Dr. Jeffrey Terrell

Jeffrey E. Terrell, M.D.

Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Dr. Terrell is a professor of Otolaryngology and Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at University of Michigan Health system. He attended Harvard Medical school, and then completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard as well. He has 25 years experience as an “academic rhinologist”, meaning he has been taking care of routine and complex sinus-related diseases, disorders, tumors, infections, and complications for his entire professional career, while at the same time teaching more than 100 resident trainees. He has published 74 peer-reviewed articles and many book chapters. 

Part of Dr. Terrell’s career has also been focused on clinical informatics. He is board certified in Clinical informatics as well, and serves on numerous informatics committees. He has a passion for training providers on the most efficient use the Electronic Health Record, given the potential to improve the healthcare experience for providers, and thereby for many thousands of patients as well. In addition to championing numerous information technology projects in that capacity, he started a medical software company, and has partnered with a non-profit to develop aa a disease-specific mobile app for patients. 

Areas of Interest

Chronic Sinusitis, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangectasia, Clinical informatics. 

Clinical Interests

Disorders of the internal nose and of the sinuses, including sinusitis, chronic sinusitis, complications of sinusitis, sinus surgery, nasal polyps, fungal sinusitis, CSF leaks, mucoceles, benign tumors of the nose and sinuses, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, Wegeners disease, and more. 


Medical School or Training

  • Harvard Medical School, 1988


  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Otolaryngology, MA, 1993

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • American Rhinologic Association

Board Certification

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Otolaryngology

Web Sites


Taubman Center
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1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5312
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5312

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