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Jo-Lawrence Bigcas, MD
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction

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Dr. Bigcas primary clinical interest is in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients, salivary and thyroid disease, cancer prevention, skull base surgery, robotic surgery, and head and neck reconstruction. He also has clinical interests in other subspecialties of otolaryngology including sinonasal disease, bony and soft tissue facial reconstruction, and facial reanimation.

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Anja Carl, Au.D., FAAA

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Dr. Anja Carl is a clinical audiologist and faculty lecturer at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Otolaryngology in Las Vegas. She was previously a clinical audiologist and guest lecturer under the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Harry H. Ching, MD
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Harry H. Ching, an assistant professor of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery and facial plastic surgery at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, treats a variety of disorders, including nasal obstruction, sinus disease, smf facial trauma.

His clinical interests also include cosmetic facial surgery – rhinoplasty, facelift, blepharoplasty, brow lift, Asian eyelid surgery, and scar revision. He also specializes in reconstruction of the face for skin cancer, treatment of eyelid disorders, Botox injections and other injectable filler treatments. 

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Jennifer Joy-Cornejo, Au.D., CCC-A/FAAA
Senior Audiologist

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Jennifer Joy-Cornejo is a senior audiologist and faculty lecturer in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, Department of Otolaryngology.

Certified in audiology and as a hearing aid specialist by the State of Nevada Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Boards, Joy-Cornejo possesses the certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

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Matthew Ng, MD
Otolaryngology, Otology, & Neurotology

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Dr. Matthew Ng, an associate professor at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, is also residency program director for the otolaryngology-head & neck surgery residency training program. He specializes in otology-neurotology and lateral skull base surgery.

Specializing in otology-neurotology, Dr. Ng treats all forms of hearing loss, tinnitus, chronic ear infection, cholesteatoma, facial nerve disorders, dizziness, and imbalance, as well as tumors of the lateral skull base. 

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Oluwafunmilola T Okuyemi, MD, MSCI, FACS
Otolaryngology, Oncology and Microvascular Surgery

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Dr. Oluwafunmilola Okuyemi, an assistant professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Otolaryngology, is currently the only active otolaryngology-trained microvascular reconstructive surgeon in Nevada. 

Her research interests include clinical outcomes research investigating functional outcomes in head and neck cancer treatment, and microvascular reconstruction. Dr. Okuyemi also has interest in investigations into possible future head and neck transplantation therapies.

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Alycia Spinner, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngology

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Dr. Spinner is a board-certified otolaryngologist with additional fellowship training in the area of Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Her scope of practice encompasses all aspects of pediatric head and neck disease including disorders of the ear, complex airway disease, cleft lip and palate, sleep disturbances, neck masses, and sinus conditions.

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Robert C. Wang, MD
Otolaryngology and Thyroid Surgery

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Dr. Robert Wang, a professor, and chair of otolaryngology at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV has more than 30 years of experience in dealing with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat and related structures of the head and neck.

With expertise in head and neck cancer treatment, Dr. Wang runs the sole head and neck tumor board in Las Vegas, partnering with Dr. Oluwafunmilola Okuyemi who performs the reconstruction.  Dr. Wang performs robotic-assisted as well as laser surgery for cancers.

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UNLV Medicine’s ENT Team

Dr. Robert Wang — he completed his residency in otolaryngology at Harvard, one of the nation’s most celebrated medical schools, and his head and neck fellowship at M.D. Anderson, the world’s most renowned cancer institute — is upbeat on a recent early April morning.

Yes, on this day where the sun had yet to make its first appearance, no one could accuse the chairman of the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery of not accentuating the positive.