J. Regan Thomas, MD more
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Director of The Facial Plastic Surgery Center.
Listed as one of the best plastic surgeons by Chicago Magazine, Dr. Thomas is a board certified facial plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck, including facelift surgery and rhinoplasty surgery.  Dr. Thomas is an expert in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery, facelift, blepharoplasty, and browlift.





Dean M. Toriumi, MD
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Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Director of The Facial Plastic Surgery Center.
Named to Woodward & Whites Best Doctors in America.  Listed as one of the top five best Rhinoplasty surgeons in the world by W Magazine, Dr. Toriumi is a board certified facial plastic surgeon who is primarily known for his expertise in Rhinoplasty with an emphasis on secondary/revision Rhinoplasty, or correction of noses damaged by previous surgery, Blepharoplasty, Facelift, and Browlift.

 


Tatiana K. Dixon MD
Facial Plastic and General ENT

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Dixon works with patients in the UI Hospital ENT Clinic, both in general Otolaryngology where she treats a wide range of general conditions and in Facial Plastic Surgery. She has done extensive research in and published on various aspects of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Dixon has received numerous awards and honors for her research and clinical work and served on medical missions in Costa Rica and Guatemala. She is multilingual, with fluency in English, French, and German and working knowledge of Spanish.

 


Stephanie Joe, MD
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Sinus and Nasal Allergy

Associate Professor & Director, Sinus & Nasal Allergy Center.
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 
The Sinus & Nasal Allergy Center is dedicated to the state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of nasal and sinus disorders.  The Center offers advanced techniques to address nasal and sinus problems such as, nasal obstruction, congestion, runny nose, nasal allergies, chronic sinusitis, deviated septum, nasal deformities, nasal and sinus tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, and related sinus disorders.





Barry I. Wenig, M.D., MPH, Ph.D., FACS, more about Head and Neck Cancer Center
Head and Neck Cancer

Professor and Director of the Head & Neck Cancer Surgery Center. The University of Illinois Hospital Head and Neck Surgery Center treats patients with malignant and benign tumors of the head and neck. Because the head and neck contain many structures vital to daily functions of speech, swallowing and breathing, the head and neck cancer patient faces many complex issues. At the Head and Neck Surgery Center we are sensitive to the multiple needs of the head and neck cancer patient. Each patient is seen by a team of doctors, including head and neck surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and oral maxillofacial surgeons. The Center’s core goal is to eradicate cancer while maintaining quality of life issues such as speech and swallowing function.
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Head and Neck Cancer

Associate Professor; Head & Neck Cancer Surgery Center. The University of Illinois Hospital Head and Neck Surgery Center treats patients with malignant and benign tumors of the head and neck. Because the head and neck contain many structures vital to daily functions of speech, swallowing and breathing, the head and neck cancer patient faces many complex issues. At the Head and Neck Surgery Center we are sensitive to the multiple needs of the head and neck cancer patient. Each patient is seen by a team of doctors, including head and neck surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and oral maxillofacial surgeons. The Center’s core goal is to eradicate cancer while maintaining quality of life issues such as speech and swallowing function.
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H. Steven Sims, MD
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Voice Care

Associate Professor & Director, Chicago Institute for Voice Care. Dr. Sims is a board certified Otolaryngologist who subspecializes in professional voice care.  A professional baritone singer, as well as an accomplished trombone, bassoon and piano player, Dr. Sims brings his knowledge of music and performance to his practice of medicine.  The faculty at the Chicago Institute for Voice Care lecture nationally on the importance of vocal hygiene, the diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders, laryngeal function and the relationship between the larynx and other systemic diseases. 

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Miriam Redleaf, MD
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Otology / Neurotology / Skull Base Surgery

Director of Otology. The Otology/Neurotology Center provides comprehensive evaluation and state-of-the-art treatment for patients with disorders of hearing and balance.  The expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of diseases, including chronic infections of the ear, hearing loss from infancy through adulthood, disorders of dizziness and balance and tumors of the cranial nerves.

Otology / Neurotology / Skull Base Surgery

Dr. Yu is a member of the Otology/Neurotology Center and contributes to the center’s mandate to provide comprehensive care for patients with hearing loss and disorders of balance. In addition, he brings expertise in areas of cochlear implantation, bone anchored hearing devices, and assistive listening devices. He is a part of the UIC Otology/Neurotology Center at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, and at Elmhurst Memorial Center for Health. He is a member of the UIC Happy Ears on Taylor Street program for adult and pediatric cochlear implantation.






Ari Rubenfeld, MD more
General ENT

Assistant Professor, Director of General Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Center. 

At the UIC Head and Neck Surgery Center we are sensitive to the multiple needs of the head and neck patient.  Because the head and neck contains many structures vital to daily functions of speech, swallowing and breathing, the head and neck patient faces many complex issues.  Each patient is seen by a team of doctors who specialize in particular areas of the head and neck.

 



Rakhi Thambi, MD
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General ENT

Assistant Professor, General Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Center. 

At the UIC Head and Neck Surgery Center we are sensitive to the multiple needs of the head and neck patient.  Because the head and neck contains many structures vital to daily functions of speech, swallowing and breathing, the head and neck patient faces many complex issues.  Each patient is seen by a team of doctors who specialize in particular areas of the head and neck.