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D. Richard Kang, M.D, F.A.C.S.

Director, Boys Town Ear, Nose & Throat Institute
Director, Cochlear Implant Center


  • BA, Boston University, 1980
  • MD, Boston University, 1980
  • Otolaryngology Residency, Naval Medical Center , San Diego, CA, 1982-1986
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1990-1991
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, San Diego Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA
  • American Board of Otolaryngology Certification

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head &Neck Surgery
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Honors & Awards:

  • America’s Best Doctors, U.S. News & World Report
  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumer’s Research Council of America

Areas of Expertise/Interest:

  • Chronic Otitis and Masoiditis
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear Implants

Representative Publications:

Shiels WE 2nd; Kang DR; Murakami JW; Hogan MJ; Wiet GJ. 2009. Percutaneous treatment of lymphatic malformations. Otolaryngology--Head And Neck Surgery: Official Journal Of American Academy Of Otolaryngology-Head AndNeck Surgery. Vol. 141, no. 2. (August 1): 219.

Pransky S, Kang DR. Tumors of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi. Pediatric Otolaryngol, Bluestone CD, et al. (Eds.) Philadelphia:Saunders, 1996.

Novotny LA; Adams LD; Kang DR; Wiet GJ; Cai X; Sethi S; Murphy TF; Bakaletz LO. 2009. Epitope mapping immunodominant regions of the PilA protein of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHI) to facilitate the design of two novel chimeric vaccine candidates. Vaccine. Vol. 28, no. 1. (December 10): 279.