Number 4 in NIH funding
70 thousand patient visits annually
Number 13 residency in the U.S.

Exceptional Patient Care

Our teams provide high-quality ENT care and offer the most advanced technology and techniques available.

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Ear & Hearing

Ear disease, hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, facial nerve disorders

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Facial Reconstructive Surgery

Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery plus medspa to correct or restore aesthetic form and function

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General Otolaryngology

Comprehensive evaluation for disorders affecting all regions of the head and neck

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Head & Neck Cancer

Comprehensive treatment of tumors and a focus on reconstructive surgery

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Nose and Sinus

Full range of care for nose and sinus disease, nasal allergies and nasal obstructions 

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Pediatric Otolaryngology

General and complex otolaryngology care for children

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Skull Base Surgery

Medical and surgical treatment and therapy for skull base diseases

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Sleep

Care for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders

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 Voice & Airway

Medical and surgical treatment for all conditions affecting voice and airway

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Education

Training the world’s future leaders in otolaryngology

  • History of training national leaders
  • Welcoming, approachable faculty
  • Early clinical autonomy and strong mentorship
  • Extensive research opportunities
  • Emphasis on work-life balance
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#6 in NiH funding among otolaryngology departments

Bold, groundbreaking research

Our innovative basic science and clinical studies translate into better ENT care for patients worldwide

Globally recognized leaders

Keiko Hirose, MD

Dr. Hirose’s clinical interests include hearing loss in children, chronic ear disease, cochlear implants and speech language disorders. 

Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS

Dr. Buchman’s clinical interests include medical and surgical management of ear and hearing disorders in adults and children. 

Randal C. Paniello MD, PhD

Dr. Paniello’s clinical interests include head and neck cancers, microvascular reconstruction, nerve injuries, and laryngeal & voice disorders.

Latest News

Online scheduling improves patient accessibility

Online scheduling improves patient accessibility
Patients who want to see Washington University Otolaryngology providers can now schedule their appointments online at the WashU Physicians website. Because the service just went live Dec. 15, patients are just starting to book their appointments online, according to Otolaryngology Vice-Chair for Clinical Operations Allison Ogden, MD. Otolaryngology is the first specialty care department at […]

Surgeon-scientist, Washington University alumnus Roland joins Department of Otolaryngology

Surgeon-scientist, Washington University alumnus Roland joins Department of Otolaryngology
Lauren Roland, MD, is joining the Division of Rhinology in the Department of Otolaryngology as assistant professor. “We are so happy to have Dr. Roland back at WashU,” said John Schneider, MD, chief of Rhinology. “Her research experience with fungal sinusitis will help expand the division’s research into rhinologic conditions that affect our patients. She will be […]

Washington University Audiology students receive research travel awards

Washington University Audiology students receive research travel awards
Two Washington University Audiology students received highly competitive 2022 Travel Awards for their Graduate Student Mentored Research Poster Session submissions to the Scientific and Technology Meeting of the American Auditory Society. Lauren Jacobs (Mentors: Jonathan Peelle, PhD, and Kate McClannahan, PhD) was awarded for her project Evaluating Remote Tools to Determine Headphone Use During Online Testing. […]

 

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