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Lauren A. Leeper, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC

Specialty:

Pediatric Otolaryngology including airway disorders, chronic ear disorders, cleft lip/palate, hearing loss, vascular abnormalities, velopharyngeal dysfunction and speech disorders

Contact Information:

  • Appointments: (984) 974-6484
  • Surgery Scheduler: Michelle Handy (919) 966-5179
  • Nurse: Sherena Rudd, CMA (984) 974-3517
  • Administrative Coordinator: Donna Woodard (919) 843-3628

Education:

  • MD: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, 2007
  • Residency: Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Medial University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2007-2012
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR, 2012-2014

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 2014-present
  • Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR, 2012-2014

Recent Honors:

  • Humanitarian Resident Travel Grant Recipient, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, 2012
  • MUSC Resident Temporal Bone Dissection Award: 2nd place, 2012
  • MUSC Resident Research Award: 1st place, 2011, 2010
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology Travel Award Recipient, 2010 MidWinter Meeting
  • Resident Research CORE Grant Recipient, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, 2009

Recent Publications:

For a complete list of recent publications, please visit Dr. Leeper’s PubMed listing.

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