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Otolaryngology - ENT

Specialty Description

An otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems, and related structures of the head and neck. The otolaryngologist diagnoses and provides medical and/or surgical therapy or prevention of diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities, disorders and/or injuries of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems, face, jaws and the other head and neck systems. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise. (Source: The American Board of Medical Specialties. Guide to Physician Specialties. Evanston, IL: American Board of Medical Specialties; February 2008.)

Pathway Director

Robert Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS
rtsataloff@phillyent.com
(215) 790-5165

Debbie Westergon
Office@phillyent.com

Drexel Fourth Year Discipline Based Pathway System

Drexel and Clinical Site Residency Programs

Drexel Medical Student Interest Group

ENT Student Interest Group: ENTdrexelmed@gmail.com

Time Requirement


Residency in otolaryngology consists of one year of training divided into 6 months of otolarynology and 6 months of general surgery and other fields. It is then followed by four years of otolaryngology training. Up to two years of additional fellowship training may be required to practice in one of the subspecialty areas.

National Organizations

The national specialty organizations can provide medical students with excellent resources as well as updates on current activities within the field, conferences, and on-going research opportunities and research funding.

Subspecialties

Residency Application and Match Info*

ERAS - Application Services

NRMP - Matching Program

Data National DUCoM
Average Application Count by Specialty (2017)** 38.4 48.6
Mean Number of programs ranked in matched specialty (2014-2016)*** 11.6 10.7

 

Drexel Match Data --2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019

*The number of applications and programs ranked will vary based on many factors. Students should seek advice from their Pathway Advisor and/or their Student Affairs Career Advisor in conjunction with the data above.
**Data drawn from ERAS data
*** Data drawn from NRMP Characterstics of Matched Seniors

AAMC - Careers in Medicine

General Information:Careers in Medicine
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Specialty Specific Opportunities

For external research, volunteering, educational, and other opportunities check the Career Advising Website pages on Research and Community, Educational, and Externship Opportunities. Most of these opportunities are summer programs however some are available throughout the year.