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Joseph P.Allegretti, M.D. completed his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois - Urbana in 1986 and his medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1990. Dr. Allegretti completed his surgical internship and residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis in 1995. He has completed three years of post-graduate fellowship training in Laryngoscopy, Head and Neck, Skull base, Facial Plastic, Reconstructive, Rhinologic and Sinus Surgery at both Rush Medical College and the University of Tennessee - Memphis. He completed the prestigious fellowship under Dr. William Panje in Advanced Rhinology, Sinus Surgery, Skull Base and Head and Neck Tumor surgery in 1998. He was hand picked by Dr. Panje to take over the care of his patients after he joined the practice. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and a member of many professional societies.

Specialty

Ear, Nose, & Throat

Special Medical Interests

Difficult Head & Neck Cancers and Tumors

Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors

ENT Rehabilitation & Reconstruction

Skull Base Surgery

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Inspire Sleep Apnea Implant

Board Certified:

American Board of Otolaryngology - 1996

In Local Practice Since:

1999

Medical School/Graduation:

Loyola University of Chicago- 1990

Surgery Residency:

Indiana University Medical Center

ENT Residency:

Indiana University Medical Center

Academic Appointments:

Assistant Professor, Rush University (2000-2019)

Academic Committees:

Rush Institutional Review Board (2000-2003)

Rush Medical Records Committee (2000-2003)

Rush Department of Otolaryngology (1996-2019)

Fellowships:

Head and Neck Oncology, Skull Base, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University (1998-99)

Head and Neck Surgery & Rhinology, Illinois Masonic Medical Center (1996-1997)

Laryngology, University of Tennessee - Memphis, (1995-1996)

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Chicago Laryngological & Otological Society

American Rhinologic Society

Current Hospital Affiliations:

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Publications:

Dr. Allegretti is active in Head and Neck Cancer and Sinus research and has authored several publications including:

The Temporoparietal Fascial Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction: The Workhorse from Above, In Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. W.B. Saunders Company, June, 2000, 11(2).

Jejunal Myomucosal Graft Reconstruction of the Pharyngeal and Esophageal Walls without Microvascular Anastomosis, In Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. W.B. Saunders Company, June, 2000, 11(2).

Management of Inverting Papilloma, In Controversy in Otolaryngology. Thieme Publishing Company, Second Edition, 2000.

Reduction of Nasal Fractures, In Emergency Medicine Procedures. Cook County Hospital, 2000.
Spasmodic Dysphonia, In Current Opinion in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1996.

Meeting Presentations/Conferences:

Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board, Monthly Case Presentations, Division of Endocrinology, University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2020- present.

Cancer Conference Tumor Board, Weekly Case Presentations, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, August  2019- present.

Head and Neck Tumor Board, Weekly Case Presentations, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2019- present.

Head and Neck Tumor Conference, Weekly Regular Case Presentations, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Rush University Medical Center, July 1999 to June 2019.

Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board, Monthly Case Presentations, Division of Endocrinology, Rush University Medical Center, July 2016-June 2019.

Complications of Head and Neck Oncological Surgery, Rush University Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Academic Day, April 5, 2019.

Surgical Management of Hyperparathyroidism, Rush University Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, December 7, 2018.           

Epiglottic Histoplasmosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Rush University, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Academic Day, January 9, 2015.