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Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship

Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Pediatric Fellowship Program

The otolaryngology pediatric program at the University of Iowa offers services in otology/neurotology, cleft-craniofacial, vascular anomalies and general pediatric otolaryngology and clinical research.

The educational program includes weekly conferences like the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Clinical Conference, M &Ms, and Grand Rounds. There are also Friday morning didactic lectures. We are very proud of our facilities, our staff and our record of providing our fellows with excellent, well rounded training in all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology.


The mission of the fellowship program in pediatric otolaryngology is to train individuals who have outstanding potential to achieve successful and productive careers in academic medicine. The educational experience is exceptionally broad. In depth coverage is offered in the areas of cleft and craniofacial surgery, all aspects of airway reconstruction, pediatric otology and neurotology including cochlear implantation, management of head and neck benign and malignant tumors, and the spectrum of general pediatric otolaryngology cases. Clinical training is complemented by a broad spectrum of research opportunities. The breadth and depth of clinical training, exposure to basic science research and the opportunity to do translational research provides the pediatric fellows with unparalleled training for a career in academic medicine.

Contact Information

Julie Varner

Phone: 1-(319) 356-2177
Fax:  319-356-4547
Email: julie-varner@uiowa.edu
Department of Otolaryngology --Head and Neck Surgery
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242