Know Where to Go: ER vs. Urgent Care


Knowing whether you should be examined in an emergency room or urgent care center can save you precious time and money, but how do you know where to go? Emergency Room As a general rule of thumb, visits to the emergency room should be reserved for life-threatening conditions, such as: • Signs or symptoms of […]

Sinus Troubles: How to Know When it’s a Problem


Here in South Louisiana, we know a thing-or-two about season changes. From hot to cold and then back again, our ever-changing weather patterns can certainly have your sinuses on the fritz, but when your troubles become persistent and recurring, it may be time for further treatment. What you might be experiencing is called sinusitis, inflammation […]

About Dr. Henry Barham

Henry P. Barham, MD is an Our Lady of the Lake otorhinolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat surgeon). He earned his degree in medicine from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed a residency in otolaryngology head and neck surgery at the University of Colorado in Denver. After completing an international Fellowship in rhinology and skull base surgery in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Barham returned to Louisiana to practice as one of only a few dedicated rhinologists (nose, sinus, allergy and endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery) in the southeast United States. Click here to learn more about Dr. Barham.