Dr. Sammy Khalili
Otolaryngology: Head and neck surgery
Specialties: Advanced sinonasal and skull base disease, skull base surgery, parathyroid and thyroid disease, head and neck cancers, skin cancers, voice and swallowing disorders, pediatric disorders, septal perforation repairs and functional septorhinoplasties
Dr. Khalili serves as the chief of otolaryngology: head and neck surgery in the department of neurosciences at NCH. He served as the division lead of rhinology and skull base surgery for the Aurora Neuroscience innovation institute at Aurora healthcare in Milwaukee, WI where he developed the first multi-disciplinary advanced sinus and allergy clinic, as well as the first voice and swallow clinic for the system.
Though his subspecialty is in advanced sinonasal and skull base disease, he is fully capable of handling the full breadth of ENT, including parathyroid and thyroid disease, head and neck cancers, skin cancers, voice and swallowing disorders, pediatric disorders, septal perforation repairs, functional septorhinoplasties and more.
Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, he completed his medical doctorate and master’s in medical genetics at Memorial University of Newfoundland and then went on to residency at the University of Western Ontario where he completed his training as an otolaryngologist – head and neck surgeon in 2014. He then went to the University of Pennsylvania to complete his fellowship in rhinology and endonasal skull base surgery in 2015.
He has been well published with many research papers and book chapters. He has also presented nationally and internationally on his work, and has been actively involved in education throughout his career.