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Specializes in Otolaryngology
48 Elm Street
Worcester, MA
 

Dr. Andrea Chiaramonte is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. Before performing her residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Chiaramonte attended New York Medical College for medical school. Patient reviews placed Dr. Chiaramonte at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna, and Tufts Health Plan. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
48 Elm Street
Worcester, MA
 

Dr. James Hughes' area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient reviews placed Dr. Hughes at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hughes accepts. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
123 Summer Street; Suite 300
Worcester, MA
 

Dr. Thomas Klein's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Klein is in-network for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He has received the following distinction: Ent Golden Apple Award, Meei. Dr. Klein offers interpreting services for his patients. His practice is open to new patients.

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What is Otolaryngology?

Otolaryngologists are also called 'ENTs' because their area of specialty is the ears, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists treat most of the diseases and disorders that affect the head or neck. They can provide routine medical care, such as giving hearing tests or treating chronic conditions such as allergies. Otolaryngologists also perform a number of surgeries on the head and neck. Some of the illnesses and issues that otolaryngologists treat include:

  • Ear problems - hearing loss, infections, tinnitus or ringing on the ears, balance disorders, trauma or fracture of the temporal bone, prominent or large ears (using 'ear pinning' plastic surgery)
  • Nose issues - sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, smell disorders
  • Throat issues - voice and swallowing problems, infections or trauma to the larynx or esophagus, sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea)
  • Head and neck problems - infections, trauma, tumors, conditions requiring plastic surgery

Because they perform so many delicate surgeries of the face, otolaryngologists are often sought out as plastic surgeons when facial surgery is required. Their specialized knowledge of the anatomy of the head and face can make a real difference in the outcome of a surgery, from a brow lift to a total facial reconstruction after trauma.