Chester County Otolaryngology and Allergy Associates

A Division of Pinnacle ENT Associates

610.384.8300 or 610.345.0977

Offices in: Exton, West Chester, Kennett Square,
Coatesville, and West Grove PA

Welcome to Chester County Otolaryngology and Allergy Associates


This website is intended to provide you with useful information relating to the medical conditions treated and services provided by our practice. For more in-depth answers to questions we suggest you go to our “Information for Patients” section by clicking the link on the left side of the screen. There you can follow links to informational and professional association sites that can provide you with answers to many of your questions. Please remember that although information on the Internet is helpful it is sometimes inaccurate and does not replace a personal consultation with Dr’s Chuma, Ward, Hoffmann or Downey.

Our Medical and Surgical Services

Our doctors specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of all diseases of the head and neck in adults, children and infants. Some surgical procedures can be conveniently performed in our office surgical suite.  All of our doctors have surgical privileges at Brandywine Medical Center, The Surgicenter of Chester County (in Exton), Turk’s Head Surgery Center (in West Chester), The Chester County Hospital, and Jennersville Regional Hospital.

Some of the problems Drs. Chuma, Hoffmann, Ward and Downey treat include:

  • Head, neck and throat cancer
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Sinus infections (sinusitis)
  • Tonsillitis and chronic sore throats
  • Hoarseness and voice problems
  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Dizziness, vertigo and balance problems
  • Snoring and sleep apnea
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Allergy (environmental, nasal, sinus allergies)

Hearing and Balance Services

Our licensed and certified audiologists, Drs. Alexandra Cortese, Jody Eddy, Mark Lisi and Cherise Keane evaluate hearing, tinnitus (ringing), dizziness and balance problems. We dispense and repair a large variety of hearing aids and other hearing assistive devices. We also can help manage problems with dizziness.

Allergy Testing & Immuno Therapy (Allergy Shots and “No-Shot” oral drops for kids and adults)

We offer allergy testing and all aspects of allergy treatment including immunotherapy (allergy shots). We also offer convenient “No-Shot” allergy drops. Our Allergy staff include our allergy coordinator Kathleen Lesko, RN, who has been involved in allergy testing and treatment for over 25 years, Ellen Hannum, RN and Mary Ann Silvestri, RN. We can coordinate your allergy treatment to fit your schedule.

For information or to schedule an appointment, please call 610-384-8300 or 610-345-0977