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.  This includes a first year of integrated internship, a second year in general surgery and the last three years in the specialty area.

The educational goals will be achieved through supervised clinical and technical training as well as study in the basic sciences that apply to 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.