Postgraduate education

MAS in ORL and head and neck surgery

General information

The MAS in clinical medicine with a specialisation in oto-rhino-laryngology and head and neck surgery is a university specialisation diploma certifying that a successful candidate :

  • has gained the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical know-how in order to exercise an independent activity in the ORL and head and neck surgery fields, in a reliable, efficient and effective manner and respectful of working ethics;
  • is able to master emergency situations relating to his/her field of specialisation;
  • knows all preventive measures regarding all ailments of this speciality;
  • has developed good analytical skills in order to correctly interprete recent literary data;
  • is capable of contributing to the development of the speciality through research activities of an academic level.

Minimum preliminary training

  • at least one year in a recognized institution, in another surgical field than ORL
  • to have undertaken a general ORL training for four years, of which three in an established university centre.

Head of programme

Pr Jean-Philippe Guyot

Oto-rhino-laryngology and cervical-facial surgery
Department of clinical neuroscience - Hôpitaux universitaires genevois
Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4 - CH-1211 Genève 14

Tel. +41 22 37 282 42


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