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What is an ENT?

An Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor, also known as an ENT or an otolaryngologist (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jist) is a doctor that has special training in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. ENT doctors receive training in both surgery and medicine, so you won’t need to be referred to another provider if surgery is required. You’ll appreciate expert care close to you from our specialists in Raleigh, Cary, and Wakefield.

ENT doctors can help you with issues such as:

When should you see an ENT?

If you feel you have a problem with your ears, nose, or throat, you can ask your primary care physician for a referral to REX Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists at Cary or you can contact us directly to schedule an evaluation.

When needed, we work closely with other specialists at UNC REX and UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill to provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to your care. Our team approach extends to you and your referring physician communication is a top priority. Our goal is solving your problem so that you can return to an active life.