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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

It gives me great pleasure to announce our standing in the 2015-2016 US News Rankings: We are ranked 11th in the nation for OHNS! As a hospital, we retain our #8 ranking. We excelled in patient survival, patient safety, nursing intensity, and...
Posted July 22, 2015
Congratulations to our Chief Residents who have now been informed of the match results for fellowship training: Dr. Shethal Bearelly will pursue advanced head and neck oncologic surgery training at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Daniel Faden will...
Posted July 06, 2015
Guest Lecturer: David Eisele, MD, FACS Andelot Professor and Director Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Eisele, who chaired UCSF Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery from...
Posted June 16, 2015
It is an honor to announce that Patrick Ha, MD will be joining the team as the Chief of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at UCSF. Patrick attended Harvard College undergraduate and earned his MD degree from Johns Hopkins University. He...
Posted June 16, 2015
I am pleased to announce that Andrew N. Goldberg, MD, MSCE, FACS has been appointed Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF. Andy began his career at UCSF about 15 years ago when he...
Posted June 09, 2015