Garth Olson, MD

Garth Olson, MD

Faculty Titles
Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Cancer Specialty
Surgical Oncology and Surgical Subspecialties

Multidisciplinary Team
Head and Neck Cancers

Medical School
University of Arizona (1995)

Internship
St Louis University School of Medicine (1996) Surgery

Residency
St Louis University School of Medicine (2000) Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Fellowship
Vanderbilt University (2001) Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Board Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology (2001 – Present)

Council for Advanced Training in Oncologic Head and Neck surgery (2019 – Present)

Expertise, Certifications and Memberships
Expertise:
Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Skull Base Surgery

Memberships:
American Thyroid Association

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Personal Statement

As a native New Mexican, I value the opportunity to provide world-class care through the UNM Cancer Center. I believe that excellent care starts with listening to my patients and working as a team with other practitioners.

I have particular interest and expertise in parathyroid disorders. During my 20 years at UNM, I have pioneered new techniques and brought resources to the people of New Mexico to treat parathyroid gland problems. I look forward to providing my serves as part of a multidisciplinary team, focused on you.