The PedsDocTalk Podcast

75: Tonsils and Adenoids. When is surgery necessary?

June 23, 2021 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
75: Tonsils and Adenoids. When is surgery necessary?
Show Notes

On this episode I welcome Jordan Glicksman Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon in private practice at Newton Wellesley Hospital and Lecturer part time at Harvard Medical School. We discuss the following: 

  • The basics of adenoids
  • When they may need to be removed
  • The purpose of tonsils
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • T&A procedures
  • Recovery times
  • Other options besides surgery