Dr. Andrew Simonsen and Dr. Bruce Maddern, with the rest of the Simonsen & Maddern Pediatric ENT team, are pleased to announce that Dr. Angela Black will be joining the practice on January 3, 2022. Dr. Black is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a well-respected Pediatric ENT in the Jacksonville area practicing Pediatric Otolaryngology for over 8 years. She specializes in airway, swallowing and voice disorders. Taking care of medically complex populations is her passion. Dr. Black has been part of the Snyder Family Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Wolfson Children’s Hospital for many years. She was also director of the Aerodigestive program at Nemours Childrens Health for 7 years. She believes doctor-patient relationships are key to providing quality health care. Dr. Black strives to build strong relationships with each of her patients by providing individualized care and education, so you are well-informed about your child’s health.



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Dedicated to Excellence in the Care of Children with Medical and Surgical Disorders in Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery



  • Comprehensive, individualized care in a family centered environment, with nonsurgical and surgical management
  • In patient consultations at Wolfson Children’s Hospital PICU/NICU and general hospital
  • Tonsil and adenoid surgery utilizing minimal invasive technique
  • Sinus surgery – endoscopic balloon and image guidance techniques
  • Surgical and nonsurgical management of otitis media/ear infections including insufflations, Otovent and alternatives to tympanostomy tubes
  • Medical and surgical management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Sleep Disorders
  • Head and neck surgery for congenital lesions and tumors
  • Second opinion/evaluation of complex and special needs children
  • Complex airway surgery including laryngeal reconstructive and laser techniques
  • Plastic and Reconstructive surgery including otoplasty, palatoplasty, rhinoplasty and microtia/atresia repair
  • Comprehensive auditory services including hearing aids, Auditory Processing Disorder, ABR/OAE, diagnostic and electrophysiologic testing; Evaluation and programming for cochlear implantation
  • Over 60 combined years of medical/surgical experience
  • Member Florida/CMS Cleft Lip and Palate Team; North Florida’s Cochlear Implant Program
  • Extended office hours for busy families
  • Adult care available