Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat


Specialties-ENTVirgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat
is the most comprehensive otolaryngology practice in the Caribbean, serving both adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Shapiro is a board certified otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeon.

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

Nose and Sinuses
Allergies, breathing blockages and other breathing problems, disorders of taste and smell, tumors

Ears
Balance disorders (vertigo), hearing challenges and loss, infections, tumors, external ear deformities, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), Meniere’s disease

Mouth
Fractures of the jaw and other facial bones, diseases of the mouth, birth defects

Throat and Voice Box
Swallowing and breathing disorders, infections, tumors, birth defects, acid reflux, speech and voice problems (aging voice, laryngitis, vocal paralysis), throat cancer, tonsillitis

Neck
Cancer/tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, saliva-producing glands, and other areas of the neck

Skin and Face
Cancer, wrinkled/sun damaged skin, facial paralysis

TREATMENTS, THERAPIES AND SURGICAL PROCEDURES

3-D Imaged Navigational Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic sinus surgery using the latest imaging technology (BrainLAB Kolibri®) to precisely pinpoint the locations of nasal blockages

Nose and Sinuses
Allergy testing (food, skin, inhalant), allergy therapies (shots and drops), distribution of allergy control products, somnoplasty (for nasal obstruction), endoscopic sinus surgery, cosmetic surgery and reconstruction, flu shots. In-office nasal sinus balloon procedures.

Ears
Hearing and balance testing and treatment, hearing aid prescriptions, distribution and maintenance, inner ear surgery, ear tubes, mastoid surgery, minimally invasive endoscopic in-office ear surgery, eardrum repair. Diving and flying ear injuries and repair

Mouth
Surgery, cosmetic lip enhancement, surgical repair of birth defects

Throat and Voice Box
Surgery, pH probe testing for acid reflux, transnasal esophagoscopy, Radiesse® injections, feest (flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing with sensory testing) testing, tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, instantaneous H pylori breathalyzer testing to help evaluate and treat reflux issues, video stroboscopic evaluation of the voice box, vocal cord surgery and injections to improve voice.

Neck
Medical and surgical treatment of the thyroid, submandibular and parotid glands. Head and neck cancer surgery

Skin and Face
Facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, facelift plastic surgery, skin resurfacing, wrinkle reduction procedures using BOTOX Cosmetic®, Restylane®, Perlane®, Juvéderm®, Thermage® radio frequency skin tightening, Fraxel® Laser skin resurfacing, eyelid plastic surgery, rehabilitation for facial paralysis

NEW SURGICAL SERVICES

In-office nasal sinus balloon procedure
Minimally invasive opening of sinus drainage pathways with minimal down-time

Nasal Radiofrequency Surgery
A quick (10 to 15 minute) surgical procedure that uses heat energy to remove nasal obstructions