Division of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery

The University of New Mexico’s Division of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery is committed to treating adult and pediatric hearing loss and conditions affecting the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and head and neck cancer care. 

As experts in otolaryngology medicine, we are proud to train the next generation of ENT specialists and surgeons through our otolaryngology residency program. Our residents undergo a challenging clinical practice and research-based education emphasizing the power of scientific initiative and compassionate patient care.

Experts in Otolaryngology Treatment, Education, and Research

In addition to making world-class ENT surgical treatments accessible to all, our otolaryngology specialists make significant contributions to the treatment of otolaryngology conditions through ongoing scientific research.

Our focus areas and patient services include: 

  • General otolaryngology

  • Pediatric otolaryngology

  • Cochlear implant and rehabilitation

  • Nasal and sinus disorders

  • Facial plastic surgery

  • Head and neck cancer surgery

  • Head and neck endocrine surgery

  • Skull base tumors

  • Otology

  • Speech, voice, and swallowing disorder correction

Specific surgical procedures we provide and teach include: 

  • Tympanoplasty

  • Stapedectomy

  • Cholesteatoma surgery

  • Cochlear implants

  • Baha implants

  • Gamma knife surgery

  • Aural atresia surgery

  • Robotic surgery

  • Total thyroidectomy

  • Central and lateral neck dissection

  • Mediastinal dissection

  • Tracheal resection and reconstruction

Our expert surgeons and faculty work with a multidisciplinary team of specialists and healthcare providers across complementary disciplines to provide—and train students to understand—the most holistic care possible in the treatment of otolaryngologic disease.

Ready for an adventure? Begin your medical career at UNM.

Join the best faculty and surgeons in New Mexico—and the nation—as one of our select residents. You will have access to multidisciplinary academic medical expertise as you treat a diverse population unlike any other in the U.S.