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Otolaryngology Patient Stories

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Husband, wife hearing the world around them better
Thanks to cochlear implants

Marlan Hansen
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery



rom near-fatal accident to life as a college student 

Scott Owen, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Director of the Facial Nerve Center,
Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery




Worth the Trek!
When their doctor moved to Iowa, this Louisiana family followed him
to UI Children’s Hospital | The Gazette/Newspaper

Louisiana family makes a long trip to UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital
to receive care for 4-year-old daughter | kcrg.com


Sohit Kanotra, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatric Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery




On a 'quest to just breathe'







First pediatric laryngeal re-innervation surgery in Iowa
gives 5-year-old Crystal her voice











Aerodigestive and Tracheostomy Clinic and Patient

Boy, 4, learns to breathe on his own with the help of
UI Aerodigestive and Tracheostomy Clinic