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Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose, Throat)

Billings Clinic Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery General Information

Otolaryngologists at Billings Clinic Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat or ENT) provide a full range of medical and surgical services for children and adults. Patients receive care and treatment for conditions and diseases of the ear, nose, throat, mouth, sinuses, face and related structures of the head and neck.

Our highly trained and experienced, board-certified, ENT specialists work together with other Billings Clinic specialists to provide comprehensive medical and surgical treatment.

Doctor feeling glands in throat

Appointments and Referrals

To make an appointment with an Otolaryngologist, visit with your primary care physician to get a referral.

If you do not have a primary care physician but wish to have one, call our HealthLine nurses at 406-255-8400 or 1-800-252-1246 for assistance in finding one to meet your needs.

Referring Providers: please visit For Medical Professionals

Comprehensive Care and Treatment

Conditions of the Ear and Treatment

Conditions Treatment: surgical and non-surgical
  • Ear tubes
  • Tympanoplasty - surgery for the reconstruction of the eardrum and/or the small bones of the middle ear
  • Mastoidectomy - surgery to remove cells in the hollow, air-filled spaces in the skull behind the ear
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Stapedectomy - surgical procedure of the middle ear to improve hearing
  • Cochlear Implant mapping and adjustments
  • Ear cleaning
  • Audiology - our audiologist have Doctorate degrees and advanced training in their specialty

Conditions of the Nose and Treatment

Conditions
Treatments - Surgical
  • Rhinoplasty - surgery correct the appearance of the nose
  • Septoplasty - surgical procedure to correct a deviated nasal septum
  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) - surgical treatment of sinusitis and nasal polyps
  • Balloon Synuplasty - sinus procedure for chronic sinusitis patients seeking relief from uncomfortable sinus pain symptoms
  • Turbinectomy - a surgical procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones attached to mucous membranes in the nasal passage are removed to relieve nasal obstruction

Conditions of the Throat and Surgical Treatment

Conditions
  • Larynx (voice box) disorders
  • Diseases of the tonsil and adenoids
  • Tonsillitis
  • Upper aero digestive tract disorders
  • Disorders of the esophagus, including voice and swallowing disorders, hoarseness
  • Infections
Surgical Treatment
  • Adenoidectomy - surgical removal of the adenoids for reasons which include impaired breathing through the nose, chronic infections, or recurrent earaches
  • Tonsillectomy - a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils
  • Laryngectomy - the removal of the larynx and separation of the airway from the mouth, nose and esophagus
  • Laryngoscopy - a medical procedure that is used to obtain a view of the vocal folds and the glottis

Lisa Lombardy vocalistDr. Jennifer Andrus, Otolaryngologist and fellowship trained in Laryngology, provides coordinated care and innovative therapies for patients with voice, airway and swallowing problems, including professional voice users, performing artists, and patients with complex medical and surgical conditions.

Conditions of the Head & Neck and Surgical Treatment

Conditions
  • Benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) tumors of the head and neck
  • Throat cancer
  • Disorders of the thyroid
  • Disorders of the parathyroid
  • Salivary tumors
  • Facial trauma
  • Deformities of the face
Surgical Treatment
  • Thyroidectomy - the removal of all or part of your thyroid gland
  • Parathyroidectomy - surgery to remove the parathyroid glands or parathyroid tumors
  • Parotidectomy - surgical excision (removal) of the parotid gland
  • Cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgery (Facial Plastics)

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