Our multidisciplinary approach to care includes experts in allergic diseases, nasal and sinus conditions, immunologic disorders and asthma so you can be sure you are receiving the proper care. These experts will work together to develop a personalized treatment plan for your specific condition.

At your appointment, your care team will evaluate you and determine whether care from an otolaryngologist (ENT) or an allergist will lead to the best outcomes for you. Sometimes your condition may require care from both specialties.

Conditions and Treatments

Experts at the Northwestern Medicine Sinus and Allergy Center are experienced in the medical and surgical management of conditions of the nose and sinuses, as well as allergies, diseases of the immune system and asthma.

We offer the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic options, including the latest research-based treatments, so you can be sure you are receiving the most effective treatments available. As a leading center for research in chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps, you may also be eligible for one of our clinical trials.

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic and Non Allergic Rhinitis
  • Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)/Samter's Triad
  • Asthma
  • Blockage of one or both nostrils
  • Chronic Sinus Infections (symptoms lasting 12 weeks or more)/Chronic Sinusitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Fungal Sinusitis
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Lingering or Unresolved Sinusitis Symptoms even after Surgery
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Nasal Deformity
  • Nasal or Sinus Tumors or Masses
  • Nasal Sinus Polyps
  • Recurrent Severe Sinus or Lung Infections
  • Sinus/Nasal Disorders
  • Symptoms Suspected to be Caused by Allergies

Treatments Offered

We offer the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic options including:

  • Aspirin Desensitization
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Clinical Trials for Chronic Sinus Conditions or Nasal Polyps
  • Endoscopic Removal of Nasal Sinus or Skull Base Tumors
  • Immunodeficiency Testing
  • In-office CT Scans (sinus X-ray)
  • Minimally Invasive Balloon Dilation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Sinus and Nasal Tumors and Cancer
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Revision Sinus Surgery
  • Septoplasty
  • Smell Evaluation
  • Spirometry
  • Turbinate Reduction (e.g. coblation)