Medicine pertaining to ear, nose, throat, and neck related issues
Dr. Rande Lazar, MD, has achieved over two decades of diverse professional experience in the field of pediatric otolaryngology. His academic contributions to his field include publishing over 40 peer-reviewed articles and serving as a speaker at an array of national and international medical forums. In the medical community in Memphis, Tennessee, Dr. Rande Lazar is recognized for introducing modern procedures for upper airway reconstruction. He is also acknowledged as the first doctor in the United States to publish a peer-reviewed article focused on performing endonasal sinus surgery on pediatric patients.During the course of his career, Dr. Rande Lazar held staff positions at several hospitals in Memphis, including Saint Francis Hospital, Baptist Memorial Hospitals of Memphis, and Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Currently, Dr. Rande Lazar is the Director of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Training Program at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Beyond his affiliations with the medical community in the Mid-South, Dr. Rande Lazar also possesses an extensive history of participation with national committees such as the American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology, the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the SinuCare Scientific Advisory Committee, the International College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.Dr. Rande Lazar completed his undergraduate work at Brooklyn College and earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1973 from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. His extensive medical training includes completing General Surgery residencies at the Department of General Surgery, Cornell-North Shore University and at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He subsequently completed a residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders. After relocating to Memphis, he completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in 1985, the beginning of a long and mutually beneficial relationship with this organization.