HEAD & NECK ASSOCIATES OF ORANGE COUNTY has been serving Southern California since 1985 and is the most comprehensive Ear, Nose and Throat practice in Orange County. Our physicians specialize in the medical and surgical care of adult and pediatric ear, nose, throat, sinus and nasal problems. We also treat:

OUR FACILITY is state-of-the-art and equipped with the latest technology available to our specialty. Our Sinus Center offers in-office CT scanning and digital image guidance surgery of the sinus and skull base. Our voice and swallowing clinic offers videostroboscopy and esophagoscopy. Our clinic also supports ultrasound for thyroid surveillance and neck biopsies.

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OUR BOARD-CERTIFIED PHYSICIANS are from the finest residency programs in the country and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest medical advancements. With four locations throughout Southern California, we have a dedicated team of 10 ENT's and two Allergists. 


Dr. Ashley Balaker is board certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and a subspecialist in Otology – Neurotology. Dr. Balaker cares for adult and pediatric patients, specifically those with ear disorders, hearing loss, vertigo and dizziness, ear and skull base tumors, sinusitis and eustachian tube disorders. Additionally, she is experienced in minimally invasive surgery for the ears and sinuses, including endoscopic transcanal ear surgery, surfer’s ear surgery, balloon sinuplasty, and endoscopic balloon dilation of the eustachian tube. She also performs surgery for hearing restoration, including laser stapedotomy for otosclerosis and cochlear implantation for profound hearing loss. To learn more about Dr. Balaker, click here


OUR VISION is to consistently provide the highest quality of healthcare to our patients. Your Life, Our Specialty! 

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