Dr. Aaron Thatcher

Aaron L. Thatcher, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Residency Program Director
Program Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship

Administrative Contact

Mary Anne Nugent


Dr. Thatcher grew up in Hudsonville, Michigan. His childhood experience being treated by pediatric otolaryngologists led him to medicine and a career in pediatric otolaryngology. Dr. Thatcher was trained by the renowned faculty at Michigan, and is honored to join them as a colleague. He participates in multidisciplinary teams including Pediatric Tumor Board, Head and Neck Cancer Tumor Board, Melanoma Tumor Board and the Vascular Anomalies Board.

Dr. Thatcher loves working with kids and their parents. He is passionate about providing the best care to children with head and neck masses as well as other pediatric ENT disorders. He is using ultrasound in innovative ways to improve care.

Areas of Interest

Ultrasound innovation and education, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, clinical quality improvement for neck masses, pediatric airway safety, translational research in pediatric head & neck malignancies.


Medical School or Training

  • The Ohio State University, 2011


  • University of Michigan, Surgery, 2013
  • University of Michigan, Otolaryngology, 2016


  • University of Michigan, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2017

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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