Neal M. Lofchy, M.D., F.R.C.S.C. completed his premedical education at the University of Western Ontario and the Universtiy of British Columbia and earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1986. Dr. Lofchy completed a year of Plastic Surgery Research at St. Michael's Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto before his General Surgery residency training at the University of California Los Angeles. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto followed by a fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery under the direction of Drs. Robert Bumsted and William Panje at Rush University Medical Center in 1994. Dr. Lofchy is board certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in the United States and Canada and is a fellow of the American Rhinologic Society. Dr. Lofchy was Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at Rush Medical College from 1995 to 2019.
Ear, Nose, & Throat
Special Medical Interests
Surgical and Non-surgical Treatment of Chronic Sinusitis
Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Revision Sinus Surgery
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology - 1994
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – 1993
American Board of Otolaryngology – 1994.
In Local Practice Since:
University of Toronto - 1986
Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
University of Toronto Hospitals
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology & Bronchoesophagology, Rush Medical College and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center 1995 to 2019
American Journal of Rhinology, Editorial Review Board (2005 - present)
The Laryngoscope, Editorial Review Board (2007 - present)
American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy - Editorial Review Board (2020 - present)
Current Hospital Affiliations:
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Chicago Laryngological & Otological Society
Canadian Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society
American Rhinologic Society
Dr. Lofchy is the author of several professional publications, research papers and medical text book chapters including:
Revision and Open Sinus Surgery: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 3rd Edition, Eds. C.W. Cummings et al, Vol 2, Part V, C.V. Mosby, St. Louis (in print).
Lofchy, N.M. et al: Three-Dimensional (3D) Imaging of the Paranasal Sinuses. Atlas of Imaging of the Paranasal Sinus. Eds. L. Shankar et al. Martin Dunitz Publishers, London, England, 1994.
Lofchy, N.M., Bumsted, R.M.: Vidian Neurectomy. Atlas of Head & Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology, Eds. B.J. Baily et al. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1996.