Children’s ENT Center is not located at the Dell Children’s Medical Center campus.
Our address is: 3705 Medical Parkway, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78705.
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Children are different from adults. Their bodies are still growing, and their special needs deserve personalized care. At the Children’s Ear Nose & Throat Center, we focus on providing specialized care for babies, children and adolescents with ear, nose and throat conditions.
Patrick Connolly, MD, FAAP
Dr. Connolly is one of our 4 pediatric otolaryngologists. He attended Southern Methodist University and graduated Summa Cum Laude. He then attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and graduated with Honors. Dr. Connolly did his Otolaryngology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine and then completed a pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. in 1991-1992. He has been in practice in Austin since his fellowship.
Dr. Connolly is a Past-Chief of Staff at the Children's Hospital of Austin, a Past-President of the Seton Network Medical staff. He is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, the T.M.A., and the A.M.A. He is an active member of Austin Smiles and participates in medical missions in Central America.
Dr. Connolly takes care of all pediatric ear, nose, and throat problems, both medical and surgical from birth through adolescence.
Stacey Leigh Clark, MD
Dr. Stacey Clark is a board-certified pediatric Otolaryngologist. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame, where she was in the Honors Program for Arts and Sciences, and obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Clark completed her Otolaryngology residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and her Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, where she received specialized training to diagnose and treat all ear, nose and throat disorders in children. She participated in both pediatric airway and sleep research during her fellowship.
Dr. Clark is trained to manage all pediatric ENT concerns, including sleep apnea, chronic sinus disease, recurrent ear infections, hearing loss, recurrent tonsillitis, head and neck masses and velopharyngeal insufficiency. Additionally, Dr. Clark has a strong interest in the treatment of pediatric complex airway disease and sleep disorders.
Dr. Clark is board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
John H. Nowlin, MD, FAAP
A native Texan, Dr. Nowlin received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1981, where he also completed his general surgery and otolaryngology residency in 1986 and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following his residency training, Dr. Nowlin completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where he received in-depth, specialized training in pediatric otolaryngology.
Dr. Nowlin is board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the American College of Surgeons. During the Persian Gulf War, he served in Saudi Arabia with the 85th Evacuation Hospital of the 1st Cavalry Division. Dr. Nowlin is currently chief of otolaryngology and chief of surgery at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.
Dr. Nowlin is specially trained to evaluate and manage a wide range of pediatric ENT concerns, including recurrent ear infections, chronic sinusitis, recurrent tonsillitis, pediatric airway issues, and pediatric hearing loss.
Syboney Zapata, MD, FAAP
Dr. Zapata is one of our fellowship-trained pediatric otolaryngologists. After receiving her undergraduate degree in biology with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, she earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Her surgical internship and otolaryngology residency were completed at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. She received her subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology at San Diego Children’s Hospital, where she gained additional skills to diagnose and treat ear, nose, and throat problems in children, including chronic ear disease, sleep apnea, chronic tonsillitis, hearing loss, chronic sinus disease, airway issues, and head and neck masses.Dr. Zapata is board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She was actively involved in the residency-training program as an assistant professor at Emory University in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery for more than three years before joining our practice. Her hospital appointments include Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, Strictly Pediatrics Surgery Center, and Bailey Square Surgery Center.