“Do what you can, with all you have, wherever you are.” - Theodore Roosevelt


Undergraduate Education: Williams College, Williamstown, MA, B.A., 2015

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, M.D., 2020

Academic interests 


Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery 


Neuroscience, optogenetics, genetics, outcomes research, pediatrics, medical education


Recent Publications

Loy KA, Lam AS, Franz AM, Martin LD, Manning SC, Ou HC, Perkins JA, Parikh SR, Low DK, Dahl JP. Impact of Eliminating Local Anesthesia on Immediate Postoperative Analgesia in Pediatric Ambulatory Adenotonsillectomy., Pediatr Qual Saf ; 6(3):e405

Loy KA, Lam AS, Otjen JP, Dahl JP. Tracheal cartilaginous sleeve diagnosed on ultrasound in a child with Pfeiffer syndrome., Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Nov; 138110321

Goldstein N, Levine BJ, Loy KA, Duke WL, Meyerson OS, Jamnik AA, Carter ME. Hypothalamic Neurons that Regulate Feeding Can Influence Sleep/Wake States Based on Homeostatic Need., Curr Biol 2018 12; 28(23):3736-3747.e3