550 94th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 727-573-0074

Healthcare Concerns for which SNI offers Ongoing Care

Our physicians are a board certified otolaryngologists and as such are well trained and experienced in general health care problems affecting the ears, nose and throat. The SNI not only offers outstanding subspecialty care to all patients (adults and children) whose primary healthcare concern is related to nose and sinuses, it also cares for patients with general disorders of the ears nose and throat who have been evaluated previously by our surgeons. Thus, we treat and see patient who have disorders of the ears, nose and throat but we are most focused upon nasal and sinus disorders. These include but are not limited to:

  • Rhinosinusitis (all forms - including):
    • Acute, subacute, chronic, acute exacerbation of chronic, or recurrent acute
    • Maxillary, ethmoid, frontal, sphenoid sinuses
    • Fungal rhinosinusitis
      • Invasive
      • Non-invasive (extra-mucosal)
        • Allergic
        • Non-allerg
    • Nasal Polyposis
    • Mucoceles / Mucopyoceles
    • Cystic fibrosis related sinus disease
  • Nasal obstruction
    • Nasal valve collapse
    • Deviated septum
    • Turbinate hypertrophy
    • Disordered breathing during sleep (apnea & snoring)
    • Choanal atresia
    • Septal perforation
  • Inhalant allergies (dust, mold, pet, weeds. grasses, trees)
  • Epistaxis (nose bleeds)
    • Hereditary Hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler Weber Rendu)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks
  • Encephaloceles of the anterior and middle cranial fossa
  • Tumors of the nose, sinuses and anterior skull base including

Benign Tumors


Ossifying fibroma

Fibrous dysplasia

Oncocytic/cylindric cell papilloma

Inverted papilloma

Juvenile nasal angiofibroma

Hemangioma of pregnancy

Giant cell tumor

Cholesterol granuloma

Clival Chordoma


Nasal dermoids

Malignant Tumors

Squamous cell carcinoma

Malignant melanoma


Adenosquamous ca.

Meibomian gland ca.




Spindle cell ca.

Adenoid cystic ca.

Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC)

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor


Metastatic cancers to the nose & sinuses



  • Sinus related head pain
  • Disturbances of sense of smell (olfaction)
  • Trauma of the nose and sinuses
  • Eye Disease Related to the Sinonasal Passages
    • Grave's Dysthyroid Orbitopathy
    • Orbital Abscess/Subperiosteal abscess
    • Compressive Optic Neuropathy
    • Epiphora (pathologic tearing of the eye)
  • Granulomatous sinonasal disease
    • Wegener's granulomatosis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Amyloidosis