Andrew J. Drescher, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Dr. Drescher's clinical interests include general adult and pediatric otolaryngology, otology, hearing loss, deafness, otitis media, chronic ear infections, draining ears, eardrum perforations, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, middle ear surgery, bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA), vestibular disorders, Meniere's disease, facial paralysis, head and neck surgery, neck masses, thyroid masses and disorders, parotid disorders, voice disorders, tonsillitis, sleep apnea and snoring, epistaxis, sinus and nasal disease, and endoscopic sinus surgery.

WU Physicians Bio

Patient Seen At:




Ear, Nose and Throat Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Suite A, 11th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Fax: 314-362-8687

Ear, Nose & Throat Center
West County Office
1040 N. Mason Rd. Suite 123
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 362-7509

St. Louis Children's Hospital
1 Children's Place
3rd Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110

Children's Specialty Care Center
13001 North Outer Forty
Town & Country, MO 63017
Floor 2, Suite D

Mailing Address:




Department of Otolaryngology
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8115
660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110





  • B.S. Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1998
  • M.D. University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2002
  • Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2009

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology--Certified


  • Medical Student Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2009
  • Paparella Award for Research Talk, 2006
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Travel Award, 2006

Selected Publications

  1. Patrie KM, Drescher AJ, Welihinda A, Mundel P, Margolis B. Interaction of two actinbinding proteins, synaptopodin and a-Actinin, with the tight junction protein MAGI-1. J Bio Chem (2002); 277(33): 30183-30190.

  2. Patire KM, Drescher AJ, Goyal M, Wiggins RC, Margolis B. The membrane-associated gunaylate kinase protein MAGI-1 binds megalin and is present in glomerular podcytes. J AM Soc Nephrol (2001); 4:667-77.

  3. Drescher AJ, Khan KM, Beisel KW, Karadaghy AA, Hatfield JS, Kim SY, ,Drescher AJ, Lasak JM, Barretto RI, SHakir AH and Drescher DG, Expression of adenylyl cyclase type i in cochlear inner hair cells. Molecular Brain Research (2007); 45:326-330.