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Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences' website at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. We are very proud of what our department has grown to be over the first 15 years of its life as a department. We have outstanding capabilities in teaching, research and clinical care. Our faculty members have come to be recognized as national leaders in research, education and clinical care in our field. Our residents scored in the top 5% on their annual examination and our NIH research funding places us in the top quartile.

Dr. Scott StringerWe are known as one of the best departments nationally in terms of customer service, and we continue to create an effortless customer experience. Our department prides itself on having fun, promoting a collegial environment, constantly pursuing excellence and improvement, working as a team and being at the forefront of our institution and the nation in terms of innovation. We hope you will browse through our website to see further evidence of our success in reaching these goals.

Please check ourĀ Newsroom for recent events within the department. Visit for more information about the Medical Center and for more about our clinical programs. To learn more about Mississippi, log on to

We are continuing to update and improve our website so check back with us frequently for changes. We look forward to serving you.

Scott Stringer, MD, MS
Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences
Chair and Professor