Clifford R. Hume M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Ear, nose & throat (otolaryngology), General surgery, Hearing evaluations


English, French


Clifford R. Hume, M.D., Ph.D., is a UW associate professor of Head and Neck Surgery and a researcher at the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center. He has clinical practices at UW Medical Center, Harborview, Eastside Specialty Clinic and VA Puget Sound. 

Dr. Hume is passionate about providing comprehensive and compassionate care to all his patients. His goal is to help patients understand treatment options from the perspective of their own values and guide them along their chosen path.

Dr Hume earned his M.D. at Cornell University. He runs a research program at UW and is an affiliate of the UW's Center on Human Development and Disability and the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. He specializes in medical and surgical management of diseases of the ear. He has expertise in middle ear surgery, cochlear implants and bone-anchored hearing aids.
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Center at UWMC

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, NE 300 Seattle, WA 98195


Audiology, Cancer care (nasal cavity), Cancer care (salivary gland), Ear, nose & throat (otolaryngology)

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Clinic at Harborview

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave. Seattle, WA 98104


Audiology, Ear, nose & throat (otolaryngology), Microvascular reconstructive surgery, Oncology

Cornell University Medical College

Medical education, 1996

Cornell University Medical College

Ph.D, 1989, Immunology

UW - Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Residency, Otolaryngology

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Internship, General Surgery

Columbia University

Fellowship, Neurobiology


Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology, 2003, American Board of Otolaryngology