About the Department 2017-04-14T11:23:03+00:00

About the Caruso Department


Internationally recognized academic, clinical and research programs

Our research profile is inclusive of diverse patient populations addressing the unmet needs of multiple disease processes.

Facts & Figures

The Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is unique in its program sizes and the clinical experiences available to students.

  • Wide range of clinical profiles daily.
  • Ranked in the top 30 of clinical programs in otolaryngology according to Doximity, a driver for US News and World Report.
  • Ranked in the top 20 in large public hospitals in the US.
  • Ranked in the top 10 in the Western Region of the US.

Ranked in the top 10 of NIH-funded otolaryngology programs.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to training the next generation of leaders in international specialty medicine. We strive for a level of excellence in our trainees that reflects our passion for our work and our specialty’s advances. Our unique commitment to patient care that moves from bench to bedside is manifested in programs that addresses of variety of complex problems.