Faculty Highlight: Amy Whigham MD

Amy Whigham., M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She completed her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine and her residency at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She completed a Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, as well as a General Surgery Internship and a Research Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

In her clinical practice, Dr. Whigham focuses on persistent obstructive sleep apnea after adenotonsillectomy and other ENT airway procedures.

Her research interests are currently focused on airway resistance/obstruction, inflammatory markers in surgical failure, adenotonsillectomy length of stay/recovery times, and supraglottoplasty for laryngomalacia.