Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck

The Saint Louis University Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck has a history of excellence in clinical care, education and research.

Clinical Training in Otolaryngology

SLU has one of the busiest clinical otolaryngology training programs in the country. We strive to train our residents in patient-centered care using innovative research and treatments. We maintain a sense of collegiality and aim to make the department a great place to work and learn.

Our five-year residency program accepts two first-year students each year.

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The department also offers a year-long audiology externship certificate program for students enrolled in an accredited doctor of audiology program.

Divisions of Otolaryngology

  • General Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laryngology and Voice Disorders
  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Rhinology and Sinus Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Affiliated Centers

Otolaryngology Research

Saint Louis University's Department of Otolaryngology annually makes significant advances across a broad portfolio of clinical research areas, including clinical trials.

We strive to deliver professional, courteous and quality services to all those who participate in our research trials. We follow federal guidelines for Good Clinical Practice, FDA-mandated procedures and compliance with all ethical standards for human research. We also provide private areas for all research-related consenting and confidential storage for all research materials.

The University’s Office of Research Integrity's Responsible Conduct of Research program, along with the research oversight committees, boards and offices, provides regulatory guidance and educational resources which ensure our research upholds SLU’s ethical standards and complies with all applicable local, state and federal regulations and guidelines.

Saint Louis University provides guidance and assistance in research compliance.

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