Li-Xing Man, M.D., M.P.A.

Li-Xing Man, M.D., M.P.A.

Contact Information

Department of Otolaryngology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 629
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

Dr. Li Man is a rhinologist who serves as an assistant professor and otolaryngology residency program director at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Man is a graduate of Princeton University and subsequently completed master's degrees in Environmental Epidemiology and Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and in Public Administration at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Dr. Man received his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency training in otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh and pursued fellowship training in rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery at the Texas Sinus Institute, University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Research Bio

Dr. Man's research interests include the use of topical therapies to enhance the management of chronic sinus disease, the use of epidemiologic and clinical databases to improve patient outcomes in the treatment of sinus disease and environmental allergies, and furthering the understanding of the sinonasal microbiome. He is also interested in investigating complementary and integrative medicine treatments for chronic sinusitis and allergic rhinitis.

Awards & Honors (National)

Fulbright Grant (declined) | Fulbright US Student Program 1998
Commonwealth Scholarship | Government of Canada 1998

Awards & Honors (Local)

NICHD Research Grant | NIH 2001
Class of 1883 Freshman English Prize | Princeton University | Princeton, NJ 1995

Recent Journal Articles

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2015 Oct
Merkley MA, Bice TC, Grier A, Strohl AM, Man LX, Gill SR. "The effect of antibiotics on the microbiome in acute exacerbations of chronic rhinosinusitis." International forum of allergy & rhinology. 2015 Oct; 5(10):884-93. Epub 2015 Jul 30.
2014 Oct
Bice TC, Walker RD, Man LX. "Calcific neck mass in an adolescent girl. Pilomatricoma with heterotopic ossification." JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery. 2014 Oct; 140(10):981-2.
2014 Aug
Rivera-Serrano CM, Man LX, Klein S, Schaitkin BM. "Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: a facial nerve center perspective." Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS. 2014 Aug; 67(8):1050-4. Epub 2014 May 02.
2014 Feb
Greene BJ, Topf MC, Meyers SP, Man LX. "A large submucosal mass with prominent superficial vessels." JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery. 2014 Feb; 140(2):177-8.
2013 Dec
Man LX, Farhood Z, Luong A, Fakhri S, Feldman RM, Orlander PR, Citardi MJ. "The effect of intranasal fluticasone propionate irrigations on salivary cortisol, intraocular pressure, and posterior subcapsular cataracts in postsurgical chronic rhinosinusitis patients." International forum of allergy & rhinology. 2013 Dec; 3(12):953-7. Epub 2013 Oct 02.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD) - Primary


Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology


MPA | Public Administration | Harvard University2005
MD | Medicine | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine2005
MSc | Environmental Epidemiology & Policy | London School of Hygeine & Tropical Medicine1999
AB | Chemistry | Princeton University1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at Texas Sinus Institute07/15/2010 - 07/14/2011
Residency in Otolaryngology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center07/01/2006 - 06/24/2010
Internship in General Surgery at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania06/25/2005 - 06/30/2006