Rhinology (Nose and Sinus)

At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, our rhinologists provide advanced care for a wide range of conditions that affect the nose and sinuses. Our specialists develop individualized care plans to meet your unique needs, so you can breathe easier.

Conditions We Treat

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    Nasal allergies
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    Airway obstruction
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    Nasal polyps
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    Nasal tumors
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    Sinus tumors
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    Nasal and sinus congestion
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    Smell and taste issues

Meet Your Care Team

Rakesh K. Chandra
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4.8

Rakesh K. ChandraMMHC, MD

    Adult Rhinitis, Adult Sinusitis, Allergy / Immunology, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology Surgery
Naweed I. Chowdhury
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4.9

Naweed I. ChowdhuryMD

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology Surgery, Skull Base Conditions, Skull Base Surgery
David T. Kent
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4.8

David T. KentMD

    Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology Surgery, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine, Sleep Related Surgery
Paul T. Russell
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4.8

Paul T. RussellIII, MD

    Adult Rhinitis, Adult Sinusitis, Allergy / Immunology, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Nose and Sinus Conditions, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Timothy H. Trone
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4.5

Timothy H. TroneMD

    Adult Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology
Justin H. Turner
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4.7

Justin H. TurnerMD, PhD

    Adult Rhinitis, Adult Sinusitis, Allergy / Immunology, CSF Leak Repair, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Nose and Sinus Conditions, Otolaryngology

Why Choose Rhinology (Nose and Sinus) at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on healthcare quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible. 

  • Specialized care

    Our doctors have specialized training in diagnosing and treating sinus disease. We can provide a more accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment options for you. Often, patients seek us for a second opinion on their diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • Innovation

    Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.

  • Knowledge and experience in surgery

    We can treat many nose and sinus problems medically. However, if your condition requires surgery, we often use minimally invasive techniques. Our minimally invasive procedures confer a number of benefits, including shorter recovery times and fewer complications. In some cases, our surgeons may perform your surgery in our office. For many of the conditions that we treat with surgery, you can go home the same day.

  • Skilled clinicians

    At Vanderbilt, you have access to some of the top doctors in the country. As a patient, we can refer you for diagnostic tests, including allergy and asthma testing, and more advanced care when needed.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Endoscopy
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    Sinus surgery (advanced and revision)
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    Skull base surgery
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    Balloon sinuplasty
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    Drug-eluting stents and implants
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    Turbinoplasty/reduction
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    Septoplasty

Locations (2)

1215 21st Ave. S., Floors 6-10
Nashville, TN 37232
2611 West End Avenue, Suite 210
Nashville, TN 37203
Today's hours:7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.