Ear, Nose, Throat- ENT Specialist
Walid Abou Hamad

About the job:

What you do

As an ENT Specialist, you specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases of the head and neck, especially those involving the ears, nose, and throat. You will have to deal with different kinds of cases from minor conditions to life threatening situations

The tough stuff

As an ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) Specialist you will have to:

  • Handle the pressure of operating error-free on another human being
  • Get used to dealing with patients with serious pains and illnesses
The cool stuff

As an ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) Specialist you get to:

  • Save Lives!
  • Feel personal satisfaction in improving patients' health and welfare
Typical work hours
  • 50 hours a week

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
Best high school track(s)
  • Life Sciences
Personal qualities
  • Understanding what you hear
  • Expressing yourself verbally

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required
  • Undergraduate Degree in Premed (Biology) (4 years of college/university)
  • Medical Degree (3 years)
  • Residency Training (3 years)
  • General surgery training (1-2 years)
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

Ever considered a career as an Otolaryngologist?

An Otolary-what?

An Otolaryngologist is commonly called an ENT, or ear, nose and throat doctor. He/she concentrates on treating diseases of the ear, nose and throat.

Find out what local ENT Specialist, Dr. Walid Abou Hamad, has to say about this career path & decide if it's the right one for you!



Dr. Walid Abou Hamad is an ENT Specialist working in Beirut, Lebanon. He is also the Head of the Student Affair Department at USJ.