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John Schweinfurth, MD

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Medical school

  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Otolaryngology, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY


  • Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Clinical interests

Dr. Schweinfurth is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He specializes in laryngology, voice and airway disorders, pediatric and general otolaryngology and otology.

Research interests

The focus of Dr. Schweinfurth's research is laryngology and airway disorders.

Research funding

Dr. Schweinfurth has $1.6 million in research funding.

Professional activities

Dr. Schweinfurth is a member of the UMMC Institutional Review Board and has been a mentor to many residents and medical students during their research endeavors. He is also active in many major specialty societies, such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the Mississippi Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He maintains a webpage that serves as an excellent resource for patients on voice and airway disorders.

Publications of note

Dr. Schweinfurth has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has made more than 50 national, state and local presentations.