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Alison Kartush, M.D., MD

Alison Kartush, MD, specializes in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. She graduated from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans and completed her residency in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois. Throughout her education she received numerous scholarships, honors and awards in recognition of academic excellence.

Her interest in clinical research began while enrolled in Bryn Mawr College’s premedical program. During that time, she received a national research award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology for her study of inner ear stem cells. Passionate about enhancing
patient care, her research has been published in medical journals and she has spoken at numerous clinical education conferences.

Dr. Kartush is a member Phi Beta Kappa, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American Medical Association. She values community service. Dr. Kartush cofounded a tuberculosis screening clinic for the homeless, provided free head and neck cancer screenings for veterans and served as an AIDS counselor.

Away from work, Dr. Kartush enjoys yoga, hiking, roller derby, cooking and classical singing.