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Dr. Matthew Bush Highlights Positive Experience in UK College of Medicine's PhD Program in CTS

Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, MBA, is an experienced clinician, academic leader, and researcher. While he has been directly involved in health care and academia throughout his career, he credits the progress of his...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

UK Surgeons, Engineer Collaborate on Medical Tech Design

Lexington, Ky. (July 31, 2020) – During a routine surgery that combined their specialties, Dr. Mark Fritz, a laryngologist in the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology, and Dr. Moamen Gabr, an...

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Clinical Trial Looks at Antiseptic Nasal Spray and Gargle to Prevent COVID-19 Infections

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 10, 2020) – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, researchers at the University of Kentucky are exploring the use of an antiseptic nasal spray and gargle to prevent transmission and...

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Posted - Jun 10Read More

Univ of KY Otolaryngology leads a national consortium in resident education.

The University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology is leading one of three national consortiums in otolaryngology resident education. Brett Comer, MD, UK Otolaryngology Residency Program Director, was...

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Posted - Mar 26Read More

The Medrobotics FLEX Robotics System recently acquired by University of Kentucky

The Medrobotics FLEX Robotics system is a new technology that is transforming the landscape of transoral robotic surgery. The technology was recently acquired by the University of Kentucky. The FLEX Robotic...

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New Grant Helps Detect Hearing Loss in Infants

BY MICHAEL CADIGAN KENTUCKY PUBLISHED 3:29 PM ET AUG. 28, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. - Most children who are deaf or hard of hearing are born to hearing parents who don’t have experience with hearing health care or...

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Dr. Caitlin Fiorillo joins UK Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Caitlin Fiorillo completed her medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She successfully completed her five year Otolaryngology Head and Neck residency here at the University of...

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Posted - Aug 15Read More

UK Otolaryngology Bids Farewell to 2019 Chief Residents

At the end of June, University of Kentucky Otolaryngology held a banquet honoring our three chief residents. After five years, Drs. Nicole Colgrove, Kyle Fletcher, and Michael Kaufman successfully completed...

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Posted - Jul 24Read More

$3.2 Million Grant Helps Families Access Diagnostic Hearing Tests for Infants

Kristi Grider still tears up when she talks about the day she took her two-month-old son, Kenton, now seven years old, for follow-up hearing testing. His newborn hearing screen, which almost all children...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

UK Otolaryngologists at Rhinoworld 2019

Drs. Archer, Patel, and Comer were invited faculty for Rhinoworld 2019 in Chicago June 5-9. Rhinoworld is once-in-a-decade combined meeting of the International Society of Inflammation & Allergy of the...

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Posted - Jun 10Read More

UK Otolaryngology Welcomes Newest Matched Applicants for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Nicholas Van Maele Central Michigan University College of Medicine William Ruffin Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Auburn Cedric Thiel Loma Linda University School of Medicine Congratulations!

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Posted - Mar 18Read More

$3.4 Million Grant Empowers UK, U of L, and State Commission to Support Kentucky Children with Hearing Loss and Deafness

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2018) – For children with hearing loss or deafness, health interventions often focus on immediate issues related to the ear and language development, sometimes overlooking important...

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Posted - Jan 9Read More

UK Otolaryngology Residents Participate in Temporal Bone and Prosthesis Lab

As part of the UK Otolaryngology Otology/Neurotology Resident Teaching Series and temporal bone dissection course, our residents had the opportunity to participate in a temporal bone implant and prosthesis lab...

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Posted - Jan 9Read More

Chris Azbell, MD, joins UK Otolaryngology Faculty

Christopher Azbell, MD, joins University of Kentucky department of Otolaryngology in August of 2018. He just recently completed his Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More

Alok Saini, MD, joins the UK Otolaryngology Faculty

Alok Saini, MD, joined the University of Kentucky department of Otolaryngology in August of 2018. He is a fellowship trained rhinologist and skull base surgeon. Dr. Saini earned his medical degree from the...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More

UK Otolaryngology Nationally Ranked

Dr. Raleigh Jones, Chair of Otolaryngology at UK HealthCare, discusses the U.S. News ranking.

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Posted - Aug 20Read More