Rochester, Minnesota


Bayan.Semirra@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Semirra L. Bayan, M.D., studies diseases that impact the voice and airway. She conducts clinical research that emphasizes multidisciplinary collaboration to improve outcomes for patients undergoing laryngeal surgery.

Focus areas

  • Quality improvement in laryngology. Dr. Bayan collaborates with colleagues in speech and language pathology to study how procedures such as flexible and direct laryngoscopy can be made more comfortable and safer for patients.
  • Subglottic stenosis. Dr. Bayan is part of a large multi-institutional study evaluating different surgical approaches to subglottic stenosis and inflammatory markers contributing to disease.
  • Novel treatments for voice disorders. Dr. Bayan collaborates with colleagues in speech and language pathology, neurology, and pulmonology to find new and innovative ways to treat patients with a variety of voice disorders.

Significance to patient care

Dr. Bayan's research efforts aim to improve quality of life for patients with voice or airway disorders through cutting-edge care.


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Laryngology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology


  1. Fellow - Laryngeal Surgery Clinical Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital
  2. Residency - Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
  3. MD University of Virginia School of Medicine
  4. BS - Pharmaceutical Sciences Ohio State University

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