For sub-specialty practices in high demand, making access easier for patients is a priority. That’s why ENT has been relying on its four advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) – Melissa Archer, Jenna Berryhill, Amanda Feierabend and Jennifer Melesky to help streamline the department’s overall care process and patient flow. This model of care allows the […]
When Caitlyn Idoine was pregnant with her daughter Riley in 2021, she had never heard of an infection called cytomegalovirus (CMV) which pregnant women can carry and pass onto to their babies. “CMV is the leading cause of nongenetic hearing loss and can also cause other neurological deficits and vision loss,” said Caitlyn. “A typical […]
Jenna Berryhill credits her very first patient to turning her interest to ENT. While a NICU nurse by day and nurse practitioner student by night, she served as the primary nurse to Richie, an inpatient with a tracheostomy. She cared for him from infancy until he was discharged 13 months later, while building a deep […]
Julia Schrof, PA, doesn’t shy away from adventure. In fact, she recently rented a van with her fiancé to live and travel throughout Washington and Oregon for a month. They started in Seattle and drove down the coast, exploring Mount Rainer, North Cascades and Olympic national parks. Altogether, they hiked 115 miles and drove about […]
Hear this: Hearing loss is the most common sensory disability in newborns. Roughly 2 to 3 in 1,000 infants in this country are born with a detectable level of hearing loss in one or both ears, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That’s why every state, including Ohio, has an Early […]
What happens when ear tubes fall out or move? When should they fall out? What if there’s mucus, blood or other drainage and leakage issues?