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We have an exceptionally diverse, well-balanced faculty providing services from multiple locations across the southern part of Louisiana in all subspecialties of Otolaryngology.

LSU Otolaryngology physicians have repeatedly been recognized for high quality work by U.S. News and World Report, Best Doctors, Best Doctors for Cancer, Top Doctors, and other independent third-party organizations.


 
Gratis Faculty

Boone, Ryan, MD, FACS
Boyce, R. Graham, MD
Cecola, Russell, MD
Gaudet, Jacques, MD 
Hagmann, Michael, MD
Hansbrough, Thomas, MD
Joseph, Jeffrey, MD
Kunduk, Melda, PhD
Marks, Hebert, MD
Owens, Robert, MD
Peltier, Jacques, MD
Rabalais, Amy, MD
Simon, Lawrence, MD
St. John, Patti, AuD
Tenney, Justin, MD
Weiss, Sean, MD

Department Staff

Annette Barnes, RN
Clinical Care Coordinator
abarne1@lsuhsc.edu

Alison W. Kern
Business Manager
akern@lsuhsc.edu

Deanna C. Loerwald
Administrative Assistant
dstrah@lsuhsc.edu

Nikki Chatelain, MS
Residency Program Coordinator
nchat1@lsuhsc.edu

Andrelle Causey, MSHCM
Coordinator of Academic Area
aronde@lsuhsc.edu


Meet Our Faculty...

Choose a Speciality
 

Head and Neck Surgery
Otology and Neurotology
General Otolaryngology
Audiology
Laryngology and Speech Pathology
Rhinology
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology

 

Otolaryngology Department Head

2015 6:56:10 PM

Daniel W. Nuss, MD, FACS
Professor and Chairman

Specialty: Crainial Base Surgery
                Head and Neck Oncology

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: LSU School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh

Curriculum Vitae

 

Head and Neck Surgery

2015 6:57:16 PM

Anna M. Pou, MD
Professor and Administrative Vice Chair

Specialty: Head and Neck Oncology
                Microvasular Reconstruction Surgery

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: Methodist Hospital of Indiana

Curriculum Vitae

2015 6:57:59 PM

Rohan R. Walvekar, MD
Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research

Specialty: Skull Base Surgery
                Head and Neck Oncology

Medical School: University of Mumbai
Residency: University of Mumbai
Fellowship: Tata Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: LSU School of Medicine

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Jeffrey Hotaling, MD
Assistant Professor

Specialty: Microvasular Reconstruction Surgery

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University

DiLeo

Michael DiLeo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty: Microvasular Reconstruction Surgery

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: Tulane Medical Center
Fellowship: Hahnemann Hospital


Otology and Neurotology

2015 12:34:07 PM

Moises A. Arriaga, MD, MBA, FACS
Clinical Professor

Specialty: Otology, Neurotology, Cranial Base Surgery

Medical School: Brown University Medical School
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: House Ear Clinic & House Ear Institute

Curriculum Vitae

2015 12:42:19 PM

Rahul Mehta, MD, FRCS
Assistant Professor

Specialty: Otology and Neurotology                

Medical School: Utkal University
Residency: University of Bombay
                 Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellowship: Union Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Our Lady of the Lake RMC

Sevy

Alexander Sevy, MD
Assistant Professor

Specialty: Neurotology

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Stanford School of Medicine

 

General Otolaryngology

2015 12:45:02 PM

Robert G. Peden, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: LSU Division of Charity Hospital

Curriculum Vitae

2015 12:30:11 PM

Laura Pelaez, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: LSU School of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

2015 12:33:25 PM

Jennifer L. Daigle-Hanby, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: LSU School of Medicine

2015 12:59:58 PM

Phillip G. Allen, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science 
                        Center at San Antonio
Residency: University of Cincinnati

 

Audiology

2015 9:10:46 AM

Elizabeth Montgomery, AuD, CCC-A, FFF-A
Instructor

Specialty: Audiology

Graduate School: Louisiana State University
Doctorate: Arizona School of Health Sciences

 

Laryngology and Speech Pathology

2015 12:39:01 PM

Andrew J. McWhorter, MD
Associate Professor

Specialty: Laryngology/ Care of the Professional Voice

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship:Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

 

Rhinology

2015 12:38:18 PM

Kevin E. McLaughlin, MD, DABSM
Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty: Rhinology, Sinus Surgery and Sleep Medicine

Medical School:Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania

 

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

2015 12:36:18 PM

Laura T. Hetzler, MD, FACS
Program Director
Associate Professor
Director, OLOLRMC Cleft Team

Specialty: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of California

2015 7:50:26 PM

Bradley J. Chastant, MD
Clinical Professor

Specialty: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
                Sinus Surgery

Medical School:LSU School of Medicine
Residency: LSU School of Medicine

Gary

Celeste Gary, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine
Residency: LSU School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of California - Davis Health System

 

Pediatric Otolaryngology

2015 1:02:52 PM

Michael Dunham, MD
Director, Pediatric ENT
Associate Professor

Specialty: Pediatric Otolaryngology

Medical School:Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship: Northwestern University Medical School

Curriculum Vitae

2015 12:31:07 PM

Sohit P. Kanotra, MD
Director of Pediatric Aerodigestive Center
Assistant Professor

Specialty: Pediatric Otolaryngology

Medical School: Government Medical College
Residency: Government Medical College
Fellowship: Columbia University