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Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery

Department Overview

BB1165 University of Washington Medical Center

The Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery provides clinical care for patients with a broad spectrum of disorders affecting the head and neck region, including the ears, nose, and throat. A major portion of departmental effort is directed toward basic research in the areas of sensorineural hearing disorders, physiology of the larynx, and cancer treatment and rehabilitation. The department supports a number of research fellows and advanced degree candidates, and is responsible for a four-year residency program and for the training of medical students in subjects relevant to the specialty.