Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) Services


Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) Services

We build personalized treatments for a full range of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders — from the common to the most complex.

We build personalized treatments for a full range of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders — from the common to the most complex.


Virtual care, today or tomorrow

Our ENT experts can provide a second opinion or address common issues, including recurrent sinus infections, stuffy nose, laryngitis, snoring and allergies. Only available for adult patients.

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The RUSH Approach to ENT

RUSH's nationally renowned ENT specialists work to ensure your actions in daily life are not hindering your quality of life. We offer you the best care possible for the full range of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders that affect hearing, smelling, breathing, swallowing, tasting and speaking.

And we're committed to providing you with a comprehensive evaluation, an accurate diagnosis and a personalized treatment plan designed to bring the best results possible.

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Our Areas of Care

Acoustic Neuroma Care

Specialty care for patients with a benign, often slow-growing tumor of the nerve that connects the ear and the brain.

Facial Surgery Services

Providing an advanced, patient-centered approach to cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face.

Head and Neck Cancer Care

Effectively treating head and neck tumors while, as much as possible, preserving your appearance, and your ability to breathe, speak and swallow.

Otology, Neurotology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery Services

Care to accurately diagnose and treat conditions that affect the ears, including hearing loss, tumors and tinnitus.

Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT)

Find care for the full range of common and complex ear, nose and throat issues in children of all ages.

Pituitary Tumor Surgery Services

Treatments for pituitary tumors, including minimally invasive procedures.

Sinus, Allergy and Asthma Care

Providing relief from chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps and other chronic sinus conditions.

Skull Base Surgery Services

Treating tumors close to your brain, eyes and major blood vessels.

Sleep Surgery Services

Specialized surgical care to treat sleep disorders.

Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders Care

Bringing fast treatment for breathing, swallowing and speaking problems.

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RUSH Excellence in ENT

  • Individualized care, team approach: When you have common or complex ear, nose and throat issues, our teams of specialists come together to address all your needs. We work with specialists in many areas, including allergy, gastroenterology, medical oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonology and radiation oncology. For you, that means you're getting coordinated, personalized care with your quality of life at the center.
  • First program of its kind in Chicago: Sinusitis, allergies and asthma, chronic diseases that afflict millions of people, are often interrelated — not only do many people suffer from more than one of these conditions, but each condition can affect the severity of the others. You're likely to experience a combination of symptoms, including persistent sinus pain and pressure, breathing problems, sleep apnea and coughing, that can severely affect your quality of life. That's why we created the RUSH Sinus, Allergy and Asthma Center, the first of its kind in the Chicago area and one of only a handful nationally.
  • Clinical trials and groundbreaking therapies: Our physicians are leaders in cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, including clinical trials, aimed at improving treatment for a variety of conditions and shaping the future of ENT care. So you may have access to treatments and therapies that are not yet widely available.
  • Appointments to fit your schedule: Our doctors see patients at multiple locations in Chicago and the suburbs, with early morning, evening and weekend hours to accommodate your busy schedule. We can typically see you within 1-2 business days.

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A second opinion can confirm your diagnosis and point to new treatment options.

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Clinical Trials

We have a wide range of active clinical trials in otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery (ENT).

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Learn more about the educational mission of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at RUSH.

Otolaryngology Clerkship

Otolaryngology Residency

Neurorhinology & Advanced Rhinology Fellowship

Pete Batra, MD, Stanton A. Friedberg, MD Chair in Otolaryngology at Rush University Medical Center

In everything we do, every diagnosis, every treatment, every research study, every clinical collaboration, our ENT specialists are focused on one thing: providing the best possible care for our patients.

Read a message from Pete Batra, MD, Stanton A. Friedberg, MD Chair in Otolaryngology at RUSH University Medical Center

Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) Centers

Ear, Nose and Throat Care in Chicago

We provide expert care in Chicago for all of your ear, nose and throat (ENT) and neck conditions — from the common to the most complex and rare.

Ear, Nose and Throat Care in Oak Park and Oak Brook

Your ear, nose, throat (ENT), and head and neck experts at Oak Park and Oak Brook provide high-quality care for even the most complex cases.

Ear, Nose and Throat Care in Aurora/Fox Valley

With the personal experience of a community hospital, our specialists offer adults and children a full range of treatments for ENT and head and neck disorders.

Rush care, on-demand

RUSH appointments from home

We are here for your health care needs – in whatever way you prefer to receive care at this time. RUSH’s telemedicine options allow you to get the care you need from our primary and specialty care providers. During a scheduled video visit, you will have a one-on-one video chat with your provider. Call us at (888) 352-RUSH (7874) to get started.

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