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SWLA Ear Nose and Throat & Allergy Clinic

An Oklahoma City native, Dr. Sprehe was awarded a Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma Medical Scholarship, and earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Oklahoma. After completing two years of a general surgery residency at UCLA, Dr. Sprehe then completed four years of ENT/head and neck surgery at Washington University/Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.  There he was honored with an award for Outstanding Contributions to Resident Teaching by the faculty of the department.  Dr. Sprehe is board certified in otolaryngology, and board certified within his specialty for allergy. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  Immediately prior to joining Memorial Medical Group, Dr. Sprehe was the only ENT surgeon in 35,000 square miles of the Mississippi Delta, seeing as many as 475 patients in clinic, and performing over 100 surgeries a month. He is active on national committees, and is an examiner for oral boards, as well as an Advocate for Marriage Tribunal, of the Roman Catholic Church. With 25 years of experience, Dr. Sprehe provides comprehensive care for all ages in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose and throat. His office will also provide full allergy services, including inhalant and food testing for asthma, headaches and skin conditions. 

Ear infections are one of the most common reasons parents take their children to the doctor. While there are different types of ear infections, the most common is called otitis media, which means an inflammation and infection of the middle ear. The middle ear is located just behind the eardrum.
Allergic rhinitis is the way some people respond to outdoor or indoor allergens. Outdoor triggers of allergic rhinitis include ragweed, grass, tree pollen, and mold spores. Some indoor triggers include dust mites and pet dander.
Practice Overview:
  • Ear Pain and Infections
  • Balance/Dizzy Disorders
  • Hearing Loss and Ringing
  • Nasal Obstruction and Allergies
  • Headaches and Sinus Pressure
  • Painful Throats and Tonsillitis
  • Voice/Swallowing Disorders
  • Neck Masses
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
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1890 W. Gauthier Road
Suite 205
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 480-5595
(337) 480-5596 fax