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About Us

The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center provides comprehensive services to patients residing in the Northern California region.

Our team of skilled doctors, residents and staff service the Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) clinic which has more than 20,000 patient visits per year. Located near downtown Sacramento, the otolaryngology clinic is easily accessible from Interstates 80, 50 and 5.

The highest quality of clinical services is provided by a state-of-the-art clinic in the following areas:

The department has established laboratories at both the main campus in Davis and at the medical center in Sacramento. Active research programs are conducted in the areas of:

  • cochlear hair cell physiology
  • bony diseases affecting the inner ear
  • newborn hearing screening
  • head and neck cancer
  • swallowing
  • voice disorders
  • facial birth defects
  • facial bone reconstruction with bioabsorbable implants
  • development of applications of image-guided surgery

The department is committed to teaching the next generation of physicians in all areas of otolaryngology. Teaching programs in clinical otolaryngology and research are offered to medical students, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners and physician assistant, graduate students, and post-doctoral researchers.