Nyssa Fox Farrell, MD

Nyssa Fox Farrell, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery


  • Sinonasal disorders
  • Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
  • Acute and chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nasal and sinus tumors
  • Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea
  • Anterior skull base tumors
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  • Undergraduate: BS, Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, SC (2010)
  • MD: Medical University of South Carolina (2014)
  • Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus (2019)
  • Fellowship: Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base: Oregon Health & Sciences University (2020) 


Board certification

  • Board certified in otolaryngology

Research interests

Dr. Farrell’s research interests include clinical outcomes and quality of life for endoscopic sinus and skull base patients, with an emphasis on perioperative management.

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Leadership Roles & Honors

  • Junior election to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Henry Tracy Ivy Award for the top medical school graduate 
  • American Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation for ‘women who graduate in the top ten percent of their medical school graduating class’
  • Tau Beta Pi Honor Society