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Otolaryngology

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

Faculty & Staff

    Community-Based Faculty

    Agustin J. Arrieta, MD
    Assistant Professor

    William J. Brown,MD
    Assistant Professor

    Andres Bustillo Lopez, MD
    Assistant Professor

    Alberto De Dios Fernandez, MD
    Assistant Professor

    Brian Doughert, 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

    Carol A. Horkowitz-Tsaoussis
    Assistant 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 Vallasuso, MD
    Assistant Professor

    Richard J. Vivero, MD
    Assistant Professor

    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