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Rachel L. Whelan, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Rachel L. Whelan, MD, is a faculty physician at the UPMC Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. A board-certified otolaryngologist with advanced training in sleep and pediatric otolaryngology, she specializes in treating sleep and breathing disorders in pediatric and adult patients.

With active roles in research, teaching, and clinical practice, Dr. Whelan focuses particularly on surgical treatment options for sleep-disordered breathing, including nasal, pharyngeal, and neurostimulation procedures.

    Education & Training

  • UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Sleep Medicine Fellowship
  • UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Residency, Department of Otolaryngology
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD
  • University of South Carolina, Honors College, BS, Exercise Physiology & Biology
Research Interests