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Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology

The UIC Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in Chicago Illinois has had a tremendous year filled with many significant accomplishments. We continue to attract the best of the best in our medical education program as evidenced by our residents receiving outstanding in-service overall scores. The Nikhil J. Bhatt Surgical Training Center provides a great resource in supporting our resident training.

All of our centers have continued to grow successfully: The Chicago Institute For Voice Care headed by Dr. Sims; The Sinus and Nasal Allergy Center headed by Dr. Joe; The Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Center headed by Dr. Redleaf and Dr. Yu; The Head and Neck Surgery Center headed by myself; The Facial Plastic Surgery Center headed by Dr. Toriumi. Our Research Center continues to contribute valuable discoveries and publications in prominent journals.

Our department would not be where it is today without the contributions and achievements of all our staff. The support of our alumni continues to be a driving force in enabling us to provide a breadth of knowledge and expertise to our residents and faculty. The Contributions of our alumni also keep us on the cutting edge of technology with all of our facilities and equipment. I eagerly look forward to the challenges ahead and I know that together we will achieve great success.

Barry Wenig, MD, MPH
Francis Lederer Professor & Head


Telehealth Appointments

To better serve our patients during the spread of COVID-19, we are offering telehealth appointments to new and existing patients. A telehealth appointment is a virtual “at home health visit” conducted through phone or video call. Please call 312.996.6554 to request an appointment. If you have a video visit scheduled, please click here for instructions.


Fax: (312) 996-4910


EEI Building- University West Campus

   1855 W Taylor, Suite 3.87
Chicago, IL - 60612


Bloomingdale's Building

   60 E Delaware, Suite 1460
Chicago, IL - 60611


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