Welcome to the Community Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists web pages. 

CENTS, which currently consists of 29 community, 33 academic, and 2 courtesy otolaryngologist members, was formed in 1999 as a Pennsylvania Non-Profit Independent Practice Organization for the following purposes:

  • Provide members with significant cost savings through combined purchasing power of the members including:

    • Medical Supply Vendor discounts

    • Hearing Aid Vendor discounts

    • Equipment Vendor discounts

    • Malpractice Insurance Vendor discounts

    • Other identified opportunities

  • Communicate to member physicians via CENTS Quarterly Newsletters on ENT issues

  • Establish committees

  • Communicate Clinical Research Initiative throughout to the network members.

  • Establish CENTS website for access to current and past CENTS information along with links to other ENT sites including AAO-HNS, AOA, AAOA, etc.

  • Review of Practice Guidelines and provide comments and input into AAO-HNS guidelines

  • Communicate opportunities for community physicians to participate in the resident and fellow teaching program.