Category Archives: ENT

Surgery replaces silence with sound

A rare developmental disorder left Mason Drake deaf since birth. He heard nothing in his first six years of life. His parents brought him to Upstate University Hospital for surgery in November. Charles Woods III, MD, installed a pair of … Continue reading

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Outreach to Ethiopia: Upstate otolaryngologists help restore hearing after ear infections

Five years ago, Rick Kelley, MD, and his wife, Ashley, decided their home could hold more children. They looked into international adoption and wound up in Ethiopia. Now they have three daughters and a son, ranging in age from 3 … Continue reading

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This issue of Upstate Health is brought to you by the number 5

Lots of important “fives” around Upstate these days, including: 5 years ago, the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital opened its doors in a “treehouse” addition above Upstate University Hospital in downtown Syracuse. 5 members of KidzBop visited patients at the Upstate Golisano … Continue reading

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“Happy to share,” writes Dr. Albert Falcone

“I am full of stories and happy to share,” wrote Alfred Falcone DDS, MD in response to a request for first-hand memories of the opening of Upstate’s downtown and community campus hospitals 50 years ago. Dr. Falcone, a retired plastic … Continue reading

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New generation of sinus surgery relies on balloon catheter

Sinusitis patients have a safer, quicker method of obtaining relief, through a procedure that uses a balloon catheter. Patients suffering from chronic, persistent sinusitis due to anatomical problems may be candidates for sinus surgery if they do not respond to … Continue reading

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