New Faculty 2020


Brandon Jackson Baird

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Brandon Jackson Baird is an otolaryngologist specializing in a wide range of laryngeal diseases with an emphasis on medical and surgical management of voice and swallowing disorders. His expertise includes treating phonotraumatic vocal cord lesions, vocal fold paralysis, laryngeal stenosis, laryngeal cancer, spasmodic dysphonia, and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. He provides care for performing and professional voice artists, and treats such swallowing disorders as Zenker’s diverticulum and cricopharyngeal dysfunction.

Baird’s current research focuses on identifying and developing novel biotechnology within the field of laryngeal surgery. He also is evaluating and investigating minimally invasive therapeutics for early laryngeal cancer. His work has been published in Oral Oncology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Laryngoscope, and Transplantation, and he co-authored a chapter in Handbook of Cell Signaling (Elsevier, 2003).

Baird received his MD from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in otolaryngology at Stanford University Medical Center and a fellowship in laryngeal surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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