Surgery

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Vision:

Creating the future of care.

Mission:

The best minds, personalizing care.

Fellowship Program Information:

The University of Alberta, Department of Surgery offers fellowships in Advanced Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction, Pediatric Otolaryngology and Rhinology / Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery.

Advanced Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction:

During this fellowship, the individual will be exposed to a large volume of patients and will gain a broad experience in the medical and surgical treatment of all types of head and neck cancer. In addition, the fellow will participate in over 100 microvascular flap reconstructions of major head and neck defects. The fellowship guidelines are available - Fellowship guidelines

Pediatric Otolaryngology:

This fellowship provides broad exposure with emphasis on airway pathology, salivary control problems and sleep apnea. Research output is mandatory.

Rhinology / Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery:

This fellowship will provide a broad experience in Rhinology with focus on complex and revision endoscopic sinus surgery as well as the extended applications of endoscopic techniques including minimally invasive approaches to the skull base, management of neoplasms, endoscopic pituitary surgery, and orbital decompression. Academic activities will include clinical or basic science research as well as teaching responsibilities for trainees in otolaryngology. Application deadline is May 1 of the year prior to beginning the fellowship.

Our Residents and Fellows:

The Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta has an internationally recognized fellowship programme. Our clinical fellowship programme has been unanimously endorsed by the American Head and Neck Society; this programme in head and neck surgery at the University of Alberta is one of only two in Canada to receive full teaching accreditation.