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An ENT specialist (otolaryngologist) diagnoses and treats ear, nose, and throat conditions. This is the medical professional who performs adenoidectomies. They will discuss the best way to remove a child’s adenoids.
ENT specialists can use one of several methods to remove adenoids. The choice depends on the child’s condition and the surgeon’s preferred technique:
There are various new techniques and surgical treatment options continually developing, these options are best discussed with an ENT specialist.