Institute Summary

The otolaryngology program is part of Cleveland Clinic’s Head & Neck Institute, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary institute that also includes general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, speech-language pathology, and audiology. More than 45 faculty members in the institute share their talents and expertise to achieve excellence in education, research, patient outcomes and experience.

2018 Statistics from the Head and Neck Institute
Total evaluation & management visits 68,373
Total new visits 39,942
Days' wait for a new patient appointment 8
Primary surgical cases 6,012
Admissions 689
Average length of stay (days) 6.65
APR-DRG Severity¹ 2.4

¹The 3M™ All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR DRG) Classification System is used for adjusting data for severity of illness and risk of mortality. solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Health-Information-Systems/HIS/Products-and-Services/Products-List-A-Z/APR-DRG-Software