Maya G. Sardesai M.D., M.Ed.

Maya G. Sardesai M.D., M.Ed.

Specialties and Expertise

Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology), Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Sleep Surgery


Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UW Medicine Sleep Center


English, French


Primary Location


Dr. Maya Sardesai, M.D., M.Ed., joined the University of Washington faculty in 2010. She has advanced training in laryngology and facial plastic surgery and additional clinical interests in facial trauma, surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and nasal/sinus surgery. Sites of practice include Harborview Medical Center, Eastside Specialties Clinic (associated with the University of Washington Medical Center) and the VA Hospital of Puget Sound.

Patient Care Philosophy

I aim to provide patients with information about their medical condition and treatment options in an understandable way. I like treatment planning to be a collaborative process.

Personal Interests

Hiking, travel

Clinical Interests

Surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, management of airway, voice and swallowing, treatment of head and neck trauma and cancer.

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate/graduate medical education, continuing medical education.

Scope of Care

Ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology), sleep surgery, laryngology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Research Interests

Impact of surgery on quality of life and research about medical education.


Queen's University (Ontario)Medical education2002
Univ. of Toronto - Dept. of OtolaryngologyFellowshipFacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Univ. of Toronto - OISEMaster
Univ. of Western OntarioResidency
UW - Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck SurgeryFellowshipLaryngology

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