Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

USC Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Doctors

Welcome to the website of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. We hope this information is useful to you in learning about our services and our commitment to our patients and their families. Our Department is dedicated to providing an excellence in care that reflects our passion for our work and our specialty’s advances.

We provide state of the art care for a wide range of disorders affecting the head and neck. Whether your concern relates to the development of an infection or a tumor, a congenital problem, or problems with speaking or hearing, a facial cosmetic deformity, or lingering symptoms related to imbalance or nasal and sinus congestion, the physicians and staff of our Department seek a common goal: To allow you to take the remarkable possibilities of our specialized care to their fullest potential.

National and International Recognition

US News & World Report's Top Doctors

  • John K. Niparko, M.D.
  • Dennis Maceri, M.D.
  • Dale H. Rice, M.D.
  • Uttam Sinha, M.D.

Super Doctors

  • John K. Niparko, M.D.
  • Dennis Maceri, M.D.
  • Alexander Markarian, M.D.
  • Dale H. Rice, M.D.
  • Uttam Sinha, M.D.
  • Bozena Wrobel, M.D.


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