Faculty

Johannes F. Grimmer, MD

Dr. Grimmer has an interest in pediatric head and neck surgery including cancer, airway reconstruction, congenital neck masses, thyroid disease, and vascular birthmarks. He is the Director of the Vascular Anomalies Center at Primary Children's Medical Center and coordinates the multidisciplinary care that such patients often require. He serves on... Read More

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

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

Fellowship: Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School

Residency: University of Michigan

Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Phone: 801-662-5666

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 Univ... Read More

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

Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital and Clinics

Residency: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine

Phone: 801-595-1700

Jeremy Meier, MD

Dr. Jeremy Meier is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His clinical practice encompasses all areas of complicated ENT problems in children.  Dr. Meier thrives on managing children with complex airway and breathing problems and ... 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

Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina

Residency: University of California - Davis Medical Center

Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Phone: 801-870-8421

Albert H. Park, MD

Section Chief - Pediatric Otolaryngology

Dr. Park is the chief for Pediatric Otolaryngology at the University of Utah. He oversees the operations for the seven pediatric otolaryngology fellowship trained physicians and has had the privilege to treat children for over fifteen years at Primary Children’s hospital. His scope of practice includes a wide range of pediatric otolaryngology... Read More

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

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

Fellowship: The Hospital For Sick Children

Residency: Loyola University Medical Center

Medical School: Washington University

Phone: 801-662-5668

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 and has published many articles and books. He is an active member of both national and international professional societies. Currently, he ... Read More

Research Interests: Cochlear Implants

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

Fellowship: House Ear Institute

Fellowship: Otologic Medical Group, Inc.

Residency: Stanford University Hospital

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern

Phone: 801-585-5450

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. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology at UCLA and a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology in Cincinnati. He is an NIH funded investigator and participates in research on ... 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

Fellowship: Children's Hospital Medical Center

Residency: UCLA, Medical Center

Medical School: Univ of IL-Coll. of Medicine-Urbana

Phone: 801-408-4972