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The Department of Otolaryngology was established in 2012 as a part of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University.

Vision and goals

The department’s Vision is to create an academic Department of Otolaryngology that will be viewed as an academic leader in this specialty throughout the United States and abroad.

Through a commitment to academic excellence, the Department of Otolaryngology will provide exemplary patient care and be viewed as a leader in scholastic, academic, research, and clinical care within the region by:

  • Recruiting outstanding faculty
  • Creating a positive educational environment for students and other trainees in all aspects of Otolaryngology
  • Creating an ACGME-accredited graduate medical education program to train residents in Otolaryngology
  • Creating appropriate fellowships in Otolaryngology for advanced training in the specialty
  • Being viewed as a leader in outcome-based research in the care of patients with Otolaryngological problems

Contact us

Florida International University
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC 4-250W3

Tel: 305-348-0570
Fax: 305-348-0123

Faculty & staff

Community-based faculty

Agustin J. Arrieta, MD
Assistant Professor

Anthony J Bared, MD
Assistant Professor

William J. Brown, MD
Assistant Professor

Andres Bustillo Lopez, MD
Assistant Professor

Richard Callari, MD
Assistant Professor

Angelo R. Consiglio, MD
Assistant Professor

Alberto De Dios Fernandez, MD
Assistant Professor

Brian Dougherty, MD
Assistant Professor

Jeffrey Epstein, MD
Assistant Professor

Kenneth Hays Farrell, MD
Assistant Professor

Steven Fletcher, MD
Assistant Professor

Paul K. Foster, MD
Assistant Professor

Lawrence R. Grobman, MD
Associate Professor

Frank G. Kronberg, MD
Assistant Professor

Michael Owens, MD
Assistant Professor

Anish Y. Parekh, MD
Assistant Professor

Francisco G. Pernas, MD
Assistant Professor

Eugene Albert Rivera, MD
Assistant Professor

Jesse Salmeron, MD
Assistant Professor

Julio Torres, MD
Assistant Professor

Eloy Villasuso, MD
Assistant Professor

Richard J. Vivero, MD
Associate Professor