Dana M. Thompson, MD, MS, MBA, FACS

Dana M. Thompson, MD

Division Head, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery; Lauren D. Holinger, MD Professorship in Pediatric Otolaryngology; Vice Chair Ambulatory Practice, Department of Surgery; Executive Physician Director, Ambulatory Practice; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



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Clinical Interests

Aero-digestive tract disorders, stridor, laryngotracheal stenosis, endoscopic and open airway surgery, laryngomalacia, swallowing disorders, surgical management of dysphagia, sialorrhea  and aspiration, Functional Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES),  airway manifestations of gastroesopheaal reflux disease (GERD) and eosinophilic esophagitis( EoE), hoarseness and voice disorders, ENT manifestations in children with congenital anomalies and genetic conditions,  general pediatric otolaryngology in children with special needs or medically fragile children, surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), same day surgery

Education & Training

Education: University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, 1991

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1997-1999; Fellowship, Clinician Investigator Program, Mayo Medical School, 1996-1997; Residency in otolaryngology, Mayo Medical School, 1991-1996

Board Certifications: Otolaryngology

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