Clinical InterestsComprehensive Adult & Pediatric ENT CareTonsils & AdenoidsEar Tube SurgeryPediatric ENTThyroid SurgerySeptoplastyLATERA Absorbable Nasal Implant Allergy SymptomsAllergy TreatmentAllergy Testing
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Dr. Sajeev Puri is an otolaryngologist who specializes in comprehensive adult & pediatric ENT care and thyroid surgery in the Charlotte, NC area. His clinical interests are allergy symptoms, treatment, and testing. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. His internship and residency were at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the North Carolina Head and Neck Society, and the American Academy of Allergy.
Education & Fellowship
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1993
Master of Science in Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1995
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2000
General Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2001
Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2005
- Arkansas Children's Hospital
- Arkansas Veteran's Hospital
Associations & Memberships
Board Certified by:
- American Board of Otolaryngology
- American Medical Association
- American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
- North Carolina Head and Neck Society
- American Academy of Allergy
Dr. Puri specializes in thyroid care. Thyroid diseases are very common, affecting millions of Americans. The most common thyroid problems are:
- Hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland)
- Hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland)
- Thyroid enlargement
- Thyroid malignancy, caused by radiation therapy or family history
Thyroid problems can be treated with hormone replacement pills, medication, radioactive iodine, or surgery. Thyroid surgery (thyroidectomy) is an operation to remove part or all of the thyroid gland. It is performed in the hospital, and general anesthesia is usually required. Typically, the operation removes the lobe of the thyroid gland containing the lump and possibly the isthmus. A frozen section (immediate microscopic reading) may be used to determine if the rest of the thyroid gland should be removed during the same surgery.
Dr. Puri sees patients in CEENTA's Blakeney office.
- Dr. Puri talks about the danger of accidentally swallowing the bristles from wire grill brushes at Charlotte Smarty Pants.