A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you …..
A diagnostic laryngoscopy is a procedure in which the surgeon examines your larynx, or voice box, with a laryngoscope. A laryngoscope is a tube that has a camera attached that allows the surgeon to see inside your larynx.
Laryngoscopies can be done to discover the reason for ear or throat pain, to determine the cause for trouble swallowing, if the patient feels a lump in the throat, or to check injuries of the throat.
In the cases of feeling a lump, a biopsy may be performed at the same time as the laryngoscopy.
Meet Our Throat Specialists
Dana B. Gibbs, M.D.
A Texas native and Arlington resident since 1976. She attended Texas A & M University, receiving her Bachelor in Biochemistry before getting her MD at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read More
Chris T. Lee, M.D.
Dr. Chris Lee is a native of Arlington and a graduate of Lamar High School. He attended Abilene Christian University, where he graduated Co-Valedictorian. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. Read More
Rene M. Pena, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Peña is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. His interests include the...Read More
Tyler W. Scoresby, M.D.
Dr. Scoresby is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otoglaryngic Allergy. He enjoys treating both adult.... Read More
Stuart N. Thomas, M.D.
Attended University of Texas at Austin on National Merit Scholarship, graduating Magna Cum Laude, 1985, before attending University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas. Read More