Ear, Nose & Throat

The latest news about ear, nose, and throat from the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Human Interactions, Robotic Solutions

The university's culture of collaboration is leading to new possibilities for diagnosing and attacking cancers – by using robots.

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Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Report

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Report

In 2013, the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) accomplished many goals. Read about them in the OHNS annual report.

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Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2014 Winter Newsletter

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2014 Winter Newsletter

For the latest from the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, please read the winter edition of the newsletter.

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Sen. Kay Hagan visits UNC's CASTLE program in Durham

Sen. Kay Hagan visits UNC's CASTLE program in Durham

While there, Sen. Hagan met Grayson Clamp, a 3-year-old boy from Charlotte, N.C. who is able to hear now after receiving an auditory brainstem implant at UNC as part of an FDA-approved investigational trial. A video showing Grayson hearing his father's voice for the first time has garnered more than 1 million views on YouTube.

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Hearing Grayson's story around the world

Much of the world was fascinated late last week with the story and video footage of Grayson Clamp hearing for the first time. Grayson is a 3-year-old patient from Charlotte who is the first at UNC Hospitals, and among the first in the U.S., to receive an auditory brain stem implant as part of an FDA-approved trial. Watch and read just a few pieces of the coverage of Grayson's incredible story.

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Grayson hears his father's voice for the first time

Grayson hears his father's voice for the first time

Grayson Clamp, a 3-year-old from Charlotte, received the auditory brain stem implant in a child done as part of an FDA clinical trial during a surgery done this spring at UNC Hospitals.

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Surgical team brings hearing to 3-year-old Charlotte boy

Surgical team brings hearing to 3-year-old Charlotte boy

Surgeons at UNC Health Care recently performed the first-ever auditory brain stem implant done in a child. Three-year-old Grayson Clamp from Charlotte, N.C., was born with no cochlear nerves and as a result could not hear.

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UNC Hearing & Voice Center, UNC ENT Clinic moving to Carolina Crossing

UNC Health Care’s outpatient clinics at Carolina Crossing are scheduled to open in October 2012, expanding UNC Healthway on Hwy 54 in Chapel Hill and Durham. Carolina Crossing will include ENT Physicians, the Hearing & Voice Center, as well as Ophthalmology (opening in 2013). The address for Carolina Crossing is 2226 Nelson Hwy, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.

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CASTLE to host fourth annual concert featuring Nomad's Band

CASTLE, a program that teaches children who are deaf to listen and talk, will host its fourth annual concert and fundraising celebration featuring Chapel Hill’s own Nomads Band on Sunday, Sept. 16, on the Green at Southern Village.

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Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News

Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News

Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.

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Head and Neck Surgery continues to offer facial aesthetic surgery and facial aesthetic office procedures

These procedures include Botox, Dysport and injectable fillers. Employees may be eligible for special pricing on the Obagi skin care line as well as surgical services.

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Head and Neck Surgery expands services to include facial aesthetic surgery and facial aesthetic office procedures

These new procedures include Botox, Dysport and injectable fillers. Employees may be eligible for special pricing on the Obagi skin care line as well as surgical services.

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Ten minutes could save your life: FREE Head & Neck Cancer Screenings

UNC Health Care will offer free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, on Wednesday, April 25, from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic on the ground floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital.

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real doctors, real people - Austin Rose

real doctors, real people - Austin Rose

Even though he was born in Canada and his own father delivered world famous hockey star Wayne Gretzky, Austin Rose, who practices pediatric otolaryngology at UNC, didn't start playing hockey until he moved to North Carolina.

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Triangle Business Journal names Cohen, Zanation, Sharpless "Health Care Heroes"

Dr. Myron Cohen won the Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Norman Sharpless, the Innovator/Researcher award, and Dr. Adam Zanation the "Rising Star" award.

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Hackman is latest surgeon to complete his 20th Trans Oral Robotic Surgery

Hackman is latest surgeon to complete his 20th Trans Oral Robotic Surgery

Trevor Hackman, MD, UNC Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, is the first head and neck surgeon in the Carolinas to have accomplished this honor.

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Family House Diaries:  Being a Good Patient, Becoming a Better Nurse

Family House Diaries: Being a Good Patient, Becoming a Better Nurse

Treatment for a benign tumor at the base of her skull helps a Sampson County native and Veteran’s Administration hospital nurse get everything else right in her head and be on alert for the unexpected blessings of life.

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real doctors, real people - Amelia F. Drake

real doctors, real people - Amelia F. Drake

Amelia F. Drake, MD, a professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery in the UNC School of Medicine, finds a calming rhythm in rowing crew.

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Five specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News

Five specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News

Congratulations to the five specialties at UNC Hospitals that were nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Please read the following message from Dr. Roper.

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