The American College of Surgeons has reappointed Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan to their Board of Governors as a Specialty Society Governor representing the Fellows in the Triological Society for three years.
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.
- Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
- Pediatric Airway
- Pediatric Otolaryngology
- The Hearing Center
- Cochlear Implant Program
- Rhinology & Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
- Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery
- Robotic Assisted Surgery
- Facial Nerve Center
- Inspire and Sleep Surgery
- Center for Voice, Airway & Swallowing
- Thyroid & Parathyroid
- Skull Base Surgery
Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan concluded her 2-year Presidency of Academic Chairs of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery with the combined SUO, AADO, OPDO Annual Meeting, November 3-4, 2023, in Washington, DC.
ENT Today - LSUHS Faculty contribute to this review with the aim to evaluate the impact of nutritional and exercise interventions and synthesize best practices surrounding the modifiable characteristics that negatively impact surgical outcomes in HNC.
Backtable ENT Podcast - Dr. Gauri Mankekar, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Neurotology, talks about workup and surgical management of Cholesteatoma.
318 Forum - LSUHS Otolaryngology Assistant Professor, Dr. Gauri Mankekar and Medical Student, Kaitlyn Tholen, share the importance of avoiding loud noises to protect against hearing loss.
318Forum - LSUHS Otolaryngology residents and faculty share how hearing loss can negatively impact children’s speech and language development, school performance and social skills.
Red River Radio - LSUHS faculty, Dr. Joshua Maier, Dr. Ameya Asarkar and Karuna Dewan, join Health Matters to discuss thyroid health and thyroid cancer.
KTBS3 - There are several types of thyroid cancer and Papillary thyroid cancer is the most common. It is a slow growing type of cancer that can be cured with surgery. “You can still get recurrence very frequently in the papillary thyroid cancer. And the recurrence can be either locally or it can be in the form of lymph nodes within the neck,” said Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center head and neck surgical oncology director.
Forum News - Dr. Gauri Mankekar, assistant professor of Otolaryngology HNS at LSUHS, shares One out of three persons above the age of 60 and one out of two above the age of 85 has agerelated hearing loss. Treatment of age-related hearing loss depends on the severity of the loss.
Department of Otolaryngology/HNS
Otolaryngology Residency Program Administrator Haley Michell
Louisiana State University Health Shreveport (LSUHS) strives to cultivate a diverse and inclusive culture that supports equity, acceptance, and respect for the differences in others. The institution is committed to achieving excellence in fulfilling its mission by utilizing the rich talents of individuals who contribute different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to the work and learning environment and who reflect the varied populations of Louisiana. As such, the institution adopts a definition of diversity that embraces a broad spectrum of human expression and characteristics that include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, gender/gender identity, social and cultural attributes, abilities, sexual orientation, religion, rural or metropolitan background, military or veteran status, and age. In addition, diversity also includes life experiences, record of service, and other talents and personal attributes that enhance the work and learning atmosphere. LSUHS is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse community through the recruitment, enrollment, hiring, and retention/graduation of students, faculty, staff, and leadership who meet this definition of diversity.