Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.


Voice changes in adulthood

Men’s Health interviewed Michael Johns, MD, professor of clinical otolaryngology - head and neck surgery and director of the USC Voice Center at the Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, about six voice changes that can occur in adulthood. Read the story »

Renowned physician-scientists attend CORLAS

Rick Friedman, MD, PhD, professor of Otolaryngology, and John Niparko, MD, chair of the USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, attended the Collegium Oto-rhino-laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum (CORLAS) meeting in San Francisco, CA August 23-26, 2015. The Collegium Oto-rhino-laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum is an international organization of otorhinolaryngologists and clinician-scientists ...   Read More »

The Science of Sleep

From neuroscientists to engineers, USC researchers delve into what happens during slumber—and how to help us get more of it. In the classic fairy tale, Snow White bites into an apple and slips into a state of suspended animation. For her fellow figment of fiction, man-about-the-Catskills character Rip Van Winkle, a sip of moonshine affords ...   Read More »

USC receives $25 million gift to name world-renowned department and center

Business leader and USC Trustee Rick J. Caruso and his wife, Tina, have donated $25 million to endow and name the USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, one of the nation’s largest and most highly ranked for research and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose and throat. ...   Read More »

USC Otolaryngology Associates joins Keck Medicine of USC

Acquisition broadens the range of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery expertise accessible for Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge-area patients Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) today announced that the esteemed Demeter, Hubanks and Stoneman Otolaryngology Practice has joined the university-based healthcare practice, and will now be known as USC Otolaryngology Associates. Recognized nationally ...   Read More »

Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH, takes office as 2nd president of the International Surgical Sleep Society

Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH, began his term as the 2nd President of the International Surgical Sleep Society (ISSS) on April 1, 2015. “It is an honor to lead the ISSS, the preeminent organization dedicated to the surgical evaluation and treatment of patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, and I am excited to bring ...   Read More »