University of Wisconsin–Madison

James Scott McMurray, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Chief, Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 262-7181

MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-3284


  • MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1990
  • Residency, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1990-1995
  • Neurolaryngology Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1995-1996
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1996-1998

Clinical Specialties

Dr. McMurray is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His clinical practice comprises all aspects of general pediatric otolaryngology, with special interests in pediatric airway reconstruction, dysphagia, and voice disorders.

Dr. McMurray provides a wide range of services including Adenoidectomy, Bronchoscopy, Choanal Atresia Repair, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laryngeal Papilloma Laser Treatment, Laryngeal Surgery, Laryngoscopy, Laryngotracheal Reconstruction, Laser Procedures, Mastoidectomy, Neck Mass Excision, Ossiculoplasty, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Tonsillectomy, Tracheostomy, Transnasal Laryngotracheoscopy (Airway Examination), Tympanoplasty, Tympanostomy (Ear) Tube Placement.

Research Interests

Dr. McMurray has research interests in pediatric airway reconstruction, dysphagia, and voice disorders, as well as the treatment of lymphangioma.

Recent Publications:

    • A Preliminary Case Report of a High-Quality Cost-effective Rigid Laryngoscopy Setup.
    • Zhang F, McMurray JS, Devine EE, Xue C, McCulloch TM, Jiang JJ
    • Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2017 May; 126(5): 411-414
    • [PubMed ID: 28397566]
    • Neonatal Repair in a Patient With Heterotaxy, Truncus Arteriosus, Pulmonary Artery Sling, and Tracheal Stenosis.
    • Anagnostopoulos PV, Kenny EC, Peterson AL, Hagen SA, McMurray JS
    • Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6): 2359-62
    • [PubMed ID: 26652536]
    • Care of pediatric tracheostomy in the immediate postoperative period and timing of first tube change.
    • Lippert D, Hoffman MR, Dang P, McMurray JS, Heatley D, Kille T
    • Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Dec; 78(12): 2281-5
    • [PubMed ID: 25468464]
    • Endoscopic changes in the upper airway after mandibular distraction osteogenesis.
    • Olson TP, McMurray JS, Mount DL
    • J Craniofac Surg 2011 Jan; 22(1): 105-9
    • [PubMed ID: 21187768]
    • Implementation of a program for surgical education in laryngology.
    • Verma SP, Dailey SH, McMurray JS, Jiang JJ, McCulloch TM
    • Laryngoscope 2010 Nov; 120(11): 2241-6
    • [PubMed ID: 20939097]

All Publications on PubMed