Department of Otolaryngology

Pediatric Otolaryngology

The primary goal of the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology has been not only to provide outstanding patient care, but also to perform research on important clinical and basic science issues and to provide training at all levels.

The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology has a full time staff of 12 attending pediatric otolaryngologists, one research pediatrician, and four research faculty. Second and 4th year residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine complete a one 2-3 month rotation yearly on the Pediatric Otolaryngology service. The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology has administrative personnel who support both clinical and research efforts.

The clinical fellowship program provides intensive experience in all aspects of ear, nose and throat disease in children including otology, rhinology, bronchoesophagology, head and neck reconstructive surgery and training in cleft palate-related problems.

An attending pediatric otolaryngologist is always present to provide supervision in both the operating room and the outpatient clinic. The fellow will also receive training in the Ear Center, Hearing Center, Aerodigestive, Voice Center, Cleft Craniofacial Center and the Audiology and Communication Disorders Division, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

There is intensive didactic program. Weekly didactic programs of conferences are offered by the Pediatric Otolaryngology Division. The Pediatric Otolaryngology Division offers morning conferences rotated among the clinical faculty, research, journal club, literature review, M&M, guest speakers, radiology case reviews and audiology. The Pediatric Otolaryngology service presents Grand Rounds at the Department of Otolaryngology.

Presentations at local and national meetings are encouraged.

ACGME Accreditation: Yes
Fellows per Year: Two 
Program Duration: 1 year

Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Director:

Noel Jabbour, MD, MS

For more information or to apply, please contact:

Rhonda Chivers
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Drive
Faculty Pavilion Floor 7
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
P: 412-692-5466
F: 412-692-6074
rhonda.chivers@chp.edu