About Us & Our Goals

The physicians of two otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) groups in Winston-Salem joined together to create Piedmont Ear, Nose & Throat Associates (PENTA), the premier otolaryngology group in the Triad. The merger of Forsyth Head & Neck Associates and Salem Ear, Nose & Throat Associates took place on July 1, 1999. All of PENTA’s physicians are board certified by the Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.

We have four locations to serve you:

  • Winston-Salem
  • Clemmons
  • Kernersville
  • Mount Airy

PENTA offers patients a full range of ear, nose and throat services including:

  • sinus surgery
  • head and neck cancer surgery
  • treatment of balance and dizziness disorders
  • treatment of tinnitus
  • treatment of voice and swallowing disorders
  • allergy desensitization
  • facial plastic surgery
  • treatment of sleep disorders and snoring
  • treatment of hearing loss with comprehensive hearing aid sales and service
  • head and neck endocrine surgery
Welcome to PENTA!

During this extraordinary time and for the safety of everyone in our building, please be aware of the following:

  • Do not bring additional people into the building.
    • It is best if you are alone as the patient enter the building for your visit today. We ask that other members of your party please wait in the car.
    • One parent or guardian may accompany a child under the age of 18.
    • If you have an exceptional need, please let the greeter know the details. She will need to get special permission from your doctor.
  • We will take your temperature and ask you about symptoms before you can proceed to check-in.
    • If you have a fever and/or cough:
      • You will be asked to wait in your car until the greeter can discuss the situation with your doctor. You may be asked to report to your primary care physician for your condition.
We appreciate your understanding during these challenging times. Our goal is to take care of essential ENT conditions and protect the safety of you, other patients, and the PENTA staff.