Faculty

Johannes F. Grimmer, MD

Dr. Grimmer attended Brigham Young University and then studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Children’s Hospital, affiliated with Harva... Read More

Research Interests: Birthmark, Hemangioma, Lymphatic Malformations, Vascular Anomalies, Vascular Malformations, Vascular Neoplasms

Specialties: Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Vascular Malformations

Email: fred.grimmer@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-662-1740

Richard K. Gurgel, MD

Dr. Richard Gurgel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with an Honors B.A. in Biology. He then continued his training by attending medical school at the University of Utah. There he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society as a junior. Dr. Gurgel did his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Universit... Read More

Specialties: Acoustic Tumors, Cochlear Implantation, Facial Nerve Disorders, Neuro-Otology, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Otology, Skull Base Surgery

Email: R.K.Gurgel@m.cc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-595-1700

Jeremy Meier, MD

Dr. Meier is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In addition to his busy clinical practice, he actively teaches residents and medical students through formal lectures, conferences, and clinical rounds. He has a R03 Research Award from the Agency fo... Read More

Research Interests: Aspiration in Children, Chronic Sinusitis and Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Tracheostomy and Mechanical Ventilation in Children, Otolaryngology Education, Tissue Engineering for Microtia Reconstruction

Specialties: Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Email: jeremy.meier@imail.org

Phone: 801-662-1740

Harlan R. Muntz, MD, FACS

Dr. Harlan Muntz is a professor at the University of Utah where he teaches residents in pediatrics and ENT as well as doing research and patient care. His research has mostly focused on children’s sinus problems and cleft palate speech problems, but has influenced many other areas of pediatric ENT. He is currently the Chairman of the Department of ... Read More

Research Interests: Cleft Lip, Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate Surgery, Pediatric Sinus Problem

Specialties: Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Email: harlan.muntz@imail.org

Phone: 801-662-1740

Albert H. Park, MD

I have had a vested interest in technologies and tools that facilitate early diagnosis and treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV), cheaply, and accurately. Dr. John Carey and I established a multidisciplinary hearing assessment clinic in 2006 to facilitate the evaluation and treatment of pediatric hearing loss. Our situation is unique in that we servic... Read More

Research Interests: Cholesteatoma, Cytomegalovirus Infections, Parotitis, Pediatric Hearing Loss

Specialties: Cytomegalovirus, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Hearing Loss, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Email: albert.park@imail.org

Phone: 801-662-1740

Clough Shelton, MD, FACS

Chief, Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Shelton has been associated with the University of Utah since 1994. Prior to that time, he was a partner at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles. He has lectured throughout the world on Neurotology disorders. He has published over 100 articles and edited books on Neurotology. He is an active member of both national and international professional... Read More

Research Interests: Cochlear Implants

Specialties: Acoustic Tumors, Cochlear Implantation, Facial Nerve Disorders, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Neuro-Otology, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Otology, Skull Base Surgery

Email: clough.shelton@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-595-1700

Jonathan R. Skirko, MD, MHPA, MPH

Dr. Skirko is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine with clinical research and clinical practice based at Primary Children's Medical Center. His goal is to continue rigorous research coordinated with his clinical practice. Dr. Skirko has a passion for... Read More

Research Interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Cost-Effectiveness, Quality of Life, Sleep Apnea, Obstructive, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

Specialties: Alveolar Bone Graft, Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate Surgery, Midface (Jaw) Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Rhinoplasty, Skull Base Surgery, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI)

Email: u6000923@utah.edu

Phone: 801-662-5668

Marshall E. Smith, MD, FACS

Dr. Marshall Smith is a professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a board certified otolaryngologist and the medical director of the Voice Disorders Center, and co-director of the Airway Disorders Center. He provides evaluation, medical and surgical care of the voice and airway. He also has a pediatric ENT practice at Primary Childre... Read More

Research Interests: Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia, Laryngeal Muscles, Pediatric Airway Problems

Specialties: Airway Disorders, Laryngeal Laser Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Vasculitis, Voice Disorders

Email: marshall.smith@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-408-4972