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The Department of Head and Neck Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Faculty members in UCLA's Departmentf of Head and Neck Surgery use advanced technologies to perform a variety of minimally invasive surgeries, which have revolutionized treatment for many conditions. These minimally invasive procedures result in less discomfort, quicker recovery times and better outcomes for patients than traditional "open" surgery. Minimally invasive techniques are being used in the following procedures:
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Endoscopic skull-base tumor resection (selected tumors and locations)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Pediatric endoscopic airway surgery (larynx/trachea)
  • Minimally invasive office-based procedures in laryngology
  • Trans-cutaneous vocal cord injection
  • Vocal cord biopsy and laser treatment of vocal fold masses

For complete details, please visit the Minimally Invasive Surgery page on the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery website.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Telephone Number
(310) 206-6688 Appointment, information, and referral

Website
www.HeadandNeckSurgery.ucla.edu
PHYSICIANS & SPECIALISTS
Physician Specialty
Abemayor, Elliot MD, PhD Otolaryngology
Berke, Gerald MD Otolaryngology
Blackwell, Keith MD Otolaryngology
Gopen, Quinton MD Otolaryngology
Kedeshian, Paul MD Surgery; Otolaryngology
Mendelsohn, Avraham MD Otolaryngology
Nabili, Vishad MD Surgery; Otolaryngology
Sercarz, Joel MD Otolaryngology
St. John, Maie MD, PhD Otolaryngology
Suh, Jeffrey MD Otolaryngology
Wang, Marilene Beth MD Otolaryngology
RELATED LINKS
Specialty
Head & Neck Surgery

Body System Location
Ear, Nose and Throat