Exceptional Patient Care

Our teams provide high-quality coordinated 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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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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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
#4 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. 

Chair Craig Buchman MD

Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS

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

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Judith E.C. Lieu, MD, MSPH

Dr. Lieu’s clinical interests include pediatric otitis media, chronic middle ear disease, hearing loss, and tonsillitis.

Latest News

ENT faculty awarded grants to advance health

ENT faculty awarded grants to advance health
Jill Firszt, PhD Title: “Cochlear Implantation in Children with Asymmetric Hearing Loss or Single-Sided Deafness Clinical Trial” What it will study: This clinical trial is designed as a longitudinal, prospective, two-phase, multi-center clinical trial to address deficits in children who have either asymmetric hearing loss or single-sided deafness. The clinical trial will assess cochlear implantation […]

Meet our new fellows

Meet our new fellows
Welcoming two new fellows: Dr. Hanick in the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and C. Burton Wood in the Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction.

Q&A with resident Zachary Douglas

Q&A with resident Zachary Douglas
What do you like most about the residency program at Wash U? The best thing about training at WashU has been the people. This is one of the largest ENT residency programs in the country and we have an incredible group of fun, down-to-earth, and exceptionally talented people. We have a very positive culture, and […]


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