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Conditions We Treat

The ear, nose, and throat specialists of UPMC treat a variety of diseases and conditions. See the alphabetical listing below and choose the corresponding service to find out more about the treatment of these conditions.

​Diseases and Conditions Treatment Service or Specialty​
acoustic neuroma​ Ear and Hearing Center
​acute and chronic ear infections Ear and Hearing Center
​allergies Sino-Nasal and Allergy
aphasia​ Speech Pathology
asamyotrophic lateral scierosis
(ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease)​
Speech Pathology
Voice Center
​autoimmune inner ear disease Ear and Hearing Center
Baha implant​ Ear and Hearing Center
Bell's palsy​ Facial Paralysis Center
benign paroxysmal positional vertigo​ Center for Balance Disorders
​benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood Center for Balance Disorders
bilateral vestibular loss​ Center for Balance Disorders
cancer of the ear and temporal bone​ Ear and Hearing Center
​carotid body tumors Head and Neck Cancer
​cerebrospinal fluid leak Cranial Base Surgery
cerumen (wax) impactions​ Ear and Hearing Center
​chiari malformation Skull Base Surgery
​cholesteatoma Ear and Hearing Center
Center for Balance Disorders
cholesterol granuloma​ Ear and Hearing Center
Skull Base Surgery
​cochlear implant Ear and Hearing Center
conductive loss​ Ear and Hearing Center
cough​ Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​CyberKnife Ear and Hearing Center
​deafness Ear and Hearing Center
deviated septum​ Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​disequilibrium of aging Center for Balance Disorders
​dizziness Center for Balance Disorders
​drop attacks Center for Balance Disorders
​dysphagia Swallowing Disorder Center
Head and Neck Cancer
​ear cancer Head and Neck Cancer
eardrum perforations​ Ear and Hearing Center
​eustachian tube dysfunction Ear and Hearing Center
face cancer​ Head and Neck Cancer
​facial paralysis Facial Paralysis Center
​facial reanimation Facial Paralysis Center
facial weakness and paralysis​ Facial Paralysis Center
fainting (syncope)​ Center for Balance Disorders
​gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) Swallowing Disorder Center
Voice Center
​glomus tumors Ear and Hearing Center
goiter​ Head and Neck Cancer
​head and neck cancer Head and Neck Cancer
​hearing loss Ear and Hearing Center
​hemi-facial spasms Facial Paralysis Center
hoarseness​ Voice Center
Head and Neck Cancer
​labyrinthine concussion Ear and Hearing Center
Center for Balance Disorders
​laryngectomy Speech Pathology
​laryngitis Voice Center
​laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) Voice Center
larynx cancer​ Head and Neck Cancer
​lip cancer Head and Neck Cancer
​mal de debarquement syndrome Center for Balance Disorders
Meniere's disease (endolymphatic hydrops)​ Ear and Hearing Center
​mouth cancer Head and Neck Cancer
multiple sclerosis (speech problems)​ Speech Pathology
​multisensory disequilibrium Center for Balance Disorders
​muscle tension dysphonia Voice Center
​myasthenia gravis Voice Center
​nasal obstruction Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​neck dizziness (cervicogenic) Center for Balance Disorders
neck mass​ Head and Neck Cancer
​neck metastasis Head and Neck Cancer
neck tumors​ Head and Neck Cancer
neurologic disorders​ Voice Center
​noise induced hearing loss Ear and Hearing Center
​nose cancer Head and Neck Cancer
​orthostatic tremor Center for Balance Disorders
otitis media​ Ear and Hearing Center
​otosclerosis Ear and Hearing Center
ototoxicity​ Ear and Hearing Center
​paraganglioma Head and Neck Cancer
parathyroid tumors​ Head and Neck Cancer
​Parkinson's disease Center for Balance Disorders
​Parkinson's disease Swallowing Disorder Center
parotid cancer​ Head and Neck Cancer
​parotid tumors Head and Neck Cancer
patulous eustachian tube​ Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​perilymphatic fistula Ear and Hearing Center
​post nasal drainage Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​presbycusis Ear and Hearing Center
​radiotherapy effects Swallowing Disorder Center
recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP)​ Voice Center
​reflux laryngitis Voice Center
​Reinke's Edema Voice Center
salivary gland stones​ Salivary Gland Stone and Infection Center
​salivary gland swelling Salivary Gland Stone and Infection Center
salivary gland tumors​ Head and Neck Cancer
salivary tumors​ Head and Neck Cancer
​scleroderma Swallowing Disorder Center
​sialolithiasis Salivary Gland Stone and Infection Center
sinus cancer​ Head and Neck Cancer 
Skull Base Surgery
​sinus headaches Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​sinusitis Sino-Nasal and Allergy
skull-based tumors​ Skull Base Surgery
​sleep apnea Center for Snoring/Sleep Apnea
sleep disorders​ Center for Snoring/Sleep Apnea
sleep apnea​ Center for Snoring/Sleep Apnea
​spasmodic dysphonia Voice Center
​speech disorders Speech Pathology
​stroke Swallowing Disorder Center
Ear and Hearing Center
Speech Pathology
Center for Balance Disorders
submandibular gland tumor​ Head and Neck Cancer
​sudden hearing loss Ear and Hearing Center
superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome​ Ear and Hearing Center
swallowing disorders​ Swallowing Disorder Center
​synkinesis Facial Paralysis Center
throat cancer​ Head and Neck Cancer
​thyroid cancer Head and Neck Cancer
thyroid tumors​ Head and Neck Cancer
​tinnitus Ear and Hearing Center
​tongue cancer Head and Neck Cancer
tonsil cancer Head and Neck Cancer
​turbinate hypertrophy Sino-Nasal and Allergy
​tympanic membrane perforation Ear and Hearing Center
​vertigo Center for Balance Disorders
​vestibular neuritis Center for Balance Disorders
​vocal cord bowing Voice Center
vocal cord granuloma​ Voice Center
​vocal cord growths (lesions);
nodules, polyps, and cysts
Voice Center
​vocal cord paralysis Voice Center
​vocal cord scarring Voice Center
vocal fold paralysis/paresis​ Voice Center
voice box cancer​ Head and Neck Cancer

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