Dr. Robert Weiss, Board-certified ENT and Founder of CT ENT Sinus and Allergy, which utilizes leading-‐edge technologies to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the ears, nose, and throat joins eHealth Radio and the Allergy Information & Health News Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Robert Weiss discuss the following:
- How many people in the U.S. are diagnosed with allergies each year?
- How can you tell the difference between allergies, the common cold and a sinus infection?
- What are some of the triggers that can cause allergies during the holiday time?
- Are there treatments that can help or even cure holiday allergies as well as everyday symptoms?
- The holidays can be a stressful time. Is there a link between stress and asthma?
Board-certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon, Dr. Robert Weiss established CT ENT Sinus and Allergy in 2000. He is an active staff member of Norwalk Hospital and Fellow of American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Weiss graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and finished residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the prestigious Schneider Children's Hospital in New Hyde Park, NY.
Dr. Weiss treats all aspects of Ear Nose and Throat problems and has distinguished his practice utilizing the latest technology for better outcomes and safety.
He was one of the first surgeons in the region to adopt Coblation tonsillectomy which reduces pain after surgery. His practice incorporates a testing lab to evaluate chronic dizziness in both adults and children. For treatment of chronic sinusitis in children, Dr. Weiss utilizes a balloon sinuplasty technique that can achieve success rates up to 87% versus about 50% for traditional methods.
A recognized leader in his field, he has been named to Connecticut magazine's "Top Docs" for the past five years. He is a frequent guest speaker and has made numerous television appearances on News 12 CT and Cablevision's "Health Talk."
Dr. Weiss is active in humanitarian medical mission work and has made numerous trips to Ethiopia to help remote, under-served inhabitants.