Dr. Robert Sataloff

Robert T. Sataloff, M.D., DMA, FACS

Department Chair, Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Academic Specialties

  • Department: Otolaryngology
  • Specialty: Care of the Professional Voice, Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery
  • Education: B.A. - Haverford College, Music Theory and Composition; M.D. - Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; DMA in Voice Performance - Combs College of Music.

Robert Thayer Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS is professor and chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and senior associate dean for clinical academic specialties, Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also adjunct professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, and is on the faculty of the Academy of Vocal Arts. He served as conductor of the Thomas Jefferson University Choir for nearly four decades.

He holds an undergraduate degree from Haverford College in music theory and composition, graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, received a Doctor of Musical Arts in voice performance from Combs College of Music; and he completed his residency in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery and a fellowship in otology, neurotology and skull base surgery at the University of Michigan. Dr. Sataloff is chairman of the boards of directors of the Voice Foundation and of the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research. He has also served as chairman of the board of governors of Graduate Hospital; president of the American Laryngological Society, the International Association of Phonosurgery, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; and in numerous other leadership positions. Dr. Sataloff is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Voice, editor-in-chief of Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, associate editor of the Journal of Singing, and on the editorial boards of numerous otolaryngology journals. He has written over 1,000 publications, including 48 books. His medical practice is limited to care of the professional voice and to otology/neurotology/skull base surgery.

Top Docs 2014 Awards and Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2012, 2013, and 2014)

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This doctor is a non-compensated member of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine.

Primary Practice

  • Philadelphia Ear, Nose & Throat Associates
  • 1721 Pine Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Phone: work 215-545-3322
  • Fax: 215-790-1192

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