Elizabeth A. Veenker, MD



Section Chief, Department of Otolaryngology
at the North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System


Clinic Phone: 352-548-6143

1601 S.W. Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608-1197

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  • RESIDENCY, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    University of Florida College of Medicine
    Gainesville, FL
    2004 – 2008
  • INTERNSHIP, General Surgery
    University of Florida College of Medicine
    Gainesville, FL
    2003 – 2004
    Oregon Health and Sciences University
    Portland, OR
    1999 – 2003
  • UNDERGRADUATE (B.S.), Biology
    Portland State University
    Portland, OR
    1997 – 1999Reed College
    Portland, OR
    1991 – 1992


  1. Leon E, Catalanatto F, Werning J. Retronasal and orthonasal olfaction after laryngectomy.   Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2007; 133: 32-36.
  2. Leon E, Wilkhu H, Ramirez J, Antonelli P. Endotracheal intubation in a pediatric patient with Klippel-Feil Syndrome using a flexible bronchoscopic Seldinger technique. Poster presented at AAO-HNS meeting in Toronto, Canada. Sept 2006.
  3. Veenker E, Cohen JL. Current trends in management of Zenker diverticulum. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003; 30: 1657-1664.
    Veenker E, Anderson PE, Cohel JL. Cricopharyngeal spasm and Zenker’s diverticulum. Head Neck 2003; 25: 681-694.
  4. Gross ND, Weissman JL, Veenker E, Cohen JL. The diagnostic utility of computed tomography for preoperative localization in surgery for hyperparathyroidism. Laryngoscope 2004; 114: 227-31.