Melissa A. Pynnonen, M.D.

Division Chief, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Dr. Pynnonen graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1994 and completed her residency in otolaryngology at the University of Michigan Health System in 2000. She is board-certified in otolaryngology and has clinical expertise in acute and chronic sinusitis; complications of sinusitis involving the eye or brain; and tumors involving the nasal cavity and sinuses. Her research is focused on understanding the determinants and consequences of medical uncertainty in health care.


Medical School or Training

University of Michigan Medical School, 1994


University of Michigan Health System, Otolaryngology, MI, 2000

Board Certification


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