Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

  • Why Choose Us?

    • We were the first hospital in the United States to implant a multichannel cochlear implant that helps deaf patients hear sounds that can be interpreted as speech
    • Since that time, over 1,000 children and adults have received implants at UI Hospitals and Clinics
    • We are the first and only hospital in Iowa to use a reconstructive surgical technique called distraction osteogenesis to aid patients of all ages with airway and craniofacial anomalies
    • The Iowa Cleft Palate program was one of the first established in the United States