WELCOME TO PALM BEACH EAR, NOSE &
The Palm Beach Ear, Nose & Throat
Association was formed by Dr. John T. Murray and a colleague in
August 1968. The office was originally located next to Good
Samaritan Hospital in a one story building. The nine-story
Victor Farris Building now stands on the site. Our office is
located in the nine-story Flagler Waterview Building. Dr.
Wendell C. Heaton, Jr., recently retired after 36 years of
Dr. Carolyn J. Agresti, who trained at
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York, joined the
practice in 1996 and Dr. Robert A. Dattolo came in 1997. Dr.
Dattolo was trained at The Naval Hospital, San Diego,
In 2004 we were pleased to announce the creation of Palm Beach
Facial Plastic Surgery, a division of PBENT, with
Dr. Mark R.
Murphy as its director. Dr. Murphy was trained under two of the
world's top five rhinoplastic surgeons.
Also in 2004 we introduced hearing aid
services. John Walker, a Board Certified Hearing Aid Specialist,
came to PBENT after 19 years of experience in his specialty.
2005 saw the addition of
Dr. David A.
Lehman. Dr. Lehman was trained at the University of
Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. In 2006 we added
Dr. Joseph R. Zito. Dr. Zito was trained at the University of Miami/Jackson
Our practice continues to be on the
cutting edge of technology with such services as
Videostroboscopy and Transnasal Esophagoscopy. We
have advanced diagnostic testing to determine the nature of your
hearing loss to include evaluations of Auditory Processing
Disorders in children, Neuromonics for the Management and
Treatment of Tinnitus and the new Lyric Implantable Hearing
The growth of Palm Beach Ear, Nose &
Throat continues to excite us. We look forward to being here
helping our patients and our community for many more years.