Neil N Chheda

Neil N Chheda, MD

Associate Professor & Vice Chair- Chief, Division Of Laryngology – Residency Program Director

Department: MD-OTOLARYNGOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5199
Business Email: neil.chheda@ent.ufl.edu

About Neil N Chheda

Dr. Chheda received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Princeton University in New Jersey. He then graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio before pursuing a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Chheda completed a one year fellowship in Laryngology under the direction of Dr. Gregory Postma at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA.

Dr. Chheda is now an Associate Professor, the Residency Program Director, and Chief of the Division of Laryngology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, having an attending physician and academic position in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His special interests include disorders of voice and swallowing.

Accomplishments

Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Otolaryngology
2019 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher and Education Incentive Award Winner, College of Medicine
2017 · University of Florida
Exemplary Mentor Award, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
2016-2017 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher and Education Incentive Award Winner, College of Medicine
2016 · University of Florida
UF Health Shands 2016 Physician Recognition Award, College of Medicine
2016 · University of Florida
UF Health Shands 2015 Physician Recognition Award, College of Medicine
2015 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher and Education Incentive Award Winner, College of Medicine
2014 · University of Florida
Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Otolaryngology
2014 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher and Education Incentive Award Winner, College of Medicine
2013 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher and Education Incentive Award Winner, College of Medicine
2012 · University of Florida
Faculty Research Teaching Award, Department of Otolaryngology
2012 · University of Florida
Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Otolaryngology
2012 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher and Education Incentive Award Winner, College of Medicine
2011 · University of Florida
Faculty Research Teaching Award, Department of Otolaryngology
2010 · University of Florida
Surgical Intern of the Year, Department of Surgery
2003 · State University of New York at Stony Brook

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2018
MDT7590 Elect Top/Otolaryngol
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2010-2013
MEL7935 Elect Top/Otolaryngol

Board Certifications

  • Diplomat
    American Board of Otolayngology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat ENT
Areas of Interest
  • Adenoid removal
  • Enlarged adenoids
  • Laryngeal nerve damage
  • Peritonsillar abscess
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Throat or larynx cancer
  • Tonsillectomies and children
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-5987-2725

Publications

2022
Upper Esophageal Dysphagia.
The Surgical clinics of North America. 102(2):199-207 [DOI] 10.1016/j.suc.2021.12.002. [PMID] 35344692.
2021
Reflex vs. volitional cough differences amongst head and neck cancer survivors characterized by time since treatment and aspiration status.
Respiratory physiology & neurobiology. 293 [DOI] 10.1016/j.resp.2021.103702. [PMID] 34033947.
2021
Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment After Cardiovascular Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Sequela.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 112(1):53-60 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.07.074. [PMID] 33075318.
2021
Woody hardness classification impact on salvage laryngectomy functional outcomes.
American journal of otolaryngology. 42(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102877. [PMID] 33485049.
2020
Curative-intent radiotherapy for glottic carcinoma in situ.
Head & neck. 42(12):3515-3517 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.26411. [PMID] 32808375.
2020
Human papilloma virus-associated metachronous squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx and uterine cervix: Case report and review of the literature.
Gynecologic oncology reports. 32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gore.2020.100568. [PMID] 32300633.
2020
Impact of Tussigenic Stimuli on Perceived Upper Airway Sensation and Motor Cough Response Following Total Laryngectomy.
Frontiers in physiology. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fphys.2020.00477. [PMID] 32547408.
2020
Respiratory-Swallow Pattern Following Total Laryngectomy.
Dysphagia. 35(2):321-327 [DOI] 10.1007/s00455-019-10031-y. [PMID] 31278485.
2020
Trigeminal Nerve Blockade in the Pterygopalatine Fossa for the Management of Postoperative Pain in Three Adults Undergoing Tonsillectomy: A Proof-of-Concept Report.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 21(10):2441-2446 [DOI] 10.1093/pm/pnaa062. [PMID] 32232479.
2019
Endoscopic Dilation of Refractory Postlaryngectomy Strictures: A Case Series and Literature Review.
Gastroenterology research and practice. 2019 [DOI] 10.1155/2019/8905615. [PMID] 31275367.
2018
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the epiglottis excised with a carbon dioxide laser: Case report and literature review.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 97(8):E31-E33 [PMID] 30138523.
2014
Laryngeal actinomycosis in an immunocompromised patient.
Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation. 28(6):838-40 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvoice.2014.02.011. [PMID] 24930374.
2014
Nasal congestion and hemoptysis.
JAMA otolaryngology– head & neck surgery. 140(11):1081-2 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.2414. [PMID] 25322081.
2012
An acoustic-perceptual study of vocal tremor.
Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation. 26(6):811.e1-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvoice.2012.02.007. [PMID] 22921293.
2012
The tough tracheoesophageal puncture.
American journal of otolaryngology. 33(1):113-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjoto.2011.04.006. [PMID] 21658806.
2010
Nasopharyngeal amyloidosis: a case report.
The Laryngoscope. 120 Suppl 4 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.21664. [PMID] 21225795.
2010
Tracheocele: an unusual cause of dysphonia.
The Laryngoscope. 120 Suppl 4 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.21660. [PMID] 21225791.
2009
Balloon dilation of an acquired nasopharyngeal stenosis.
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 140(6):939-41 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.02.030. [PMID] 19467420.
2009
Large mixed hiatal hernia and stricture as a cause of dysphagia.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 88(3) [PMID] 19291629.
2009
Normal values for pharyngeal pH monitoring.
The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology. 118(3):166-71 [PMID] 19374146.
2009
Rare Presentation of Hoarseness: Laryngeal Oncocytic Cystadenoma
The Laryngoscope. 119(S1):S103-S103 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.20395.
2008
“Gastric pull-up” and dysphagia.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 87(6) [PMID] 18561114.
2008
Acquired vascular compression of the esophagus.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 87(12) [PMID] 19105140.
2008
Patient compliance with proton pump inhibitor therapy in an otolaryngology practice.
The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology. 117(9):670-2 [PMID] 18834069.
2008
Revision laryngeal surgery for the suboptimal injection of calcium hydroxylapatite.
The Laryngoscope. 118(12):2260-3 [DOI] 10.1097/MLG.0b013e318184e6ee. [PMID] 19029857.
2007
Incidence of vocal cord paralysis with and without recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during thyroidectomy.
Archives of otolaryngology–head & neck surgery. 133(5):481-5 [PMID] 17520762.

Grants

Mar 2022 ACTIVE
Mechanisms, Predictors and Clinical Markers of Dysphagia in Cardiac Surgical Patients
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINR
Sep 2016 – Jul 2022
Functional mapping of peripheral and central circuits for airway protection and breathing
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH OD

Education

Fellowship – Laryngology
2008 · Medical College of Georgia
Residency – Otolaryngology
2007 · SUNY at Stony Brook
Internship – Surgery
2003 · SUNY at Stony Brook
Medical Degree
2002 · Ohio State University

Contact Details

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PO Box 100264
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1345 CENTER DRIVE M2-228
GAINESVILLE FL 32610