Adult ENT Specialist

Specialists In Otolaryngology

Howard Berg, MD

Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist located in West Orange, NJ

An ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist can help you address conditions affecting the complex areas of your head and neck. Howard Berg, MD, of Specialists In Otolaryngology is a board-certified otorhinolaryngologist providing a full spectrum of ENT care to patients in West Orange, New Jersey. To schedule your visit, call the office, or book an appointment online today.

Adult ENT Q & A

What is otolaryngology?

Otolaryngology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the health of your ears, nose, and throat. There are a number of conditions and injuries that can impact your ears, nose, and throat. An otolaryngologist or ENT doctor provides specialized treatment for all conditions affecting your head and neck.  

Dr. Berg has over 30 years of experience providing high-quality, individualized ENT care.  Whether you’re suffering from a simple infection or require surgical treatment, Dr. Berg and his team are equipped to address your needs with timely, effective care. 

What conditions does an ENT doctor treat?

There’s a long list of illnesses, disorders, and injuries that can affect your ears, nose, and throat. Dr. Berg and his team have experience treating a wide range of ENT conditions, including:

  • Ear infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Hearing loss
  • Dizziness
  • Hoarseness
  • Tongue-tie
  • Smell disorders
  • Balance disorders
  • Deviated septum
  • Allergies
  • Voicebox disorders
  • Tumors

Dr. Berg is skilled in a number of safe and effective treatment methods. Dr. Berg also provides in-depth evaluations to help determine the underlying cause of your symptoms and condition. He also works with your primary physician to ensure optimal outcomes based on your medical history and personal health. 

What treatments are available?

Depending on your condition your doctor can use a wide range of techniques to address your ENT condition. Dr. Berg and his team take an individualized, conservative approach to patient care. Treatments include:

  • Antibiotics
  • Decongestants
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Hearing aids
  • Ear surgery

Dr. Berg also performs facial plastic and reconstructive surgery for addressing deformities, trauma, and tumors of the head and neck. 

How can I prevent ear, nose and throat disorders?

Many ENT conditions like sinusitis and ear infections can be prevented. To avoid common ENT disorders follow these best practices:

  • Quit smoking 
  • Limit exposure to cigarette smoke 
  • Limit exposure to other irritants
  • Avoid allergy triggers
  • Maintain a healthy body weight 

Not all ENT conditions can be avoided. When you suspect an issue with your ears, nose or throat, seeking prompt medical care can help you avoid serious complications. 

To find out how Dr. Berg and his team can help you recover from an ENT condition, book an appointment by phone or online today.