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Pensak to Head Otolaryngology

Published March 2005

Myles Pensak, MD, has been named chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

A professor in both the otolaryngology and neurosurgery departments at UC, Dr. Pensak has been a College of Medicine faculty member since 1984. His is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and was recently honored with the Distinguished Service Award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, one of the oldest medical associations in the nation.

"We're happy to have Dr. Pensak as chairman of otolaryngology," says Ronald Sacher, MD, interim dean of the College of Medicine.

Dr. Pensak, who trained at Yale, is internationally known as a researcher/surgeon specializing in complex skull-base surgery. He succeeds Jack Gluckman, MD, who has headed the department since 1991.

Many physicians in UC's otolaryngology department have been listed in Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in the Midwest and Good Housekeeping magazine's Best Doctors guide. The department has also been named one of the top 20 in the country by U.S. News & World Report magazine 10 times since 1993.


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