Department and Faculty
The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery/Audiology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona includes a diverse group of specialists in the field of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. The department handles more than 16,000 outpatient visits a year and performs approximately 9,500 procedures, in addition to 1,200 hospital-based operations. The department performs all of its own reconstructive surgery.
The department includes experts in these specialties:
- Otology and neurotology
- Head and neck cancer surgery
- Microvascular reconstructive surgery
- Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
- General otolaryngology
- Medical otolaryngology
- Oral and maxillofacial surgery and traumatology
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery/Audiology faculty members collaborate with other specialists in audiology, speech and swallowing therapy, ophthalmology, pediatrics, neurosurgery, dermatology, allergy and immunology, pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, radiation oncology, and many others. 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 fields. You have direct access to these individuals throughout the Otolaryngology Residency.
The department invites two or three prominent guest lecturers each year to present. Guest professors also are frequently invited to participate in departmental courses.