Dr. Robert J Meleca M.D., FACS
Ear-Nose and Throat Doctor (ENT)1555 44th St Sw Wyoming MI, 49509
Dr. Robert Meleca is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, also known as an otolaryngologist, practicing in Wyoming, MI. Dr. Meleca specializes in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat as well as other parts of the head and neck. Such structures an ENT may work on include the sinuses, larynx (voice box) and mouth in addition to the ear, nose and throat. There are seven areas of expertise that an ENT might specialize in, and these are: allergies; facial reconstructive surgery; head and neck; laryngology; otology/neurotology; pediatric otolaryngology; and rhinology.
Education and Training
Ohio State University College of Medicine 1989
Wayne State University School of Medicine 1994
OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyABOto
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Botulinum toxin injection to improve tracheoesophageal speech after total laryngectomy.
- Magnetic resonance imaging of the facial nerve in children with idiopathic facial paralysis.
- Botulinum toxin injection of the cricopharyngeus muscle for the treatment of dysphagia.
- Use of topical lidocaine in the treatment of muscle tension dysphonia.
- Functional outcomes after supracricoid laryngectomy.
- Fiberoptic examination of the pharyngoesophageal segment in tracheoesophageal speakers.
- Laryngeal manifestations of speech dysfluency: a topical anesthesia treatment approach.
- Laryngeal anesthetization for the treatment of acquired disfluency: a case study.
- Transoral versus extraoral reduction of mandible fractures: a comparison of complication rates and other factors.
- Is voice amplification for teachers with dysphonia really beneficial?
- Swallowing function outcomes following nonsurgical therapy for advanced-stage laryngeal carcinoma.
- Functional outcomes of the retromaxillary-infratemporal fossa dissection for advanced head and neck/skull base lesions.
- Irreversible hydrocolloid: an unusual presentation of esophageal obstruction.
- Carotid artery resection for cancer of the head and neck.
- Bone graft implantation for correction of the anophthalmic orbit.
- Hearing Loss
- Ear Infection
- Deviated Septum
- Hay Fever (allergic Rhinitis)
- Ear Wax
- Wayne State University, Detroit, Mi
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- Treatments for Ear Infections
The aim of treating ear infections is to treat the ear infection before complications such as deafness arise. Treatment involves reducing the inflammation and gets rid of the organisms causing the ear infection.Most ear infections resolve on their own, but the best treatment will vary from person to...
- What Is a Pleomorphic Adenoma: Is It Dangerous?
Introduction The salivary glands produce saliva, which keeps the mouth moist, helps digest the food, and prevents the rapid decay of our teeth. The salivary glands are small in size and are located around the inner lining of the mouth, cheeks, and lips. Many diseases from cancerous tumors to...
- Pregnancy Symptoms
Symptoms of pregnancy vary from one woman to another and also from one pregnancy to another. One of the most common and important symptom of pregnancy is a delayed or missed period. However, some of the early symptoms of pregnancy are similar to those of menstruation, and hence are often ignored or...
- What Is Acute Sinusitis?
The inflammation of the sinuses and nasal membranes is what is referred to as sinusitis. The sinuses are the openings located in the facial bones that are linked to nasal openings. Mucous membranes that surround the sinuses are the same as those found in the interior of the nose. You probably have...
- Reasons Why You Need an Adenoidectomy
Having a sore throat is a common condition and anyone can be affected by it. One cause of a sore throat is tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils). However, apart from tonsils, there are also adenoids, which are found at the back of the pharynx. Adenoids can also be affected and can cause a series...
- What Is Pituitary Dwarfism?
IntroductionPituitary dwarfism, also called growth hormone deficiency, is a medical condition wherein the pituitary gland does not produce sufficient amounts of growth hormone. This deficiency often results in children’s slow growth or short stature.An adult with pituitary dwarfism has an average...
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