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Margaret Skinner, M.D.

Margaret Leigh Skinner, M.D.

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  • Co-Director - Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic Team
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Diseases of the Ear and Nose, Diseases of the Throat in Children, Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Tumors, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Pediatric Airway Disorders, Pediatric Airway Reconstruction, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Sinus Problems, Speech and Swallowing Disorders in Children, Swallowing Disorders more

Research Interests

Disorders of the pediatric ariway and upper aerodigestive tract; Congenitial anomalies of the larynx, trachea and esophagus more

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-6625 | Fax: 410-367-2244

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-6625 | Fax: 410-367-2244


Dr. Margaret Skinner is an assistant professor with the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Skinner's clinical interests include general pediatric otolaryngology, disorders of the pediatric airway, congenital anomalies and tumors of the head and neck, sinus (sinusitis) and endoscopic surgery, and chronic ear disease (ear infections) and hearing loss. Dr. Skinner's research efforts have focused on disorders of the pediatric airway.

Dr. Skinner has received several accolades for her clinical practice and research, including a University Research Committee resident research grant from the Medical University of South Carolina and recognition for the best record in otorhinolaryngology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Skinner is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Skinner earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her medical degree from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She completed a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and general surgery internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Skinner completed a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Childrens Hospital Boston and served as a Clinical Fellow in Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School. more


  • Co-Director - Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic Team
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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  • MD; Weill Cornell Medicine (2002)


  • Otolaryngology; Medical University of South Carolina Health (2007)


  • Pediatric Otolaryngology; Children's Hospital (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology) (2008)

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  • American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons

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Frequently Asked Questions: Children's Ear, Nose and Throat Problems

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Reducing Aerodigestive Disorders’ Burden, HeadWay, Spring 2015

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