Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where our dynamic and growing clinical, training, and research programs encompass all aspects of ear, nose, throat, and head & neck care. Our mission is to provide outstanding clinical care, cutting edge and innovative research, and state-of-the-art training in the field of otolaryngology – head & neck surgery.
Our clinical services extend throughout the front range of Colorado and include University of Colorado Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado – Aurora and Colorado Springs, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Denver Health Medical Center, National Jewish Health, and the UCHealth affiliated locations at Highlands Ranch Hospital, Cherry Creek Medical Center, Lone Tree Medical Center, and Boulder Health Center.
Our programs in education provide state-of-the-art training to medical students, residents, fellows, international scholars, pre and post doctorate students, speech language pathologists, and audiology graduate students. Our commitment to education is deep and comprehensive.
With nearly $5 million in funding and 11 PhD faculty, our clinical and basic science research programs are robust with expertise in chemosensory disorders, head & neck cancer, respiratory system immunomodulation and the microbiome, and the audio-vestibular sciences. Our T32 training grant providers a wonderful opportunity to train the next generation of scientists and physician-scientists.
These are exciting times for the CU Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. With over 80 full-time faculty and growing, we will continue to emphasize the key pillars of our mission: outstanding clinical care, exceptional education and training, and groundbreaking research and innovation.
It is my honor to serve as Interim Chair and I am proud to welcome you to our department. Within this website you will learn more about our department and our programs.
Todd T. Kingdom, MD
Professor & Interim Chair
Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
25 TOTAL RESIDENTS & FELLOWS IN OUR PROGRAM
10,400+ OR CASES ANNUALLY
110+ FACULTY, RESEARCH & ADMIN STAFF
4.7M IN GRANT FUNDING FOR 2021