The Eye and Ear Infirmary
1855 West Taylor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Barry L. Wenig, MD, MPH, FACS is the Francis L. Lederer Professor of Otolaryngology. He is a widely respected, board-certified otolaryngologist and Director of Head & Neck and Robotic Surgery. He treats patients with malignant and benign tumors of the head and neck, with the goal of eradicating cancer while maintaining quality of life issues such as speech and swallowing function. Dr. Wenig is a nationally recognized expert in robotic surgery as well, and leads the MultiDisciplinary team of surgeons and other clinicians coordinating care of head and neck cancer patients.
Dr. Wenig is a graduate of the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. He did his residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, then fellowship training in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He also earned an MPH in Health Policy Administration from the University of Illinois. His list of publications is deep and impressive, numbering more than 100 articles and more than 20 book chapters. Dr. Wenig is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and has been active with a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Rhinologic Society, American Head and Neck Society, and American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Wenig treats patients with squamous cell carcinoma, thyroid cancer and benign lesions, salivary gland disorders, as well as other benign and malignant problems of the head and neck. Dr. Wenig also treats veterans at the Jesse Brown VA Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Wenig has been nominated to become the Residency Program Director, responsible for Graduate Education within the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
|Residency:||Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center|
|Fellowship:||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute|
|Internship:||Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center|
|Medical School:||Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University|
|Masters in Public Health:||University of Illinois|
|Bachelor of Science:||George Washington University, School of Medicine|