Ear, Nose & Throat | Care Services | UNM Health | Albuquerque, New Mexico Translate

Problems with your hearing, balance, voice or sinuses can make life tough. Get ear, nose and throat care today at UNM Health.  

Conditions We Treat

Our ENT specialists diagnose and treat a variety of conditions, including:

Ear conditions:

  • Abnormal bone growth in the middle ear
  • Benign tumor of the nerve connecting the ear to the brain
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness or balance problems
  • Hearing loss
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Ruptured ear drum
  • Skin cyst in middle ear and mastoid (cholesteatoma)
  • Temporal bone fractures

Nose conditions:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Deviated septum
  • Smell problems

Throat conditions:

  • Diseases of the larynx (voice box)
  • Newborn ankyloglossia (tongue-tie)
  • Snoring and other sleep disorders
  • Swallowing problems
  • Thyroid disease
  • Tonsil or adenoid infection

Services We Provide

Our ENT specialists treat conditions through the following services and procedures:

  • Aural atresia surgery: a surgical option for individuals born without a well-formed ear canal
  • Baha implant: a bone-anchored hearing aid that reroutes sound by sending it through the bone
  • Cholesteatoma surgery: removal of a skin cyst from the middle ear
  • Cochlear implants: surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound for individuals who are profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing
  • Endocrine surgery: surgery for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid or adrenal glands
  • Gamma Knife surgery: a noninvasive neurosurgical tool used to treat acoustic neuroma
  • Hearing evaluations: including hearing aid consultations
  • Pressure equalizer tubes/ventilation tubes: a small tube inserted into the eardrum to ventilate and equalize pressure in the middle ear, which decreases the frequency of ear infections
  • Robotic surgery: treatment for oropharyngeal cancer and some types of larynx cancer
  • Stapedectomy: middle ear surgery to treat hearing loss caused by abnormal bone growth
  • Tympanoplasty: surgery to repair/reconstruct a damaged eardrum
Sandoval Regional Medical Center ENT Clinic
3001 Broadmoor Blvd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
UNM Family Health Clinic, Northeast Heights
7801 Academy Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109