignancy or

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  • Patient and Parent Education
    All Find a Doctor Patients Visitors Your Child s Hospital Stay Pay Your Bill Financial Assistance Medical Records Health Information Exchanges MyChart About Us Who We Are Newsroom Patient Stories Research Get Involved Events Publications Health Safety Health Library Ask Your Nurse Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Patient and Parent Education Rady Children s Specialists Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Patient and Parent Education Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Team Conditions Treated Services Patient and Parent Education Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship Resources Locations Patient and Parent Education We strive to educate patients and families about both common and uncommon ear nose and throat conditions Click on the links below for doctor reviewed articles All About Adenoids Cochlear Implants Ears for kids Otitis Media Middle Ear Infections and Ear Tube Surgery Ototoxicity Ear Poisoning Sleep Apnea Speech Language Therapy Stuttering Thyroid Disorders for kids Tonsils and Tonsillectomies Vascular Malformations Your Nose for kids When Sinuses Attack for kids Helping Sam Hear A Family s Journey Helping Sam Hear A Family s Journey Video How Can Parents Help Kids

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  • Research and Clinical Trials
    Groups Services Search All Find a Doctor Patients Visitors Your Child s Hospital Stay Pay Your Bill Financial Assistance Medical Records Health Information Exchanges MyChart About Us Who We Are Newsroom Patient Stories Research Get Involved Events Publications Health Safety Health Library Ask Your Nurse Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Research and Clinical Trials Rady Children s Specialists Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Research and Clinical Trials Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Team Conditions Treated Services Patient and Parent Education Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship Resources Locations Research and Clinical Trials For the past 25 years the Division has been recognized around the world for innovative research and advancements in managing a variety of pediatric airway abnormalities Current research projects include Multi institutional study of Coblation for turbinate hypertrophy Multi institutional study of OK 432 for lymphatic malformations Pharyngeal probe for extra esophageal reflux Medtronic research grant Prospective Study of Hyaluronic Patch for Tympanic Membrane Perforations Hoarseness in children with Kawasaki disease Findings in children with PFAPA periodic fever aphthous stomatitis pharyngitis and adenitis who undergo tonsillectomy Rady

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  • Fellowship
    to attain a position in a tertiary care pediatric institution managing the full spectrum of pediatric otolaryngologic cases Fellows will have close interaction with the pediatric ICU and neonatal ICU personnel as well as experience with our pediatric trauma center Fellows are responsible for the ongoing care of hospitalized patients as well as those seen in their clinic sessions Attending staff back up is available for on call responsibilities as well as emergency surgical cases The didactic program involves a weekly rotating conference schedule consisting of radiology pathology and interdisciplinary group meetings to include a difficult case conference as well as a physician assistant conference to review otolaryngology topics Along with weekly case review and walk rounds with the attending staff fellows have quarterly dinners at a faculty member s home to discuss various topics Presentation at a national level meeting is expected Time may be spent with any pediatric medical or surgical subspecialty service throughout the year to pursue individual interests Surgery Experience Fellows will have full operating privileges for all pediatric otolaryngology procedures Otologic surgery will include Tympanomastoidectomy for cholesteatoma ossicular chain reconstruction BAHA and cochlear implantation Nasal septoplasty and septorhinoplasty for nasal obstruction and nasal deformity endoscopic sinus surgery for acute and chronic sinusitis and cystic fibrosis Pediatric head and neck surgery including congenital abnormalities parotidectomy thyroidectomy and submandibular gland excision Laryngology with C02 laser and respiratory papilloma experience Bronchoesophagology including airway and esophageal foreign body removal Reconstructive airway surgical intervention Routine procedures including adenotonsillectomy and bilateral myringotomy and tube placement Responsibilities Clinic ½ day twice a week Monthly involvement with subspecialty clinics for hearing speech endoscopy cleft lip and palate down syndrome craniofacial and vascular anomalies Monthly multidisciplinary meetings including Pediatric Airway Aerodigestive team and Cochlear Implant team Research ½ day per week Resident Supervision Yes

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  • Resources
    About Us Who We Are Newsroom Patient Stories Research Get Involved Events Publications Health Safety Health Library Ask Your Nurse Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Resources Rady Children s Specialists Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Resources Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Team Conditions Treated Services Patient and Parent

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  • Locations
    Visitors Your Child s Hospital Stay Pay Your Bill Financial Assistance Medical Records Health Information Exchanges MyChart About Us Who We Are Newsroom Patient Stories Research Get Involved Events Publications Health Safety Health Library Ask Your Nurse Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Locations Rady Children s Specialists Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Locations Otolaryngology Ear Nose Throat Team Conditions Treated Services Patient and Parent Education Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship Resources Locations Locations Ear Nose Throat Outpatient Clinics Rady Children s Hospital San Diego 3030 Children s Way Suite 402 San Diego CA 92123 Phone 858 309 7701 Fax 858 966 8038 Encinitas Map it 477 N El Camino Real Building D Suite 302 Encinitas CA 92024 Phone 760 944 5545 Fax 760 944 3927 Escondido Map it 625 W Citracado Parkway Suite 206 Escondido CA 92025 Phone 760 755 7600 Fax 760 755 7699 Murrieta Map it 25485 Medical Center Drive Suite 100 Murrieta CA 92562 Phone 951 600 1640 Fax 951 600 1760 Oceanside Map it 3605 Vista Way Suite 172 Oceanside CA 92056 Phone

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  • Philip: A Frightening Ordeal
    hospital and I called my relatives and asked them to pray Felipe and his wife Maria were facing the most frightening ordeal of their lives Their only son Philip Anthony was about to be wheeled in for emergency brain surgery Surgeons would work to clear a severe infection lurking in the thin lining between the skull and the brain I told my son You ve got to be brave said Felipe He is an amazing strong kid He told me I m ready and I am not afraid It was a somber moment made all the more inconceivable by its seemingly innocuous start with a sinus infection When people think of sinusitis they think of something being a little more severe than a cold said Anthony Magit M D an ear nose and throat specialist at Rady Children s and the hospital s immediate past chief of staff But sinus infections can in rare instances spread into the brain and cause very significant intracranial infection Such was the case for Philip who had come down with a cold a few weeks earlier and was treated with antibiotics But he didn t get better and had fever severe headaches and fatigue One day he woke up with a large bump on his forehead It looked like a big knot but he hadn t hit his head said Felipe who took him to Rady Children s Emergency Care Center Doctors in the ER recognized right away from the swelling of his forehead that this was no ordinary sinus infection said Dr Magit also a professor of surgery in pediatric otolaryngology at the University of California San Diego The brain scan revealed just how bad it was the raging infection had moved through Philip s head and now involved the covering of his brain John Bradley M D chief of Rady Children s Infectious Diseases Division and co chief of UC San Diego s Pediatric Infectious Diseases Division said the pressure from the severe sinus infection in Philip s forehead had pushed the infection both forward under the skin on his forehead and backwards through the skull The abscess was pushing on his brain so relieving this pressure was critical he said Dr Magit and Hal Meltzer M D a pediatric neurosurgeon and UC San Diego Health Sciences professor of neurosurgery performed different aspects of the delicate operation needed to relieve the infection s mounting pressure After making an incision hidden in the hairline they were able to gently pull down the skin to get to the infected area We cut out a small piece of skull bone so we could drain the infected area that had been pressing on the brain Then we put the bone back and inserted a tiny titanium plate and screws to hold the bone together Dr Meltzer said Dr Magit used endoscopic instruments for his part of the operation focused on the sinus cavity We used a telescope to visualize the opening of the sinuses removed a

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