Barry Schaitkin MD
  • Barry Schaitkin, MD

    Dr.Schaitkin is a professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has served as the director of the UPMC Shadyside Facial Paralysis Center since 1991, and serves as the co-director of the UPMC Salivary Gland Stone and Infection Center.

Barry Schaitkin, MD

Dr.Schaitkin is a professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has served as the director of the UPMC Shadyside Facial Paralysis Center since 1991, and serves as the co-director of the UPMC Salivary Gland Stone and Infection Center.

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Dr.Schaitkin is a professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has served as the director of the UPMC Shadyside Facial Paralysis Center since 1991, and serves as the co-director of the UPMC Salivary Gland Stone and Infection Center. His interests include both the medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis and facial nerve disorders. He pioneered surgical techniques that restore health to the paranasal sinuses by removing the least amount of tissue possible. His particular interest is the frontal sinus. Dr. Schaitkin helps patients with establishing a diagnosis for those with facial paralysis and discussing the latest treatment options. He brought the minimally invasive treatment of inflammatory disease and stones in the salivary glands to western Pennsylvania using salivary endoscopy. Dr. Schaitkin also serves as the director of the otolaryngology residency program for the University of Pittsburgh.