- Harborview Medical Center is the only Level I
trauma center in the state of Washington. The hospital
serves the greater Seattle area and the adjacent
northwestern states including Alaska. This rotation
offers specific training in Level I trauma and reconstructive
surgery, skull base approaches, head and neck oncology,
sleep surgery, otology, and general otolaryngology.
- The University of Washington Medical Center is
a 450-bed, tertiary-care referral center that consistently
ranks as one of the best hospitals by US News & World
Report. The residents participate in training in
tertiary oncology and reconstructive surgery, laryngology
and voice disorders, otology and neuro-otology, endoscopic
sinus surgery and exposure to general otolaryngology
VA Puget Sound Health Care System is a 488-bed hospital
providing general medical care for veterans from
Washington, Idaho, and Alaska:
- The VA medical center offers surgical experience
in general otolaryngology, audiology, head and neck oncology, otology, laryngology and facial
Seattle Children’s Hospital provides exposure both to general and tertiary pediatric surgery with a concentration on laryngotracheal reconstruction, otology and cochlear implant surgery, management of VPI, congenital and vascular malformations, and sinus surgery.
- This is a 200-bed University of Washington affiliated hospital that is the primary pediatric institution for the City of Seattle and the main pediatric tertiary care center for the Northwest. It provides a wide variety of specialized clinics and departments for the diagnosis and treatment of infant, childhood, and adolescent diseases. In particular, the Childhood Communication Center provides the residents with exposure to a multi-disciplinary program for children with all varieties of communication disorders with a comprehensive family centered care approach. Coordinated research efforts in pediatric otolaryngology are ongoing via the Center. The otolaryngology service is directed by Scott Manning, MD.
Virginia Mason Medical Center provides a 2-month rotation in Facial Plastics and Otology in the R5 year of training.
- Virginia Mason (VM) is a 336 bed, private, nonprofit organization offering integrated health services, including a multispecialty group practice of more than 440 physicians offering both primary and specialized care.