Clinical Services

Here at the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, a wide range of consultative and therapeutic services is provided for adult and pediatric patients. Our staff is available to assist you in selecting a specialist and discussing a referral.

Cochlear Implant Program

This program represents one of the largest and most prestigious and experienced cochlear implant centers in California, having provided quality medical care to close to 500 cochlear implant recipients, young and old.

Endocrine Surgery Program

This program includes endocrinologists, surgeons, radiologists and pathologists who are leaders in the identification and treatment of disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid.

Head and Neck Cancer Program

Head and neck surgical oncologists offer comprehensive, specialized care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the pharynx, larynx, jaw and tongue, as well as tumors of the thyroid/parathyroid glands and carotid arteries.

Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery

The Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery section is at the forefront of surgical expertise, utilizing technically demanding surgical techniques in reconstruction of the jaws and mouth, the throat, and all areas of the face, scalp, and neck.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

UCLA head and neck surgeons use technologically advanced surgical approaches in a variety of procedures, resulting in less post-operative pain and a faster recovery.

Nasal and Sinus Disease Program

The Nasal and Sinus Disease Program takes a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the medical and surgical management of nasal and sinus problems.


This practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the inner ear and eye movement control. Particular attention is paid to the causes of dizziness, tinnitus, and imbalance.

Pediatric Otolaryngology

The UCLA Pediatric Otolaryngology Program provides comprehensive medical and surgical management of ear, nose, and throat disorders in children.

Swallowing Disorders Program

The Swallowing Disorders Program provides expert personnel and state-of-the-art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders (dysphagia).

UCLA Balance Program

The UCLA Dizziness and Balance Program is a unique outpatient clinic system that combines medical doctors and physical therapists to offer a true multidisciplinary approach for diagnosis and treatment of dizziness and balance disorders.

UCLA Facial Aesthetic Program

The UCLA Facial Aesthetic Program specializes in corrective and cosmetic procedures that enhance and rejuvenate the appearance of the face, eyes and neck.

UCLA Voice Center for Medicine and the Arts

The Voice Center consists of a multidisciplinary team of experts (laryngologists, voice scientists, speech pathologists, and voice teachers) who provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art evaluation and management of patients with voice disorders.

Airway Stenosis Program

The Airway Stenosis Program is geared towards treatment of breathing problems due to narrowing of the airway from the nose to the trachea.

Sleep Surgery

The UCLA Sleep Surgery Program includes experts with a personalized medicine approach to the surgical evaluation and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.