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Our mission is to provide outstanding, cutting-edge clinical care, research, and state-of-the-art training in Otolaryngology

Department of Otolaryngology


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University of Colorado Hospital

Children's Hospital Colorado

Academic Office
Dept. of Otolaryngology
12631 E. 17th Ave., B-205
Aurora, CO 80045

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Department of Otolaryngology


Our mission is to provide outstanding, cutting-edge clinical care, research, and state-of-the-art training in Otolaryngology. The Department is affiliated with: University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Denver Health Medical Center & National Jewish Health. Our group of highly trained otolaryngology-head & neck surgeons offer a full range of adult and childrens' patient services.

Our research teams of basic and clinical scientists have projects in hearing sciences, including auditory and vestibular physiology, audiology, chemosenses, head and neck oncology, and clinical trials in hearing devices and cancer treatments.

Our education programs provide training to; medical students, residents, fellows, international scholars, audiology graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.

Chief of Otolaryngology Service

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Pediatric Otolaryngologist Clinician-Scientist

Director of Research

Director of Audiology

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Dr. Carol Foster is named as a Champion of Vestibular Medicine

Dr. Todd Kingdom talks about his life-altering journey to Africa. 

Dr. Vijay Ramakrishnan explains: When do you need to go to the doctor for a sore throat? (As seen on KDVR)

Dr. Vijay Ramakrishnan talks about ear, nose and throat issues with KDVR viewers. He also goes online with the KDVR Facebook page to answers​ 50 questions for viewers: Struggling with sinusitis?

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Join us!

8th Annual Research Day

June 12, 2015

Hansel Phelps Auditorium, RC1-North

2016 Ultimate Colorado Midwinter Meeting 

January 25 - 29, 2016

Register here. View the 2014
program here.

2nd Annual Course for Microscopic and Endoscopic Approaches to the Skull Base

Projected Course Dates: March 2 - 5, 2016

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Here is your opportunity to preview the case scenario and DISE videos prior to the academy meeting. Test yourself and keep your responses.  During the mini-seminar, the panelists will provide their interpretation and management.  Post operative outcomes will also be presented.  Learn if your decision making is aligned with the experts.

Click HERE to take the DISE challenge.