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Message from the Chair

Hello and welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  I am glad you've chosen to visit our site and hope it provides you with all of the information you are looking for.

Our mission is to advance the understanding of disease and improve treatment in the disciplines of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Audiology, and Speech Pathology.

We seek to accomplish the mission in a setting that provides exceptional patient care, comprehensive training for otolaryngology residents, and advanced training for fellows in both Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction.

Our patients receive outpatient services at one of our six clinic locations: OU Health Children's Physicians, OU Health Physicians, the Oklahoma City VA Hospital, W Facial Aesthetics, and the OU Health Peggy & Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center, five on-campus and one off-campus. Outpatient surgery occurs primarily at the OU Medical Center Surgery Center, OU Medical Center Edmond, and Oklahoma Surgicare. 

Inpatient services are provided primarily at OU Medical Center at our downtown and Edmond locations, The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center, and the Oklahoma City VA Hospital

Our faculty are all fellowship trained and have a strong commitment to training the next generation of our specialty while being active in the local, regional, and national otolaryngology community.

I hope you find the information you are looking for on our site.  If not, please contact me at If you are interested in our residency training program or fellowship training program, please contact our department directly at (405) 271-5504.  

Thank you for visiting.


Greg A. Krempl, MD, FACS

Paul and Ruth Jonas Chair in Cancer
Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center