Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery


News and Events

Year-round, the Department of Otolaryngology at IU School of Medicine offers educational and professional development experiences. The department also hosts annual events, including an Anatomy and Histopathology Course that’s offered in July.

Otolaryngology Experts

Chad E. Galer, MD

Chad E. Galer, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Galer specializes in head and neck cancer surgery as well as adult otolaryngology, and is an assistant professor of otolaryngology—head and neck surgery at IU School of Medicine. Dr. Galer is a member of Ethics and Professionalism and Prevention and Early Detection committees for the American Head and Neck Society.
Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD,  MS

Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MS

Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Schmalbach is a fellowship-trained head and neck microvascular surgeon nationally recognized for her expertise in cutaneous cancers. She served eight years of active duty in the United States Air Force, including a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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