Seth H Dailey, MD


  • Chief, Section of Laryngology and Voice Surgery
  • Program Director, Laryngology Fellowship
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 265-5470

600 Highland Ave
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • BA, Columbia University, New York City, NY
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York
  • Internship, General Surgery St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City, NY
  • Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • Fellowship, Laryngology, Boston, MA

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Dailey is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is the Laryngology Fellowship program director. He specializes in voice, airway and swallowing disorders. He also has expertise in professional and performing voice disorders, laryngeal cancer, laryngeal premalignancy, spasmodic dysphonia, laryngeal tremor, vocal cord paralysis, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, airway stenosis, and dysphagia.

Research Interests

The focus of Dr. Dailey’s research is on surgical reconstruction of the vocal fold, vocal fold scarring, laryngeal premalignancy, office-based procedures of the upper airway and laryngeal education.

Dr. Dailey’s book, The Laryngeal Dissection and Surgery Guide, can be found on several online bookselling sites including and 

Recent Publications

  • Xiang-Sheng-PoDi-Wan May Reduce the Risk of Pneumonia retain-->in Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study.
    Lin SK, Dailey SH, Lai YT
    J Voice 2023 Jul 19;
    [PubMed ID: 37479634]

  • Voice Outcomes Following Serial Office-Based Steroid Injections and Voice Therapy for Vocal Fold Scar.
    Kruse CM, Hoffman MR, Hennessy BN, Schoeff SS, Dailey SH
    J Voice 2023 Apr 17;
    [PubMed ID: 37076383]

  • Long-Term Follow-up of 64 Patients With Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis: Treatment Pathways, Outcomes, and Impact of Serial Intralesional Steroid Injections.
    Schoeff S, Hoffman MR, Zhang Y, Yang Q, Dailey SH
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2023 Nov; 132(11): 1341-1348
    [PubMed ID: 36840325]

  • Role of Voice Therapy in Adherence to Voice Rest After Office-Based Vocal Fold Procedures.
    King RE, Dailey SH, Thibeault SL
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 2021 Nov 04; 30(6): 2542-2553
    [PubMed ID: 34520225]

  • Iatrogenic Vocal Fold Paralysis: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan.
    Lai YT, Chao PZ, Chang YK, Yen YC, Shen YT, Yu TY, Dailey S, Wang YH
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2022 Jul; 131(7): 767-774
    [PubMed ID: 34470521]

All Publications on PubMed