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Otolaryngology / Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Otolaryngology is a medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and management of disorders affecting the ear, nose, throat, head and neck. An otolaryngologist is often called an ear, nose, and throat doctor, or an ENT for short.

Methodist Hospitals offers the full spectrum of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) services from common conditions such as allergies and ear infections to innovative treatments for hearing issues, sinus disease, as well as head and neck cancers.

There are a wide range of symptoms that may be associated with ENT Issues, some of the most common include:

  • Dizziness
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy nose
  • Nose bleeds
  • Painful or swollen ear(s)
  • Ringing or buzzing sounds (tinnitus)
  • Hearing loss
  • Thick discharge from the ear(s)
  • Blockage or a full sensation in the ear
  • Sore or swollen throat
  • Loss of voice (laryngitis)
  • Sore or swollen neck
  • Jaw pain
  • Excessive snoring
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Fever

Methodist Hospitals offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for ear, nose and throat patients of all ages.


Experienced Specialist

Anekal B. Sreeram, MD

Dr. Anekal B. Sreeram

Dr. Sreeram’s practice has been devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of the wide range of ear, nose and throat issues. His practice is focused on general otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, including upper endoscopy, head and neck surgery, ear and hearing issues, otolaryngology allergies and nasal and sinus disease. Dr. Sreeram is overseas board-certified in otolaryngology and a former Methodist Hospitals Vice Chief of Surgery.

255 E. 90th Drive, Suite W1, Merrillville • 219-795-1309


Methodist Hospitals Otolaryngology

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