If you are experiencing allergies, hearing problems or more complex problems including cancer of the upper digestive tract, head, neck or face, you can turn to the specialists within Jefferson’s Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
The quality of care provided to Jefferson patients with ear, nose and throat problems as well as head and neck disorders was recently recognized by U.S. News and World Report, which ranked Jefferson 16th in this category – a jump of nine spots from the previous year.
Overall, Jefferson University Hospital among the best in the nation for 11 specialties in the magazine’s 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings.
“We have always been cutting edge in terms of the kinds of surgery we do and care we provide,” says William M. Keane, MD, chair of the Department. “Moving up in the rankings and being in the top 20 is gratifying.”
Encompassing a variety of subspecialties from otology and reconstructive and cosmetic surgery to allergy and head and neck surgery, the physicians within the Department treat a wide range of patients including children.
“We don’t simply treat a disease, we treat the patient as a whole,” says Dr. Keane. “The Jefferson hallmark is our commitment to patient care.”