University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Donald Leopold, M.D.
Donald Leopold, M.D.

Donald Leopold, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Donald.A.Leopold@uvm.edu
Office Location:
111 Colchester Ave., West Pavillion 4th Floor, Burlington, VT

Education

M.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1973
Otolaryngology Residency, University Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa, 1974-1978

Academic Appointments

Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT  2011 - present
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska,  2005 – 2011
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1999 – 2011
Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1999 – 2010
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University and Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, 1991-1999
Chairperson, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, 1991-1997
Associate Professor, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse (Upstate Medical University), Syracuse, New York, 1985 – 1991
Assistant Professor, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse (Upstate Medical University), Syracuse, New York, 1978 – 1985

Awards and Honors

Recognized in Premier International Who’s Who Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2008-2009 Edition, Long Island, NY.
Recognized in Who’s Who in America, 2007, 2009-2011 Editions, Marquis, New Providence, NJ.
Selected by peers to be included in Best Doctors in America 2007-2008.  Best Doctors, Inc., Boston, MA.
Recognized in Madison Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition, 2007-2008.
Recognized in Who’s Who in American Education, 2007-2008 Edition, Marquis, Providence, NJ.
Recognized in Strathmore’s Who’s Who, 2007 Edition, Syosset, NY.
Recognized in Manchester Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition, 2006-2007. Uniondale, NY.
Recognized in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2006-2007 Edition, Marquis, Providence, NJ.
Recognized in Who’s Who in American Education, 2006-2007, Marquis Publications, New Providence, New Jersey.
Recognized in Cambridge Who’s Who, 2008-2011 Editions, Uniondale, NY.
Recognized in Hamilton’s Who’s Who, 2008, online registry. 
Recognized in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th – 8th Editions, 2002-2007.  Marquis, New Providence, NJ.
Recognized in Omaha Magazine as a “Top Doctor of 2006”, 2006, Omaha, NE.
Nominated as “International Health Professional of the Year”, 2006, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England.
Recognized as one of America’s Top Doctors, 2006, 2008, 2009 by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., Teanuck, NJ.
Recognized in Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century, Inaugural Edition. 2006, Great Britain.
Recognized as Top 100 Health Professionals 2006, by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.
Selected by peers to be included in Best Doctors in America 2005-2006.  Best Doctors, Inc., Boston, MA.
Recognized in Who’s Who in America, 2003-2005. 58th – 60th Editions. Marquis, New Providence, NJ.
Recognized in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 7th-9th and 11th Editions, 2003-2006 and 2011-2012. Marquis, New Providence, New Jersey.
Recognized in America’s Top Doctors, the Nation’s Leading Medical Specialists. Castle Connolly, 2001-2005.

Publications

Healy DY Jr, Leopold DA, Gray ST, Holbrook EH. The perforation technique: a modification to the frontal sinus osteoplastic flap. Laryngoscope. 2014 Jun;124(6):1314-7.

Leopold DA, Hornung DE. Olfactory cocainization is not an effective long-term treatment for phantosmia. Chem Senses. 2013 Nov;38(9):803-6.

Hong SC, Holbrook EH, Leopold DA, Hummel T. Distorted olfactory perception: a systematic review. Acta Otolaryngol. 2012;132 Suppl 1:S27-31.

Leight WD, Leopold DA. Sphenoid "drill-out" for chronic sphenoid rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011;1(1):64-9.

Allis TJ, Leopold DA. Smell and taste disorders. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2012;20(1):93-111.

Richardson BE, Vanderwoude EA, Sudan R, Leopold DA, Thompson JS. Gastric bypass does not influence olfactory function in obese patients. Obes Surg. 2012;22(2):283-6.

Robey A, O'Brien EK, Leopold DA. Assessing current technical limitations in the small-hole endoscopic approach to the maxillary sinus. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2010;24(5):396-401.

Rudman KL, O'Brien EK, Leopold DA. Radiographic distribution of drops and sprays within the sinonasal cavities. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2011;25(2):94-7.

Robey A, O'Brien EK, Leopold DA. Assessing current technical limitations in the small-hole endoscopic approach to the maxillary sinus. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2010;24(5):396-401.

Albritton, F.D., IV, Levine, H., Smith, J., Rowe-Jones, J., Zahurullah, F., Armstrong, M., Duplan, D., Gershow, J., Leopold, D.A., Kuhn, F. Surgeon Radiation Exposure in ESS With Balloon Catheters. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;140(6):834-40.

Robey, A.B., O’Brien, E.K., Richardson, B.E., Baker, J.J., Poage, D.P., Leopold, D.A. The changing face of paranasal sinus fungus balls. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009;118 (7):500-5.