Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health flu-related visitor restrictions have been lifted. However, because babies, especially those who are ill or premature, are at higher risk of serious complications if they get the flu, visitation restrictions are still in place for all Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) until further notice.
From common complaints to more complex disorders, the otolaryngology specialists at Riley at IU Health offer complete pediatric ear, nose and throat care. Using the latest technology, the knowledgeable and skilled team of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, board certified ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctors and otolaryngology-head and neck specialists can provide extensive diagnostic evaluation of your child’s condition, followed by the creation of a personalized treatment plan. We work closely with you and your child to understand and treat not only his or her ENT condition, but also the school, family and other lifestyle factors that directly affect the care of such conditions.
Board certified otolaryngologists with advanced subspecialty training staff our department. Because we are located within the only comprehensive children’s hospital system in Indiana, we work closely with specialists from other departments to coordinate excellent care for your child. We offer an advanced Cochlear Implant Program and Bone Anchored Hearing devices for children with significant hearing impairments. We also offer pediatric facial plastic surgery in our department.
Several members of our staff have received prestigious awards for their dedication to superior ear, nose and throat patient care. Our team also participates in a number of multidisciplinary clinical programs with Riley at IU Health doctors in other specialties so we can provide your child with the most comprehensive care possible.
Our pediatric specialists provide patient- and family-centered care for most related conditions. The links below provide more specific information about some, but not all, of the conditions that we treat.
We offer a number of different Ear, Nose & Throat services. Below are some, but not all, of the services that we provide. If you have a question about a specific service that is not listed here, please contact our department.
Learn more about our experienced team of providers in the Ear, Nose & Throat Department at Riley at IU Health.
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
The Ear, Nose & Throat at Riley at IU Health provides the following forms for parents, healthcare providers and personnel. We have also curated relevant resources from other websites and provided links with brief descriptions of the information that is available.
Please fill out this form before your child's first appointment.
Read about the major risks associated with common ear, nose and throat procedures.
Print and follow these instructions if your child is undergoing a tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy.
Learn how to care for you child after choanal atresia repair.
Follow these instructions if your child's doctor recommends irrigating your child's ears.
Learn how to prepare and use a saline solution to rinse your child's nasal cavities.
View our Guide to Surgery to ease anxiety and prepare you and your child before surgery.
Creamos esta guía como un recurso para ayudarlo a comprender mejor nuestro proceso y para aliviar un poco la ansiedad que pueda estar experimentando.
Read about the programs that the Ear, Nose & Throat Department offers for our pediatric patients.
Referring doctors can work with our scheduler at 317.944.6670 to make an appointment for their pediatric patients who need ear, nose and throat services. In the case of emergency situations, referring physicians should contact IMACS One-Call (IU Health Physician Referral Line) at 317.916.3500 or 800.622.4989.
Riley at IU Health works with referring physicians in Indiana and beyond.Refer A Patient
Visit the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine for information about the latest research in the field of Ear, Nose & Throat.
The Ear, Nose & Throat Department at Riley at IU Health houses the only otolaryngology-head and neck surgery program in the state of Indiana. Our department provides educational opportunities for medical students from the Indiana University School of Medicine—the largest medical school in the state and one of the largest in the country. We also host visiting medical students from other institutions.