Meet the Faculty

Teaching, research and advanced patient care are what make Henry Ford a premier academic medical center. The physicians and scientists on our faculty share a commitment to provide innovative physician training programs, and to initiate and collaborate on leading-edge medical research.

Staff Training Interests
Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D.
Department Chair
  • Residency at University of Chicago
  • Board certified
    Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep medicine
  • DISE
Lamont Jones, M.D.
Department Vice Chair
  • Residency at University of Michigan
  • Fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial plastics
  • Craniofacial abnormalities
    (cleft lip, etc)
  • Keloid
    (including basic science research)
  • Medical mission trips
Alvin Ko, M.D.
Residency Program Director
  • Residency at Case Western Reserve University
  • Education 
  • Process improvement
Suhael Momin, M.D.
Associate Residency Program Director
  •  Residency at the Cleveland Clinic
  • Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina
    Head & Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Head & neck reconstruction
  • Simulation
  • Teaching
Kristen Angster, M.D.
  • Residency at University of Maryland
  • Fellowship at University of Michigan
    Neurotology
  • Vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas)
  • Lateral skull base surgery
  • Chronic ear disease
  • Cholesteatomas
  • Otosclerosis
  • Stapedectomy surgery
Benjamin T. Barbetta, D.M.D., M.D.
  • Residency at University of Maryland (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Oral pathology and reconstruction
  • Dentoalveolar surgery and implants
Erica Bennett, Au.D., Ph.D.
  • Externship at Henry Ford Hospital
  • Doctorate at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Research
  • Education
Laura Brainard, M.D.
  • Residency at University of New Mexico
  • Fellowship at Pittsburgh Ear Associates
    Neurotology
  • Chronic ear disease
  • Lateral skull base surgery
  • Hearing loss
  • Dizziness
Steven Chang, M.D. 
  • Residency at The Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
  • Patient centered head and neck
    cancer care

  • Quality and outcomes research

John Craig, M.D.
 
  • Residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania
    Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull base tumors
  • Complex and revision sinus surgery
  • Outcomes research
Ilaaf Darrat, M.D. 
  • Residency at Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship at University of Michigan
    Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • OSA
  • Airway management
Robert Deeb, M.D.
  • Residency at Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial plastics
  • Sinus surgery
Joshua Deuel, D.D.S.
  • Residency at Christiana Care Health System
    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Facial trauma
  • Dental implants
  • Oral pathology

Laura Garcia-Rodriguez, M.D.
  • Residency at Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship at Boston University
    Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial feminization surgery
  • Facial aesthetics
  • Trauma surgery
Glendon Gardner, M.D.
  • Residency at University of Albany
  • Fellowship at Vanderbilt University
    Laryngology
  • Professional voice
  • Vocal fold paralysis
Tamer Ghanem, M.D.
  • Residency at University of Virginia
  • Fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University
    Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Free flap reconstruction
  • Robotic surgery
  • Multidisciplinary head and neck
    cancer care
Ross Mayerhoff, M.D.
  •  Residency at Wayne State University
  • Fellowship at University of Washington, Seattle
    Laryngology
  • Professional voice
  • Vocal fold paralysis
  • Dysphagia
Christie Morgan, M.D.
  • Residency at Boston University
  • Pediatrics
  • General Otolaryngology
Werner Roennecke, M.D.
  • Residency at Henry Ford Hospital 
  • Mohs reconstruction
  • Education
Michael Singer, M.D.
  • Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship at Georgia Health Sciences University
    Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Minimally invasive thyroid surgery
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Process improvement
Samantha Tam, M.D.
  • Residency at Western University (London, ON, Canada)
  • Fellowship at University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Transoral robotic surgery
  • Clinical outcomes research
  • Health services (quality and cost) research
Amy Williams, Ph.D.
  • Internship at Geisinger Health System
  • Doctorate at Wayne State University
    Psychology
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Research methodology
  • Education
Vivian Wu, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Residency at Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship at the University of Michigan
    Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

  • Research
  • HPV related OPSCC
  • Exosomes
  • Cancer Stem Cells
  • Melanoma
  • Endocrine
  • Surgery
  • HPV vaccination
Frederick Yoo, M.D.
  • Residency at UCLA
  • Fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina
    Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Based Surgery
  • Complex endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Sinonasal and anterior skull base tumors
  • CSF rhinorrhea
  • Olfaction

 

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