Agustin J. Arrieta M.D.

Dr. Arrieta is involved in medical education as a clinical associate professor at Florida International and Ross Universities. He also provides otolaryngology care to underprivileged children by volunteering at the South Miami Children’s clinic. Dr. Arrieta started his medical career with South Florida ENT Associates, P.A. in July 2005 and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Specialties:

General ENT, Ear, Hearing, Allergy, Sinus, Voice & Swallowing and Sleep

Languages:

English & Spanish


Ear

The ears help us hear the sounds around us, as well as maintain our balance when we stand and walk. When pieces of the ear are infected or begin not to work properly, your hearing and balance can be impacted.

  • Hearing Loss
  • Ear Infections
  • Dizziness

Audiology

Audiology is the branch of medicine that deals with hearing. Our specialized audiologists help to determine the source of your hearing loss and work with you to utilize the available options that can help improve it.

  • Hearing Loss

Allergy

Allergies are the immune system’s abnormal response to a foreign substance around you. These are items that don’t cause a reaction in all patients, but your immune system has found them to be harmful and reacted. Allergies can include environmental allergens such as dust and pollen, as well as food or medications.

  • Environmental Allergy
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Asthma Management
  • Hives and Eczema

Sinus

Your sinuses are hollow cavities that help found around the noses and eyes. Their walls are lined with mucus that helps filter and humidify our air. If this mucus does not drain properly, the sinuses can become blocked. This leads to problems such as sinus infections or other conditions.

  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congestion (Nasal Blockage)
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Sinus Infections
  • Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell

Sleep

Sleep is an essential part of preparing yourself for the day ahead. We’ve all experienced the difficulties that a lousy night of sleep can cause. For those with sleep disorders, achieving a good night of sleep can be even more challenging and even require medical intervention to be achieved.

  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnea

Head & Neck

The head and neck are hosts to different types of glands that help us maintain our health. Much like other areas of the body, the head and neck and the glands within can experience infection, swelling, and cancer. This can affect the overall balance of our health and the systems that maintain it.

  • Thyroid Masses
  • Neck Masses
  • Salivary Glands Masses
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Abnormal Parathyroid Glands
  • Chronic Tonsils and Adenoid Infections

Voice & Swallowing

Our voices can help us connect and communicate with the world around us. While speaking can seem easily achieved, it is really the work of several muscles and organs working together to achieve sound. If one of these muscles is strained or infected, the voice or swallowing can be impacted.

  • Vocal Cord Tumors
  • Acid Reflux
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Vocal Cord Nodules and Polyps

Ear

The ears help us hear the sounds around us, as well as maintain our balance when we stand and walk. When pieces of the ear are infected or begin not to work properly, your hearing and balance can be impacted.

  • Balance Testing
  • Ear Hygiene and Wax Removal
  • Ear Tubes
  • Repair of Eardrum Perforation

Audiology

Audiology is the branch of medicine that deals with hearing. Our specialized audiologists help to determine the source of your hearing loss and work with you to utilize the available options that can help improve it.

  • Hearing Aids Dispensing
  • Hearing Aids Programming & Maintenance
  • Hearing Testing

Allergy

Allergies are the immune system’s abnormal response to a foreign substance around you. These are items that don’t cause a reaction in all patients, but your immune system has found them to be harmful and reacted. Allergies can include environmental allergens such as dust and pollen, as well as food or medications.

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Drops
  • Food Allergy Testing

Sinus

Your sinuses are hollow cavities that help found around the noses and eyes. Their walls are lined with mucus that helps filter and humidify our air. If this mucus does not drain properly, the sinuses can become blocked. This leads to problems such as sinus infections or other conditions.

  • Surgery for Nasal Polyps and Chronic Sinusitis
  • Septoplasty Deviated Septum Surgery
  • Nasal Turbinate Reduction
  • Balloon Sinuplasty

Sleep

Sleep is an essential part of preparing yourself for the day ahead. We’ve all experienced the difficulties that a lousy night of sleep can cause. For those with sleep disorders, achieving a good night of sleep can be even more challenging and even require medical intervention to be achieved.

  • Inspire Procedure
  • Prescribe and Monitor CPAP
  • Sleep Apnea Testing
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Prescribe and monitor CPAP
  • Evaluation of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Head & Neck

The head and neck are hosts to different types of glands that help us maintain our health. Much like other areas of the body, the head and neck and the glands within can experience infection, swelling, and cancer. This can affect the overall balance of our health and the systems that maintain it.

  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancers Evaluation and Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Endoscopic Inspection of the Throat and Voice Box (Flexible laryngoscopy)

Voice & Swallowing

Our voices can help us connect and communicate with the world around us. While speaking can seem easily achieved, it is really the work of several muscles and organs working together to achieve sound. If one of these muscles is strained or infected, the voice or swallowing can be impacted.

  • Swallowing Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Vocal Cord and Voice Examination
  • Acid Reflux Testing
  • Complicated Voice Disorders

Provider Biography

Dr. Agustin Arrieta graduated from Belen Jesuit high school and received both a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and immunology at the University of Miami, where he continued his education and received a medical degree. He then completed both his General Surgery internship and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of South Florida. At the University of South Florida, Dr. Arrieta was involved in basic and clinical research with head and neck cancer immunobiology. He has achieved many academic honors including the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the University of Miami Alumni for excellence. Dr. Arrieta is involved in medical education as a clinical associate professor at Florida International and Ross Universities. He also provides otolaryngology care to underprivileged children by volunteering at the South Miami Children’s clinic. Dr. Arrieta started his medical career with South Florida ENT Associates, P.A. in July 2005 and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Interests

  • Minimally invasive treatment of sinusitis
  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Robotic head and neck surgery
  • Balloon sinus dilation
  • Endoscopic treatment of salivary stones
  • Image-guided sinuplasty treatment

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Hospital
  • Doctor’s Hospital
  • Homestead Hospital
  • Miami Children’s Hospital
  • South Miami Hospital
  • West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Ambulatory Surgery Centers

  • Medical Arts Surgery Center at South Miami
  • Miami Children’s Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center
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Education

Dr. Agustin Arrieta graduated from Belen Jesuit high school and received both a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and immunology at the University of Miami, where he continued his education and received a medical degree.

Bachelor’s Degree

  • University of Miami

Doctor of Medicine

  • University of Miami School of Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • Board Certified American Board of Otolaryngology.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology

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