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UK Otolaryngology Residents use Simulation Center as part of Pediatric Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Series

Caitlin Fiorillo, MD, recently coordinated the UK Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Series for pediatric otolaryngology. As part of the 8-week curriculum, UK Otolaryngology residents participated in several...

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Congratulations to the UK Otolaryngology Residency Graduates!

The University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery recently celebrated the graduation of Nicole Starr, MD, MPH, Bryce Noblitt, MD, and Ben Lehmkuhl, DO. Dr. Starr will be starting...

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UK Otolaryngology Hosts Cadaver Course

UK Otolaryngology recently hosted a cadaver dissection course for its residents and its neurosurgery colleagues. Partnering with Stryker Corporation, the lab spanned April 12-13, 2021, and involved endoscopic...

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It Could be More Than Just Snoring

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2021) — One out of three individuals in the U.S. complain of sleep disturbances in their lifetime and 10% of the general population meet the diagnostic criteria of chronic sleep...

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Hillard's Cancer Battle Inspires Him to Help Others

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2021) — Jack Hillard of Lexington has dedicated his life to supporting cancer patients. When he became one, he didn’t let that stop him.Hillard’s journey with cancer started in 1993,...

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Program Director, Dr. Brett Comer, served as moderator for the OPDO/SUO/AADO webinar on "Post-COVID Otolaryngology Resident Education."

Brett Comer, MD, served as moderator for the Otolaryngology Program Director’s Organization (OPDO)/Society of University Otolaryngologists (SUO)/Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology (AADO) 11/...

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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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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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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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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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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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$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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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