The Division of General Otolaryngology

The Department of Otolaryngology at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center offers a full array of treatment for medical and surgical conditions of the Ears Nose Throat & Head and Neck. Members of the department treat both adult and pediatric patients.

Conditions We Treat


  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus (ear ringing)
  • Ear wax
  • Ear infections
    • Swimmer’s ear & external ear canal problems
    • Middle ear & fluid behind ear drum
    • Ear drum perforations/hearing bone disorders
    • Inner ear
  • Dizziness (Vertigo & Balance Disorders)
    • Benign Paroxysmal Position Vertigo (BPPV)
    • Meniere’s Disease



  • Acute and chronic sinus & nasal infections
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Epistaxis (nose bleeds)


  • Voice disorders
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Growths & pain in the throat
  • Treatment of tonsil and adenoid infections/enlargement


  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Thyroid & parathyroid
  • Benign and Malignant growths in the neck

Services We Offer


  • Hearing testing and amplification (hearing aids)
  • Balance testing and directed treatment
  • Ear surgery
    • Myringotomy with or without tubes (ear tubes)
    • Tympanoplasty (fix ear drum)


  • Allergy testing and treatment for nasal allergies
  • Sinus Surgery (both In-office minimally invasive & traditional)
  • Septoplasty (fix the dividing partition inside the nose)
  • Turbinate Reduction (minimally invasive techniques available)
  • Nasal trauma
  • Epistaxis (nose bleeds)


  • Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Frenulectomy (tongue or lip tie)
  • Sialoendoscopy-salivary stone removal
  • Direct Laryngoscopy (throat surgery for lesions of the vocal cords/throat)
  • Removal of non cancerous and cancerous growths of the oral cavity and throat


  • Salivary gland surgery (parotidectomy and submandibular gland excision
  • Thyroidectomy (thyroid removal) for benign and malignant conditions
  • Parathyroidectomy (parathyroid –removal of calcium controlling gland(s) removal)
  • Neck dissection/lymph node removal
    • Removal of benign and cancerous growths of neck
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst/Branchial Cyst Removal

Meet Our General Otolaryngology Team

General Otolaryngology Videos

Acoustic Neuromas

Dr. James K. Liu talks about treatment options for Acoustic Neuromas.

Treatment Options:

  • Observation
  • Radio surgery (form of radiation – benefits: minimally invasive)
  • Micro surgical resection