CARE FOR THE EAR, NOSE AND THROAT
Some of the most common illnesses and injuries affecting our Airmen occur above the neck. More popularly known as an ENT, Otorhinolaryngologists examine, diagnose and treat injuries and disorders of the ear, nose and throat regions. Utilizing the latest technology, these specialists perform the medical and surgical procedures necessary to help Airmen and their families recover from the varying ailments that affect these vital areas.
- Examine, diagnose and treat injuries and disorders of the head and neck
- Prepare and review case histories, examine patients and evaluate examination findings
- Determine procedures for preoperative and postoperative care, apply surgical procedures, coordinate operations with anesthesiologists and administer and prescribe treatment
- Instruct interns and residents and serve as consultant on otorhinolaryngology issues
MINIMUM EDUCATIONDoctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathic medicine
- Completion of a residency or fellowship in otorhinolaryngology
- For specialty shredouts, completion of a fellowship specific to the appropriate shredout course
- Completion of 5.5-week Officer Training School course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 48
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.