Detroit Children’s Hospital

Director: Michael S. Haupert, DO
Chief, Department of Otolaryngology
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48201
Phone: 313-745-5402

  • Application Deadline: June 1, preceding year

  • Duration of Fellowship: 2 years

  • # Fellows per Year: One, every other year

  • Licensing Requirement: Michigan Licensure Required

  • Appointment Level: Fellow

  • Operating Privileges: Staffing frequent but not required

  • Clinic Responsibilities: Personal clinic and assist staff

  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric problems, with emphasis on airway, bronchesophagology, and pediatric otology, including cochlear implantation and sinus endoscopy

  • Research: Dedicated time available

  • Resident Supervision: Yes

  • Case Load: 3400 cases done within the department annually

  • Benefits: Medical and liability insurance, travel stipend

  • Salary: Appropriate for PGY level

  • Additional Information: Laboratory research space is available.

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Director: David E. Tunkel, MD
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Room 6231
601 North Caroline Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287-0910
Phone: 410-955-1559
Fax: 410-955-0035

  • Application Deadline: February 1

  • Starting Date: July 1

  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year

  • # Fellows per Year: One

  • University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

  • Licensing Requirement: Maryland medical license required

  • Appointment Level: Faculty

  • Operating Privileges: Staffing not required

  • Clinic Responsibilities: Separate clinic, and assist staff

  • Operative Experience: Large, including contemporary techniques of airway management, head and neck surgery, otology, and functional endoscopic sinus surgery

  • Research: Dedicated time available

  • Resident Supervision: Yes, limited

  • Case Load: Large

  • Call Responsibilities: Faculty call, about one week monthly with faculty backup

  • Benefits: Commensurate with university and departmental policies

  • Salary: Appropriate for level of training

  • Additional Information: The primary focus of this fellowship is development of clinical skills. The fellow will be responsible for clinical decision-making, with staff back-up as needed. The fellow serves on the craniofacial team, and staffs several clinics at chronic pediatric hospitals. There are multiple opportunities for extended and collaborative research within the department and the institution.

McGill University / Montreal Children's Hospital

Director: Melanie Duval, MD
Department of otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
McGill University – Montreal Children’s Hospital
A02.3027 1001 Decarie
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2J1
(514) 412-4400 ext. 25302

  • Application deadline: Dec 31

  • Starting date: July 1

  • Duration of fellowship: 1 year

  • Number of fellow per year: 1

  • Eligibility: Open to residents graduating from ACGME or RCSPC programs as well as international applicants.

  • University affiliation: McGill University

  • Operating privileges: Staffing required

  • Clinic responsibilities: Weekly fellow clinic and attendance at sub-specialty multidisciplinary clinics. Subspeciality clinics include complex airway, otology, velopharyngeal insufficiency, vertigo, saliva management, reflux and dysphagia.

  • Operative experience: Broad exposure to all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology including endoscopic and open airway reconstruction, complex head and neck surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, otologic surgery including BAHA and endoscopic ear surgery, velopharyngeal insufficiency and sialoendoscopy.

  • Research: Basic and clinical research opportunities. Access to an animal and basic science laboratory as well as research support from the department of otolaryngology.

  • Resident supervision: Yes

  • Benefits / salary: Please contact us for further information.

  • Additional information: 6 active pediatric ENT faculty. This is a busy clinical fellowship encompassing the full breadth of pediatric otolaryngology. Our outpatient clinic volume is over 12,000 visit per year and we perform over 1,200 surgical procedures per year, the vast majority being complex cases. The fellow will be responsible for resident supervision and teaching and will participate in weekly multidisciplinary conferences.

Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital 

Fellowship director and contact: Christopher M. Discolo, MD
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
135 Rutledge Avenue MSC 550
Charleston, SC29425
Phone 843-792-7343
Fax 843-792-5271

  • Application Deadline: February 1

  • Starting Date: July 1

  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year

  • University Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina

  • Licensing Requirement: South Carolina Licensure Required

  • Appointment Level: Fellow and Instructor

  • Operating Privileges: Instructor level

  • Clinic Responsibilities: Weekly fellow clinic, instructing residents in general clinics

  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology. Areas of emphasis include cleft lip and palate repair, open and endoscopic airway management, otologic surgery including cochlear implantation, head and neck surgery, facial plastic surgery and microtia repair, endoscopic sinus surgery, and other pediatric problems.

  • Research: Clinical, with optional additional year of research

  • Resident Supervision: Yes

  • Case Load: Over 2,500 operative cases and 7,000 clinic visits per year

  • Benefits: Medical, dental, liability, life and disability insurance

  • Additional Information: This fellowship encompasses all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology and incorporates complex cases from three pediatric otolaryngologists as well as faculty in the divisions of neurotology, facial plastics, rhinology, and head and neck surgery. The fellow will be expected to attend all major cases and participate in daily rounds, teaching sessions, weekly conferences, and research activities. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in an overseas trip focused on pediatric otolaryngology.

