Faculty By Division
ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat): Pediatric
Division Chief: Alan G. Cheng, MD
Member of the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board
Susan B. Ford Surgeon-in-Chief at Stanford Children's Health, Co-chair at Stanford Medicine Teamwork Advisory Committee, Medical Director at LPCH Surgical Performance Improvement
Drs. Alan Cheng, Kay Chang, Mai Thy Truong, Douglas Sidell, Iram N. Ahmad, Tulio A. Valdez, Kara Meister, and Karthik Balakrishnan offer comprehensive diagnosis and management of ear, nose, and throat disorders in infants and children.
Some examples of pediatric ear problems include otitis media, cholesteatoma, hearing loss, and birth defects (atresia). Problems with the tonsils and adenoids, airway obstruction (e.g., stridor, subglottic stenosis), nasal deformity and polyps, neck masses, craniofacial malformation, and a wide variety of other childhood ENT problems are expertly managed with a special sensitivity to the needs of children and their families.
Comprehensive Pediatric Audiology services are offered including both diagnostic and rehabilitative (e.g., hearing aids, auditory trainers for school) modalities.