Karen Zur, MD

Chief, Division of Otolaryngology; E. Mortimer Newlin Endowed Chair in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Human Communication; Director, Pediatric Voice Program; and Associate Director, Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine 


 An innovative laryngologist, Dr. Zur’s expertise and advice is sought by speech-language pathologists and otolaryngologists around the globe. In 2020, she performed Israel’s first laryngeal reinnervation surgery with an audience of adult and pediatric voice specialists. In December 2020, Dr. Zur was named Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology, serving as the first female chief within Children’s Surgical Associates, Ltd. In Spring 2021, Dr. Zur was promoted to Professor within the Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. 

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