The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center provides comprehensive services to patients residing in the Northern California region extending from southern Oregon south to Fresno, east to Nevada and west to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our team of skilled doctorsresidents and staff service the Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) clinic which has more than 20,000 patient visits per year. Located near downtown Sacramento, the otolaryngology clinic is easily accessible from Interstates 80, 50 and 5.

Featured Updates

Oral Cancer Screening at Sacramento Republic FC Match

UC Davis Health Head and Neck team hosted  free oral, head and neck cancer screenings. They provided screening to 37 participants and provided education to many more.


Voice transplant surgery 2016 update

There’s no singin’ the blues for Brenda Jensen these days, and it’s been that way for the past five years. UC Davis Medical Center’s historic larynx transplant patient returned to Sacramento recently, praising her care as she checked in for a periodic appointment with Peter Belafsky, a voice and swallowing specialist and one of her transplant surgeons from the UC Davis Department of Otolaryngology.

“To get a new voice, that’s not very common,” said Jensen, who, before her transplant in October of 2010, spent more than a decade using an electronic voice device to communicate with people. “I was very fortunate, very lucky and very blessed.”