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. 

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

ENT expands research efforts with new clinical trials

ENT expands research efforts with new clinical trials
The Department of Otolayrngology is one of the top five recipients of National Institutes of Health funding for otolaryngology research in the U.S., making it one of the leaders in the field. The department currently has 176 open research projects, according to Sara Kukuljan, manager of the division of clinical research. These include: clinical and […]

Residents gain valuable experience in surgical simulation lab

Residents gain valuable experience in surgical simulation lab
The annual temporal bone course provides a week-long, comprehensive otology and neurotology experience for our PGY4 residents. This year’s event, held Aug. 31-Sept. 4, provided residents with hands-on experience and quality time with renowned surgical mentors. Instructors for the course included: Craig Buchman, MD, Andrew Drescher, MD, Nedim Durakovic, MD, Jacques Herzog, MD, Jonathan McJunkin, […]

What’s new in otolaryngology residency applications

What’s new in otolaryngology residency applications
Every crisis also produces opportunity, including residency applications and interviews. Just like every other aspect of life in 2020, residency applications and interviews will be affected by COVID-19.  All of the major medical training organizations have endorsed a policy of not allowing visiting sub-internships and recommending remote interviews for all residency and fellowship programs across […]


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