Research Bench Lab
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Julia A. Uihlein, MA, Dean of the School of Medicine, Provost and Executive Vice President


  • Microbiology & Immunology

Contact Information

General Interests

Pediatric Otolaryngology, Communication Sciences, Microbiology & Immunology


MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1990


Dr. Kerschner is a board-certified Otolaryngologist with fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology. Clinical interests include all aspects of diseases of the head and neck in children with special emphasis on otitis media and ear disease, pediatric head and neck neoplasms and congenital malformations, maxillofacial trauma, pediatric airway difficulties and laryngotracheal reconstruction. He has funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to investigate the causes of and potential new treatments for ear infections.

Research Interests

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Otitis Media
  • Pediatric and Neonatal Airway Difficulties
  • Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Neoplasms and Congenital Anomalies
  • Maxillofacial Trauma in Children
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Apparatus (BAHA) for Hearing Loss. Osteointegrated Implants for Prosthetic Ears