News & Updates

Dr. Brian Song Incoming Rhinology and Skull Base Fellow

Dr. Brian Song, joins the department as our new rhinology and skull base surgery fellow starting July 1st.


Dr. Christopher Le Awarded BUMC Medical Staff Grant

Dr. Christopher Le selected by the BUMC, Tucson Campus, Medical Executive Committee for funding of his medical staff grant application.


Dr. Wang appointed chair of Department of Otolaryngology

Steven J. Wang, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, effective March 27, 2017.


Shethal Bearelly, MD joins Department of Otolaryngology faculty

Shethal Bearelly, MD will join the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery faculty as an Assistant Professor on September 1, 2017.


Dr. Eugene Chang awarded Cochrane Scholar

The Cochrane Scholars Program is sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology to train otolaryngologists in the conduct and publication of systematic literature reviews.


Christopher Le, MD joins Department of Otolaryngology faculty

Christopher Le, MD joined the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery faculty as an Assistant Professor on June 1, 2016.


Dr. Steven Wang transitions into Department as Interim Chair

Steven J. Wang, MD, has transitioned into the role of interim chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Jack Roberts Wins Georgia Reynolds Dedicated Service Award

The Georgia Reynolds Dedicated Service Award honors permanent classified staff members or appointed professionals.


Dr. Erynne Faucett matches with Pediatric Fellowship Program

Erynne Faucett, MD, Chief Resident in the Department of Otolaryngology, matched with a pediatric fellowship position at Sick Kids: The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada


Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.


Dr. Erynne Faucett Receives 2015 NIH/NMA Travel Award

Erynne Faucett, MD was selected to receive a 2015 travel award to attend the 114th National Medical Association Convention and Scientific Symposium held in Detroit, MI.


UA Researchers Seek to find if Better Hearing may Halt or Reverse the Slide into Senility

A University of Arizona collaborative study among the Departments of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and Psychology received approval in early May to begin accepting human subjects in an effort to determine if older adults suffering from prolonged hearing loss get a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery.


Third Annual ‘ENT in the Desert’ Symposium Draws National Audience and Prominent Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeons to Tucson, Feb. 19-21

Aimed at general otolaryngologists, residents and primary care physicians and clinicians, symposium course themes include: Rhinology and Allergy, Otology and Audiology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Practice Management, and Head and Neck Cancer Treatment.


New UA Otolaryngology Surgeon and Pharmacology Researcher Set to Pursue Breakthroughs for Airway Disorders, Cystic Fibrosis in New Department

Two recent faculty additions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s newest department, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, have teamed up to pursue innovative research to treat airway disorders like cystic fibrosis (CF) and allow patients – often children – a chance at a better life.


Surgeon and Researcher Dr. Eugene Chang Joins UA Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

The newly formed Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, is pleased to announce that Eugene H. Chang, MD, FACS, has joined the faculty as associate professor.


More than 100 UAHN Physicians among 'Best Doctors in America'

More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.