Dr. John McCaffery and Dr. Michael Merrin are General Otolaryngologists with over 25 years of experience treating children and adults for:
-tonsils, adenoids, and hearing problems
-sinus problems and voice issues
-tumors of the head and neck
-thyroid, parathyroid and salivary neoplasms
Children have special needs when they visits a doctor’s office. Dr. McCaffery and Dr. Merrin connect with children and help them feel safe and comfortable. It is important that parents understand the medical condition of their child and the recommended treatments. Common problems include ear infections, hearing loss, enlarged tonsils, neck masses and tongue-tie.
Adults want to have efficient and quality care. They want to make sure their concerns are properly addressed and that they have a clear understanding of the recommendations. Common problems in this age group are ear infections, sudden hearing loss, snoring, sinusitis, allergies, thyroid problems, dizziness, hoarseness and surfer’s ear.
Seniors often need extra time and attention for their problems. They frequently have complex medical histories including multiple medical problems and medications which must be noted when any treatment is recommended. Common problems include hearing loss, imbalance, hoarseness, swallowing problems, and head and neck cancer.
Ann Burre and Jacqueline Wiley, Licensed Audiologists, evaluate a full range of audiologic problems in infants through senior citizens utilizing specialized tests and equipment, including OAE, ABR and ENG, as well as making custom ear molds.
Hearing Services of Santa Barbara, a full-service audiology clinic, is affiliated with ENT Associates and is a resource for patients who want hearing aid evaluations, hearing aids, custom plug and other specialty hearing devices and accessories. Please call us at 967-4200 and visit our website at www.hearingsb.com.
ENT Associates of Santa Barbara treats patients Monday – Friday and every other week in Solvang. Please call us at 964-6926 to make an appointment and visit our website for more information at www.entsb.com.