Innovative products for head and neck surgery and airway management

Hood Laboratories was founded in 1962 and continues to be a leader in introducing unique medical devices focused on managing specific medical conditions associated with the head, neck and chest. Our company was the original manufacturer of T-Tubes for the otolaryngologist and through the continual expansion of our research and development efforts Hood has introduced products to a range of health care professionals in rhinology, allergy, laryngology, speech therapy, and thoracic surgery.

The Efer rigid bronchoscope is the gold standard scope for Interventional Pulmonology. Very well manufactured. I also, appreciate you and your team for excellent customer service. Tarek Dammad, MD

Hood customized prosthesis are being used at centers of excellence such as BIDMC Dr. Adnan Majid

This rigid bronchoscope system is one of the best in the world.Abdulgadir Adam, M.D. 

I have had the pleasure and the unique opportunity to work with Hood Laboratories for the past 12 years as someone who benefits from their product line, as a co-inventor, and consultant as well. The Hood Laboratories team, with Dennis, Lewis, and Rebecca are truly committed to their mission of improving patient lives. They have done this consistently by developing innovative solutions to surgical problems. Their product line is unique and niche. The Hood Laboratories team invests time, energy and finances to maintain the highest level of quality control for all Hood products. They are constantly working with and listening to the problems surgeons face to identify new opportunities for medical device development and also to learn how to constantly improve on their current product line to meet patient and surgeon needs. As an inventor, I have had the opportunity to work with Hood Laboratories on our collaborative product line, “The Walvekar Salivary Stents”. I found the team to always be responsive to my ideas and the multiple versions of the stent are a testament to their commitment to excellence and improvement. I am thrilled and honored to provide this testimonial for a team that I am not only proud to work with but also respect tremendously.Rohan R. Walvekar MDVice-Chair, Head and Neck Division & Mervin L. Trail Endowed Chair Head & Neck Oncology Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA