Tanya Meyer, M.D.
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
Awards and honors
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.
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
Giliberto JP, Zhu Q, Meyer TK. Development of a voice disorder work productivity inventory utilizing cognitive interviewing technique., Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2016 12; 1(6):180-184
Dennis JE, Bernardi KG, Kean TJ, Liou NE, Meyer TK. Tissue engineering of a composite trachea construct using autologous rabbit chondrocytes., J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2018 03; 12(3):e1383-e1391
The manuscript "Barriers Pushed Aside: Insights on Career and Family Success from Women Leaders in Academic Otolaryngology" by Dr. Meyer and others, published in the August 2019 issue of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, was selected by the journal to feature an accompanying podcast in the journal.
Dr. Meyer presented "Women Matter: Work Life Balance in Academic Otolaryngology" at the 2017 SUO/AADO/OPDO Combined Meeting in Chicago (Society of University Otolaryngologists, Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology, and Otolaryngology Program Directors' Organization).