Overview

US News 2017 Nationally Ranked in Otolaryngology
UT Southwestern is nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list.

Our Mission

To advance patient care in otolaryngology through excellence in clinical practice, education, and research.

Our Vision

To be a national leader in otolaryngology through excellence in patient care, education, research, and citizenship.

  • Citizenship – Will provide timely, collaborative, and thorough care for patients within our institutional group practice and be a positive influence in our community.
  • Patient Care – Provide exceptional medical care to patients and families seeking services including providing care to underserved patients and populations
  • Education – To inspire and train the future leaders of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Research – Conduct meaningful research in the area of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; study-related illnesses and injuries; contribute to continued advances in the field through publications and collaborative research efforts

Outstanding Faculty and Staff

The faculty of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery consists of 19 full-time physicians, two part-time physicians, four research scientists, 27 audiologists, three advanced practice providers, five speech-language pathologists, and 13 volunteer faculty, as well as many outside physicians who refer patients from all over the Dallas-Fort Worth area and beyond.

Our Department has trained nearly 200 physicians who practice worldwide.

History

The Department was established under the leadership of William Meyerhoff, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Meyerhoff served as Chair for almost two decades. In 2002, the Department leadership transitioned to Peter Roland, M.D., who served as Chair until 2014.

Over the last few years, Dr. Roland encouraged significant growth in the research, educational, and clinical aspects of the Department.