Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Seth H. Dailey, MD

  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)
Seth H. Dailey, MD


Seth H. Dailey, MD earned his medical degree from New York University and completed his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He received fellowship training in Laryngology at Harvard Medical School and is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Dailey specializes in surgery for voice disorders (dysphonia) such as vocal cord paralysis and cysts/polyps of the larynx; airway stenosis (narrowing) as well as swallowing disorders (dysphagia) including reflux and Zenker’s diverticulum.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology

Practice locations

  • University HospitalEar, Nose and Throat Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6190
    • Closed now
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  • 1 S. Park ClinicEar, Nose and Throat Clinic
    • 1 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2500
    • Closed now
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  • University HospitalGender Surgery Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Otolaryngology
Medical School
  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

  • Albert Einstein Hospital, Bronx, NY
  • St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Airway Reconstruction
  • Airway dilation
  • Arytenoid Repositioning
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Functional Neck Dissection
  • Gender Services - Laryngology
  • Laryngeal Papilloma Laser Treatment
  • Laryngectomy
  • Laryngology-Voice Surgery (ENT)
  • Leukoplakia laser treatment
  • Leukoplakia laser treatment
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Performing Arts Medicine - Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
  • Recurrent Sinus Infection
  • Recurrent Tonsil Infections
  • Septoplasty
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Surgery for Sleep Apnea
  • Swallowing Problems (Dysphagia)
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tonsil Enlargement
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Transnasal Esophagoscopy
  • Transnasal laryngotracheoscopy
  • Vocal cord injection
  • Zenker's diverticulectomy

Research and publications

The focus of Dr. Dailey’s research is on vocal cord reconstruction, vocal fold scarring, office based procedures, precancerous lesions of the vocal cord, new technologies for laryngeal imaging as well as laryngeal training and the aging voice.