The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.


Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, established in 1908, has a proud tradition of achievement in the areas of medical research and education and patient care. The faculty of this department treat diseases of the ear, nose and throat; research innovative new treatments; and educate the next generation of otolaryngology—head and neck surgeons.


The faculty members of this department are educating students, residents, fellows and other physicians in the field of otolaryngology and related areas of medicine. IU School of Medicine offers the only Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency in Indiana.


Department of Otolaryngology faculty members are advancing research regarding disorders within this complex specialty. These scientists and clinician-investigators perform a broad range of research, including speech perception, stem cell research in the auditory system, and peripheral nerve regeneration.

Clinical Care

Renowned as one of the best otolaryngology departments in the nation, the fellowship-trained faculty physicians of this team are nationally and internationally recognized as clinical experts in the communication sciences, having been pioneers in the field of cochlear implants.
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Otolaryngology Experts

Bruce H. Matt, MD

Bruce H. Matt, MD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Matt joined IU School of Medicine in 1989 as the first fellowship-trained pediatric otolaryngologist in the state of Indiana.
Taha Z. Shipchandler, MD

Taha Z. Shipchandler, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Shipchandler spearheads the training of IU School of Medicine Otolaryngology surgical residents in his role as Residency Program Director. He has been honored with the Faculty Teacher of the Year Award.
“Our mission is to deliver preeminent patient care, transformative innovation and excellence in the education and the development of future leaders in a collegial environment.”
Dr. Marion Couch, Chair, Department of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery

Otolaryngology Residency Program

By gaining experience in a variety of clinical settings--including advanced tertiary/ quaternary-care hospitals, a county hospital, a VA Hospital and private outpatient surgery centers--graduates of the IU School of Medicine Otolaryngology Residency Program are able to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to otolaryngologic pathological conditions and achieve enhanced academic and clinical proficiencies.

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