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Elizabeth Wencil, NP-C, is a nationally certified family nurse practitioner trained at the Ohio State University. She joined the Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute in November 2012 as an outpatient Otolaryngology provider. She sees patients independently for disorders of the ears, nose, and throat. She works in collaboration with Dr. Richard Freeman and Dr. Edward Fine in Westlake, and with Dr. Steven Ball in Strongsville.
Elizabeth Wencil, NP-C, has been trained to perform flexible laryngoscopy independently in the outpatient setting. This valuable test is often used to investigate disorders of the throat and allows direct visualization of the larynx.
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