Exceptional Patient Care

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


Ear & Hearing

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

 Facial Reconstructive Surgery

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

General Otolaryngology

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

Head & Neck Cancer

Comprehensive treatment of tumors and a focus on reconstructive surgery

Nose and Sinus

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

Pediatric Otolaryngology

General and complex otolaryngology care for children

Skull Base Surgery

Medical and surgical treatment and therapy for skull base diseases


Care for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders

 Voice & Airway

Medical and surgical treatment for all conditions affecting voice and airway

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Training the world’s future leaders in otolaryngology

  • History of training national leaders
  • Welcoming, approachable faculty
  • Early clinical autonomy with strong mentorship
  • Extensive research opportunities
  • Emphasis on work-life balance

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Number 5 in NIH funding

Bold, groundbreaking research

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

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Latest News

Improving patient access

Improving patient access
The Department of Otolaryngology is working hard to improve the patient experience. Allison Ogden, MD, is heading the “Patient Access” committee and reports on the group’s progress to make every phase of the patient experience better. What is the project to expand access?  "Patient access" in the ENT Department means that patients should see the […]

The surgeon-scientist who works to remove scalpels

The surgeon-scientist who works to remove scalpels
Crafting furniture in his garage, Clint T. Allen, MD, carves away at oak and walnut, one day creating cabinets or, on another, maybe a countertop for his new bar. An otolaryngologist who trained at Washington University School of Medicine, Allen is like many of his fellow surgeons: he enjoys using sharp tools. Yet when it […]

Q & A with Maria Harrington

Q & A with Maria Harrington
What is your title and how long have you worked for the department? I was hired by Oto in 1993 as a receptionist, then worked for a while as a secretary to the business manager and accounting manager. A couple years later I accepted the position of Senior Program Coordinator, a title which predates the […]


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