Midwest Hearing Centers

Welcome to Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat

Welcome to Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat

Our physicians are specialists in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. An Otolaryngologist is a doctor of medicine specially trained in the treatment and surgery of the ear, nose and throat. The field of Otolaryngology also includes: diseases and surgery of the sinuses, mouth and larynx, thyroid surgery, head and neck cancer surgery, facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. 



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 Click here to visit the American Academy of Otolaryngology's Featured Health Information page for general information and education about the field of otolaryngology.

OSF Voice and Swallowing Disorders Center

Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat Associates is pleased to announce their partnership with OSF in the opening of the OSF Voice and Swallowing Disorders Center. Dr. Ryan Hendricker of Midwest ENT will be serving as the Medical Director for the clinic. 

Dr. Hendricker completed residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He also completed a Laryngology fellowship where he received advanced training in the management of voice and swallowing disorders, care for the professional voice, endoscopic and open techniques for laryngeal surgery, and awake fiberoptic procedures. 

Dr. Hendricker, along with speech pathologist Nicole McKinley of OSF, will be seeing patients at the clinic in the OSF Center for Health on Illinois Route 91.  Appointments should be scheduled through a primary care physician's office by calling 309-683-5080.

A Breakthrough for Chronic Sinus Infections

A clinically proven, minimally invasive technology for the treatment of chronic sinus inflammation is now available at Midwest ENT. 

Balloon Sinuplasty, with a 96% success rate in eligible patients, results in less discomfort, faster recovery time, and most patients resuming normal activities within 24 hours. 

Learn more about Balloon Sinuplasty here.