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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Heatley is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. She specializes in pediatric otolaryngology, including the evaluation of congenital abnormalities, laryngotracheal reconstruction, management of pediatric sinus disease, and pediatric hearing loss and cochlear implantation. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Heatley serves as the Medical Director of American Family Children's Hospital.


Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)


Airway Reconstruction



Chronic Draining Ears

Cleft Lip and Palate

Cochlear Implant

Congenital atresia of the ear canal and middle ear

Ear Tube Insertion

Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)


Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)

Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, Airway or Esophagus

Foreign Body Removal

Head and Neck Masses (Malignant & Benign)

Hearing Loss


Laryngeal Papilloma Laser Treatment

Laryngeal Surgery


Lymphangioma or Hemangioma of the Head and Neck

Mastoid Surgery

Nasal Obstruction

Nose and Sinus Surgery

Recurrent Ear Infection

Removal of Head and Neck Masses (Malignant & Benign)

Salivary Gland Surgery


Sinus Disease

Sleep Apnea

Speech Delay

Swallowing Problems (Dysphagia)

Tonsil and Adenoid Disease



Voice Evaluation


American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-2376 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Otolaryngology

Pediatric Otolaryngology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1992-1993

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Heatley’s research interests include chronic sinusitis in children; cystic fibrosis and sinus disease; pediatric hoarseness; and issues in pediatric otolaryngology.

PubMed Articles
Hsu BS Heatley DG Wilhelm M Large cervicothoracic thymic cyst causing prominent airway deviation in a 3-day-old neonate. WMJ . 2011 Aug;110(4):185-7
[PubMed ID: 22413630]
Connor NP Cohen SB Theis SM Thibeault SL Heatley DG Bless DM Attitudes of children with dysphonia. J Voice . 2008 Mar;22(2):197-209
[PubMed ID: 17512168]
Heatley DG Perioperative intravenous steroid treatment and tonsillectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2001 Aug;127(8):1007-8
[PubMed ID: 11493216]
Heatley DG McConnell KE Kille TL Leverson GE Nasal irrigation for the alleviation of sinonasal symptoms. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2001 Jul;125(1):44-8
[PubMed ID: 11458213]
Kurtycz DF Logroño R Hoerl HD Heatley DG Diagnosis of fibromatosis colli by fine-needle aspiration. Diagn Cytopathol . 2000 Nov;23(5):338-42
[PubMed ID: 11074630]
Sisk EA Heatley DG Borowski BJ Leverson GE Pauli RM Obstructive sleep apnea in children with achondroplasia: surgical and anesthetic considerations. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 1999 Feb;120(2):248-54
[PubMed ID: 9949360]
Stokes JR Heatley DG Lusk RP Huddleston CT Green CG The bridging bronchus. Successful diagnosis and repair. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 1997 Dec;123(12):1344-7
[PubMed ID: 9413366]
Vandenberg SJ Heatley DG Efficacy of adenoidectomy in relieving symptoms of chronic sinusitis in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 1997 Jul;123(7):675-8
[PubMed ID: 9236583]
Heatley DG Swift E Paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction in an infant with stridor and gastroesophageal reflux. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol . 1996 Jan;34(1-2):149-51
[PubMed ID: 8770682]
Heatley DG Clary RA Garner FT Lusk RP Auricular cartilage versus costal cartilage as a grafting material in experimental laryngotracheal reconstruction. Laryngoscope . 1995 Sep;105(9 Pt 1):983-7
[PubMed ID: 7666735]
Heatley DG Anderson AG Jr Tracheoesophageal puncture for speech rehabilitation after laryngectomy. Laryngoscope . 1992 May;102(5):581-2
[PubMed ID: 1573956]