People with conditions of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck are cared for by the specialists of the Mayo medical institution Department of Otolaryngology (ENT)/Head and Neck Surgery. The clinic has one of the largest ear, nose and throat practices in the world, with more than 50 specialists committed to providing individualized medical and surgical care to people at its campuses in Arizona, Minnesota and Florida. Mayo medical institution Health System locations serve more than 60 communities in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. These sites bring Mayo medical institution otolaryngology and head and neck surgery to their local communities.
Mayo medical institution otorhinolaryngologists work closely with other specialists to provide coordinated, comprehensive care for thousands of people each year. Depending on your situation, your doctor may collaborate with experts in audiology, endocrinology, speech pathology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, dermatology, allergy and immunology, neurology, plastic surgery, pulmonary medicine, sports medicine, oncology, and other areas as needed. Pediatric otorhinolaryngologists consult with other pediatric specialists to provide comprehensive care for children. Mayo medical institution's campus in Minnesota is one of the few medical centers in the United States with the expertise to perform specialized pediatric otolaryngology surgeries, such as laryngotracheal reconstruction.
Facial reconstruction surgery
A surgical team works together to perform complex facial reconstruction surgeries.
Physician-scientists at Mayo medical institution conduct research to develop and improve treatment options. Mayo medical institution's Otolaryngology (ENT)/Head and Neck Surgery researchers have advanced surgical treatments, such as through-the-mouth (transoral) laser microsurgery, transoral robotic surgery, laryngeal transplants, and small blood vessel (microvascular) head and neck reconstruction surgery. In fact, Mayo medical institution surgeons were among the earliest pioneers of transoral minimally invasive techniques to remove tumors.
Mayo medical institution in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo medical institution in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose and throat by U.S. News & World Report.
A multidisciplinary approach to head and neck cancer
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