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Adult & Pediatric General Otolaryngology

Call: 614-366-3687(ENTS)
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The Division of Adult General Otolaryngology physicians provide specialty expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat in adult patients.

The Division physicians provide a broad spectrum of otolaryngologic diagnostic, procedural, and surgical services in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal obstruction, facial pain from the sinuses, epistaxis, nasal polyposis, smell and taste disorders, chronic otitis media, chronic otitis externa(swimmer’s ear), hearing loss and tinnitus, chronic tonsillitis, tonsillar and adenoidal hypertrophy (enlargement), voice disorders and chronic cough, swallowing disorders that require surgical management such as Zenker’s Diverticulum, neck masses, oral mucosal disorders, obstructive sleep apnea and snoring requiring surgical therapy, thyroid and parathyroid disorders requiring surgical therapy, and salivary gland disorders.

The Division physicians have special expertise in the latest technologies involved in the minimally invasive treatment of thyroid and parathyroid disorders, chronic sinusitis and obstructive sleep apnea.

Division Contact:

Eugene Chio MD

Eugene Chio, MD
Phone: (614) 366-ENTS
Fax: (614) 293-6176

Dr. Brad deSilvaBrad W. deSilva, MD
Phone: (614) 366-9336
Fax: (614) 293-6176
Garth Essig Jr. MDGarth Essig Jr., MD
Phone: (614) 366-ENTS
Fax: (614) 293-6176
Dr. Minka SchofieldMinka Schofield, MD
Phone: (614) 366-ENTS
Fax: (614) 293-6176




Contact any of our Division of Adult General Otolaryngology physicians to set up an appointment with one of our dedicated staff. Turn to OSU ENT for your ear, nose and throat doctor in and around Columbus, Ohio.