About Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

The Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers specialized care in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the ear, nose, throat and head and neck region.

Past Department Directors

The Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery got its start in medicine and at Johns Hopkins much like the specialties of urology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, and radiology. The specialty was a creation of the perceptive vision of William Stewart Halsted, one of the four founding physicians of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Read more about our past directors below:

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Department Administration Contacts

  • Kate Walls, Administrator: 410-955-1081
  • Marylisa Price, Assistant Administrator: 410-955-3669
  • Donna Clare, Director of Development: 410-955-0173
  • Aly Stolba, Nurse Manager: 410-955-9151
  • Joan Johnson, Human Resource Manager: 410-955-9264
  • Carol Reynolds, Sr. Administrative Manager - Sponsored Projects : 410-502-5129
  • Anna Kappus, Clinic Manager - Green Spring Station Clinic and White Marsh Clinic: 410-616-7300
  • Sittha Sok, Clinic Supervisor - Suburban and Sibley: 301-896-6073

  • Sandi Zywicki , Ambulatory Services Manager – Bayview Medical Center
  • Brian Woodhead, Administrative Manager - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry: 410-502-4341
  • Christine Benato, Dental Clinic Supervisor: 410-502-4341
  • Dariel Peay, Patient Access Manager OLHN: 443-997-0536
  • Karen Shirk, Manager - Patient Billing Services
  • Kayla Boyer, Epic Operations Analyst: 410-955-9266
  • Jamie Leizear, Supervisor Billing Services: 410-933-5424
  • Shea Deignan, Business Analyst for Head and Neck

100 Years of Excellence

The Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery has been delivering expert patient care and research innovation for over a century. Founded in 1914 by Dr. Samuel Crowe, the department grew from a small group of ear, nose, and throat physicians to an international leader in otolaryngology and head and neck cancer care.