The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at MUSC Health 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 in Charleston, throughout South Carolina, and across the Southeast, with the best possible care.
These subspecialties include:
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 Health, we can truly provide a multidisciplinary approach to certain diseases, which can make the critical difference.
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The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at MUSC Health 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.
The division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at MUSC Health 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.
The mission of the MUSC Health 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.
The Division provides comprehensive patient care for all disease and disorders involving the ear and adjacent skull base in children and adults.
The Audiology program offers a full range of services for adult and children. 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.
Founded in 1994, the MUSC Health 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.
The MUSC Health Sinus Center is dedicated to excellence, and we are uniquely qualified in all areas of patient care, cutting edge research and education.
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.
The MUSC Health 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.
Our generalists serve as a vital link between our patients, their referring doctors and other members of our Department.
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.
The ear, nose and throat team at MUSC Health brings together professionals from all of the disciplines listed above — from general ENT and allergy, to audiology, to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Shaun A. Nguyen, M.D., MA, CPI
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.