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EDUCATION

Surgical Experience

OTO I Residents are expected to perform the following procedures:

  • Oral Biopsy
  • STSG/FTSG
  • Basic soft tissue skills including closure of simple lacerations
  • Rhinoscopy(rigid and flexible)
  • Nasal packing


OTO II Residents are expected to perform the following procedures:

  • Myringotomy/Tube
  • Perform and interpret audiogram
  • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Tracheostomy > age 4 years
  • I&D deep neck space abscess
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Closed reduction nasal fracture
  • Inferior turbinate reduction
  • Nasal polypectomy


OTO III Residents are expected to perform:

  • Tympanoplasty
  • Direct larynosocpy with manipulation (e.g., biopsy, foreign body removal, dilatation)
  • Branchial cleft excision
  • Thyroglossal duct ecision
  • Basic microlaryngeal procedures, including laser
  • Administer and interpret allergy skin test
  • Submandibular gland excision
  • Excision facial skin tumors
  • Repair complex laceration
  • Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic ethmoidectomy
  • Endoscopic maxillary antrostomy


OTO IV Residents are expected to perform:

  • Mastoidectomy (CWU/CWD)
  • Esophagoscopy (w/wo foreign body removal)
  • Tracheostomy < age 4 years
  • Uvulectomy/Palatopharyngoplasty
  • Neck dissection (selective, radical)
  • Partial glossectomy
  • Regional flap reconstruction
  • Flap reconstruction facial defects advancement, bilobe, rhomboid, etc.
  • Scar revision
  • Repair midface fracture
  • Endoscopic sphenoid sinusotomy


OTO V Residents are expected to perform:

  • Ossicular Chair Reconstruction
  • Removal upper airway foreign body
  • Laryngoplasty
  • Laryngectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Basic rhinoplasty
  • Endoscopic frontal sinusotomy

 

 

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