Jennifer Villwock, M.D.
Associate Professor, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
Chief of Otolaryngology, Kansas City Veterans Affairs Hospital
MD: 2011, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Fellowship: Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center
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Dr. Jennifer A. Villwock is an Associate Professor of Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery and Chief of Otolaryngology for the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Hospital. She is a 2011 graduate of the Michigan State College of Human Medicine. Dr. Villwock completed her postgraduate training at the State University of New York (SUNY) - Upstate in Syracuse, New York. While a resident, Dr. Villwock was actively involved in research, authoring nine peer reviewed publications on topics ranging from epistaxis management to trends in pituitary tumor treatment. She completed a fellowship in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Dr. Villwock's clinic interests include the evaluation and management of sinonasal complaints including acute and chronic sinusitis, recurrent sinusitis, nasal polyps, septal deviation, nasal congestion, and sinonasal tumors. She also has expertise in the treatment allergies, including both subcutaneous immunotherapy ("allergy shots") and sublingual immunotherapy ("allergy drops" that are placed under the tongue).
Currently, Dr. Villwock's research is focused in three main areas: health outcomes in patients with diseases of the nose and sinuses, health informatics, and medical education. She currently has grant funding to investigate a personality based mentorship and professional development curriculum for medical students.
On a national level, Dr. Villwock is also active within the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, serving on the Rhinology and Allergy Education Committee and the Board of Governors: Grassroots committees. For the American Rhinologic Society, she sits on the Leadership Council for Women in Rhinology.
She can be found on twitter: Follow @docwock