the american academy of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (aao-hns) is one of the largest of the world's professional associations for medical specialists, with nearly 12,000 specialists in the area of otolaryngology (caring for the ears, nose, and throat) and surgery of the head and neck. otorhinolaryngology is the area of medicine that deals with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ent) region. the specialty is often treated as a unit with surgery of the head and neck. the anatomy of the head and neck of the human body, including the brain, bones, muscles, blood vessels, nerves, glands, nose, mouth, teeth, tongue, and throat. otorhinolaryngologists are physicians (md, do, mbbs, mbchb, etc.) who, in the united states, complete at least five years of surgical residency training. this is composed of one year in general surgical training and four years in otorhinolaryngology–head and neck surgery. (in the past it varied between two and three years of each.) in canada, practitioners complete a five-year residency training after medical school. the Doctors who specialize in this area are called otorhinolaryngologists, otolaryngologists, ent doctors, ent surgeons, or head and neck surgeons. patients want treatment from an otorhinolaryngologist for diseases of the ear, nose, throat, or base of the skull, and for the surgical treatment of cancers and benign tumors on their head and neck. otolaryngology-head and neck surgery is a monthly medical journal that covers the field of otolaryngology, specially for the surgery of head and neck.
The following is the list of scholars from head and neck surgery who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences