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Margo M. Benoit, M.D.

Otolaryngology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Otolaryngology; Pediatric Otolaryngology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 758-5700

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Faculty Appointments


Professional Background

An assistant professor in Otolaryngology at the University's School of Medicine, Dr. Benoit specializes in all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology. She has special interests in hearing loss in children and pediatric airway problems. She comes to the University of Rochester from Boston, where she sought specialty training in pediatric disorders of the ear, nose, and throat at the Children's Hospital Boston, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Prior to this, she completed an internship in general surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, and residency in the Harvard combined otolaryngology program. Dr. Benoit is originally from Western New York and received her doctorate from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a neuroscience concentration from Cornell University.



  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology


BA | Cornell University

MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2010 - 7/1/2012
Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital Boston

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2010
Residency in Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Internship in Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Yellen Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

AAO/HNS Annual Meeting Travel Award

AAO/HNS Washington Advocacy Conference Travel Award

2000 - 2001
Howard Hughes Research Fellowship
Location: National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C.

1998 - 1999
Dean's Letter of Commendation, University at Buffalo School of Medicine

1994 - 1998
Dean's List, Cornell University

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Journal Articles

Faria J, Solverson M, Faria M, Benoit M, McCormick M. "Potential Cytochrome P450 Drug-Drug Interactions among Pediatric Patients Undergoing Tonsillectomy." Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2018 Aug 14; :194599818793850. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Morris MC, Kozara K, Salamone F, Benoit M, Pichichero ME. "Adenoidal follicular T helper cells provide stronger B-cell help than those from tonsils." The Laryngoscope.. 2016 Feb 0; 126(2):E80-5. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Benoit MM, Vargas SO, Bhattacharyya N, McGill TA, Robson CD, Ferraro N, Didas AE, Labow BI, Upton J, Taghinia A, Meara JG, Marcus KJ, Mack J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Rahbar R. "The presentation and management of mandibular tumors in the pediatric population." The Laryngoscope.. 2013 Aug 0; 123(8):2035-42. Epub 2013 May 13.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Congenital Anomalies of the Larynx and Trachea
Book Title: Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd Edition
Author List: Margo McKenna Benoit and Roger C. Nuss
Edited By: Wetmore, McGill, and Muntz
Published By: Thieme2011 in New York