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ENT Virtual Health Series from UMMC

Join ENT doctors at UMMC for free, expert advice about common ear, nose, and throat issues. From sinus issues, to dizziness, to sore throats and difficulty speaking, you can get practical information to help you and your child feel better.

Best of all, send your on-topic question when you register, and get answers about what concerns you most. After you sign up, you will receive a reminder email the day before the event with instructions for joining the Zoom meeting from your computer or mobile phone.

Get help right away with a same-day appointment

You don’t have to wait for a seminar for expert help. We offer same-day appointments for general ear, nose, and throat care. Call (601) 984-5160 to see an ENT provider today at UMMC.

Seminar details and registration

Scott Stringer, MD

Nose Woes

Date: December 10

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: Scott Stringer, MD

If you deal with constant sinus problems, this seminar is for you. Scott Stringer, MD, will give an overview of how the nose and sinuses work, and then address common issues and questions such as:

  • Why can’t I breathe through my nose?
  • How effective are over-the-counter medicines for “sinus” problems?
  • Is this a cold or a sinus infection?
  • What can I do about chronic sinus infections?
  • How do I stop a nosebleed?

Register for Nose Woes


John Schweinfurth

Voice and Swallowing Problems

Date: January 14

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: John Schweinfurth, MD

Over time, the structures inside a person’s throat can change. These gradual shifts can lead to new problems such as chronic hoarseness and even difficulty speaking. Fortunately, as ENT expert John Schweinfurth, MD, will explain, there are things you can do to help. Sign up to learn:

  • The most common causes of hoarseness
  • What polypharmacy is, and how it impacts the throat
  • Home remedies that can help with hoarseness

Register for Voice and Swallowing Problems


Jeffrey Carron

Childhood Hearing Loss

Date: February 11

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: Jeffrey Carron, MD

When a child struggles to hear, it can affect speech and language development, the ability to learn, social and emotional growth, and school performance. Fortunately, there are many ways to help kids with hearing loss, whether it’s minor or a matter of great concern. In this seminar, pediatric ENT Jeffrey Carron, MD, will talk about available treatments to help kids learn, relate, and grow.

Register for Childhood Hearing Loss


Thomas Eby

Managing Dizziness

Date: March 11

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: Thomas Eby, MD

The ability to stand, walk and move our head without problem is something we usually take for granted. However dizziness and loss of balance can make these everyday activities difficult or impossible. Join Thomas Eby, MD, to learn about different types of dizziness, what different doctors can do to help and especially what ENT doctors can do to test and treat people with dizziness.

Register for Managing Dizziness