The Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery department at IU School of Medicine participates in the training of medical students as well as resident physicians and fellows. Led by nationally and internationally recognized experts in otolaryngology, this department places a high value on tailoring its education to the needs of the learner.
Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery is one of the subspecialties medical students experience as part of their surgical rotation, which acquaints students with otolaryngology in both clinic and operating rooms. Electives and research opportunities round out the exceptional MD education program of this academic specialty.
The IU School of Medicine Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency program offers the full breadth and training within this field. Residents learn from faculty educators with advanced training and expertise in head and neck oncology and reconstructive surgery, laryngology, pediatric otolaryngology, neurotology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and endoscopic sinus surgery.
A one-year Clinical Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship is available at IU School of Medicine. Fellows in this multidisciplinary experience gain exposure to techniques involved in advanced ablative and endocrine procedures, open and endoscopic skull base surgery, head and neck reconstruction and transoral approaches to throat malignancies.