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Head & Neck Institute

At Cleveland Clinic's Head & Neck Institute, our providers are recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for their expertise and breadth of care in disorders of the ear, nose and throat, in adults and pediatric patients.

Why Choose the Head & Neck Institute?

Cleveland Clinic’s Head & Neck Institute is one of the most distinguished otolaryngology medical centers in the country. Cleveland Clinic is recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for its expertise and care. The multi-specialty institute is made up of more than 40 staff physicians practicing several highly specialized tertiary care services including Hearing and Speech, Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngotracheal Reconstruction, Nasal and Sinus Disorders, Otology-Neurotology, Pediatric Otolaryngology and Vestibular and Balance Disorders.

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Michael Fritz, MD, Section Head, Facial Plastic and Microvascular Surgery.

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We can help you choose the top Ear, Nose, & Throat (ENT) specialist. Discover better health & wellness by finding the right Head & Neck doctor.

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patient with dysphonia getting a check up.

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Our physicians, surgeons, nurses and other health care professionals work together in areas of expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

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For Medical Professionals

Cleveland Clinic's Head & Neck Institute offers a variety of resources for healthcare providers delivering otolaryngology patient care.

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Online Virtual Visits

You can stay connected to your healthcare team though virtual visits, using your smartphone, tablet or computer. Ask your provider about what options are available.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Monica Rosco was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea.

Unmasking the Benefits of Inspire vs. CPAP Helps Medina Woman

Mar 22, 2024

“Not dealing with a mask anymore has been the best part. It’s well over a year, and every night, I’m thankful.”
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Tami with her son Andrew, a physician assistant at Cleveland Clinic.(left), Tami and her husband Dave and grandaughter Chloe (right)

Surgery Restores Woman’s Function and Confidence After Facial Paralysis

Mar 13, 2024

"I always told my kids to never let anything hold them back and I didn’t want the way I looked to hold me back. But because of Dr. Byrne’s compassion, understanding and ability to see things from my viewpoint, I now feel confident in the way I look."

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Reverend Doctor Tim Morrison, DMin, ND

Cochlear Implant Surgery Enables Akron Pastor To Enjoy Sounds He Hasn’t Heard in Years

Feb 22, 2024

“My cochlear implant is astounding. I’ve been able to hear sounds I haven’t heard in years — birds chirping, the tones and notes of the golden 60s music, and chopping of vegetables. I was in my office upstairs in my home and heard someone talking. It was my wife who was downstairs on her phone. I’m no longer in a silent world, and it’s amazing.”

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Andrew Koplove

Complete Nose Reconstruction Restores Man’s Confidence After Amputation

Feb 20, 2024

"I had two of the bests in the world, Dr. Byrne and Cleveland Clinic. I was confident in both of them and that I’d have a fantastic outcome. I knew both could handle any challenges."

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Marie, Emmy and Melissa Umholtz (back row, left to right); Julia Umholtz (front).

Voice Center Team Helps Human Trafficking Advocate Regain Voice

Feb 14, 2024

“I cried happy tears after the first procedure. Because of the care and kindness of Drs. Bryson and Milstein, I got my voice back and can continue to advocate for women who are exploited and need someone to speak up for them.”

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Allison Schumacher (middle) and her two sons (left and right)

Nasal Surgery Allows Woman to Breathe Freely and Feel Confident

Jan 4, 2024

“I am able to breathe freely and sleep better. Dr. Genther gave me a basic necessity that improved my life in many ways, and I am so grateful."

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