Physician/Staff - Richard T. Kelley, MD

Appointed 07.01.94

Richard T. Kelley, MD

Speciality Focus Otolaryngology

241 Campus West Building
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone 315.464.8668


Current Appointments

  • Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

  • Adjunct Professor Syracuse University



  • Residency: University Hospital, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1994
  • MD: Stanford University School of Medicine, 1989 with Research Honors
  • MS: Tufts University, 1983

Clinical Interests

  • Voice; In-office laryngeal procedures; in office sinus surgery

Education Interests

  • Voice;
 Ethiopia ENT Development

Research Interests

  • Voice;
Developing World ENT Disease and Training Programs for Providers

Specialties & Certification

  • Otolaryngology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Allergy
  • Chronic Sinusitis

  • Dysphagia

  • Nasal and Sinus Problems

  • Voice and Swallowing Problems


  • Adults and Children


  • Allergy testing
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • In-office laryngeal procedures: Injections, Laser, Biopsy

  • Laryngeal augmentation of paralyzed vocal cords for voice restoration

  • Laryngeal stroboscopy

  • Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery: sinuplasty in-office

  • Nasal and Sinus Surgery

  • Phonomicrosurgery

  • Septoplasty

  • Sinusitis treatment

  • Trans-nasal esophagoscopy

  • Vocal Function Measures

  • Voice Evaluation and Recording


  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)

  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA)

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)

  • Voice Foundation

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

  • VA Medical Center

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