Alexander T Hillel MDAssociate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Dr. Alexander Hillel is a Laryngologist in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. His clinical practice and research centers on the treatment, prevention, and causes of laryngotracheal stenosis (LTS). His laboratory developed model systems to study immunologic and metabolic mechanisms that promote LTS. He developed a novel drug-eluting stent for treating LTS in mice and ongoing efforts center on translating immunologic and metabolic inhibition as a therapy for LTS patients. Dr. Hillel is a council member of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association and serves on the leadership team of the North American Airway Collaborative (NoAAC) which is an international organization dedicated to improving our understanding of adult airway disease and developing effective, cost-conscious treatments.