Ear, Nose and Throat Care

Our USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery specialists provide personalized care for a range of ear, nose and throat conditions.

Ear, Nose and Throat Care

Our USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery specialists provide personalized care for a range of ear, nose and throat conditions.

Clinical Trials

Participating in a clinical trial gives you access to new and promising therapies.

Find an open trial

Donate

Support our efforts to advance ear, nose and throat care.

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Insurance

We accept most insurance plans and work with managed care networks.

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A Team Approach to ENT Care

Our USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery doctors combine research with the latest technology to provide you with the best care. As one of the nation’s most comprehensive otolaryngology programs, our team treats all conditions of the ear, nose and throat, including:

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Allergies
  • Cancers and other tumors of the head and neck
  • Ear infections
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Facial reconstruction and plastic surgery
  • Hearing loss
  • Hoarseness
  • Sinus and nasal disorders
  • Snoring and sleep apnea
  • Swallowing problems
  • Thyroid and parathyroid conditions

Our team members work together to provide personalized treatment for your condition and make sure you stay informed throughout your diagnosis and treatment.

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Our Team

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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Speech-Language Pathology, Gender-Affirming Care, Voice and Swallowing Disorders  View more
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Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
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Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology
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Physician Assistant, Otology, Neurotology
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Audiology

Joni K. Doherty, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
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Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Intracranial Pressure  View more
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Audiology
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
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Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
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Otolaryngology
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Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
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Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology

Michael M. Johns, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Laryngology, Gender-Affirming Care  View more
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Audiology

Niels C. Kokot, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
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Otolaryngology, Otology

Daniel I. Kwon, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Jazmine M. Kwong, PA-C

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery
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Speech-Language Pathology, Voice and Swallowing Disorders

Janice Loggins, MA

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck S ...
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Audiology
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Audiology

Alexander Markarian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Gender-Affirming Care
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Gender-Affirming Care, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery  View more

Karla O'dell, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Laryngology, Gender-Affirming Care  View more

John S. Oghalai, MD

Accepting new patients
Chair and Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surger ...
Specialties
Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Otology
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Audiology
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Audiology

Ki-Young Portillo, AuD

Accepting new patients
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Audiology
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Audiology

Erica Mary Quenville, PA-C

Accepting new patients
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Otology
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Audiology

Dale Rice, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery

Kristina Rousso, AuD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck S ...
Specialties
Audiology, Otolaryngology
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Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology
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Laryngology, Otolaryngology

Uttam K. Sinha, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
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Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Mark S. Swanson, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Gender-Affirming Care, Voice and Swallowing Disorders
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathologist
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Speech-Language Pathology

Bozena B. Wrobel, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology
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Audiology

Ki-Young Portillo, AuD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Audiology
Specialties
Audiology
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Audiology

Kristina Rousso, AuD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck S ...
Specialties
Audiology, Otolaryngology

Janice Loggins, MA

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck S ...
Specialties
Audiology

Alexander Markarian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Gender-Affirming Care
Specialties
Gender-Affirming Care, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery  View more

Jazmine M. Kwong, PA-C

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology

Niels C. Kokot, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Daniel I. Kwon, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Uttam K. Sinha, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Mark S. Swanson, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
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Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery

Michael M. Johns, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Laryngology, Gender-Affirming Care  View more

Karla O'dell, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Laryngology, Gender-Affirming Care  View more
Specialties
Laryngology, Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology

Joni K. Doherty, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Intracranial Pressure  View more
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
Specialties
Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology

Michael M. Johns, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Laryngology, Gender-Affirming Care  View more

Niels C. Kokot, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Otology

Daniel I. Kwon, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Alexander Markarian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Gender-Affirming Care
Specialties
Gender-Affirming Care, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery  View more

Karla O'dell, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Laryngology, Gender-Affirming Care  View more

John S. Oghalai, MD

Accepting new patients
Chair and Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surger ...
Specialties
Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Otology

Dale Rice, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery

Kristina Rousso, AuD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck S ...
Specialties
Audiology, Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology
Specialties
Laryngology, Otolaryngology

Uttam K. Sinha, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Mark S. Swanson, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Bozena B. Wrobel, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery

Jazmine M. Kwong, PA-C

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology

Joni K. Doherty, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Intracranial Pressure  View more
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Otology

John S. Oghalai, MD

Accepting new patients
Chair and Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surger ...
Specialties
Neurotology, Otolaryngology, Otology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology
Specialties
Physician Assistant, Otology, Neurotology

Erica Mary Quenville, PA-C

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Otology
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery

Dale Rice, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery

Bozena B. Wrobel, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and ...
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Gender-Affirming Care, Voice and Swallowing Disorders  View more
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Voice and Swallowing Disorders
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Gender-Affirming Care, Voice and Swallowing Disorders
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology, Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathologist
Specialties
Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical Trials

Participating in a clinical trial gives you access to new and promising therapies.

Find an open trial

Donate

Support our efforts to advance ear, nose and throat care.

Give a gift

Insurance

We accept most insurance plans and work with managed care networks.

Find out more

Patient Stories

Grace Note

Patient Story

I always felt like I was in the room with people who were a team.

Sweet Dreams

Patient Story

I wake up in the morning and instead of being tired, I am good to go.

Beating the Odds

Patient Story

I am blessed with a quality of life more resonant than before my laryngectomy.

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Expert ENT Specialists

We are the only center in the country that enables our patients to do swallow therapy exercises at home for the treatment of esophageal strictures following radiation.

Our team works with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center specialists to provide coordinated, patient-focused cancer care.

Our USC Acoustic Neuroma Center treats the highest number of acoustic neuroma patients in the country.

Many of our diagnostic tests are unique to us, so our specialists can better diagnose and provide personalized treatment, including top-of-the-line hearing devices and implants.

We provide audiology, speech, physical and vestibular therapies and swallowing evaluations at the same location.

We are recognized as one of the country’s top ear, nose and throat programs by U.S. News & World Report.

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