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Robin T Cotton, MD, FACS, F.R.C.S(C)
Department of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Originally from England, Robin T. Cotton, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He has been director of the Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center since 1973. He is also Director or the Aerodigestive and Sleep Center,

Dr. Cotton has built the world's premiere center for the diagnosis and treatment of airway abnormalities. He was instrumental in developing the Airway Management Unit, which has evolved into the Aerodigestive Sleep Center. The Aerodigestive Sleep Center is now the forefront of the multidisciplinary approach management for children with complex airway disorders.

The Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology has become the busiest surgical subspecialties at Cincinnati Children's, with more than 36,000 visits and 15,000 surgeries each year. The Pediatric Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Division was the first to utilize Cincinnati Children's outpatient facilities.

Dr. Cotton has been an invited speaker to many national and international functions each year. Because of his reputation, 70 percent of his patients requiring airway surgery are from outside the Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky area.

Together, Dr. Cotton and his colleagues have developed a world-renowned program to treat primary and specialized ear, nose and throat problems, including swallowing disorders, speech disorders and cochlear implants.

Named one of the "Best Doctors in the United States" in 1998, Dr. Cotton and his staff have built an international reputation for the treatment of hearing and aerodigestive conditions in children.