• What is Urology?

    Urology is a surgical specialty which deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. Although urology is classified as a surgical specialty, a knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology and other specialties is required by the urologist because of the wide variety of clinical problems encountered. In recognition Continue Reading

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  • About Drs. David and Tammy Bloom

    Dr. David Bloom is a board certified Otolaryngologist. Dr. Tammy Bloom is a board certified Urologist.

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  • What is Otolaryngology?

    Dr. Bloom specializes in the care of the head and neck.

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Avoid Codeine after Tonsillectomy

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea affects (OSA) 2% – 3% of all children in the USA.  OSA can cause hypoxia and untreated OSA can lead to aggression, depression, nocturnal enuresis, hypertension and delayed growth.  The most common cause of pediatric OSA is adenotonsillar hyperplasia which is usually treated with adenotonsillectomy (removal of the adenoid and tonsils). Continue Reading

Pediatric Tonsillectomy: Information about the Procedure and Postoperative care

DETAILS OF PROCEDURE/TREATMENT:  Tonsillectomy – Pediatric  Procedure/Treatment Description The goal of this procedure is to surgically remove the tonsils (glandular tissue located in the back of the throat, behind and lateral to the tongue).  During the surgery, the child is placed under general anesthesia (medication to keep you unconscious). The surgeon then removes the tonsils Continue Reading