We provide comprehensive evaluation, testing and treatment options for patients diagnosed with a range of sinus and nasal problems.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is a regional and national referral center for the treatment of patients with complex sinus conditions. Our fellowship-trained physicians and staff aim to provide personalized, effective management for each patient, offering a wide range of treatments and procedures, including non-surgical options, minimally invasive approaches, in-office procedures and difficult revision surgery.

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the #3 program in the nation for ear, nose and throat (ENT) care. Our team members have been acknowledged nationally for their expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of sinus related disorders, as well as the care of patients who are immunologically compromised. We have also been recognized nationally for our treatment of patients with allergy disorders. Learn more about allergy care at Ohio State.

We treat a broad range of conditions, from nasal obstruction and rhinosinusitis to complicated cases involving the nose, sinuses and anterior skill base.

Learn about the Sinus Conditions We Treat

Learn about the Sinus Conditions We Treat

Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS)

AFS (allergic fungal sinusitis) is a reaction that is understood to be caused by fungi present in the environment. In most cases, a combination of medical therapy and surgery is necessary to treat the problem.

Inverting papilloma

This type of tumor, which grows downward into underlying tissue, may occur in the nose or sinuses, causing symptoms similar to those caused by sinusitis. The treatment for this generally includes surgery. In most cases, surgical removal of theses tumors is achieved through the nostrils with a small scope.

Nasal polyposis

Nasal polyps are noncancerous growths of soft tissue that develop in the nose and sinuses. The cause of nasal polyps is unknown, but they are associated with chronic inflammation. Sometimes, this condition is associated with other inflammatory disorders, such as asthma.

Recurrent sinusitis despite previous surgery

Our fellowship-trained surgeons are experts in revision endoscopic sinus surgery for patients who have symptoms even after previous medical or surgical therapy. We use minimally invasive techniques when possible to improve symptoms related to sinus disease.

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