Welcome to the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Our surgeons, physician extenders, ancillary staff and nurses provide the best possible care to the people of North Louisiana and surrounding states. We are proud to offer cutting-edge treatment in this era of rapidly advancing technology and personalized medicine. We have a multi-disciplinary team of highly trained specialists who are experts in the field of Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Hearing and Balance Disorders, Voice and Swallowing Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, Skull base and Sinus Surgery and Pediatric Otolaryngology.  Our Department is recognized nationally and internationally for clinical expertise and research innovations. We have been NIH funded since 2000 and many of our projects have involved multi-institutional novels therapies with the lead investigator coming from our department faculty. The department sponsors a fully accredited Residency program, fellowship programs in Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery, as well as education programs for Medical Students. Our graduating Residents have had great success both in private practice and academic tracks, which is a testament to the quality of training we provide.  We welcome you to our department website where you can learn more about our program and its mission to provide the best in terms of Clinical Services, Training, Research and Education in the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS
Chairman of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

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The department performs approximately 2000 surgeries per year and over 12,000 office visits so the resident experience is extensive.


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Areas of Specialty

  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Pediatric ENT
  • The Hearing Center
  • Cochlear Implant Program
  • Rhinology & Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery
  • Facial Nerve Center
  • The Louisiana Cleft Team (TLC)
  • Center for Voice, Airway & Swallowing 
  • Thyroid & Parathyroid
  • Skull Base Surgery


Contact Us

Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
LSU Health Shreveport
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103

Phone: (318) 675-6262
Fax: (318) 675-6260
Email: aray@lsuhsc.edu

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery