Alexander Langerman, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Alexander Langerman, MD, specializes in the latest diagnostic, treatment and surgical techniques for head, neck, and skull base disorders, cancers and other tumors. His clinical interests include thyroid and parotid disease, carotid body tumors, Zenker’s diverticulum, obstructive sleep apnea surgery, and rehabilitation of paralyzed vocal cords and facial nerves. He completed a fellowship in head and neck surgery, skull base surgery and microvascular reconstruction. Dr. Langerman is also a trained specialist in robotic surgery.

Dr. Langerman's research interests include leading-edge techniques to treat head and neck cancer and decision-making in head and neck surgery. His additional research interests are doctor-patient relationships during multidisciplinary care, research and education in the operating room, and tissue banking and human tissue research.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

2010

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (head and neck surgery, skull base surgery)

Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Head and Neck Society
Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society
Society of Robotic Surgery
Triological Society

Language Spoken

English

Office Phone

(773) 702-4036

Office Fax

(773) 702-6809

Office Postal Address

Alexander Langerman, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1035
Chicago, IL 60637

Physician Photo

Clinical Interests

  • Head and neck cancers
  • Head and neck tumors
  • Paragangliomas/carotid body tumors
  • Parotid tumors
  • Rehabilitation of facial nerve paralysis
  • Rehabilitation of vocal cord paralysis
  • Robotic surgery
  • Skull base tumors
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer
  • Zenker’s diverticulum

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Learn More About Dr. Langerman

Dr. Langerman was recently appointed as one of only two inaugural Faculty Fellows of the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Langerman's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.