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Stanford OHNS at a Glance

  • Highest ranked Stanford medical department by US News & World Reports (2013)
  • 37 Faculty
  • 7 Post-residency fellowship/instructor programs
  • 18 Extramural research grants
  • Otolaryngologist Lloyd Minor appointed Dean of the School of Medicine (2013)
  • Clinical sites (2014):

    ENT Clinic at 801 Welch
    Integrated Head and Neck Center
    Mary Johnson Center
    Stanford Ear Institute at Watson Court
    Redwood City Stanford North Campus

DEPARTMENT NEWS

School of Medicine increases faculty size and extends PI privileges to clinician educators

Stanford will be expanding from the current 900 faculty billets to as many as 1,200 over the coming five years. The School of Medicine is also is extending principal investigator (PI) privileges to its clinician educators to encompass all forms of clinical research. Full story »

 

News/Event ImageSchool of Medicine to increase faculty

The university has granted the School of Medicine permission to gradually increase the size of its faculty, as well as to expand research opportunities for clinician-educators. Full story »

 

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NOTABLE STANFORD OHNS ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    • Transoral Robotic Surgery – Chris Holsinger
    • Endoscopic Skull Base Sugery – Peter Hwang
    • Inner Ear Regeneration – Stefan Heller
    • The evolution of Sleep Surgery – Nelson Powell & Robert Riley
    • Medical device entrepreneurship (Resound, Laserscope, Earlens) – Rodney Perkins
    • Nasopharyngectomy for Nasopharyngeal cancer – Willard E. Fee
    • Implantable hearing aid – Richard Goode
    • Otobiomechanics – Richard Goode, Sunil Puria & Charles Steele
    • Infant screening – Blair Simmons
    • Development of the multichannel cochlear implant – Blair Simmons & Robert L. White
STANFORD OHNS TIMELINE
2003 Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery awarded departmental status
(From 1909 - 2003 it had been a Division of the Department of Surgery)
2004 Department moves to new academic home at 801 Welch Rd.
2004 Stanford Cancer Center opens
2005 Residency expands from 3 to 4 residents per year
2012 Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss launches
2002 - 2013 Growth from 5 to 37 faculty members

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