School of Medicine

Department of Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology Services
at University Medical Center



2000 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70112



For Appointments

  • Call (504) 702 - 3440
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Physicians from the LSU Otolaryngology faculty offer a wide range of services at the University of Medical Center in New Orleans. From commonly treated conditions like allergic rhinitis, nasal airway obstruction and dysphagia, to facial plastic surgery for cleft palate, deviated septum and vascular malformations, to head and neck surgery for benign and malignant tumors, our team at the University Medical Center are equipped to provide excellent patient care. 


Dr Laura Pelaez Headshot

Laura Pelaez, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor


General Otolaryngology

Dr Rohan Walvekar Headshot

Rohan R. Walvekar, MD

Professor, Vice Chair, and Director of Clinical Research


Head and Neck Surgery

Dr Vilija Vaitaitis Headshot

Vilija Vaitaitis, MD

Assistant Professor


Head & Neck Surgery


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