Congratulations to Ken Yanagisawa, MD, FACS, who has been elected to serve as President-Elect of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) which is comprised of 12,000 Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeons nationally and internationally, and helps members and their patients achieve excellence and optimal care through education, research, and practice management/health policy advocacy. He has a distinguished record of service to the AAO-HNS including serving as Secretary and then Chair of the Board of Governors.
Dr. Yanagisawa is Section Chief of Otolaryngology at Saint Raphael Campus, Yale New Haven Hospital, and is the Managing Partner for Southern New England Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Group, LLP. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine and Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and has served as President of the New England Otolaryngologic Society and President of the Connecticut ENT Society. Dr. Yanagisawa received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and completed his Otolaryngology residency at Yale New Haven Hospital.