Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors are medical professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the ears, nose, and throat. These specialists are also sometimes referred to as otolaryngologists or otorhinolaryngologists. ENT doctors often work closely with other medical professionals, such as audiologists, speech therapists, and allergists to provide comprehensive care for patients.
Not all ENT doctors are created equal. Dr. Scott Franklin at Georgetown ENT is part of an elite group of ENT surgeons in the United States. If you are in Georgetown or Austin, here’s why Dr. Franklin should be your choice of ENT doctor.
Double-Board Certification and Other Credentials
As an ENT surgeon, Dr. Franklin treats disorders of the ear, nose, and throat, which tend to affect sleep and easy breathing. He is board-certified in otolaryngology (with residency training in head and neck surgery) by the American Board of Otolaryngology, plus he is board-certified in sleep medicine, which makes him uniquely qualified to treat patients with ear, nose, and throat issues that are affecting the quality of sleep or causing sleep disorders, such as chronic obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Franklin is also a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA), a membership of board-certified otolaryngologists who devote their time to treating allergic diseases.
Dr. Franklin conducts sleep tests and provides treatment for sleep disorders in our world-class, fully accredited sleep lab in Georgetown. He treats adult and pediatric patients in our ENT clinic.
Excellent Bedside Manner
When looking for the best ENT doctor for you, it is important to find one who you feel comfortable with and who can answer any questions you may have. Below are the following characteristics that Dr. Franklin has:
- Good communication skills Franklin clearly explains diagnoses and treatments options to patients. He welcomes questions from patients and is more than happy to provide clarification. Dr. Franklin is also highly experienced in communicating with young patients using age-appropriate terms.
- Empathy and compassion Franklin empathizes with each and every patient, as many ENT and sleep conditions can be very emotionally charged. Dr. Franklin always takes a compassionate approach.
- Thoroughness Franklin takes a thorough review of every patient’s medical history, performs a complete physical examination, and orders the necessary tests to make an accurate diagnosis. Dr. Franklin believes an accurate diagnosis is critical to treating a patient’s ailment effectively and efficiently, which is why he takes his time to come to the right diagnosis instead of rushing to get them out with a treatment that may not work in the end.
- Knowledgeable Franklin stays current on the latest treatments and research in the field in order to provide the best care possible for patients.
Schedule Your Appointment with the Best ENT Surgeon in Georgetown, TX
You deserve only the best care available, so put your trust in Dr. Scott Franklin at Georgetown ENT. Learning of his credentials and training is just the first step. Schedule a visit with Dr. Franklin, and meet him face-to-face to get a real sense of his expertise, bedside manner, and compassion. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Franklin, call our ENT clinic today at (512) 869-0604 or use our convenient online request form.