Tanya K. Meyer, M.D., is a surgeon at UW Medicine's Head and Neck Surgery Center and a UW associate professor of Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Meyer feels that cultivating a personal connection with each patient is the most rewarding aspect of her vocation. She enters a partnership with her patients to guide them through today's complicated health care system with the goal of treating each individual with respect, compassion and patience.
Dr. Meyer trained at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Her clinical interests include voice disorders, swallowing disorders, neurological diseases of the throat, upper-airway disorders, laryngeal cancer, vocal cord paralysis and spasmodic dysphonia.
Dr. Meyer's main research interests are in outcome evaluation with regard to occupational voice disorders. She also is involved with the development of tracheal tissue engineered replacement for complex airway defects.