Paul Weinberger, MD

Faculty Information

Title(s)
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery; Director of Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing; Chief Medical Information Officer
Areas of Specialty
Tracheal Stenosis and Airway Reconstruction, Office-based Surgery, Professional Voice, Esophageal and Tracheal Cancer

Contact Information

Email
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Work Phone
318-675-6262

Other Information

Biography

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University (Augusta, GA)
Clinical Research Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT)
Residency: Augusta University Medical Center (Augusta, GA)
Fellowship (Airway Reconstruction): Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital (London, UK)
Fellowship (Laryngology): Augusta University Medical Center (Augusta, GA)

Dr. Weinberger is a surgeon-scientist at LSU Health Shreveport and is the director of the Ark-La-Tex Center for Voice, Airway, and Swallowing. He has authored over 70 articles and chapters in the medical literature, has 2 US Patents, 1 EU patent, and 1 Japanese patent awarded. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including the 2006 Fanconi Award from the American Head and Neck Society, the Leadership Award from the American Medical Association, and was an honoree at the 2019 Evening for Healers. His research program is focused on developing novel therapies for anaplastic thyroid cancer. Clinically, Dr. Weinberger is nationally recognized for his work in airway reconstruction including revision and complex open airway procedures and regularly receives referral patients from airway surgeons across the United States including Vermont, Ohio, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas. His other clinical interests include tracheal stenosis, idiopathic subglottic stenosis, adult recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, tracheal malignancy, care of the professional voice, dysphagia, esophageal strictures, and in-office surgery.