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ENT Evaluation

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The Difference Between an ENT and an Audiologist

Ear, Nose & Throat and Audiologist's work closely together to help evaluate and treat hearing loss. Their specialties are different but compatible.


  • Has a Doctorate in Audiology.
  • A licensed healthcare professional who can evaluate, diagnose and treat hearing loss, balance disorders and tinnitus.
  • Complete necessary hearing tests to determine the degree and type of hearing loss.

(ENT) Specialist or Otolaryngologist

  • Has a Doctorate of Medicine.
  • A physician that focuses on the head, neck, ear, nose, and throat.
  • ENTs can use hearing test performed by an Audiologist to help determine how to medically evaluate the patient further if needed.

Some of the many conditions that ENTs can evaluate and treat:

  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Sinus Diseases
  • Sinus Problems
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitus
  • Vertigo