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Aims and scope

Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing on all aspects and sub-specialties of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, including pediatric and geriatric otolaryngology, rhinology & anterior skull base surgery, otology/neurotology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, head & neck oncology, and maxillofacial rehabilitation, as well as a broad range of related topics.



Dr Douglas Chepeha, University of Toronto, Canada

Dr Brian Rotenberg, Western University, Canada​​​​​​​

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Archival content

Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery moved to the BioMed Central platform in 2013. Articles published prior to this can be accessed by contacting the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.

Dr Douglas Chepeha, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Chepeha is a staff physician at the University Health Network and a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto; he is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan. He currently serves on a number of administrative committees locally and internationally, such as the American Head and Neck Society Head and Neck Reconstruction Committee and the NRG Oncology Head and Neck Cancer General Committee and Surgical Subcommittee. Dr. Chepeha’s research interests relate to clinical and translational questions in head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery, with a particular focus on clinical trials, epidemiology, and multidisciplinary, prospective clinical research. He is extensively published with over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Editors' profiles

Dr Brian Rotenberg, Editor-in-Chief

Dr Rotenberg is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry in Western Univeristy (London, Ontario) and Program Director for the residency program.  He obtained his MD degree at University of Toronto, as well as Royal College certification in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.  He is dual fellowship trained in sinonasal surgery and pediatric surgery, both from University of Melbourne (Australia), and joined the faculty at Western University in 2007. He is a founding member of the International Surgical Sleep Society and is now sits on the society’s Executive Board. Dr. Rotenberg is the outgoing Scientific Chair of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology. He is an invited speaker nationally and internationally on topics relating to sleep apnea and rhinology and has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters as well as funded research grants to study both sleep surgery and sinonasal research.


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