Residency Program - Introduction
The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School offers a 5-year residency training program in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery provides training in diseases of the ears, nose and throat, as well as head and neck oncologic surgery, skull base surgery, ear surgery, pediatric otolaryngologic surgery, regional cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, robotic surgery and laryngeal surgery.
The Department offers a five year, fully accredited residency training program leading to Board eligibility. In addition to the University Hospital, Otolaryngology residents rotate through the Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System at East Orange, and Hackensack University Medical Center. The residency program includes a one year of Surgical internship, including 6 months of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, followed by four years of dedicated Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery training. The rich clinical experience is complemented by a variety of didactic courses given throughout the residency program, including training in head and neck pathology, temporal bone dissection, speech pathology, audiometry, and head and neck anatomy.
Evelyne Kalyoussef, MD
Residency Program Director