Penn Otorhinolaryngology experts work with health care professionals in the Philadelphia region and from around the world to establish long-term, collaborative relationships that focus on patient care and advancing the field of otorhinolaryngology.
Following in the footsteps of the pioneers of the discipline, Penn Otorhinolaryngology is committed to its three-part mission:
- To provide outstanding clinical care for patients.
- To create a learning environment that allows for training of the finest students, residents and fellows in the country.
- To engage in clinical and basic research that is at the cutting edge of the specialty.
Outstanding Clinical Care
Patients at Penn Medicine have access to a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical treatment options available only available at Penn.
Additionally, Penn physicians are available for consultation and diagnosis for patients referred from other physicians while maintaining open lines of communication to ensure continuity of care.
Educating the Future
Penn Otorhinolaryngology offers educational opportunities through:
- Live seminars, symposia, case-based conferences, grand rounds and online courses for CME credit
- Clinical briefings
U.S. News & World Report ranked the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian (HUP/PPMC) the highest in the Philadelphia region for otorhinolaryngology and one of the best in the country. Overall, the clinical specialties at HUP/PPMC have been consistently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News.
Discoveries Through Research
Penn is dedicated to provide excellent patient care today while performing breakthrough research that will discover future treatments.
TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) is one such treatment. Penn's Bert W. O'Malley, Jr., MD, and Gregory S. Weinstein, MD, developed and perfected TORS, and have performed more TORS procedures than any other physicians in the world.
Patients seeking state-of-the-art surgery of the mouth and throat benefit from their research and innovation, and physicians from around the world benefit from learning about this groundbreaking procedure at Penn.
Penn Otorhinolaryngology has recruited the best doctors, nurses, researchers and technicians who are committed to providing referring physicians and their patients the highest level of quality care and service.