Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery 
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This program will consist of a period of five years of specialized training in Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery.

The program contains the necessary components to satisfy the requirements of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Osteopathic Colleges of Opthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and, if successfully completed, may qualify the resident to be Board Eligible.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery training will include the teaching of general common known diagnoses, pre-and post-operative care and allied subjects as related by other departments. Formal didactics include conferences, seminars, lectures, videos and audiotapes. Hospital-based bone-lab experience will be provided.

Residents average between 1,200 - 1,500 surgical cases per year. Residents participate in elective rotations with various trainers throughout the country to augment their specialty rotation.

A TWO - FOUR WEEK ROTATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS TO THE ENT PROGRAM.