Joseph P.Allegretti, M.D. completed his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois - Urbana in 1986 and his medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1990. Dr. Allegretti completed his surgical internship and residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis in 1995. He has completed three years of post-graduate fellowship training in Laryngoscopy, Head and Neck, Skull base, Facial Plastic, Reconstructive, Rhinologic and Sinus Surgery at both Rush Medical College and the University of Tennessee - Memphis. He completed the prestigious fellowship under Dr. William Panje in Advanced Rhinology, Sinus Surgery, Skull Base and Head and Neck Tumor surgery in 1998. He was hand picked by Dr. Panje to take over the care of his patients after he joined the practice. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and a member of many professional societies.
Ear, Nose, & Throat
Special Medical Interests
Difficult Head & Neck Cancers and Tumors
Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors
ENT Rehabilitation & Reconstruction
Skull Base Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Inspire Sleep Apnea Implant
American Board of Otolaryngology - 1996
In Local Practice Since:
Loyola University of Chicago- 1990
Indiana University Medical Center
Indiana University Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Rush University (2000-2019)
Rush Institutional Review Board (2000-2003)
Rush Medical Records Committee (2000-2003)
Rush Department of Otolaryngology (1996-2019)
Head and Neck Oncology, Skull Base, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University (1998-99)
Head and Neck Surgery & Rhinology, Illinois Masonic Medical Center (1996-1997)
Laryngology, University of Tennessee - Memphis, (1995-1996)
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Chicago Laryngological & Otological Society
American Rhinologic Society
Current Hospital Affiliations:
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Dr. Allegretti is active in Head and Neck Cancer and Sinus research and has authored several publications including:
The Temporoparietal Fascial Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction: The Workhorse from Above, In Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. W.B. Saunders Company, June, 2000, 11(2).
Jejunal Myomucosal Graft Reconstruction of the Pharyngeal and Esophageal Walls without Microvascular Anastomosis, In Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. W.B. Saunders Company, June, 2000, 11(2).
Management of Inverting Papilloma, In Controversy in Otolaryngology. Thieme Publishing Company, Second Edition, 2000.
Reduction of Nasal Fractures, In Emergency Medicine Procedures. Cook County Hospital, 2000.
Spasmodic Dysphonia, In Current Opinion in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1996.
Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board, Monthly Case Presentations, Division of Endocrinology, University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2020- present.
Cancer Conference Tumor Board, Weekly Case Presentations, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, August 2019- present.
Head and Neck Tumor Board, Weekly Case Presentations, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2019- present.
Head and Neck Tumor Conference, Weekly Regular Case Presentations, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Rush University Medical Center, July 1999 to June 2019.
Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board, Monthly Case Presentations, Division of Endocrinology, Rush University Medical Center, July 2016-June 2019.
Complications of Head and Neck Oncological Surgery, Rush University Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Academic Day, April 5, 2019.
Surgical Management of Hyperparathyroidism, Rush University Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, December 7, 2018.
Epiglottic Histoplasmosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Rush University, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Academic Day, January 9, 2015.