Amit Walia, MD, MSCI

Amit Walia, MD, MSCI

MD: University of Illinois College of Medicine

Hometown: Naperville, IL

Personal Statement:
I chose WashU for residency because of the breadth and depth of the faculty in each subspecialty of otolaryngology, the emphasis on early, hands-on surgical training, and the numerous research opportunities available. Most importantly, I was impressed how tight-knit the faculty and residents were in such a large residency program.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, and exploring new restaurants.


Undergraduate: Northwestern University, Chemistry and Economics, 2013

Medical School: University of Illinois, 2018

MSCI: Washington University in St. Louis, 2023


  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Illinois, 2018
  • Graduation with Honors, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2018
  • Outstanding Peer Mentor/Educator Award, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2018


Amirouche F, Solitro GF, Walia A, Gonzalez M, Bobko A. Segmental acetabular rim defects, bone loss, oversizing, and press fit cup in total hip arthroplasty evaluated with a probabilistic finite element analysis. Int Orthop. 2017, 41(8): 1527-1533.

Amirouche F, Solitro G, Walia A. No effect of femoral offset on bone implant micromotion in an experimental model. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2016, 102(3): 379-85.

Walia A, Yang JF, Huang YH, Han KY, Rosenblatt MI, Azar DT, Chang JH. Understanding lymphangiogenesis in knockout models, the cornea, and ocular diseases for the development of therapeutic interventions. Surv Ophthalmol. 2016, 61(3):272-96.

Walia A, Yang JF, Huang YH, Rosenblatt MI, Chang JH, Azar DT. Endostatin’s emerging roles in angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis, disease, and clinical applications. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015, 1850(12):2422-38.

Walia A, Kang S, Silverman RB. Microwave-assisted protection of primary amines as 2,5- dimethylpyrroles and their orthogonal deprotection. J Org Chem. 2013, 78(21): 10931-10937.