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Patient Randy with Dr. Mancell
Patient Randy with Dr. Mancell

Otolaryngology, commonly known as Ear, Nose, & Throat or ENT, is a specialty that provides diagnosis, treatment, medical services and surgical services for conditions affecting the head, neck, sinuses, ears, nose, and throat.

Common conditions seen by Dr. Mancell and Dr. Dorrity include:

  • Nasal obstruction
  • Sinusitis 
  • Tonsil Infections
  • Thyroid, parathyroid, and salivary gland disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Voice Disorders
  • Hearing Loss
  • Balance disorders
  • Cancer of the skin, head, and neck

View more conditions with their definitions under the ENT Health Library

Treatments and Procedures

Dr. Dorrity and Dr. Mancell use several tests to diagnose ear, nose, throat, head, and neck conditions. They believe care begins with listening to each patient’s needs, providing education and including the patient in the decision making process.

Dr. Dorrity with patient

Ear Procedures

  • Pressure equalization tubes
  • Tympanoplasty (repair ear drum)
  • Bone anchored hearing aid
  • Earlobe repair
  • Vertigo evaluation and treatments

Nose Procedures

  • Septoplasty (nasal airway surgery)
  • Sinus surgery
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Nasal fracture repair

Throat Procedures

  • Tonsil and adenoid surgery
  • Tongue tie release
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Laryngeal (voice box) surgery

Head and Neck Procedures

  • Lesion removal
  • Thyroid/parathyroid surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Submandibular and parotid gland surgery
  • Skin cancer and reconstructive surgery
  • Neck dissection (for head and neck cancer)


Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr. Dorrity and Dr. Mancell provide facial plastic surgery services. They will listen to your needs and educate you on the following services:

  • Blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery)
  • Rhinoplasty (nose appearance and reconstruction surgery)
  • Excision of facial skin lesions
  • Botox

 The Prairie Lakes Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic is located in the lower level of Mallard Pointe Surgical Center at 1201 Mickelson Drive in Watertown. Patients may make an appointment by calling the clinic at 605-882-7740 or toll free at 855-215-5327. No referral is necessary.