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The Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is an international leader in otolaryngology and head and neck cancer care. Founded in 1914, we have been delivering expert patient care and research innovation for over a century.

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    Meet the specialists who have devoted their careers to your care.

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    Eight convenient locations in Baltimore, Howard County, and the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

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  • Patient Stories

    Patients share their personal journey of care at Johns Hopkins.

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Patient Stories

Tom's Story: Recurrent Tonsil Cancer Treatment and Rehabilitation

After multiple surgeries and radiation therapy to treat his recurrent tonsil cancer, Tom was referred to Johns Hopkins. Learn how the head and neck cancer team worked with him to create an intensive surgical and rehabilitation plan that now allows him to enjoy his favorite activities again.

Joyce's Story: Cochlear Implantation

After being deaf for nearly 30 years, at age 66, Joyce was a perfect candidate for cochlear implantation. Learn how her wish to hear the voices of her children again came true following her implant and rehabilitation.

Amber's Story: Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery for the removal of squamous cell carcinoma left Amber with a large wound on her face. Willing to travel anywhere for the best facial plastic and reconstruction surgeon, Amber found Lisa Ishii, M.D., at Johns Hopkins to repair her cheek.



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