Joseph Bradley, MD, FACS

Joseph Bradley, MD, FACS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.  A Missouri native, he earned his undergraduate degree (political science) from Washington University in St. Louis before earning his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine.  He then returned to St. Louis, where he completed his otolaryngology-head & neck surgery residency from Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine.  After completing a fellowship in laryngology & care of the professional voice at Emory University, he returned to join the Washington University School of Medicine faculty in 2014.

An advocate for medical education, he currently serves as his department’s associate residency program director and course director for the WUMS-II Clinical Topics in Otolaryngology Course.  He is on the medical staff of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he serves as the Chair of the Tracheostomy & Difficult Airway Steering Committee.

His areas of clinical interest and expertise include KTP laser treatment of laryngeal disease vocal fold paralysis, aging voice, upper airway obstruction, and management of chronic cough.  He is an active member of several societies, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, American Laryngological Association, American Bronchoesophagological Association, and American College of Surgeons.  A reviewer for multiple journals, he is also a member of editorial board for the Journal of Voice.

His interests outside of medicine include running, photography, singing, and computers.