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Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Your child can’t always tell you if something is bothering their ear, nose, throat or neck. But a visit to the experts at Children’s Hospital can ease your and your child’s stress. Our otolaryngology team members understand how to examine, diagnose and treat all pediatric ENT conditions, including those requiring head or neck surgery.

We offer clinics at Children's Hospital, and in Murfreesboro and Spring Hill.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all ear, nose and throat conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Christopher T. Wootten
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4.7

Christopher T. WoottenMD, MMHC, FACS, FAAP

    Airway Reconstruction, Breathing Disorders, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Hearing Loss, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Ryan H. Belcher
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4.9

Ryan H. BelcherMD

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Head and Neck Cancer, Hearing and Speech, Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Roland D. Eavey

Roland D. EaveyMD

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Microtia, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Ear Deformities, Pediatric Otolaryngology
James D. Phillips
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4.8

James D. PhillipsMD

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Hemangiomas, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Airway Reconstruction, Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate, Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Scott J. Stephan
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4.7

Scott J. StephanMD

    Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Ear Deformities, Facial Paralysis, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Frank W. Virgin
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4.9

Frank W. VirginJr, MD

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Hearing Loss, Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Skull Base Conditions
Alison L. Cohen
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4.6

Alison L. CohenMSN, APRN

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Otolaryngology, Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Lauren F. Devine
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4.5

Lauren F. DevineCPNP

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology
Elizabeth A. Herbert
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4.9

Elizabeth A. HerbertNP

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology
Abbey Hewitt
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4.8

Abbey HewittPA

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Otolaryngology, Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Sleep Disorders
Nichole Johnson

Nichole JohnsonCPNP

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology
Filipina C. Schnabel
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4.7

Filipina C. SchnabelAPRN

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology
Erika L. Strong

Erika L. StrongCPNP, MSN, CPNP-AC

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology
Sarah S. Walters
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4.8

Sarah S. WaltersAPRN

    Breathing Disorders, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Otolaryngology, Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Swallow Disorders
Courtney P. Zimmerman
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4.6

Courtney P. ZimmermanAPRN

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology

Why Choose Otolaryngology at Children‘s Hospital

  • Exclusive care

    Whether your child needs routine or complex care, our specially trained practitioners and surgeons focus exclusively on providing the best care for children. Our surgeons perform more than 5,300 surgeries every year, from ear tubes to cleft care to complex airway reconstruction to cochlear implantation.

  • Personal care

    You know your child best. So we work with you to create a special healthcare plan based on what is best for your child’s health. We focus on patient-centered health and constantly reshape our processes based on feedback from families like yours.

  • Coordinated care

    Complex problems require complex solutions. That’s why we connect our pediatric otolaryngology knowledge with expertise in other fields at Children's Hospital. Our team approach to clinics has helped us become known throughout the country as thought leaders in surgical care.

  • Specialty clinics

    Our ear, nose and throat doctors and surgeons have experience treating such conditions as refractory obstructive sleep apnea (ROSA) and microtia. We perform anterior skull base resection surgeries to correct sinus and nasal problems. We have also used cochlear implants in patients with hearing loss.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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