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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

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

Voluntary Faculty

Agustin J. Arrieta, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Alberto De Dios Fernandez , MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Andres Bustillo, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Angelo R. Consiglio
Clinical Assistant Professor

Anish Y. Parekh, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Brian Dougherty, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Carol A. Horowitz-Tsaoussis, DMD
Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor

Daniel S. Morse
Clinical Assistant Professor

Egbert Jan de Vries, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Eloy Villasuso, III, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Eugene Albert Rivera, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Francisco G. Pernas, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Frank G. Kronberg, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Gilberto O. Alemar
Clinical Assistant Professor

Jean Paul Font, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Jesse Salmeron, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Julio Torres
Clinical Assistant Professor

Kenneth Hays Farrell, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Lawrence R. Grobman
Clinical Assistant Professor

Michael Owens, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Paul K. Foster, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Richard Callari, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Richard J. Vivero, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Steven Fletcher, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

William J. Brown, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor