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Pediatric Physician joins the Department of Otolaryngology

Susannah E. Hills, MD, joins the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as Assistant Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Hills is a fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist with expertise in airway surgery and aerodigestive disorders. She comes to us from Connecticut where she has been in practice at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Dr. Hills specializes in the management of congenital and acquired airway disorders, feeding and swallowing pathology, childhood hearing loss, and benign and malignant pediatric head and neck masses. She also has a special interest in neonatal breathing and feeding disorders. Dr. Hills will bring her expertise to the medical center’s pediatric Aerodigestive team.

Dr. Hills received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Harvard University, with honors. She received the Harvard Master’s Award for Outstanding Senior Female and was granted a Michael C. Rockefeller Fellowship. The Fellowship enabled her to spend a year assisting surgeons and midwives at a public hospital in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. Her interest in international healthcare continued throughout her residency at the University of Michigan, where she spearheaded the department’s collaboration with KATH hospital in Ghana. In recognition of her commitment to outstanding patient care, she received the Commendation for Humanitarianism from the University of Michigan Medical School.

Read more about Dr. Susannah E. Hills.