Thomas R Pasic, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Section of Sinus Surgery
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 262-8693

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • MD, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 1984
  • Internship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1984-1985, and University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1985-1986
  • Research Fellow, Physiology-Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1986-1987
  • Residency, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1987-1991

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Pasic is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Rhinology, and American Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS. He specializes in rhinology, especially diseases of the paranasal sinuses.

Dr. Pasic provides a wide range of services including Adenoidectomy, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Tonsillectomy, Tracheostomy, Tympanoplasty.

Research Interests

Dr. Pasic’s clinical research efforts are in the study of chronic sinusitis and outcome research.

Recent Publications

  • Rhinovirus C targets ciliated airway epithelial cells.
    Griggs TF, Bochkov YA, Basnet S, Pasic TR, Brockman-Schneider RA, Palmenberg AC, Gern JE
    Respir. Res. 2017 05 04; 18(1): 84
    [PubMed ID: 28472984]

  • Effects of rhinovirus species on viral replication and cytokine production.
    Nakagome K, Bochkov YA, Ashraf S, Brockman-Schneider RA, Evans MD, Pasic TR, Gern JE
    J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2014 Aug; 134(2): 332-41
    [PubMed ID: 24636084]

  • Biological characteristics and propagation of human rhinovirus-C in differentiated sinus epithelial cells.
    Ashraf S, Brockman-Schneider R, Bochkov YA, Pasic TR, Gern JE
    Virology 2013 Feb 05; 436(1): 143-9
    [PubMed ID: 23199420]

  • Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: a proteomic analysis.
    Upton DC, Welham NV, Kuo JS, Walker JW, Pasic TR
    Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2011 Dec; 120(12): 780-6
    [PubMed ID: 22279949]

  • Molecular modeling, organ culture and reverse genetics for a newly identified human rhinovirus C.
    Bochkov YA, Palmenberg AC, Lee WM, Rathe JA, Amineva SP, Sun X, Pasic TR, Jarjour NN, Liggett SB, Gern JE
    Nat. Med. 2011 May; 17(5): 627-32
    [PubMed ID: 21483405]

All Publications on PubMed