Patient Care

Patient Care

U.S. News & World Report ranks Vanderbilt Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery among top programs in the nation and we are proud to be ranked as the number one adult hospital in the state of Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville.

Our robust research program, nationally and internationally recognized team of experts, cutting-edge technology and innovative specialty programs all work together to create a powerhouse otolaryngology group committed to improving technology, offering innovative treatment options and putting the needs of our patients first.

Our Sub-specialties and Further Information

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  • As a national leader in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, we see patients from all 50 states and around the world. Our Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery team has worked to streamline coordination of care, offering out-of-town patients a full day of appointments that can include diagnosis, creation of a care plan, and, in some circumstances, even surgery on the same day.

    Our specialists, leadership, and resources have brought international renown to the Vanderbilt Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery program. Our team knows that healthcare is always evolving, and we are committed to growing with it to provide the best possible care for each of our patient's unique needs.

    To contact care coordinated programs, see specific numbers in our Contact Us section above.

  • If you are a referring physician, Vanderbilt provides real-time access to clinical data for your adult patients. Visit Vanderbilt Health Connect to:

    • Make patient referrals
    • Submit orders for select imaging
    • Review records, test results, and imaging reports
    • Receive notifications about your patient's outpatient appointments, ED visits, and admissions
    • Easily communicate with your patient's Vanderbilt care team
    • Access to clinical notes, physician directory, and on-call schedules

    To enroll in Vanderbilt Health Connect, please sign the site agreement.

    For referrals by phone, see specific numbers in our Contact Us section above.

    For adult patient referral questions or concerns, please call:

    For pediatric patient referral questions or concerns, please call:

    For referrals to other Vanderbilt University Medical Center departments, consult Vanderbilt Health.