Faculty

Our Faculty

Director, Head / Neck Oncology Program
Professor, Otolaryngology
Team Leader, Disease - Head / Neck Oncology
Chair, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Steven J. Wang, MD, is professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is a surgeon with clinical expertise in head and neck...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Shethal Bearelly obtained his BA and MD degrees from Boston University.  He then completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology


Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Director, Rhinology

Eugene H. Chang, MD, FACS is a surgeon-scientist with a clinical and research focus in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery. His clinical practice includes primary and revision endoscopic sinus...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Heather Coffman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Banner University Medical Center, Tucson.  She received her medical degree from the School...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Director, Head & Neck Microvascular Reconstruction
Residency Program Director

Dr. Erman's clinical specialties include:Treatment of head and neck malignancies, including melanoma and other skin cancers, salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid, tongue, lips and oral cavity,...


Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Goldstein's clinical specialties include: cosmetic facial plastic surgery, functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty, facial reconstructive surgery from skin cancer, endoscopic and minimally invasive...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Research

Dr. Kosuke Kato, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona. Dr. Kato received his Ph.D. in Medical and Pharmaceutical...


Professor, Otolaryngology - Research
Director, Repiratory Mucus Research Program

Dr. Kim's major area of research is the cell biology of mucus lining the airway lumen, which serves as a major protective barrier for the lung. Various airborne particles and toxic chemicals (e.g.,...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Christopher Le, MD joined the University of Arizona as a Clinical Instructor and Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellow in 2015. He was mentored by Drs. Alexander Chiu and Eugene...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Research

Dr. Melania Mercado-Pimentel is a Molecular Cellular & Developmental Biologist, whose research interest is to study the molecular mechanisms of tumor growth and metastasis. Dr. Mercado-Pimentel’s...


Clinical Instructor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Brian H. Song, MD recently joined the University of Arizona as a Clinical Instructor and Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellow. His clinical and surgical focus are in primary and...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Bruce Stewart, MD joined the University of Arizona as an Assistant Professor in October 2011. Prior to joining the UA faculty, Dr. Stewart was the director of ENT at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Helena Yip is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Banner University Medical Center, Tucson and the Southern Arizona VA Medical Center.  She...


Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Dr. Young’s training has taken him across the nation and back. He graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a BS in chemical engineering and received his medical degree from...


Affiliated Faculty

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Associate Director, Translational Research, UA Cancer Center

Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, joined the faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson in September 2016 as a professor in the Department of Medicine, chief of the Division of...


Clinical Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
VA Affiliated Faculty


Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Director, Adult Allergy Program
Director, Allergy & Immunobiology Fellowship Program

Dr. Tara Carr is a board-certified allergist and immunologist. She performed her residency and fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, one of the leading institutions for allergy and...


Clinical Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology


Associate Professor, Surgery
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Vice Chair of Quality and Performance

Marlon Guerrero, MD, FACS is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology and Vice Chair of Quality and Performance in the Department of Surgery, University...


Division Chief, Neurosurgery
Professor, Surgery
Professor, Otolaryngology

G. Michael Lemole, Jr., MD is Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Arizona (UA) Department of Surgery and Banner University Medical Center- Tucson.  Dr...


Clinical Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology


Clinical Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology


Audiologist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Dr. Treasure Peck has been a clinical audiologist for 11 years and has extensive knowledge in current technology including hearing aids, cochlear implants, bone anchored devices and middle ear...


Assistant Professor, Speech, Language and Hearing
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Robin Samlan earned her PhD at The University of Arizona and was a postdoctoral scholar in the Bureau of Glottal Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to her doctoral work, she...


Assistant Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)