The UC Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is committed to enhancing and improving the quality of health care by discovering, teaching, and applying knowledge related to the field of Otolaryngology. This mission is accomplished by:
- Providing the highest possible level of training in contemporary Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery for residents, fellows and medical students
- Providing high quality clinical care to patients being treated by the department faculty, residents, and staff
- Serving as a resource for the medical community by providing secondary and tertiary care for patients
- Providing medical educational opportunities on the local, state and national levels
- Expanding the scientific frontiers of the specialty by involvement in basic science and clinical research
A Commitment to Children
The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center provides a center of excellence to treat primary and specialized ear, nose, and throat problems.
The pediatric otolaryngology team is one of the busiest surgical subspecialties at Cincinnati Children’s, with some 33,000 outpatient visits and 11,000 procedures each year. The team has performed more than 1,600 airway reconstructions. Our pediatric ear, nose and throat specialists also volunteer their time and services to improve the quality of life for children around the world.
A Leader in Research
The department’s investigators work at the forefront of innovative research and clinical trials, with more than $4 million in funded research. Our goal is to foster multidisciplinary relationships that advance science. Our faculty are committed to providing excellent training to residents and medical students.
Educating the Next Generation
As one of the country’s leading ENT residency training programs, we attract more than 300 applicants for four resident positions each year. Our pediatric otolaryngology fellowship is considered the premier fellowship in the United States. Our residents have early exposure to both otology and facial plastics. We also offer advanced training in three ENT specialties: neurotology, head and neck, and pediatric otolaryngology.