Penn State Health Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
The Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at Penn State Hershey Medical Center provides advanced care for diseases of the head and neck in the pediatric and adult population. Patients are thoroughly evaluated by our team of expert physicians and caregivers in order to make the most accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. We listen to patient concerns and provide patients with the information needed to understand their disease and the available care options to create an individualized care plan. Treatment may involve medications, adjunctive therapies, or surgery customized to the disease process. Our specialists provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art, high-quality care to promote a healthy healing environment.
As part of our commitment to provide the best care available, our division focuses on promoting excellence in medical education and training for medical students and residents.
We offer specialty services in the following areas:
Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Inaugural Meeting
The Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Inaugural Meeting will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 12 noon - 2 p.m. at the University Conference Center, Room 302A on the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus.
Click here to register for this event. For more information or if you have questions, please contact Janice Schan at 717-531-8945.
For questions or further information, email the Nurse Facilitator Patrice Saurman, RN, BSN, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A safer and less invasive approach to surgically treat hyperparathyroidism
A less invasive treatment option
- Changes to Medical Center’s financial assistance policy to take effect July 1 On July 1, new Internal Revenue Service regulations regarding financial assistance will take effect, changing the requirements not-for-profit hospitals and health systems must meet to keep their tax-exempt status. The revised regulations are part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and will be implemented at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.More...
- The Medical Minute: Seeking early treatment key to beating testicular cancer When women feel a lump in their breast, they usually seek medical attention within a few weeks. Yet men who notice something abnormal in a testicle typically don't see a doctor for two to three months.More...
- Educating parents on healthy infant sleep habits may help prevent obesity Teaching parents bedtime techniques to encourage healthy sleep habits in their infants may help prevent obesity, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Strong links exist between inadequate sleep and childhood obesity.More...
- Gomez and Hafenstein awarded collaborative grant to study virus structures Esther Gomez, assistant professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering in Penn State’s College of Engineering, and Susan Hafenstein, associate professor of medicine and microbiology and immunology in Penn State’s College of Medicine, have been awarded one of two Grace Woodward Grants for Collaborative Research in Engineering and Medicine for the 2016-17 project period.More...