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Pediatric Otolaryngology

Our team cares for children of all ages facing problems of the ear, nose, or throat, and related parts of the head and neck. We treat conditions such as ear infections, sleep apnea, nasal obstruction, enlarged adenoids, tonsillitis, breathing problems, hearing loss, neck masses, sinus disease, and speech problems.

Our team partners with pediatric audiologists at Idaho Elks Hearing and Balance to provide personalized hearing aids. And, we’re a part of St. Luke’s Cochlear Implant Program and perform ear splinting, or ear molding, and otoplasty services.

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Providers

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

    Biography

    Jaeger Ashton, MS, CPNP specializes in pediatric otolaryngology with interests in ear infections, tonsillitis, and sinus disease. She earned her bachelor's degree at Bucknell University her master's degree in nursing, nurse practitioner, at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

    Biography

    Phillip Chaffin, MD serves as the medical director of the Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implant Program at St. Luke’s. He has clinical interests in the management of hearing loss and the surgical treatment of cleft lip and palate.

    Dr. Chaffin is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance and American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. He frequently travels overseas on medical missions to treat children with cleft lip and palate.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

    Biography

    Jacob Robison, MD has clinical interest in pediatric airway disorders, hearing loss, obstructive sleep apnea, and recurrent infections of the ears, nose, sinus, and throat. He earned his medical degree and doctoral degree in environmental toxicology from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Considering Cochlear Implants?

Our Team Can Help

If you or your child has severe hearing loss, cochlear implants may be able to offer a sense of sound, as well as improved ability to understand speech and speak clearly. Our team will work with you to evaluate whether or not this surgery is an appropriate option.