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    The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at MUSC provides unsurpassed patient care and treatment, through our extensive and comprehensive centers and programs.

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    Innovation and Education

    The Department of Otolarygology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical University holds as its mission the commitment to improving the quality of life of individuals and families through patient care, teaching, and the discovery of new knowledge.

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    About Us

    The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at MUSC provides unsurpassed patient care and treatment, through our extensive and comprehensive centers and programs
  • Rhinology & Sinus Surgery

    Rhinology and Sinus Surgery

    The Sinus Center serves as a leader in promoting the highest standards of medical care for patients with diseases of the sinuses through patient care, teaching and the discovery of new knowledge.

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    Our comprehensive and expert team of providers and researchers are changing what's possible in the field of Otolaryngology

About Us

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at MUSC provides unsurpassed patient care and treatment, through our extensive and comprehensive centers and programs. Our Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) physicians, most of whom have subspecialty training, are nationally recognized, and bring that experience and expertise to work everyday to provide our patients with the best possible care.

These subspecialties include:

  • Allergy
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Ear Surgery (Otology)
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Head & Neck Cancer
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Sinus Disease (Rhinology)
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Voice Disorders (Laryngology)

Our number one mission of providing excellence in patient care is made possible by access to cutting-edge technology, the ability to rapidly adopt our research developments and those by others in the field, and a strength in the diversity and collaboration between our many subspecialty services offered. By combining cutting-edge technologies with laboratory discoveries, we optimize health and quality of life for our patients.

By collaborating with hundreds of other medical specialists at MUSC, we can truly provide a multidisciplinary approach to certain diseases, which can make the critical difference.

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Specialties & Conditions

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at MUSC provides unsurpassed patient care and treatment, through our extensive and comprehensive centers and programs. Our Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) physicians, most of whom have subspecialty training, are nationally recognized, and bring that experience and expertise to work everyday to provide our patients with the best possible care.

Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (FPRS)

The division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at MUSC collaborates with many other Ear, Nose & Throat divisions, such as the Head and Neck Cancer Program and the Craniofacial Anomalies Team, to provide excellent, multi-disciplinary approaches to complicated diseases and conditions.

Head & Neck Oncology

The mission of the MUSC Head and Neck Tumor Center is to provide the most comprehensive, advanced and compassionate care to each patient, while pursuing future goals of the control of head and neck cancer through research.

Otology & Neurotology

The Otology-Neurotology Division provides comprehensive patient care for all disease and disorders involving the ear and adjacent skull base.

Audiology

The adult audiology clinic is located within the ENT clinic area. The facility is equipped with three sound-treated test suites, a hearing aid fitting room, cochlear implant programming room, and the vestibular.

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Founded in 1994, the MUSC Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Division of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery bridges medicine and dentistry together in the collaborative arenas of patient care, research and teaching.

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery

The MUSC Sinus Center is dedicated to excellence, and we are uniquely qualified in all areas of patient care, cutting edge research and education.

Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat

The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery links the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery with MUSC Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the southeast.

Laryngology/Voice and Swallowing

The MUSC Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing is the first in South Carolina to provide a multidisciplinary center for the evaluation, treatment, and a clinical research of laryngeal, voice, and swallowing disorders for adults and children.

General Otolaryngology & Allergy

Our generalists serve as a vital link between our patients, their referring doctors and other members of our Department.

Clinical and Basic Science Research

The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical University holds as its mission the commitment to improving the quality of life of individuals and families through patient care, teaching, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 

 

Our Physicians

Otology & Neurotology

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery

Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat

Laryngology/Voice and Swallowing

General Otolaryngology & Allergy

Clinical Research

  • Shaun A. Nguyen, M.D., MA, CPI

 

 

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Education

The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical University holds as its mission the commitment to improving the quality of life of individuals and families through patient care, teaching, and the discovery of new knowledge. We believe that through the exceptional care of patients, the firm dedication to educating future otolaryngologists and the vital performance of research, the department is achieving its mission.

For more information on our work in the areas of education and research, please visit our Education website.

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Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
135 Rutledge Avenue
MSC 550
Charleston, SC 29425

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