DR ROBERT C. KERN
Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Robert C. Kern, MD was appointed in July of 2006 as Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kern joined the Northwestern University faculty nearly two decades ago following a residency at Wayne State University and a two-year NIH research training fellowship. His undergraduate degree is from Georgetown University and his medical degree is from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kern's primary clinical interests are chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyposis, benign and malignant sinonasal tumors and the transnasal approach for cranial base tumors. He is the clinical PI of an NIH funded Program Project Grant on Chronic Rhinosinusitis.