Check out the latest academic publications by our team:


Check out the latest academic publications by our team:


Archibald H, Tibesar M, Thacker J, Masters T, Chinnadurai S, Tibesar R. Primary Repair of Ear Avulsion with Adjuvant Hyperbaric Therapy and Nitroglycerin Ointment.

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Education & Training

Through clinical experience, research, and didactic lectures we strive to increase knowledge of otolaryngic disorders and their treatments for students and residents at all levels of training.

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Our researchers are working to develop new and innovative approaches to the prevention and treatment of a full range of conditions.

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Patient Care

Whether you have sinus problems, hearing loss, or thyroid disease, our otolaryngologists at University of Minnesota Physicians offer the latest in comprehensive care for diseases and conditions of the ear, nose and throat.

As experts in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, we are driven to achieve optimal health for every patient. We serve with excellence through collaboration, innovation, education and honoring the dignity of the individual.


Department Head, Samir Khariwala, MD, MS, FACS

Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology. In addition to serving as a pioneer in many areas of modern Otolaryngology, our program is a national leader in clinical care, research excellence and the education of residents, fellows and medical students. We hope you will take the opportunity to learn more about our outstanding faculty and the exciting research being conducted in our Department as you navigate this website. In addition, we are passionate about training a talented and diverse group of residents and fellows to prepare them for the next steps in their careers.