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Abie Mendelsohn, MD


Avraham Mendelsohn, MD

UCLA Physician Avraham Mendelsohn, MD specializes in Otolaryngology / Head & Neck.
Preferred Name
Abie Mendelsohn
Otolaryngology / Head & Neck
Language Spoken
English, Spanish, French
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
(310) 794-8634 Westwood Appointments and Information
(424) 259-6559 Santa Monica Appointments and Information
Fax Number
(310) 825-2810
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UCLA Voice Center for Medicine and the Arts
924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 515
Los Angeles CA 90024

UCLA Head and Neck Consultation Suite - Westwood
200 Medical Plaza, Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Head and Neck Consultation Suite- Santa Monica
1223 16th Street, Suite 3100
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2012
Laryngology and Voice Disorders, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011 - 2011
Transoral Laser Microsurgery/Transoral Robotic Surgery, University Hospital of Louvain at Mont-Godinne, 2011 - 2011
Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 - 2011
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2007
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
Airway, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Hypopharyngeal Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer, Larynx Disorders, Laser, Oncology, Robotic Surgery, Sialendoscopy, Snoring & Sleep Apnea Surgery, Spasmodic Dysphonia, Speech Disorders, Transoral-laser Microsurgery, Voice Disorders
Research Interest
Head and Neck Cancer, Robotic Surgery, Voice Production, Voice Preservation and Restoration
Additional Information
Academic/Teaching Appointments
  • Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Faculty Surgeon, Division of Head and Neck Surgery,Veterans Affairs (VA) of Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Memberships in Scholarly or Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Acoustical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngology

Dr. Mendelsohn attended the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Yeshiva University in New York. Here at UCLA, Dr. Mendelsohn quickly focused on voice and throat disorders and ultimately devoted an entire year towards the in-depth study of voice disorders. He continued his training in the Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery residency program at UCLA where he was ultimately awarded for his teaching in the role of Chief Resident.

Dr. Mendelsohn received fellowship training in the United States and Europe. Locally, he studied the treatment of voice and airway disorders at the UCLA voice center for the arts. Following, Dr. Mendelsohn received fellowship training in Trans-Oral Laser Surgery (TLM) and Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

Currently, as Assistant Professor of Surgery, Dr. Mendelsohn is enhancing a specialized clinical practice with focused research interests. Notably, Dr. Mendelsohn’s research findings have been repeatedly recognized at the national level. By studying the underlying mechanisms of voice production in order to preserve its function, Dr. Mendelsohn is at the forefront of endoscopic and minimally invasive head and neck surgery.

Dr. Mendelsohn's surgical practice concentrates in Throat cancer (tonsil cancer, tongue cancer, laryngeal cancer, vocal cord cancer), Voice disorders (care for vocal performers and the professional voice), and Obstructive sleep apnea.

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Awards & Recognition
  • Named Super Doctors Rising Star, 2013
  • Academic Senate Research Travel Grant, 2012-2013, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Academic Senate Research Travel Grant, 2011-2012, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chief Resident Teaching Award, 2011, Division of Head & Neck Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Recipient, 2010, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Boston, MA
  • Leadership Grant Recipient, 2010, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Boston, MA
  • Best Resident Clinical Paper, 2010, American Head and Neck Society, Las Vegas, NV
  • Research Achievement Award, 2010, William P. Longmire Surgical Society, Los Angeles, CA
  • Leadership Grant Recipient, 2008, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, IL
  • Award of Merit, 2006, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mead Johnson Merit Travel Award, 2003, Carmel, CA
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