Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Message from the Department Chair

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery is committed to providing excellent patient care in all the subspecialties of  Otolaryngology to a regionally and socially diverse group of patients. It is also committed to educating medical students in the basics of otolaryngology and training residents to be future practitioners and leaders in our subspecialty. The Department maintains a Division of Research to expand the frontiers of knowledge in otolaryngology and is committed to developing personal and professional goals of our faculty and staff.

Tapan Padhya, MD

Professor and Department Chair 

USF doctors lead research project using your voice to detect early signs of diseases, disorders. 

The National Institutes of Health awarded USF millions of dollars this month to develop a database of patient voices to train artificial intelligence for medicine. USF Health’s Dr. Yael Bensoussan is leading the research project called, "Voice as a Biomarker of Health." 

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