  • Application Procedure: Send letter of intent, universal ASPO fellowship application, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to Christopher M. Discolo, MD, Dept of Otolaryngology-HNS, 135 Rutledge Avenue MSC 550, Charleston, SC, 29425

NYU Langone Health

Fellowship Director: Max M. April, MD, FAAP, FACS
240 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-501-7904

Fellowship Coordinator: Monica Caraballo
Phone: 212-263-6344

  • Application Deadline: February 1

  • Starting Date: July 1

  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year

  • # of fellows per year: 1

  • University Affiliation: New York University

  • Fellowship is endowed by the Millstone Family

  • Licensing Requirement: New York State license

  • Appointment Level: Faculty

  • Case Load: 2500 operative cases

  • Clinic Responsibilities: Weekly pediatric clinic at Bellevue Hospital, craniofacial clinic biweekly, craniofacial airway clinic monthly, Aerodigestive clinic biweekly.

  • Salary: competitive, appropriate for PGY level

  • Benefits: per university policy, funding available for meeting and presentations.

  • Medical mission trips for cleft lip and palate surgery one to two weeks available

  • Additional information: 4 fellowship trained pediatric otolaryngologists with at least one more starting in 2018. Hassenfeld Children's Hospital is opening its 160,000 square foot state of the art green facility with 68 single bedded patient rooms along with PICU and 5 operating rooms in 2018. All aspects of pediatric otolaryngology are covered including collaboration with our divisions of Otology, rhinology and skull base surgery, head and neck surgery (including free flaps), laryngology and plastic surgery.

  • Application procedure: letter of intent, CV, 3 letters of recommendation including residency program director.

The Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Director:  Audie L. Woolley, M.D.
1940 Elmer Bissell Road
Birmingham, AL35243
Phone: 205-824-4949
Fax: 205-824-4983

  • Application deadline: March 1

  • Starting date: July 1

  • Duration of fellowship: 1 year

  • Number of fellows per year: 1

  • University affiliation: University of Alabama Birmingham

  • Eligibility: Individuals must have completed an ACGME or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited Otolaryngology residency and are eligible by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Alabama State license also required.

  • Case load: 13,000 patient encounters each year through clinic and yearly 5000 operative cases are performed.

  • Operative experience: Wide exposure to pediatric otolaryngology problems with emphasis on cochlear implant experience, pediatric airway problems, head and neck surgery, complex otologic surgery including BAHA, microtia repair, endoscopic sinus surgery, evaluation and surgical treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency, and cleft palate repair.

  • Benefits: medical, dental, liability, life, travel stipend and disability insurance.

  • Salary: competitive.

  • Additional information: this is a extremely busy clinical fellowship which encompasses all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology with a strong emphasis on pediatric cochlear implantation. The fellow will be expected to attend all major cases and participate in daily rounds, manage the consult service, attend teaching sessions, and participate in weekly conferences. In addition two peer reviewed papers will be expected and submitted for publication during that year.

  • Application procedure: Letter of intent, CV, letter of recommendation from Program Director, and two other letters of reference.
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University of California Davis Medical Center

Director: Craig Senders, MD, FACS
Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Program
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
UC Davis Health System
Department of Otolaryngology
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 7200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Phone:  916-734-2801
Fax:  916-703-5011
Fellowship Coordinator: Suzanne McInish
Phone:  916-734-8064

  • Application Deadline: Please see SF Match website for details at

  • Starting Date: July 1

  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year with an option for a 2nd year of research

  • Number of Fellows per Year: 1

  • University Affiliation: University of California, Davis, School of Medicine

  • Eligibility: Individuals much have completed an ACGME accredited Otolaryngology residency and are eligible or certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. California medical license is also required.

  • Case Load: The Otolaryngology department sees over 19,500 patients in our clinic each year, and this does not include inpatient encounters. Yearly, over 2,700 operative cases are performed by our faculty, fellows and residents.

  • Specialty Clinics: Cleft and Craniofacial, Plagiocephaly, Airway/Dysphagia and Trach Clinic.

  • Conferences: Fellows participate in monthly Journal Club, monthly Pediatric Otolaryngology Conferences, monthly Plagiocephaly, biweekly Cleft and Craniofacial conferences, weekly Grand Rounds and monthly Morbidity and Mortality conferences.

  • Call Responsibility/Resident Supervision: Approximately 4 – 7 days a month.

  • Salary: Competitive. Pay based on U.C. post graduate scale VI. See website for more details.

  • Benefits: Medical, dental and liability insurance, twenty-four days vacation and twelve days sick leave, per fiscal year.

  • To Apply: Please apply at the SF Match website