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Andrew Lane, MD

Andrew P Lane, MD
Director, Johns Hopkins Sinus Center
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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  • Director, Johns Hopkins Sinus Center
  • Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Sinus Center


Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Orbital Decompression for Graves' Disease, Endoscopic Repair of Nasal Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks, Endoscopic Resection of Nasal Tumors, Endoscopic Tear Duct Surgery, Otolaryngology, Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sinonasal Inverting Papillomas, Sinus Problems - Adult, Sinus Tumors

Research Interests

Underlying mechanisms of chronic sinusitis; Innate immunity of the nose and sinuses; Inverted papilloma; Endoscopic orbital surgery; Nasal polyps; olfactory loss due to chronic sinusitis; Chronic sinusitis


Dr. Andrew Lane performs the full range of endoscopic sinus procedures, including transnasal skull base and orbital surgeries. He is dedicated to providing cutting-edge care to his patients and developing new therapies for chronic rhinosinusitis through his clinical and basic science research.

Dr. Andrew Lane came to Johns Hopkins in 2001, after completing a one-year fellowship in advanced endoscopic sinus surgery techniques at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was trained by Drs David Kennedy and William Bolger. Dr. Lane directs the Johns Hokins Sinus Center and maintains a busy clinical practice, while also running an NIH-funded laboratory studying the causes of chronic sinusitis. An author of over 50 published articles and book chapters, he frequently presents his surgical and research results at national and international meetings. He has earned several prestigious awards for his research about nasal polyps and olfactory loss. Dr. Lane is often invited to speak at outside medical institutions and regularly conducts media interviews about nasal and sinus issues.


  • English


American Rhinologic Society

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Chronic sinusitis with polyps
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leaks

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  • Education +


    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia PA ) (1994)


    • University of North Carolina Hospitals / Otolaryngology (Chapel Hill NC ) (1999)


    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / Rhinology (Philadelphia PA ) (2001)
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2000)


    • Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2000)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Medical therapy reduces microbiota diversity and evenness in surgically recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis. Liu CM, Soldanova K, Nordstrom L, Dwan MG, Moss OL, Contente-Cuomo TL, Keim P, Price LB, Lane AP. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Jul 10. doi: 10.1002/alr.21195. [Epub ahead of print]

    Regulation of inflammation-associated olfactory neuronal death and regeneration by the type II tumor necrosis factor receptor. Pozharskaya T, Liang J, Lane AP.Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Jun 3. doi: 10.1002/alr.21187. [Epub ahead of print]

    Chapter 12: Surgery for sinonasal disease. Higgins TS, Lane AP. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2013 May-Jun;27 Suppl 1:S42-4. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2013.27.3897.

    Topical Drug Delivery for Chronic Rhinosinusitis.Liang J, Lane AP. Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep. 2013 Mar 1;1(1):51-60. Epub 2012 Dec 27.

    Sinonasal epithelial cell expression of Toll-like receptor 9 is elevated in cystic fibrosis-associated chronic rhinosinusitis. Melvin TA, Lane AP, Nguyen MT, Lin SY. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2013 Jan;27(1):30-3. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2013.27.3834.

    Sinonasal epithelial cells synthesize active vitamin D, augmenting host innate immune function. Sultan B, Ramanathan M Jr, Lee J, May L, Lane AP. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Jan;3(1):26-30. doi: 10.1002/alr.21087. Epub 2012 Oct 4.

    Endoscopic resection of esthesioneuroblastoma. Gallia GL, Reh DD, Lane AP, Higgins TS, Koch W, Ishii M. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Nov;19(11):1478-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.03.011. Epub 2012 Sep 18.

    Spontaneous eosinophilic nasal inflammation in a genetically-mutant mouse: comparative study with an allergic inflammation model. Cho SH, Oh SY, Zhu Z, Lee J, Lane AP. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35114. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035114. Epub 2012 Apr 11.
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    Recipient of Earleen Elkins research award and GlaxoSmithKline research award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation

    Passano Foundation Clinician Scientist Award

    2005 and 2008 American Rhinologic Society Research Awards

    2007 Maurice H. Cottle Award for Research in Rhinology

    2009 Triological Society Edmund Prince Fowler Award

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    Dr. Andrew Lane, director of the Sinus Center, performs endoscopic sinus procedures for chronic sinusitis, skull base and orbital issues.

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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-7808
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
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    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-7808
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
    Fax: 410-614-8610
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