Jens Højberg Wanscher
+45 6541 1649
Vibeke Tilgaard Jensen
+45 6541 5970
+45 6541 2800
Anette Drøhse Kjeldsen
+45 6541 4314
The Department of ORL - Head and Neck Surgery is a highly specialised university department. The department receives patients requiring hospitalisation and outpatients categorised under the specialist area otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery. The department is divided into two locations, one in Odense (high specialiced treatment) and one in Svendborg (basic treatment and vestibulary functions).
The department is a tertiary referral center and receives all categories of patients with ortorhinolaryngology diseases. The department has a regional function for the Region of Southern Denmark, with 1.2 million inhabitants. The regional function mainly includes cancer diseases within the departments specialist area, but also special conditions within benign disease categories as well as surgical treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders in toddlers requiring special anaesthesia and monitoring. The department has a national function for some special patient categories in accordance with the speciality plan of the Danish National Board of Health.
In significant areas, the Department of ORL Head and Neck Surgery has close collaboration with The North Denmark Region and Region Zealand regarding treatment requiring highly specialised surgery.
The department has a very active research community which is managed by two professors specialising in surgery for head and neck cancer and rhinology. Research activities comprise a series of PhD projects within the developmental focus areas of the Department.
The department has wide educational tasks. Eight of the departments doctors are associate professors teaching medical students as well as audio-logopaedic students.
Link to the department's pages on the University of Southern Denmark website:
Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiestica/Mb Osler
BAHA - what do the patients mean?
Quality of life and drommet insertion
The influence of surgery on voice function, airflow and QOL in the treatment of benign goiter
Salivary gland carcinoma - a national study
Defects in the complemt system in patients with chronic rhinosinuitis
Surfactant proteins in the upper and lower respiratory tract
Up-front 18F-FDG PET/CT scanning
Papillary thyroid carcinoma: Clinical significance and metastatic potential
Voice difficulties and acoustic analysis
Structure and lipid/protein composition of the cholesteatoma
|Outpatient visits annually||20,600|
|DRG production value||€ 24,434,602|
|Netto budget 2015||€ 10,775,672|
|Of this the salary budget is||€ 7,543,952|
|Medical staff: Full time equivalents||33,04|
|Nursing staff: Full time equivalents||52,95|