Randal C. Paniello, MD, PhD, FACS

Randal C. Paniello, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery


  • Voice disorders (spasmodic dysphonia, hoarseness, whispering, or strained voice)
  • Airway stenosis
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Professional voice problems
  • Reconstructive surgery (cancer or trauma)
  • Head and neck surgery (tumors, lymph nodes, masses)
  • General otolarygnology (deviated septum, tonsils, swallowing problems, snoring, sleep apnea)


  • Medical Degree: University Of Illinois (1984)
  • Residency: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri (1990)
  • Fellowship: Laryngology, McCollough Aesthetic Surgery Center, Birmingham, Alabama (1992)
  • Doctorate Degree: Washington University, 2013


Dr. Paniello sees patients at:

Board certification

  • Board certified in otolaryngology
  • Board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery

Research interests

  1. Restoring function to the larynx with vocal cord paralysis
  2. Animal models of nerve injury and repair
  3. Stem cell therapy and original surgical intervention

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