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Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery provides expert care for adults and children with ear, nose, throat and neck disorders. 

The department's specialists offer a full range of services, including the following:

Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery experts collaborate closely with specialists in many other areas at Rush, including neurosurgery, neurology, allergy, pulmonology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. The team provides personalized care in what are often complex situations, and dedicates itself to enhancing patient care through research — both in the lab and clinic — and education.

Phillip LoSavio, MD, is an otolaryngologist at Rush University Medical Center.

If you woke up one morning and found you couldn't see out of one eye, odds are you'd call the eye doctor immediately — or even go to the emergency room. Unfortunately, we don’t tend to treat our ears with the same sense of urgency.

Kathy Li underwent surgery at Rush to remove her thyroid gland. Here, she describes her experience.