Diane G Heatley, MD


  • Section – Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Medical Director, American Family Children’s Hospital

(608) 262-7181

600 Highland Ave
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1987
  • Residency, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1987-1992
  • Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1992-1993

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Heatley is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. She specializes in pediatric otolaryngology, including the evaluation of congenital abnormalities, laryngotracheal reconstruction, management of pediatric sinus disease, and pediatric hearing loss and cochlear implantation.

Dr. Heatley provides a wide range of services including Adenoidectomy, Bronchoscopy, Choanal Atresia Repair, Cochlear Implants, Congenital Atresia of the Ear Canal and Middle Ear, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Hearing Aids, Laryngeal Papilloma Laser Treatment, Laryngoscopy, Laryngotracheal Reconstruction, Mastoidectomy, Neck Mass Excision, Ossiculoplasty, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Tonsillectomy, Tracheostomy, Tympanoplasty, Tympanostomy (Ear) Tube Placement.

Research Interests

Dr. Heatley’s research interests include chronic sinusitis in children; cystic fibrosis and sinus disease; and issues in pediatric otolaryngology.

Recent Publications

  • Large cervicothoracic thymic cyst causing prominent airway deviation in a 3-day-old neonate.
    Hsu BS, Heatley DG, Wilhelm M
    WMJ 2011 Aug; 110(4): 185-7
    [PubMed ID: 22413630]

  • Perioperative intravenous steroid treatment and tonsillectomy.
    Heatley DG
    Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2001 Aug; 127(8): 1007-8
    [PubMed ID: 11493216]

  • Nasal irrigation for the alleviation of sinonasal symptoms.
    Heatley DG, McConnell KE, Kille TL, Leverson GE
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001 Jul; 125(1): 44-8
    [PubMed ID: 11458213]

  • Diagnosis of fibromatosis colli by fine-needle aspiration.
    Kurtycz DF, Logroño R, Hoerl HD, Heatley DG
    Diagn. Cytopathol. 2000 Nov; 23(5): 338-42
    [PubMed ID: 11074630]

  • Obstructive sleep apnea in children with achondroplasia: surgical and anesthetic considerations.
    Sisk EA, Heatley DG, Borowski BJ, Leverson GE, Pauli RM
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1999 Feb; 120(2): 248-54
    [PubMed ID: 9949360]

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