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About Kentuckiana ENT

Our History and Our Mission

Our Practice History

Kentuckiana Ear, Nose & Throat was established in Louisville, Kentucky by doctors Burton J. Cohen and Kenneth L. Silk in 1974. At that time, it was known as Cohen & Silk, PSC. With the addition of partners, it grew from a single location in downtown Louisville to include offices in the east end of Louisville and in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The Jeffersonville office came about as a result of a merger with what was at that time known as Kentuckiana Ear, Nose & Throat, the Jeffersonville practice of Dr. George Rudwell, a close colleague of the practice.

The practice has since expanded and currently provides coverage to the Greater Louisville area. The scope of the practice has similarly expanded to include fellowship trained ear, nose and throat subspecialists in areas of complex rhinology, facial plastic surgery, and neurotology.

Our Specialties & Mission

The physicians of Kentuckiana Ear, Nose & Throat provide comprehensive ear, nose and throat medical and surgical services and keep abreast of the evolving field of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery to provide the highest level of expertise in our fields. Four of the six physicians in our practice provide care in all aspects of general otolaryngology, while two of our physicians tailor their practice to sub-specialized areas of focus. Our practice is able to accommodate and treat all aspects of otolaryngologic care.

Supported by a caring and helpful staff of administrative, nursing, technical and audiologic personnel, we have provided state-of-the-art care to thousands of patients in our local community and from across the world over the past four decades.

Our clinical expertise, academic affiliations, and partnerships with other top physicians have allowed us to provide our patients with the latest medical advances and technological innovations. We are proud of our long tradition of excellence and compassionate service and are privileged to treat each and every patient who walks through our doors.