The Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) team at Cook County Health, also known as the Division of Otolaryngology, are specially trained to treat a variety of diseases that affect the head, neck, ears, nose, mouth, throat and sinuses.

What are Common Disorders?

Many common illnesses fall under Ear, Nose and Throat conditions, including:
  • Asthma 
  • Allergies
  • Breathing difficulties 
  • Balance and dizziness
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Head and neck cancer 
  • Hearing 
  • Migraines
  • Sinus infections
  • Sleep disorders 
  • Sore throat 
  • Speech
  • Swallowing
  • Tinnitus


Many of these conditions can be treated by your primary care provider.  

The Division of Head and Neck Surgery treats the full array of diseases that affect the head and neck, including cancer. Our trained team treats disorders affecting the ears, nose, mouth, throat, sinuses, voice box and upper windpipe.

Specifically, for conditions affecting ears, including hearing loss and ongoing infections in the ear canal and ear drum, our sinus specialists provide state-of-the-art treatment for ongoing nasal/sinus disease, as well as collaboration with our Neurosurgery team for diseases of the skull base. 

Our pediatric specialists offer treatment for infants, toddlers and children in association with the pediatric services at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital.

To schedule an appointment, contact Cook County Health at (312) 864-0200.