Bozena B. Wrobel

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Bozena B. Wrobel, MD

Areas of treatment:

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Image Guided Sinus Surgery (LGS)
Surgery To Correct Nasal Obstruction and Deviated Septum
Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery
Endoscopic Repair of Csf Leaks and Encephaloceles
Advanced Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery - Modified Endoscopic Lothrop Procedure (MELP)
Endoscopic Treatment of Nosebleeds - Endoscopic Sphenopalatine Artery Ligation (Espal)
Endoscopic Treatment of Epiphora (Tearing Eye) - Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
Smell and Taste Evaluation and Treatment
Allergy Testing and Immunotherapy
Chronic and Acute Sinusitis
Nasal Polyps
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Sinus Headaches
Smell and Taste Disorders
Nasal Allergies
Deviated Septum
Hypertrophy of the Inferior Turbinates
Sino - Nasal Inverted Papiloma

Specialty:

  • Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

Department:

  • Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Languages:

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian

Bozena B. Wrobel, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Bozena B. Wrobel, is a Polish born rhinologist. She received her undergraduate and M.D. degree from the Medical University of Warsaw in Poland. She completed an Otolaryngology Residency at the University of Colorado. She is Board-Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. She completed a one-year fellowship in Rhinology (including advanced endoscopic sinus surgery) and Chemosensory Disorders (Smell & Taste) at the University of Nebraska with Donald A. Leopold, M.D., F.A.C.S. In 2004.  She also visited several times with Peter J. Wormald, M.D. at Adelaide University in Australia, to study and observe endoscopic surgical approaches to the anterior skull-base.
Dr. Wrobel joined the full-time faculty at the USC Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Wrobel is the Director of the Allergy Clinic for the USC Head & Neck Group. For the past five years Dr. Wrobel has been an active reviewer for the American Journal of Rhinology. Presently she serves as a Vice-President of the Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Wrobel is the Course Director of the annual USC Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course and for last few years bi-annual USC Endoscopic Skull Base Courses. In March 2008 she organized and conducted the 1st International Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course in Kajetany, Poland which became annual event with the 4th one coming up in June 2011. Dr. Wrobel is an invited Speaker on national and international sinus surgery courses and rhinology conferences.
Dr. Wrobel’s medical practice is oriented toward Rhinology and complex disorders of the Paranasal Sinuses. Her research interests include endoscopic anterior skull-base surgical approaches, advanced endoscopic frontal sinus surgery and chemosensory disorders of smell and taste. Dr. Wrobel is fluent in English and Polish.
Dr. Wrobel has been awarded for the 2nd consecutive year “Patient’s Choice Award”.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, 1994

Internships:

Clinical Teaching Hospital, Medical University of Warsaw, 1994 - 1995
Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Surgery, 1998 - 1999

Residencies:

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Otolaryngology, 1999 - 2003

Fellowships:

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Rhinology and Chemosensory, 2003 - 2004
Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Electrophysiology, 1994 - 1996

Professional society memberships:

American Rhinologic Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Orange County Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery