Maya Sardesai, MD, MEd

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR; ASSISTANT DEAN FOR STUDENT DEVELOPMENT, UW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Trust in your surgeon is paramount.  I treat my patients the way I’d want my own family treated.  I aim to provide thorough guidance to help people make thoughtful decisions about their health.

Biography

Maya Sardesai, MD, MEd, is a board-certified Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon with double fellowship training in laryngology (throat surgery) and in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.  Her practice is based primarily at Harborview Medical Center where she treats disorders of the airways of the nose and throat, including voice and swallowing issues, facial trauma, surgery for sleep apnea, and surgery for thyroid and parathyroid disease. She has research interests in clinical outcomes and medical education.

Current CV

Overview

Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 1997

Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 2002

Internship: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Western University, London, Canada, 2003

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Western University, London, Canada, 2007

Fellowship: Laryngology, University of Washington, 2009

Other Training: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto, 2008

Board Certification: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2011

Specialties

Clinical Interests

Nose and Throat Airway Surgery, Voice & Swallowing, Facial Trauma, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

Publications

Research Areas

Research Focus

Impact of surgery on quality of life and medical education.