Ear, Nose & Throat Services

Badge image for Best Hospitals U.S. News and World Report National Ear, Nose and Throat 2019-2020Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialists at MUSC Health provide unsurpassed patient care and treatment through our extensive and comprehensive centers and programs in the greater Charleston area. Our ENT doctors are nationally recognized physicians, most of whom have subspecialty training. The experience and expertise our team brings to work every day provide MUSC patients with the best possible care, not only in the Charleston area, but across South Carolina and the Southeast.

Subspecialties, Multidisciplinary Programs & Centers of Excellence

  • Airway & Aspiration Center for Children
  • Aural Atresia & Microtia Program
  • Audiology & Hearing Aids
  • Cochlear Implant Program
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Craniofacial Anomalies, Cleft Lip & Palate Team
  • Ear Surgery (Otology)
  • Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice & Swallowing
  • Facial Paralysis Rehabilitation Center
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Cancer
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Minimally Invasive Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Skull Base Surgery Center
  • Sinus & Allergy Center
  • Sinus Disease (Rhinology)
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Team
  • Vestibular & Balance Program
  • Voice Disorders (Laryngology)
  • Wendy and Keith Wellin Head & Neck Tumor Center

Our number one mission of providing excellence in patient care is made possible by access to cutting-edge technology, the ability to rapidly adopt our research developments and those by others in the field, and a strength in the diversity and collaboration between our many subspecialty services offered. By combining cutting-edge technologies with laboratory discoveries, we optimize health and quality of life for our patients.

By collaborating with hundreds of other medical specialists at MUSC Health, we can truly provide a multidisciplinary approach to certain diseases, which can make the critical difference.

Learn more facts about our award winning department by reading our ENT Newsletters.

Specialties & Conditions


MUSC Audiology has a staff of nine full-time clinical audiologists and offers a full range of services for adults and children.

Botox & Injectable Fillers

Come see MUSC Facial Plastic Surgeons for your Botox needs.

Cleft Lip & Palate

MUSC Facial Plastic specialists are members of the MUSC Health Craniofacial Team. See us for surgical repair for your child’s cleft lip and palate.

Cochlear Implant Program

The MUSC Health Cochlear Implant Program is the largest cochlear implant program in the state of South Carolina serving both children and adults.

Congenital Ear Malformation

MUSC Health treats children born with misshapen or absent ears.

Facial Skin Cancer Repair

Our team provides many reconstructive options for you after your nasal obstruction; including both medical and surgical options.

Graves Eye Disease

MUSC Sinus and Storm Eye physicians work in a coordinated fashion to provide comprehensive care to patients suffering with Graves’ Eye Disease.

Hair Restoration

MUSC Facial Plastic Specialists have a variety of medical surgical treatment options for hair loss.

Hearing Loss

MUSC ENT is equipped to provide the most up to date diagnostic testing and treatment for all causes of hearing loss.

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

MUSC ENTs can help with maxillofacial prosthetics, oral oncology, implant prosthetics, nasoalveolar molding appliances and sleep apnea appliances.

Nasal Congestion

Nasal obstruction can be a considerable nuisance for patients trying to enjoy their normal daily activities. The MUSC Sinus Clinic can help!

Nasal Surgery

MUSC Facial Plastic Specialists can treat your nasal obstruction with both medical and surgical options.


MUSC ENTs play a vital role in seeing and treating patients with a wide range of ENT related disorders in both adults and children.


MUSC ENT provides comprehensive patient care for all disease and disorders involving the ear and adjacent skull base in children and adults.


Learn more about how you can improve the cosmetic appearance of your nose. MUSC Facial Plastic Specialists can help!

Sinus Center

The MUSC Health Sinus Center is dedicated to excellence, and we are uniquely qualified in all areas of patient care, cutting edge research and education.


MUSC has two fellowship-trained rhinologists who can treat and manage sinusitis. Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining (mucosa) of the sinuses.

Skull Base Tumors

Skull base surgery is a highly complex procedure and MUSC’s access to cutting-edge technology ensures the highest level of care for patients.

Smell & Taste Disorders

Lost sense of smell and taste can be disabling. The MUSC Sinus Center offers comprehensive testing and cutting edge research in these disorders.


Tinnitus is the sound of ringing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, or clicking that occurs inside the head. MUSC ENT can manage and treat all causes of tinnitus.

Vascular Anomalies

MUSC Facial Plastic Specialists treat vascular anomalies of the face including hemangiomas, lymphatic malformations, and arteriovenous malformations.

Vertigo & Balance

MUSC ENT experts see and manage hundreds of patients with balance and vertigo complaints each year.

Voice & Swallowing

The MUSC Health Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing treats laryngeal, voice, and swallowing disorders for adults and children.

Our Team


Additional Care Team Members

Clinical Research:
Shaun A. Nguyen, M.D., MA, CPI


The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical University holds as its mission the commitment to improving the quality of life of individuals and families through patient care, teaching, and the discovery of new knowledge. We believe that through the exceptional care of patients, the firm dedication to educating future otolaryngologists and the vital performance of research, the department is achieving its mission.

For more information on our work in the areas of education and research, please visit our Education website.