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Our Mission: UCSF Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Our mission is to benefit the communities we serve through the delivery of outstanding patient care, excellence in medical education, and innovative biomedical research.

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s expertise is comprehensive and encompasses all aspects of the field: head and neck surgical oncology, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, laryngology, rhinology, neurotology, skull base surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, sleep surgery, endoscopic salivary gland surgery, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The breadth and depth of the department enables it to be one of the best Otolaryngology departments in the Nation.

We offer an outstanding residency and fellowship training programs, and are dedicated to creating the future leaders of our field.

UCSF is an international presence in advancing medical knowledge and translating this to state of the art patient care. Our esteemed research scientists are among the most sought after in the world.

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Latest News & Highlights

The UCSF Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery has been recognized for its outstanding patient care in the US News & World Report’s annual ranking of the nation’s best hospitals. Our department ranked an impressive number eight in...
Posted July 15, 2014
Head and Neck CME
Overview: This two day course will provide a comprehensive update on new technologies and clinical advances in head and neck cancer treatment and head and neck endocrine surgery. The symposium is designed for otolaryngologists/head and...
Posted July 03, 2014
I’d like to personally welcome you to the new University of California, San Francisco Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery website. We've been hard at work for several months redesigning our website and are very...
Posted June 30, 2014
Overview: This one-day workshop will address current advances in minimally-invasive salivary duct surgery and sialendoscopy. The morning will feature didactic lectures at the Hotel Kabuki by the UCSF faculty (Drs. Chang, Ryan, Murr, and Rosbe)...
Posted June 30, 2014
Andrew Goldberg, MD, MSCE, FACS, Director of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery is recognized in the UCSF Magazine Spring 2014.  The article explores a unique discovery and investigates myriad bacterial areas that thrive in the human body, and how it...
Posted June 17, 2014