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Fuad Baroody, MD

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Dr. Fuad Baroody is an expert pediatric head and neck surgeon--specializing in allergic rhinitis, sinusitis and other pediatric disorders, including recurrent ear infections, airway narrowing and obstructive sleep apnea. He is regularly featured in the Chicago metro area top doctors publications and listed as one of the "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors Inc.

He is a reviewer for and on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals, including Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Laryngoscope; Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; and American Journal of Rhinology. Dr. Baroody has written more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 25 book chapters on allergic diseases. He also co-edited a textbook that offers a comprehensive review of the current causes and treatments available for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). A gifted speaker, he has been invited to give lectures across the country and around the world.

Dr. Baroody's research interests include various treatment options for allergic rhinitis and sinusitis, and investigations into the causes of obstructive sleep apnea in children. His previous research has been funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Specialists at Merrillville
99 E. 86th Ave
Suite C
Merrillville, IN 46410

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

American University of Beirut

Internship and Residency

American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon


Johns Hopkins Health System (Johns Hopkins University), Baltimore


American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-4790

Office Fax

(773) 702-6809

Office Postal Address

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

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Read More About Dr. Baroody

Molly Lawson’s underdeveloped lower jaw impaired her ability to breath and swallow. Dr. Baroody worked on the pediatric team that designed a treatment plant to correct rare birth defect. Read Molly’s story.

Dr. Baroody was one of dozens of specialists who cared for an unborn baby with a massive neck tumor that displaced his windpipe. During delivery, while the infant was still partly in his mother's womb, Dr. Baroody established an airway to ensure that he could breathe. Read John Carlos’ birth story.

Selected Publications

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