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Arthur S. Hengerer, M.D.

Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Otolaryngology; Pediatric Otolaryngology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 758-5700

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Biography

Philosophy of Care "To be available to the patient in the time of need. To offer excellent care which will answer questions in a professional manner and provide them with compassionate care, always respecting the person." Dr. Hengerer, who has been practicing in Rochester since 1974, has practiced the full scope of general otolaryngology services, with a particular interest in pediatric otolaryngology. He has served as chairman of the University of Rochester Medical Center's Division of Otolaryngology from 1981 to 2007. Other areas of professional emphasis include diagnosis and management of pediatric airway disorders, subglottic and tracheal stenosis, otitis media, choanal atresia repair, adult and pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery, laser surgery for snoring and apnea, pharyngeal flap and palate surgery, and voice and laryngeal disorders. Dr. Hengerer is a graduate of Westminster College and the Albany Medical College, and completed his residency training in otolaryngology at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He completed his fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology at Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital, also in Boston. Specialty Areas • Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems • Pediatric Congenital Anomalies of Head and Neck • Pediatric Airway Problems • Hearing and Acute and Chronic Ear Problems • Facial Trauma • Laryngeal and Speech Problems • Nasal and Sinus Problems • Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Professional Background

Dr. Hengerer, who has been practicing in Rochester since 1974, has practiced the full scope of general otolaryngology services, with a particular interest in pediatric otolaryngology. He served as chairman of the University of Rochester Medical Center's Division of Otolaryngology from 1981 to 2007. Other areas of professional emphasis include diagnosis and management of pediatric airway disorders, subglottic and tracheal stenosis, otitis media, choanal atresia repair, adult and pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery, laser surgery for snoring and apnea, pharyngeal flap and palate surgery, and voice and laryngeal disorders. Dr. Hengerer is a graduate of Westminster College and the Albany Medical College, and completed his residency training in otolaryngology at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He completed his fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology at Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital, also in Boston.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

1964
BS | Westminster College
Biology

1968
MD | Albany Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/1968 - 06/1969
Internship in at Rochester General Hospital

07/1969 - 06/1973
Residency in Otolaryngology at SUNY Syracuse Office of Graduate Medical Education

07/1973 - 06/1974
Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Children s Hospital

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Awards

1996 - 1997
The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region

1994
Fowler Award Honorable Mention for Research In Choanal Atresia Thesis, Triologic Society

1972
Benjamin Shuster Award for Research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Presented at the Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida

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Publications

Journal Articles

2004
Jeyakumar, A.; Hengerer, A.S. "Various Presentations of Fourth Brachial Pouch Anomalies". ENT Journal. 2004; 9(83): 640-644.

9/2002
Klotz DA, Winkle MR, Richmon J, Hengerer AS. "Surgical management of posterior epistaxis: a changing paradigm." The Laryngoscope.. 2002 Sep 0; 112(9):1577-82.

12/2001
Klotz DA, Howard J, Hengerer AS, Slupchynskj O. "Lipoinjection augmentation of the soft palate for velopharyngeal stress incompetence." The Laryngoscope.. 2001 Dec 0; 111(12):2157-61.

Books & Chapters

1989
Chapter Title: Anatomic and Audiologic Sequelae After Tympanostomy Tube Insertion or Prolonged Antibiotic Therapy for Otitis Media
Book Title: Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal
Author List: Pichichero, M.; Berghash, L.; Hengerer, A.S.
Published By: unknown1989

1989
Chapter Title: Benign Diseases of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
Book Title: Textbook of Otolaryngology
Author List: Newburg, J.A.; Hengerer, A.S.
Edited By: K.J.Lee
Published By: unknown1989

1989
Chapter Title: Congenital Anomalies of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
Book Title: Pediatric Otolaryngology
Author List: Newburg, J.A.; Hengerer, A.S.
Edited By: Charles D. Bluestone, Sylvan E. Stool
Published By: W.B.Saunders1989 in Philadelphia

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