Compassionate care for disorders of the head and neck

Our multidisciplinary researchers and physician-scientists are dedicated to constantly improving patient care by bringing the best ideas from research labs to clinic and hospital rooms, advancing diagnosis and treatment options for patients. We bring the most up-to-date evidence-based practices and treatment options to our patients and their families. No other program has a breadth of diversity in caring for underserved populations.

Specialty Areas

Our multidisciplinary teams of physicians and staff seek a common goal: to allow patients to take the remarkable possibilities of our specialized care to their fullest potential. Patients receive an all inclusive package of care, resulting with a diagnosis and care plan. Our programmatic approach presents patients with a multi perspective, multifaceted comprehensive treatment program.

If you are a patient seeking information about our clinical services, please visit:

Representing a renaissance in clinical care for childhood communication in Los Angeles

The center provides audiology and speech language pathology services to children with hearing loss from birth to adulthood, including access to national clinical trials and state-of-the-art rehabilitative care.

Staffed with leaders in facial reconstruction, facial paralysis treatment and aesthetic procedures for the face

We help patients achieve a higher quality of life following facial trauma, certain types of skin cancer and facial nerve paralysis. The program offers complex reconstructive surgeries and a full range of cosmetic procedures.

Building strong patient relationships to meet both the physical and emotional demands of fighting head and neck cancers

Using the finest diagnostic tools and endoscopic and open surgery removal techniques we treat tumors of the mouth, nose, throat, larynx, sinuses, lymph nodes and salivary glands.

Offering every aspect of care from diagnosis and treatment to assistive training and physical therapy for a variety of ear conditions

From ear infections to dizziness and complete hearing loss, our specialists develop customized treatments, both nonsurgical and surgical, to help improve communication and restore equilibrium to our patients’ lives.

Providing patients with the most comprehensive care – from consultation to rehabilitation – for the treatment of benign and malignant skull base tumors

Comprising a team of specialists across a variety of disciplines, we offer minimally invasive procedures that allow for favorable outcomes while minimizing risk to nearby tissue, as well as traditional procedures.

A leader in treating the broad spectrum of nasal disease

We treat disorders including allergies, deviated septums, polyps, nasal tumors and allergic fungal sinusitis. We often treat patients who have not been able to find relief or who need difficult, advanced surgery.

Uniquely poised to provide relief for individuals with snoring and sleep apnea

We offer innovative approaches to treating snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, important problems that can affect social relationships, health and the ability to get a good night of sleep.

Providing relief for patients suffering from a wide range of voice and swallowing disorders

We treat vocal cord inflammation, benign laryngeal lesions, spasmodic interruptions of vocal motion, lesions from voice overuse, hoarseness, vocal fold paralysis, laryngeal cancer, difficulty swallowing and airway stenosis and scarring.


Fundamentally, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is a clinical specialty, therefore, the care of the patient is always forefront in our mind. Patients need to be able to access our clinicians, and since Los Angeles is large, so are our clinical facilities. Many of our faculty practice at more than one site. Typically, we staff our satellite clinics with faculty that live nearby, so that they are active within the local community. Our sites are detailed below:

Keck Medicine of USC – Healthcare Center 4

This is our primary clinic. It sits within the Keck Medical Center of USC on the 5th floor of the HC4 building. We offer comprehensive otolaryngology care as well as subspecialty care in every aspect of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Nearly all of our physicians have a clinical practice here.

Keck Medicine of USC – HRA Clinic

This center offers comprehensive care for pediatric hearing loss. This center is adjacent to the HSC campus (Health Science Campus).

Arcadia Clinic

This satellite clinic serves the community of Arcadia and San Gabriel Valley, all of which are wonderful places for families to live. We provide comprehensive otolaryngology as well as subspecialty care for head and neck surgery, rhinology, and laryngology.

Beverly Hills Clinic

This multi-specialty clinic serves the communities within and around Beverly Hills and West LA. We offer subspecialty care in sleep, laryngology, otology/neurotology, and rhinology.

Glendale Clinic

This satellite clinic serves the bustling and vibrant community of Glendale. We provide comprehensive otolaryngology as well as subspecialty care for rhinology and laryngology.

La Canada Flintridge Clinic

This satellite clinic serves the community of La Canada, La Crescenta, and Pasadena, all of which are wonderful places for families to live. We provide comprehensive otolaryngology as well as subspecialty care for rhinology and laryngology.

Koreatown Clinic

This satellite clinic serves the community of Koreatown. We provide subspecialty care for head and neck surgery.

Verdugo Hills Clinic

This hospital is owned and run by Keck Medicine of USC. We care for both adults and children here and do both inpatient and outpatient procedures here. This hospital is close to our Glendale and La Canada satellite clinics.

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA)

This is a tertiary/quaternary care hospital that handles the most complex pediatric patients in Southern California. We provide subspecialty care in pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck/endocrine, and otology/neurotology.

Los Angeles General Medical Center

This hospital serves the vast underserved population in Los Angeles. We provide comprehensive otolaryngology care as well as subspecialty care in all divisions.