James J. Kearney, MD

Otorhinolaryngology
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4.9 with 359 ratings

Sees patients age 18 and up

James J. Kearney, MD

Otorhinolaryngology
4.9 with 359 ratings

Sees patients age 18 and up

  • Chairman, Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Associate Program Director, Otorhinolaryngology Residency Program
  • Medical Director, Penn Rittenhouse Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Vice Chair for Education, Department of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dr. Kearney is a Penn Medicine physician.

Meet Dr. Kearney

James Kearney, MD, serves as the Chairman of Otorhinolaryngology at Pennsylvania Hospital. He has practiced at Pennsylvania Hospital since 1998. He has clinical expertise in surgery for nasal and sinus disorders, as well as tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid, and parotid glands. He is board certified in Sleep Medicine and performs advanced surgical procedures for sleep apnea, including hypoglossal nerve stimulators.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Kearney is the Associate Program Director for the University of Pennsylvania Otolaryngology Residency Program. His academic interest is in resident education and he serves in leadership roles for simulation training for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at Pennsylvania Hospital and currently serves as the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology.

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2024

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2018 - 2024

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