Gayle Woodson, MD

Gayle Woodson, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Springfield, IL


Office Address

Office Map
  • 301 N 8th St
    Springfield, IL 62701
    Phone: (217) 545-6099
    Fax: (217) 545-0253

Dr. Woodson's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): Laryngology & Voice Disorders, Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Clinical Interests: Laryngeal Nerves; Laryngeal Paralysis; Laryngeal and tracheal stenosis

Dr. Woodson's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Adjunct ProfessorDrexel University College of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Professor and ChairSouthern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Carbondale, IL
    Professor (2003); Program Director (2003 - 2008)
  • ProfessorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
    Gainesville, FL
  • ProfessorUniversity of Tennessee
    Memphis, TN
  • Associate ProfessorUCSD School of Medicine
    La Jolla, CA
    Assistant Professor (1987-1989)
  • Assistant ProfessorBaylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

Dr. Woodson's Education & Medical Training

  • Institute of Laryngology and OtologyInstitute of Laryngology and OtologyOther Training, Fellowship, Laryngology
  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of MedicineResidency, Otolaryngology
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityResidency, General Surgery
  • Johns Hopkins HospJohns Hopkins HospInternship, Surgical Internship
  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of MedicineFellowship, Otolaryngology
  • Baylor Coll of MedBaylor College of MedicineMedical School
  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of MedicineOther Training, MD
  • Rice UniversityRice UniversityOther Training, BA, Biology and Psychology

Dr. Woodson's Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License2003 - 2014
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2000 - 2015
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology, 1981

Dr. Woodson's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Association of Women SurgeonsOlga Jonasson AwardAssociation of Women Surgeons, 2010
  • Hans von Leden Award for Lifetime Acheivement in Voice Car2009
  • American Laryngological Society Annual MeetingGuest of HonorAmerican Laryngological Society Annual Meeting, 2009
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Dr. Woodson's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Verrucous carcinoma of the middle ear and mastoid.Woodson GE, Jurco S, Alford BR, McGavran M, Archives of Otolaryngology, 107:63-65
  • The larynx and respiration.Woodson GE, Speech News
  • Chest wall metastasis as a complication of myocutaneous flap reconstruction.Robbins KT, Woodson GE, Journal of Otolaryngology, 13:13-14
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Encyclopedia of Human Biology.Chapter: The Larynx
    Woodson GE
    Editors: Dulbeco.Academic Press,Inc, San Diego, CA
  • Encyclopedia of Human Biology.Chapter: Laryngeal Reflexes
    Woodson GE
    Editors: Dulbeco.Academic Press,Inc, San Diego, CA
  • Conn’s Current Therapy.Chapter: Hoarseness
    Woodson GE
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  • Meassuring the Voice: What Matters and What Doesn’t?Bless D, Bastian R, Woodson GE, Keidar A, Keenze M, Cleveland T, Vox Humana Symposium, New York, NY
  • Endoscopic CO2 Laser Cricopharyngeal Myotum in 2 Two Year Olds.A. Ray and G.E. Woodson, Triological Society, Middle Section Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • Advances in Vocal Fold Surgery.Woodson GE, Ford C, Blitzer A, Bastian R, Kelly J, Vox Humana Symposium, New York, NY
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  • Malignant Laryngeal Tumors.The 73rd Postgraduate Seminar Lecture, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi Tanzania
  • Nasopharyngoscopy and Airway Obstruction.Twenty-Eighth Annual Review Course for Family Physicians, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
  • Laryngeal Paralysis—Research in Reinnervation.University of Colorado, Resident Research Day
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  • Neurologic Evaluation of the Larynx.Woodson GE, Miller RH, Rosenfield DB, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • The Effect of Cricothyroid Contraction on Glottic Resistance.Woodson GE, Sant'Ambrogio F, Mathew O, Sant'Ambrogio G, American College of Surgeons
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia.Woodson GE, Murry T, Singular Publishing

Grant Support

  • Cricothyroid Reflex/Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis
    Cricothyroid Reflex/Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve ParalysisNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1988 - 1988
  • Cricothyroid Reflex/Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis
    Cricothyroid Reflex/Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve ParalysisNational Institute On Deafness And Other Communication Disorders
    1988 - 1992


  • ACS Committee on Resident EducationChair

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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