Otorhinolaryngology is a surgical subspecialty inside medicine that deals with the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck. Specialists who deals with this area are called otorhinolaryngologists, otolaryngologists, ENT specialists, ENT surgeons, or head and neck specialists. Patients look for treatment from an otorhinolaryngologist for diseases of the ear, nose, throat, base of the skull, and for the malignant growths and benign tumors of the head and neck.