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Otorhinolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery - OTOL 548


Successful completion of Junior Internal Medicine and Junior Surgery Clerkships.


University of Maryland Hospital

Description and Goals:

Each student is given a supervised opportunity to be responsible for pre and post-operative evaluation and care of patients on the Oto-HNS Service, as well as to participate in operative procedures. Course content includes head and neck oncology; head and neck reconstruction/microvascular surgery; facial plastic and reconstructive surgery; otology/neurotology/lateral skull base surgery; rhinology and anterior skull base surgery; laryngology/neurolaryngoloy; pediatric otolaryngology, and medical otolaryngology. The student will become familiar with proper head and neck examinations and receive exposure to ancillary diagnostic procedures (laryngoscopy, micro-otoscopy, endoscopy, etc.). Regularly scheduled conference attendance is required. In-house night call is rotated approximately every fourth night.

Number of Students:


Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48


Monday through Friday - Yes
Shiftwork - No
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - Yes every 4th night

Faculty Responsible:

David Eisenman, M.D.
(410) 328-5828

Administrative Contact:

Mellisa Lantaya
Fax: (410) 328-5827  

Additional Comments:

This course is directed toward those who are interested in Surgical specialties of the head and neck.


Last Revision: April 16, 2013