Otolaryngology Residency Program
Welcome from the Program Director
We are pleased to present to you information on one of the most dynamic, challenging ENT residency programs in the nation. When the University of Rochester Medical Center elevated Otolaryngology to department status, it presented opportunities for faculty to flourish in their roles as academic health center physicians, scientists and educators. It also presented opportunities to any resident interested in a training program infused with enthusiasm, possibility, and dedication to quality care.
Our mission statement recognizes our department’s aspirations and intentions, which in turn drive our residency program and its administration. Our goal, quite simply, is to be counted among the leading otolaryngology departments nationally. We focus on state-of-the-art clinical care, research and education in an Academic Medical Center. Therefore, for applicants to our Otolaryngology Residency Program, we can promise you an enlightened, forward-thinking environment that will test your abilities as a physician, as an agent for ongoing discovery and as a human being. We also can promise you an open and fair evaluation of your application.
This website will provide you with a variety of useful information about our program. Direct any questions to our Residency Coordinator, Sheila K. McCart, (585) 276-5181.
Li-Xing Man, MSc, MD, MPA
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Residents see cases generated from approximately 40,000 outpatient private visits and 2,800 outpatient clinic visits per year. Surgery volume resulting from this approaches 4,200 surgical cases which the residents participate in throughout the year. A full spectrum of clinical cases is available for teaching, and residents finishing the program perform approximately 1,800 cases as operating surgeons. An important feature of this residency is that it offers an extensive general training in otolaryngology with exposure to fellowship trained faculty in all subspecialties available in otolaryngology. This has resulted in a high level of clinical case material and resulting training.