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

photo of Lauren Roland, MD

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 […]

Q&A with alumnus and neurotologist Eric Slattery

Eric L. Slattery, MD, is a neurotologist at the Ear, Nose & Throat Center of Utah, the largest  independent ENT group in Utah, where he is the medical director of the House of Hearing, its audiology division. He is also the director of the Cochlear Implant Center of Utah and vice-chief of otolaryngology of Intermountain […]

ENT celebrates 41st Senturia Lecture

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The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University celebrated the 41st annual Senturia Lectureship on Nov. 17, 2021. Invited guest speaker Michael Hoa, MD, presented his recent work on hearing instability disorders, which includes Meniere’s disease, a disorder of the inner ear that often causes hearing loss and vertigo (dizzy spells). Hoa, an associate professor in […]

Under the Scope newsletter celebrates three years

Under the Scope, the monthly newsletter of the Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, just celebrated its third anniversary of informing, inspiring, and engaging staff, faculty, residents and fellows. When the monthly employee newsletter was launched in October 2018, the department’s team of 350 was spread across five locations. By sharing stories about the department’s […]

Advanced ear surgery technique restores hearing, attracts international patients

For more than 10 years, the mother of two had severe hearing loss. She couldn’t hear her children when they cried, fell, yelled or talked to her. “It was very depressing and devastating, as it limited my ability as a mother to take care of them,” remembers S. Mahasneh, who lives in Jordan, more than […]

Otolaryngology welcomes five new faculty members

The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University is pleased to welcome five new faculty members, all alums. Whether it’s the Arch, the City Museum, toasted ravioli, or the high level of collaboration and exceptional research environment at WashU, we decided to find out what brought them back to St. Louis. Rajan Dang, MD MD: Icahn […]

ENT residents and faculty present at the annual Academy meeting

Congratulations to our residents and faculty members who presented at the annual American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery meeting this year! After a year of COVID-19, both in-person and virtual attendance options were offered for participation in the Academy’s 125th anniversary celebration. Our department’s 2021 Academy presentations included: Craig Buchman, MD, presenting, Oliver Adunka, […]

Q&A with Stacy Jansen

Long-time nurse and senior director of clinical operations for otolaryngology, Stacy Jansen shares what’s most exciting about her work here and the new love in her life. How long have you been at Washington University? In July, I celebrated 14 years with the Department of Otolaryngology. I was originally hired as nurse manager for the […]

New ENT clinic sites make care more accessible

Two major BJC HealthCare clinical sites with ENT services have opened recently, the Center for Advanced Medicine-South County (CAM-SC) and the Children’s Specialty Care Center – South County, making care more accessible for patients in South St. Louis County. The Center for Advanced Medicine – South County opened Sept. 8. ENT providers seeing patients at […]