Arthur S. Hengerer, M.D.

Arthur S. Hengerer, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 629
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region 1996 - 1997
Fowler Award  Honorable Mention for Research In Choanal Atresia Thesis, Triologic Society 1994
Benjamin Shuster Award for Research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Presented at the Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida 1972

Recent Journal Articles

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Jeyakumar, A.; Hengerer, A.S. "Various Presentations of Fourth Brachial Pouch Anomalies". ENT Journal. 2004; 9(83): 640-644. Link
2002 Sep
Klotz DA, Winkle MR, Richmon J, Hengerer AS. "Surgical management of posterior epistaxis: a changing paradigm." The Laryngoscope. 2002 Sep; 112(9):1577-82.
2001 Dec
Klotz DA, Howard J, Hengerer AS, Slupchynskj O. "Lipoinjection augmentation of the soft palate for velopharyngeal stress incompetence." The Laryngoscope. 2001 Dec; 111(12):2157-61.
Klotz, D. A.; Hengerer, A. S. "Safety of Pediatric Bedside Tracheotomy in the ICU". Arch Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surg. 2001; 127: 950-955. Link
Waldman, D.L.; Westesson, P.L.; Hengerer, A.S. "Balloon Dilation of Parotid Duct Stenosis". Jr.Vascular Invasive Radiology. 1998; 9: 167-168. Link

Current Appointments

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD) - Primary


Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology


MD | Medicine | Albany Medical College1968
BS | Biology | Westminster College1964

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Children s Hospital07/01/1973 - 06/1974
Residency in Otolaryngology at SUNY Syracuse Office of Graduate Medical Education07/01/1969 - 06/1973
Internship in Rotating at Rochester General Hospital07/01/1968 - 06/1969