Castle Connolly names 2022 Top Doctors

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Castle Connolly announced its 2022 Top Doctors including 10 of our faculty members. “These notable doctors are nominated by their peers and thoroughly validated by Castle Connolly’s research team to ensure that they deliver the highest quality patient care,” according to Castle Connolly. “While we appreciate the recognition of so many on our team, we […]

Cochlear implants in mice allow study of cellular responses

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Understanding the cellular and molecular responses that underlie cochlear implant-induced fibrosis (scar tissue) and neo-ossification (new bone formation) has been hampered by the lack of a suitable animal model for research. Cochlear implantation provides enhanced hearing for thousands of hearing-impaired Americans each year. And, with expanded criteria allowing health insurance to cover severe hearing loss […]

Residents learn facial trauma techniques

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During their annual course, otolaryngology residents at Washington University School of Medicine gained hands-on experience in facial trauma reconstruction techniques. Held in the surgical simulation lab, the annual course serves as an introduction to the principles and surgical techniques for craniomaxillofacial trauma reconstruction, said facial plastic surgeon John Chi, MD, MPHS. “It is a foundational […]

ENT interns hit the ground running

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First year residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine wasted no time becoming immersed in their training program. We caught up with them after four weeks on the job, to ask about their current rotation and first impressions as new ENT residents. Katherine Garvey, MD Current service? I have been […]

Q&A with Assistant to the Chair Emily Harvey

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Emily Harvey serves as front person to Lindburgh Professor and Chair Craig Buchman, MD. Here she shares her thoughts on work and family and how her love for travel is reaching new heights. What is your current title? I am the assistant to the chair, and I have been working with Dr. Buchman for six […]

Otolaryngology shares impactful research

The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine stays at the cutting edge of medical practice by conducting research related to all its clinical specialties. A small sample of that research, published since the beginning of 2022, is shared below, along with a brief description of why the contribution is important to the […]

Three new faculty to join Otolaryngology

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The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine is adding new faculty members to the voice and airway, pediatric, and comprehensive ENT practices. Jennifer V. Brinkmeier, MDAssociate Professor of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Brinkmeier joins the pediatric group Sept. 1. She comes to Washington University from Saint Louis University where she has been […]

Washington University Ear, Nose and Throat Center opens new location

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The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University has opened new clinic space adjacent to the new Barnes-Jewish West County Surgery Center, offering patients medical and surgical services in one convenient location. The Washington University Ear, Nose and Throat Center, opened July 11 at 450 N. New Ballas Road in Creve Coeur. The adjacent surgery center […]

Zevallos to head Pittsburgh ENT

José P. Zevallos, MD, MPH, has been named the Eugene N. Myers Professor and chair, Department of Otolaryngology, at the University of Pittsburgh. For the last five years, Zevallos has served as chief of the Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University School of […]

Join team Heads Up to raise money for cancer research

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Have fun, get your complimentary cool team jersey, and help raise money for world-class cancer research by joining our team Heads Up at this year’s Pedal the Cause Sept. 23 to 25. Children can help too! Register your kids ages 3-13 for the Kids Challenge, which takes place Sept. 17. Riders can choose to bike […]