The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UAMS offers a full complement of services in the major areas of head and neck cancer, pediatric otolaryngology, otology/ neurotology, skull base surgery, audiology, allergy, and general otolaryngology.

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Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Our nationally recognized faculty are dedicated to providing state of the art, compassionate care to our patients. Our physicians have expertise in various subspecialties in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. Examples include specialists in otology and neurotology, rhinology and sinus, head and neck cancer, vascular anomalies, laryngology, swallowing disorders, facial plastic surgery, thyroid disorders and pediatric ENT.

Our faculty are consistently ranked among the nation’s best in Best Doctors in America, the leading resource for patients, families and physicians seeking expert medical resources and guidance, they are invited speakers to national and international meetings and universities and have written numerous textbooks. Our physicians are teachers at the only medical school and otolaryngology residency program in the state, which keeps us on the cutting edge of medical science and the latest technologies.

We embrace our mission to improve health and increase knowledge through innovative teaching, ground-breaking research, state-of-the-art patient care and outstanding service to Arkansas, our nation and the world.

James Y. Suen, M.D.
Chairman, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery