USC Caruso Family Center for Childhood Communication
The USC Caruso Family Center for Childhood Communication represents a renaissance in clinical care for childhood communication in Los Angeles. Far surpassing the level of care offered at any competing clinical program in the area, the center provides audiology and speech language pathology services to children with hearing loss from birth to adulthood, including access to national clinical trials and state-of-the-art rehabilitative care.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The facial plastic and reconstructive surgery program at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles is staffed with leaders in facial reconstruction, facial paralysis treatment and aesthetic procedures for the face. Our experts help patients achieve a higher quality of life following facial trauma, certain types of skin cancer and facial nerve paralysis. In addition to complex reconstructive surgeries, the program offers a full range of cosmetic procedures, such as eyelid rejuvenation, forehead lift, chin surgery, ear surgery, nose reshaping, facelift and facial wrinkle treatments.
For information about the USC Facial Nerve Center, click here.
Head and Neck Cancer
The head and neck cancer team at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles builds strong relationships with patients to meet both the physical and emotional demands of fighting head and neck cancers. We work with our patients every step of the way in treating tumors of the mouth, nose, throat, larynx, sinuses, lymph nodes and salivary glands. Our surgeons are also leading experts in parathyroid and thyroid surgery, and we are able to offer the finest diagnostic tools and endoscopic and open surgery removal techniques.
USC Hearing and Balance Center
The USC Hearing and Balance Center offers every aspect of care from diagnosis and treatment to assistive training and physical therapy for a variety of ear conditions. From ear infections to dizziness and complete hearing loss, our specialists develop customized treatments, both nonsurgical and surgical, to help improve communication and restore equilibrium to our patients’ lives.
Neurotology-Skull Base Surgery
The skull base surgery program at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles provides patients with the most comprehensive care – from consultation to rehabilitation – for the treatment of benign and malignant skull base tumors. Comprised of a team of specialists across a variety of disciplines, we offer minimally invasive procedures that allow for favorable outcomes while minimizing risk to nearby tissue, as well as traditional procedures. Our expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas further distinguishes our skull base surgery program.
For information about the USC Acoustic Neuroma Center, click here.
Sinus and Nasal Disorders
The sinus and nasal disorders program at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles is a leader in treating the broad spectrum of nasal disease from allergies and deviated septums to more severe cases of chronic rhinosinusitis, polyps, nasal tumors and allergic fungal sinusitis. We often treat patients who have not been able to find relief elsewhere, need difficult, advanced surgery or whose polyps keep returning.
The sleep medicine program within the USC Caruso Department Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles is uniquely poised in its ability to provide relief for individuals with snoring and sleep apnea. Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea are important problems that can affect social relationships, health and the ability to get a good night of sleep.
USC Voice Center
The USC Voice Center is the only truly integrated interdisciplinary voice and swallowing care team in Southern California, and one of a small number of centers around the country. The center provides patients with the benefit of meeting with multiple healthcare providers with expertise in voice and swallowing together at each visit. The mission of the USC Voice Center is to provide beyond exceptional voice and swallowing care to our patients.