At Holston Medical Group, we know the importance of close-to-home specialty care for ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders, which can affect not only your ability to hear, breathe, speak, smell or swallow, but also your physical appearance.
Our expert team offers in-office procedures for a multitude of ENT disorders, including in-office allergy testing, sinus procedures and cosmetic procedures. Our ability to perform these procedures in our office setting increases patient convenience while delivering high-quality care in a relaxed atmosphere.
Conditions We Treat
- Allergic rhinitis
- Benign lesions of the head and neck
- Deviated nasal septum
- Diseases of the tonsils and adenoids
- Dizziness or vertigo
- Ear Infections
- Head and neck cancer
- Hearing problems
- Hoarseness and swallowing problems
- Nasal fractures
- Nasal obstruction
- Salivary gland disorders
- Skin Cancers of the head and neck
- Smell/taste disorders
- Snoring and sleep apnea
- Surgical Thyroid Disease
Jeffrey Hunt, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology, and specializes in snoring and sleep apnea treatments, nasal obstruction and pediatrics.
Dr. Hunt has been with HMG since August 1998. He received his undergraduate at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and his doctorate from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his residency at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida.
Crystal Seluk, DO, FAOCOO is board certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Seluk specializes in pediatrics, thyroid surgery, facial skin cancer reconstruction and sinus surgery.
Dr. Seluk has been with HMG since August 2017. She received her undergraduate degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska, and her doctorate from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her residency at POH Regional Medical Center through the Statewide Campus System of Michigan State University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling the world with her husband and two small children.
Sharon Riddle, AuD is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and specializes in amplification and prevention of hearing loss.
Riddle has been with HMG since October 1998. She received her undergraduate degree and Masters of Audiology at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, and her Doctorate of Audiology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Chronic sinus conditions, such as sinusitis, can significantly affect quality of life. These conditions often go untreated because their symptoms mimic those of a cold or allergies. Patients may suffer for years, not knowing help is just a visit away. Our specialists treat sinus conditions of all types and offer assistance for other nasal and breathing conditions, such as snoring and sleep apnea.
- Balloon sinuplasty
- Injection snoreplasty
- Sinus procedures
- Turbinate coblation
- Endoscopic sinus surgery
- Removal of nasal polyps
- Sleep apnea testing
Allergy Testing & Treatment
HMG Ear, Nose & Throat provides comprehensive care for a wide-range of otolaryngology disorders experienced in both adults and children. In addition to the most common ear, nose & throat concerns, HMG Ear, Nose & Throat also provides comprehensive audiology services as well as evaluation and treatment for snoring, sleep apnea, nasal obstruction, allergic rhinitis, and allergies.
Your Initial Appointment
HMG ENT offers testing for allergens such inhalants, seasonal allergies and allergens known to be associated with asthma, sinusitis, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis and more. We also offer custom treatment sets for immunotherapy and provide counseling for environmental modifications that can reduce patients’ exposure to certain allergens. Our expert care significantly improves health and quality of life for children and adults.
- Allergy blood testing services
- Allergy injections
- Skin testing for allergies
Typically, when patients come to us with throat conditions, they have experienced issues such as recurrent sore throats, problems with the esophagus or vocal cords, difficulties swallowing and more. Many of these issues can easily be treated with expert care from an ENT specialist. When more advanced treatment is required, such as issues requiring care from an oncologist, our team carefully coordinates care with advanced specialists close to home.
- Lesion removal
- Sleep apnea surgery
Some patients require reconstructive flaps or grafts to close defects and normalize appearance after skin cancer removal on the head or neck. Others desire injections that increase fullness of skin and eliminate fine lines. When cosmetic consultation or treatment is needed, HMG ENT offers compassionate care and expert techniques and treatment, in the privacy of our office.
- Lesion removal or biopsy
- Skin cancer removal and reconstruction
Audiology Services and Ear Conditions
HMG Audiology provides care for infants to adults. We use advanced technologies to identify and treat auditory pathway issues with outstanding results. When hearing loss is identified, we provide the support and resources needed to determine the right option for amplification and/or appropriate listening devices.
Audiology Services: (performed by Audiologist)
- Assisted listening devices
- Auditory brainstem response / auditory steady state response testing
- Auditory testing
- Counseling following identification of hearing loss
- Ear protection devices
- Earwax removal
- Electrocochleography testing
- Hearing aid evaluation, sales and service
- Otoacoustic emission (OAE) testing
- Sell and service of all hearing protection devices
In-office ENT Services
- Adult ear tubes
- Dizziness testing
- Treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
Outpatient ENT Procedures
- Eustachian tube dilation
- Pediatric ear tubes
While most procedures are provided within our offices, some require an outpatient surgical setting. Our outpatient procedures are performed at:
To make an appointment, please call 473-392-6299, or sign up through your myHMG patient portal. We are located in the HMG Medical Plaza, 105 W. Stone Drive, Suite 4D, Kingsport, TN 37660. Our hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.