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Breanne L. Schiffer
( out of 161 reviews )

Breanne L. Schiffer, MD, MPH

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

South Jordan Health Center

South Jordan
801-213-4500

Surgical Specialty Center

Salt Lake City
801-587-3550

University of Utah Hospital

Otolaryngology/ENT, Area E
Salt Lake City
801-587-8368
  • Breanne Schiffer, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Laryngology within the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Schiffer completed her fellowship training in Laryngology under the guidance of Dr. Marshall Smith at the University of Utah. She also completed her residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah. She believes in a multi-disciplinary team-based approach to the management of patients with voice, swallow, and airway concerns and has a particular interest in the medical and surgical treatment of voice disorders.

    She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, and received a Master in Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health. She completed medical school at the Long School of Medicine – University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX, where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

    Dr. Schiffer's clinical interests in Laryngology include vocal fold paralysis, vocal fold nodules, polyps, and cysts, laryngeal reinnervation, in-office vocal fold augmentation, vocal fold laser treatments, laryngeal microsurgery, zenker's diverticulum repair, cricopharyngeal myotomy, botox treatment for voice disorders, and endoscopic treatment of airway stenosis.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Otolaryngology
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 161 reviews )

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    August 21, 2023
    CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES CENTER

    Professional, knowledgeable, kind & caring! Definitely highly recommend.

    August 05, 2023
    CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES CENTER

    Dr.Schiffer was very professional and kind. I was scared to death about having a scope done on my to throat,Yet Dr Schiffer was very gentle, and she told me everything she was doing. I didn't feel a thing.OH how I am so impressed and grateful to Dr. Schiffer that she found the problem of why I am wheezing and having a hard time breathing. Thank you.

    August 03, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Excellent doctor!

    July 24, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    She is an excellent physician. Explains things well.

    July 21, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    E call ent care

    July 09, 2023
    CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES CENTER

    Dr Schiffer was phenomenal! She did such a great job. I really appreciate her.

    May 21, 2023
    CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES CENTER

    Dr. Schiffer I was very professional and concise and informed

    May 13, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Schiffer is kind, caring and very capable. She takes the time to explain the treatment that is being done and is respectful of my concerns.

    May 06, 2023
    CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES CENTER

    Great communicator, great post surgery follow up

  • Breanne Schiffer, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Laryngology within the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Schiffer completed her fellowship training in Laryngology under the guidance of Dr. Marshall Smith at the University of Utah. She also completed her residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah. She believes in a multi-disciplinary team-based approach to the management of patients with voice, swallow, and airway concerns and has a particular interest in the medical and surgical treatment of voice disorders.

    She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, and received a Master in Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health. She completed medical school at the Long School of Medicine – University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX, where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

    Dr. Schiffer's clinical interests in Laryngology include vocal fold paralysis, vocal fold nodules, polyps, and cysts, laryngeal reinnervation, in-office vocal fold augmentation, vocal fold laser treatments, laryngeal microsurgery, zenker's diverticulum repair, cricopharyngeal myotomy, botox treatment for voice disorders, and endoscopic treatment of airway stenosis.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Otolaryngology -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Otolaryngology
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Fellowship Laryngology - University of Utah Fellow
    Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - University of Utah School of Medicine Administrative Chief Resident
    Residency Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Public Health - University of Texas School of Public Health M.P.H.
    Professional Medical Medicine - Long School of Medicine at University of Texas Health San Antonio M.D.
    Major: Biology; Minor: Business - Texas A&M University B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Schiffer BL, Stern SM, Park AH (2019). Sjögren's syndrome in children with recurrent parotitis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 129, 109768. (Read full article)
    2. Schiffer BL, Kendall K (2018). Changes in Timing of Swallow Events in Parkinson's Disease. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 128(1), 22-27. (Read full article)
    3. Gomez PP, Willis RE, Schiffer BL, Gardner AK, Scott DJ (2014). External validation and evaluation of an intermediate proficiency-based knot-tying and suturing curriculum. J Surg Educ, 71(6), 839-45. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Sowder JC, Schiffer BL, Gurgel R, Shelton C (2018). Middle Fossa and Translabyrinthine Approaches. In Couldwell WT (Ed.), Skull Base Surgery of the Posterior Fossa. Springer International Publishing.