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Department of Otolaryngology About Us

Activities and faculty in the Philadelphia area.

Otology/Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery

Related Faculty:
Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS; Karen Hurley, PhD; Brian McGovern; Kara Little; and other faculty

  • Acoustic neuroma, paraganglioma, other
  • Cochlear implantation
  • Combined intracranial/extracranial surgery
  • Hearing loss, dizziness, tinnitus, facial paralysis
  • Middle ear and mastoid surgery
  • Neoplasms
  • Skull base resection
  • Surgery for congenital malformations
  • Subdivisions
    • Medicine and surgery
    • Audiology
    • Vestibulogy
    • Auditory research


  • Audiometry
  • Auditory rehabilitation
  • Brainstem evoked response audiogram
  • Cochlear implantation and rehabilitation
  • Electrocochleography
  • Facial electroneuronography
  • Hearing aids (traditional and implantable)
  • Newborn hearing screening
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Tympanometry


  • Videomystagraphy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials
  • Other

Laryngology/Professional Voice Care

Related Faculty:
Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS; Karen M. Lyons, MD; and other faculty

Professional Voice Care Team: speech-language pathologists; singing voice specialists; acting voice specialists; voice scientist; and clinical voice laboratory

  • Arts Medicine Center
  • Arts medicine referrals
  • Benign and malignant disease
  • Chronic cough
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia: speaking, singing, professional voice
  • Laryngeal sensory testing
  • Strobovideolaryngoscopy
  • Trauma
  • Transnasal esophagoscopy
  • Videokymography
  • High-speed video
  • Hospital-based laryngeal surgery
  • Office-based laryngeal surgery
  • Bronchoesophagology
  • Paradoxical vocal fold dysfunction
  • Blue laser
  • Systemic disease
  • Other

Head and Neck Oncology

Related Faculty:
Matthew Nagorsky, MD, FACS; Raymond Lesser, MD; Seth Zwillenberg, MD; Helen Yoo Bowne, MD; Amit Bhojwani, DO; Suhail Kanchwala, MD; Joseph Serletti, MD, FACS; Joshua Fosnot, MD; and others

  • Head and neck endocrine surgery
  • Medical and radiation oncology
  • Pathology
  • Rehabilitation
    • Speech-language pathology
    • Nutrition
    • Physical therapy
    • Psychiatry
    • Smoking and alcohol counseling
  • Resection and reconstruction (free flaps) (Moh’s reconstruction)
  • Tumors of the sinuses, nose, face, oral cavity and neck
  • Robotic surgery
  • Tumor board

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Related Faculty:
David Zwillenberg, MD; Seth Zwillenberg, MD; Alyssa Terk, MD; Maurice Roth, MD; and Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS

  • Airway
  • Congenital malformations and syndromes
  • Otology
  • General
  • Laryngology

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Related Faculty:
Matthew Nagorsky, MD, FACS and Amit Bhojwani, DO

Sleep Medicine

Related Faculty:
Matthew Nagorsky, MD

Allergy and Immunology

Related Faculty:
John McGrath, DO

General Otolaryngology

Related Faculty:
Karen Lyons, MD; Matthew Nagorsky, MD; Seth Zwillenberg, MD; Raymond Lesser, MD; B. Davison Smith, MD; Joshua Scharf, MD; and Amit Bhojwani, DO

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This clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.

Doctor performing a throat exam on a young female patient.