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About the department

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)/Head and Neck Surgery at Mayo Clinic is one of the largest ear, nose, and throat practices in the world, with more than 50 specialists. Mayo Clinic head and neck surgeons perform hundreds of more common procedures, such as removal of the thyroid gland (thyroidectomy), repair of eardrum (tympanic membrane) perforations, and sinus surgery, along with highly complex surgeries, such as endoscopy for pituitary tumors, robotic surgery for throat cancer, and microsurgery for acoustic neuroma tumors.

ENT in a Nutshell podcast:

free 20-40 minute episodes providing succinct yet comprehensive clinical review of ENT cases

Surgical Atlas Videos:

Video series provides surgical case examples from the different subspecialties in ENT

About the programs

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education offers exceptional otolaryngology (ENT) residencies and fellowships. Unique aspects of the program include:

Candidates may apply to only one program at a time. You may apply to the same program at more than one campus, if available. Learn more about our otolaryngology GME training programs:

Residency programs

Program name Length Location
Otolaryngology Residency 5 years


Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency 5 years



Fellowship programs

Program name Length Location
Advanced Head and Neck Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship 1 year


Neurotology Fellowship 2 years


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