Pediatric ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)
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Does anyone have any good, recent recommendations for an ear,
nose, throat doctor for a child? This is for a 10 year old girl
who had surgery a year ago for fluid build-up. Her ears are
worse now and she is being told she needs another surgery. The
parents would like to get another opinion.
My son had his adenoids removed by Dr. William Lewis in Oakland,
and I thought he was an outstanding doctor. He took his time,
talked directly to my 11-year-old, and was very warm. The
operation went smoothly, and his diagnosis was on target. I
highly recommend him.
Dr. Wesman is highly respected (robertwesman.com). He has
excellent knowledge and is judicious about recommending surgery
(or not). He also goes out of his way to be accessible to patients
and other referring doctors. His staff are warm and kind and
a pediatrician and parent
Some children may need to have ear tubes placed more than once.
I highly recommend Dr. Robert Wesman at Children's Hospital.
Children's Hospital RN
i would highly recommend Dr. Robert Wesman at Children's Hospital.
He has a private practice 510-428-3456 or in the ENT Clinic (510)
428-3233. Dr. Lewis at Summit ENT is also great!
ali the audiologist
Call Dr Wesman at Children's Hospital in Oakland. He is the best!
Can anyone recommend a pediatric ENT? Our two year old may need
to have his adenoids removed due to sleep problems.
Dr. Wesman who works through Children's Hospital in excellent.
My son had surgery with him and several of my Gymboree
customers have also gone to him. All have been satisfied as
far as I know.
We took our two week old to Dr. Robert Wesman at Children's
Hospital Oakland for a minor procedure (to clip his frenulum)
and had a great experience. He has a website --
robertwesman.com. I believe he sees patients both through his
private practice and in a CHO-affiliated clinic. Good luck.
ENT-Cartwright, Rosen, Lewis
I am wondering what experiences folks have had with ENT doctors at
Childrens, specifically Drs. Cartwright, Rosen and Lewis. I already know
Dr. Wesman is great but he has a long wait list. thanks.
I would recommend Lewis and Rosen. I have worked with Lewis professionally more
than Rosen. Lewis is a wonderful doctor and surgeon with an excellent bedside
East Bay Pediatrician
Having experience with all three ENTs mentioned, I would definitely go
to Lewis. You do not state what this if for, however, if it is
regarding surgery for tubes, tonsil or adenoidectomy, he is your man.
Our 7 month-old son has had a sore throat for almost 4 weeks now, and it's not
getting better. We'd like to see a specialist to make sure we're not overlooking
anything. Has anyone had a good experience with a pediatric ENT? Especially one
skilled at difficult diagnosis? We live in Berkeley but are willing to travel to San
Francisco, etc, if we need to. Thank you.
I highly recommend Dr. Robert Wesman, a pediatric ENT specialist. He's an excellent
physician. He practices at Children's Hospital in Oakland.
I wonder, however, how you can be certain that your 7 month old, who cannot talk yet, has a
sore throat...could it be a feeding problem? Many babies suffer from GI reflux, which can
cause chronic irritation of the esophogus; I can also recommend any of the GI specialists at
Children's Hospital; they would be quite familiar with this condition.
You might also try consulting with another pediatrician for a fresh point of view.
My son has a ear wax clog that needs to be removed and I would like that to be
done by a specialist (ear nose and throat).
Can anyone recommend a Ear Nose and Throat doctor that can do that?
Dr. Robertt Wesman at children's hospital. By far, the best. he removed
our older son's
hope you find the right dr. for you
I'm looking for a recommendation for Dr. Lewis, an E.N.T. My 10
month old son will need to have tubes put in his ears due to
recurrent infections. We were referred to Dr. William Lewis.
Has anyone been a patient of his before and used him to insert
the tubes into their child's ear?
Hi. My almost three year old has Dr. Lewis as her ENT for the
same type of thing. She had tubes put in to correct a hearing
loss in June, and had her adenoids cauterized. We were very
pleased. His background is fairly impressive (see the website for
the practice he is in) to start. He has great bedside manner,
very gentle, calm. He was fabulous during the whole surgery with
us too, and my daughter. She did really well and wasn't scared
at all. He let me take her into the operating theater and lay her
down and stay there with her until she was out (even though I was
told by someone at the hospital initially that I couldn't; but
she wasn't going to go with a stranger, that's for sure!!).
The other thing I liked was that he was willing to listen to me
about my concerns regarding adenoid removal. For some reason
that not even I am sure of, I wanted to know ahead of time is she
was going to have to have the adenoids removed. So we got an
xray. Then knowing my concerns, he cauterized them versus
pulling them out all the way.
The only bad thing is that the office visits are fairly
horrendous. I have had to wait over an hour on several ocassions
(with a toddler and five year old!!) and I was NOT happy about
that at all. The strategy in dealing with that was to only get
appts. first thing in the a.m. I have done that for the follow
ups and it has worked pretty well. I have also heard VERY good
things about the other docs in the practice, Moyce and Drury.
Seems everyone goes to Dr. Wesman (sp?) but these guys are
fabulous too. Good luck!
My youngest daughter who is 2.5 yo has a moderate hearing loss
due to fluid accumulation in the middle ear. To relieve this, she
will by having tubes put in her ears. We have been working with
Dr. William Lewis of Summit ENT. I could not find any
recommendations on the website, so would like to know if anyone
out there has had him and what your thoughts are. We also saw
Dr. Drury there once too. Any other thoughts on the other docs
there is great too. Thanks.
I see Dr. Moyce in that practice and I love him. I have had ear problems
since I was a baby and I have to see him still as an adult for a periodic
tune up of some kind. I have heard that all of the docs in that practice
You mentioned Bernard Drury in your post--it does not get any
better than this superlatively trained otolaryngologist with a
fine, refined bedside manner. Besides being brilliant
diagnostically, he is brilliantly surgically and is uninclined to
do unnecessary surgery. You could not be in better hands.
Quality comes at a price, however, the office wait can be
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