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Dr. Howard Smith Oncall


Howard G. Smith, M.D. is a pediatric otolaryngologist and former radio talk show host. As an ENT specialist, he has expertise in utilizing maximal medical management to avoid the need for ear or sinus surgery. As a media personality, he was the medical editor and talk show host at WBZ-AM, WRKO-AM, and WMRE-AM, all in Boston, Massachusetts.

Trained at Harvard Medical School and a long-time faculty member at Boston Children’s Hospital, he now practices in central Connecticut at Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Associates and Connecticut Children's Medical Center. He is the author of the paperback and e-book "Parents Ear Infection Cookbook: Medical Strategies for Avoiding Surgery.

Selected podcasts are available as both audio and video podcasts, the latter on YouTube.com on the Dr. Howard Smith Reports channel.

Listeners may contact Dr. Smith with questions or comments by e-mailing him at drhowardsmith.reports@gmail.com. Dr. Smith's webpage is www.drhowardsmith.com. His Twitter handle is @DrHSmithReports

Apr 6, 2006

Dr. Howard Smith discusses the causes and non-surgical treatment for recurrent ear infections in children and adults. He begins by reviewing when your child should see a specialist. He discusses the specialty evaluation of ear infections, the use of antibiotics as prophylaxis, and other treatments.  Listeners may contact Dr. Smith with questions or comments by e-mailing him at drhowardsmith@yahoo.com. Dr. Smith's webpage is www.drhowardsmith.com.