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Department and Faculty

The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona includes a diverse group of specialists in the field of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. The department currently handles more than 16,000 patient visits per year and performs approximately 1,800 procedures. The department performs all of its own reconstructive surgery.

The department includes experts in:

  • Otology/neurotology
  • Audiology
  • Head and neck cancer surgery
  • Microvascular reconstructive surgery
  • Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Rhinology
  • General otolaryngology
  • Medical otolaryngology
  • Oral-maxillo facial surgery and traumatology

Department members collaborate with other specialists in audiology, speech and swallowing therapy, ophthalmology, pediatrics, neurosurgery, dermatology, allergy and immunology, pulmonary medicine, and oncology. Through this collaboration, the department offers comprehensive and excellent care for patients with disorders involving the head and neck.

In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are well regarded in their field. You will have direct access to these individuals throughout your training program.

Visiting professors/lecturers

The department invites two or three prominent guest lecturers each year to present. Guest professors also are frequently invited to participate in departmental courses.