Welcoming New Faculty – Christopher Dwyer, MD, FRCSC

Please join us in welcoming Christopher Dwyer, MD, FRCSC, as a new faculty member in the Department of Surgery.

Christopher Dwyer, MD, FRCSC
Associate Surgeon, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Dwyer received his medical degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. He also completed his BSc degree at Memorial University, majoring in both chemistry and biochemistry. He thereafter completed his residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Western University’s Schulich School of Dentistry and Medicine in Ontario, Canada. He then pursued subspecialty fellowship training in laryngology and care of the professional voice at UC San Francisco. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Dwyer specializes in the medical and surgical care of voice, airway and swallowing pathologies. He is a strong advocate for offering a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to patient care, aiming to optimize outcomes and likelihood of sustainable, long-term success. His research interests include management and prevention of airway stenosis, balancing functional and oncologic outcomes of early glottic carcinoma, and pursuing future endeavors in treatment of chronic cough. He is passionate about medical and surgical education, with a special interest in teaching residents and medical students. Working alongside medical trainees has been a significant factor for his decision to pursue a career in academic medicine.