General otolaryngology is supervised by Edward Shin, MD, and provides a range of otolaryngologic care. Approximately 110-175 (average 130) patients are evaluated in this setting on a daily basis. General otolaryngologic procedures performed either in clinic or hospital settings include: myringotomy with insertion of tympanostomy tubes; tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy; nasal septal reconstruction; endoscopic sinus surgery; excision and drainage of cutaneous abscess or hematoma; repair of lacerations of the face; scalp or neck; closed reduction of nasal fractures; and removal of foreign bodies of the ear, nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, and tracheobronchial tree. Read the Goals, Objectives, and Curriculum for a detailed description of cognitive and operative skill goals for each service by year.
The Otolaryngology Resident Training Program’s other resident clinical services include: