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.
Chung TK, Hu A, Sardesai MG, Wilcox H, Jiang L, Meyer TK. Evaluating the Effect of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis on Work Productivity., Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2021 Aug34894211040900
Meyer TK, Spiekerman C, Kaye R, Blitzer A, Kamizi RS, Jiang L, Weaver EM. Association of Laryngeal Botulinum Neurotoxin Injection With Work Productivity for Patients With Spasmodic Dysphonia., JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2021 Sep; 147(9):804-810
Pisegna JM, Langmore SE, Meyer TK, Pauloski B. Swallowing Patterns in the HNC Population: Timing of Penetration-Aspiration Events and Residue., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020 Dec; 163(6):1232-1239
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 2020 07; 130(7):1775-1779
See Dr. Meyer's patient Paul Carter testify about the care he received in this video from UW Medicine.
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).