Dr. Arthur Wu is a board certified ENT and Sinus Specialist Los Angeles, with special fellowship training in the treatment of nasal, sinus, and skull base diseases. Nasal obstruction, sinus allergies, acute and chronic sinusitis and sinus headaches can be uncomfortable. Thankfully, these conditions can easily be remedied be a professional Los Angeles sinus specialist. Dr. Arthur Wu has had years to perfect his ENT medical technique.
Dr. Wu, MD treats a wide range of problems including nasal allergies, chronic sinusitis, deviated septum, hyposmia treatment, nasal polyps, nasal obstruction, sinus and skull base tumors, nasolacrimal duct obstruction (tearing), and exophthalmos (protruding eyes).
Acute and Chronic Sinusitis Doctor
Affecting nearly 30 million Americans, Chronic and Acute Sinusitis is one of the most common medical conditions in the United States. Chronic sinusitis is defined as inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. We are beginning to understand that there is a genetic connection behind chronic sinusitis, and some individuals are more prone to develop the disease. Additionally, the development of chronic sinusitis also usually requires an environmental trigger such as allergies or a sinus infection. Inflammation of the sinuses results in obstruction of the narrow natural drainage pathways of the sinuses, which in turn leads to further infection and inflammation of the affected sinus and leads to a vicious cycle. Symptoms of chronic sinusitis include nasal obstruction, facial pressure, runny nose, postnasal drip, and decreased sense of smell.
Sinus Solutions and Symptoms
Acute sinusitis is a bacterial infection of the sinuses lasting longer than 2 weeks (common cold). Symptoms of acute sinusitis are facial pressure, discolored nasal drainage, nasal obstruction, and decreased sense of smell. Treatment of an acute sinus infection usually consists of an oral antibiotic but may also include saline rinses, oral and topical decongestants, and oral or topical steroids. Acute sinus infections that do not respond to several courses of antibiotics or that have severe complications may require endoscopic sinus surgery.
Dr. Arthur Wu is committed to helping improve our patient’s sleep patterns and daily lives. He is the leading sinus specialist Los Angeles. Located in the world renown Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Towers and headed by Sinus Specialist Dr. Arthur Wu, The Sinus Center is the premier sinus institute serving the greater Los Angeles Area.
Symptoms of chronic sinusitis include nasal obstruction, facial pressure, runny nose, postnasal drip, and decreased sense of smell. Chronic sinusitis is a chronic condition, often causing symptoms for years or a lifetime. There is no magic cure for chronic sinusitis, but medical, and sometimes surgical, sinusitis treatments can help improve patients’ quality of life. Many patients are successfully treated with medical therapy including antibiotics, oral and nasal steroids, oral and nasal antihistamines, and saline rinses. However, those patients that have persistent symptoms despite medical therapy may require endoscopic sinus surgery to control their disease and should seek the expertise of a professional Sinus Specialist Los Angeles.
Dr. Arthur Wu, MD | Sinus Specialist Los Angeles
As the head of the Sinus Center, Dr. Wu has a passion for helping patients receive the very best sinus treatment Los Angeles. His advanced training has given him the skills to treat the most difficult of sinus cases, and a large volume of his patients are those that have failed medical treatment or had previous unsuccessful sinusitis surgery.
Dr. Wu graduated with honors and distinction from Stanford University with a degree in Biological Sciences and a minor in Art History. He earned his medical doctorate from Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina and completed his residency training in Otolaryngology at the University of California, Los Angeles. After finishing his residency training, Dr. Wu completed a fellowship at Harvard in Rhinology – Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery. During his training, Dr. Wu gained specialized experience in the treatment of Acute and Chronic Sinusitis Disorders.
Chronic sinusitis is a bacterial infection of the sinuses and sinus cavity that last longer than the common cold (around 2-3 weeks). Symptoms of both acute and chronic sinusitis are facial pressure, discolored nasal drainage, nasal obstruction, and decreased sense of smell. Treatment of an acute sinus infection usually consist of an oral antibiotic, but may also include saline rinses, oral and topical decongestants, and oral or topical steroids. Acute sinus infections that do not respond to several courses of antibiotics or that have severe complications may require endoscopic sinus surgery.
Nasal obstruction, sinus allergies, and sinus headaches can be uncomfortable. Thankfully, these conditions can easily be treated by a professional ear, nose and throat doctor. Dr. Arthur Wu has had years to perfect his medical techniques as a Sinus Specialist Los Angeles and provides expert custom care to each individual based on their medical needs. Start breathing easy again. A clear and bright future awaits you at Beverly Hills Sinus in Southern California.
If you have been diagnosed with a deviated septum or your sinus passages are starting to affect your breathing, nasal or sinus surgery may be required to alleviate the symptoms associated with such issues. As a Los Angeles Sinus Specialist, Dr. Wu will fully assess your medical needs and then provide you with as much information as possible, along with our professional medical opinion, so that you the patient, can make an informed decision on how you’d like to proceed.
The Beverly Hills Sinus Center is known as a center of excellence in Southern California. We are praised for our compassionate care and cutting edge research in the field of nasal and sinus diseases. With a friendly and warm atmosphere, you’ll feel right at home, while still being confident that you’re in professional and experienced hands.
Located in the world renown Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Towers and headed by Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor Dr. Arthur Wu, the Beverly Hills Sinus Center is the premier sinus institute serving the greater Los Angeles Area.