Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin, located in Milwaukee, WI.

Our Department provides comprehensive care for adults and children with common and complex diseases of the ear, nose and throat. We are the largest otolaryngology group in Wisconsin, comprised of nationally and internationally recognized and fellowship trained physicians in all aspects of the specialty. These specialties encompass general otolaryngology, head and neck oncology, laryngology and the professional voice, otology and neuro-otology, pediatric otolaryngology, sinus and rhinology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and sleep medicine. The Department also includes a Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Research.

Our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality of evidence-based specialty care in a compassionate and receptive manner. We currently have several practice sites where care is provided through a team-centered approach including hearing and balance specialists, speech, swallowing and voice specialists and physicians from other specialties.

We are proud of our existing well-rounded Residency ProgramOral and MaxillofacialSurgery Residency Program, and Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship. The Department strives to expand the volume, diversity and complexity of our clinical and research opportunities.

I encourage you to explore our website and learn more about education programs, research and patient care. Please contact us if we can provide any additional information or assistance.

Warmest Regards,

John S. Rhee, MD, MPH 
John C. Koss Professor and Chair 
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences 
Medical College of Wisconsin

John Rhee MD