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Maya G. Sardesai, MD, MEd

Assistant Professor

Department(s)
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Subspecialties/Areas of Expertise
Sleep Surgery
Laryngology
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Site(s) of Practice, Maps, and Directions
Harborview Medical Center

Education
BS­–McMaster University, Chemical Engineering, Hamilton Ontario, Canada, 1997
MD­–Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2002

Postgraduate Training
Residency–Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery, University of Western Ontario
Fellowship–Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto
Fellowship– Laryngology, University of Washington
Master's Degree– Education, University of Toronto

Board Certifications
Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Otolaryngology

Licensure
State of Washington

Practice Priorities
"I believe treatment planning works best as a collaborative process involving the patient as well as each care provider. My approach involves listening closely to my patients in order to understand their concerns, and to provide them with information about their medical condition and treatment options in an understandable way. My goal is to provide the best care possible by offering compassion as well as technical expertise to all of my patients."

Clinical Interests
Surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, including management of the nasal airway
Treatment and management of problems involving airway, voice, and swallowing
Surgical treatment of head and neck trauma
Surgical treatment of head and neck cancer

Research Interests
Impact of Surgery on Quality of Life
Medical Education

Most Significant Articles and Abstracts
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Snorers and their Bed-Partners.
Quantitative and Qualitative Dermal Change With Microfat Grafting of Facial Scars.
Thread-Lifts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Bio-Alcamid: An Alternative to Fat Transfer.
Vastus Lateralis Muscle-only Free Flap: Defining its Role in Head and Neck Reconstruction.
Donor-site Morbidity Following Radial Forearm Free Tissue Transfer in Head and Neck Surgery.
Influence of Age and Gender on Dose and Effectiveness of Botulinum Toxin for Laryngeal Dystonia.
Recent Progress in Facial Paralysis: Advances and Obstacles.
Nasal Tip Refinement: Analysis of Surgical Technique, Efficacy, and Secondary Effect of Skin Thickness.

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