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About Dr. Agan
Dr. Ashley Agan is a practicing Otolaryngologist and Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern. She performs surgeries of the head and neck including endoscopic sinus surgery, thyroidectomy, salivary gland surgery, and more. With BackTable, Dr. Agan is the co-host of our brand new ENT series, sharing the mic with thought leaders in the field.
Podcasts Featuring Dr. Agan
Articles Featuring Dr. Agan
Strategies to Support Children Living with Hearing Loss
Dr. St. John joins us to discuss strategies to support children living with hearing loss. There are important counseling considerations throughout a child’s life, starting from early language development, through schooling years, and into adolescent decisions.
Treating Tongue Tie: Frenotomy Procedure & Complications
A frenotomy procedure treats tongue-tie by performing a lingual frenulum cut. Acute postoperative management is focused on adequate hemostasis whereas long-term management is aimed at preventing scar tissue formation. We provide an overview of the frenotomy procedure and potential complications.
Managing Eustachian Tube Disorders
Management of patients with chronic eustachian tube disorders is challenging. Dr. Gopi Shah, Dr. Ashley Agan, and Dr. Walter Kutz discuss the essentials of caring for patients with eustachian tube disorders and outline the approach for distinguishing between patulous eustachian tube and eustachian tube dysfunction.
Treating Tongue Tie: Evaluation of the Mother-Baby Dyad
In pediatric patients with tongue-tie who have feeding difficulties, it is important to obtain a thorough history of the mother. Exploration of mother’s health status during pregnancy, and labor and delivery details can provide insight into reasons for feeding troubles.
Adult Cochlear Implantation: Indications, Screening, and Patient Counseling
Indications for cochlear implantation are typically bilateral severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss with little to no benefit from appropriately fit hearing aids. The journey of implantation has many steps and requires proper screening and evaluation.
Building a Pediatric Tracheostomy Program
Management of pediatric tracheostomy patients requires a long-term commitment from the care team. Otolaryngologists Dr. Gopi Shah, Dr. Ashley Agan, and Dr. Romaine Johnson discuss the essentials of building a successful pediatric tracheostomy program and the importance of a multidisciplinary team.
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