Welcome to Northwest ENT & Allergy

At Northwest ENT & Allergy, we recognize that you have a choice when it comes to your preferred ear, nose and throat specialist (known as an otolaryngologist). That's why we want you to be as informed as possible about our practice, related health issues, and available treatment options. We've created this information-rich website to give you 24/7 access to an array of the most common ENT, allergy, and sleep topics. The more you know, the more comfortable we hope you and your family will be with our team.

The staff and providers at Northwest ENT and Allergy welcome you to our practice, and we look forward to helping you and your family preserve a lifetime of good health. We also invite you to email or call our Portland or Milwaukie office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions.

Doctor and Practice Overview:

We specialize in comprehensive medical and surgical care for a wide variety of ear, nose and throat disorders. Our founding physician, Adrian Varela, MD, FAAOA, is board certified in otolaryngology and sleep medicine. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He and his staff strive to combine friendly, high-quality care for patients of all ages. 

We now have two location to better sever our community, in Milwaukie we are located in the Healing place on the campus of Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Portland on the campus of Legacy Emanuel Hospital. We allow generous appointment times to ensure that our patients do not feel hurried during their visit. Our modern facilities, state -of-the-art equipment and electronic medical recods system help ensure safe and efficient patient care. 

We accept every major insurance plan, as well as CareCredit® and uninsured patients.


We are pleased to announce Mari Wallis, PA-C and Risa VanAntwerp, PA-C have joined Dr. Adrian Varela and Dr. Susan Nguyen.