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Sanford Archer, MD, FACS, FAAOA


(859) 257-5405
740 S Limestone


  • Professor
  • Division of Laryngology

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Biography and Education


Sanford M. Archer, MD received his medical degree at Chicago Medical School.  He served his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

He is a practicing clinician, surgeon and a teaching professor for the residency program with the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery with the University of Kentucky.  Dr. Archer has an active interest in clinical research and his main areas of expertise include care of the professional voice, management of acute and chronic nasal and sinus problems, otolaryngologic allergy and facial plastic surgery.  He is board certified with the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.


Undergraduate Education
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Bachelor of Arts (Biology), 1977

Graduate Education
The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
Doctor of Medicine, 1983

Post-Graduate Training
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
General Surgery Resident, 1983-1985

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Otolaryngology Residency, 1985-1988

California, 1987
Kentucky, 1988

Hospital Privileges
University of Kentucky A.B. Chandler Medical Center
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
Saint Joseph Hospital