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Dr. Hartzell has been actively engaged in clinical and benchtop research throughout his career. Much of his research has been associated with cleft lip and palate outcomes and certain speech disorders (such as velopharyngeal insufficiency). He developed a database to track outcomes and trends involving patients with cleft lip and palate and is engaged in quality improvement projects resulting from this data. Additionally, Dr. Hartzell has investigated the repair of tympanic membrane perforations, including novel tissues and devices. He has also researched hemangiomas, sleep apnea, and airway anomalies.
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Craniofacial Orthodontics. The craniofacial clinic offers comprehensive orthodontic services for patients with craniofacial and/or cleft lip/palate malformations.
The Voice Clinic at Arkansas Children's incorporates a multidisciplinary team, with each member specializing in pediatric care.
The Arkansas Children’s Aerodigestive Program constructed a multidisciplinary program that specializes in the diagnosis and surgical management of pediatric upper aerodigestive problems.
The Thyroid Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital provides assessment from infants to young adults with thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism.
The otolaryngology team at Arkansas Children's provides comprehensive Ear, Nose and Throat care, including treatment for congenital anomalies and plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Program at Arkansas Children's Hospital incorporates an interdisciplinary team, with each member specializing in pediatric care.
Snoring is often considered an adult issue, but it can indicate an underlying condition in children. Arkansas Children's specializes in seeing patients that are newborn to 18 years of age for this issue.
A special case calls for a special place. For 4-year-old Lyric Hammons and her family, that special place is Arkansas Children's.
Janine Amos, D.O., a Pediatric Otolaryngologist at Arkansas Children's talks about what makes kids snore, what to listen for, and when it may be time to see a physician.