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Rhinology Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

The UNC ENT Division of Rhinology, Allergy, & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery offers a complete range of services for medical and surgical management of diseases affecting the sinuses and skull base at the UNC Endoscopic Skull Base Center and the UNC Center of Nasal and Sleep Disorders.


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UNC Endoscopic Skull Base Center

Many tumors of the skull base can be successfully removed using an endoscopic minimally invasive approach. Minimally invasive proceduresDr. Brian Thorp, UNC ENT typically result in shorter hospital stays, decreased surgical complications, and faster recovery. Our ENT surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of other surgical and nonsurgical specialties at the UNC Skull Base Surgery Program.

We treat the following conditions:

  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Sinonasal/skull base cancers
  • Meningiomas

UNC Sinusitis Care

  • Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease
  • Allergic fungal sinusitis
  • Fungal balls
  • Odontogenic chronic rhinosinusitis,
  • Invasive fungal sinusitis
  • Benign nasal tumors

UNC Center of Nasal and Sleep Disorders

UNC ENT Doctors

  • Vasculitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Nasal obstruction
  • OSA with poor CPAP tolerance
  • History of nasal trauma
  • Septoplasty
  • ITR
  • Concha bullosa resection
  • Sleep surgery options

Our Team

NeuroRhinology-Advanced Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship

We’re proud to offer the NeuroRhinology-Advanced Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship. This one-year fellowship program provides comprehensive training in the medical and surgical management of sinonasal inflammatory disease, anterior and central skull base lesions (utilizing both endoscopic and/or open management), allergic disease, and orbital pathology.

Learn more about the NeuroRhinology-Advanced Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship.