UW Medicine

School of Medicine

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Clifford R. Hume MD PhD

Associate Professor


Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certification

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Education and Training

  • Otolaryngology-HNS, UW
  • MD, Cornell University, NYC
  • Columbia University, NYC
  • PhD, Cornell University, NYC
  • BA, Carleton College, MN

Clinical Interests

Dr. Hume's clinical practice focuses on the medical and surgical management of diseases of the ear. This encompasses a wide spectrum of hearing and balance disorders including:

Hearing Loss


  • Positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Migraine Associated Dizziness
  • Mal de Debarquement Syndrome

External Ear

  • External ear reconstruction
    • Vistafix prosthetics

Facial Nerve Disorders

  • Bell's palsy

*Excellent resources for information about these disorders are the patient education pages of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (some links above) and the NIDCD website.

We work closely with our colleagues in audiology, the Dizziness and Balance Center, physical therapy, neurosurgery and neurology to provide the highest standard of care.

For Clinic Appointments:

University of Washington Medical Center
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Clinic
1959 NE Pacific St.
Third Floor
Box 356161
Seattle WA 98105

Clinic: 206-598-4022
Fax: 206-598-6611

Patient Care Coordinator:

Jenny Cook, M.A., 206-598-7522.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Clinic
Building 100, 2nd Floor
1660 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA  98108-1597

Office: 206-764-2424
Clinic:  206-764-2359
Fax:  206-764-2063

Puget Sound VA Audiology Services

harborview medical center
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery West Clinic
Building 4th Floor
Box 359894
325 Ninth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Clinic: 206-744-4132

Patient Care Coordinator:

  Jessica Hesse

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