Department of Otorhinolaryngology Faculty

Department Chairperson

Pete S. Batra, MD
Stanton A. Friedberg, MD, Professor
Chairperson, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Section head, rhinology, sinus surgery and endoscopic skull base surgery
Co-Director, Rush Center for Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery

Faculty

Samer Al-Khudari, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, transoral robotic surgery
Director, medical student clerkship
Clinical focus: Head and neck oncologic and microvascular surgery

Mihir Bhayani, MD
Associate Professor
Head and neck surgery division

David Caldarelli, MD
Professor
Chairperson Emeritus
Clinical focus: Adult general otolaryngology

Inna Husain, MD
Assistant Professor
Section Head, laryngology
Director, voice, swallow and airway disorders
Assistant Director, residency program
Clinical focus: Voice and swallowing disorders, airway problems

Ashok Jagasia, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Director, Rush Oak Park Otolaryngology
Clinical focus: Adult general otolaryngology

Jill Jeffe, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, pediatric aerodigestive program
Clinical focus: Pediatric otorhinolaryngology, pediatric airway disorders

Phillip LoSavio, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, residency program
Section Head, sleep surgery
Clinical focus: Sleep surgery, adult general otolaryngology

Elias Michaelides, MD
Associate Professor

Thomas Nielsen, MD
Assistant Professor
Clinical focus: Adult general otorhinolaryngology

Peter Papagiannopoulos, MD
Assistant Professor

Peter Revenaugh, MD
Assistant Professor
Section Head, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
Director, facial nerve disorders and rehabilitation program
Clinical focus: Facial plastic, reconstructive and microvascular surgery

Ryan M. Smith, MD
Assistant Professor

Kerstin Stenson, MD
Professor
Director, Rush head and neck cancer program
Section Head, head and neck surgical oncology
Clinical focus: Head and neck cancer, thyroid surgery

Bobby Tajudeen, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, research committee
Clinical focus: Rhinology, skull base surgery

R. Mark Wiet, MD
Assistant Professor
Section Head, otology, neurotology and lateral skull base surgery
Director, acoustic neuroma program
Clinical focus: Acoustic neuroma, lateral skull base tumors, cochlear implant, hearing and balance disorders