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Dysphagia By Tanya Meyer MD, Associate Professor, University of Washington

Dr Tania K Meyer is an Associate Professor and the Residency Program Director at the University of Washington school of Medicine

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Dysphagia By Tanya Meyer MD, Associate Professor, University of Washington
Dysphagia By Tanya Meyer MD, Associate Professor, University of Washington

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18 May 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 GTS

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Tanya Meyer, M.D.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR"Cultivating the personal connection with each patient I see is the most rewarding aspect of my vocation. I enter a partnership with my patients to guide them through today's complicated healthcare system with the goal of treating each individual with respect, compassion, and patience."


Tanya K. Meyer, M.D., joined the University of Washington faculty in 2009 and is currently an associate professor of otolaryngology. She trained at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed her fellowship in laryngology at the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders. Her speciality is neuro-laryngology, and she is an expert in diseases of the throat, voice, swallowing, and airway.


Undergraduate Education: University of California, Los Angeles, 1992

Medical School: University of California, San Deigo, 1996

Internship: University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., 1997

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis., 2004

Fellowship: New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders, New York City, 2005

Other Training: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 2000

Board Certification: Otolaryngology-HNS, 2005

Memberships: American Academy of Head and Neck Surgery, Triologic Society, American Laryngological Association, American Broncho-Esophagological Association



Faculty Teaching Award, Resident Teaching Award AAO-HNSF Honor Award Laryngology 2012 Oral Presentation Regents & Alumni Scholar UCLA Hamburger Research Award UCSD



Dr. Meyer's clinical interests include voice disorders, swallowing disorders, neurological diseases of the throat, upper-airway disorders, laryngeal cancer, vocal cord paralysis, and spasmodic dysphonia.


Dr. Meyer's main research interests are in outcomes evaluation with regard to occupational voice disorders. She also is involved with the development of tracheal tissue engineered replacement for complex airway defects.


Gray AJ, Huston M, Didericksen D, Meyer TK, Merati A, Brisebois S. The minimal clinically important difference of the dyspnea index in laryngotracheal stenosis., Laryngoscope 2019 Oct

Huston MN, Kamizi R, Meyer TK, Merati AL, Giliberto JP. Current Opioid Prescribing Patterns after Microdirect Laryngoscopy., Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2020 Feb; 129(2):142-148

Meyer TK, Bergmark R, Zatz M, Sardesai MG, Litvack JR, Starks Acosta A. Barriers Pushed Aside: Insights on Career and Family Success from Women Leaders in Academic Otolaryngology., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019 08; 161(2):257-264

Zhu Q, Hu A, Giliberto JP, Carlson S, Jensen S, Tiu R, Meyer TK. Development of an Instrument to Assess Work Productivity in Individuals With Voice Disorders: The Work Hoarse., Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2019 Jan; 128(1):5-12

Yoo MJ, Joffe AM, Meyer TK. Tubeless Total Intravenous Anesthesia Spontaneous Ventilation for Adult Suspension Microlaryngoscopy., Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2018 Jan; 127(1):39-45

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