Meet the Otolaryngology (ENT) Team

The otolaryngology program at Arkansas Children’s uses a multidisciplinary approach to care that includes doctors, nurses and speech, language and hearing therapists. All of our doctors are board certified in otolaryngology.

Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Doctors

  • Abby Nolder, MD Program Director, otolaryngology residency training program, UAMS
  • Adam Johnson, MD, PhD Cleft, Vascular, Velopharyngeal Dysfunction and Craniofacial team
  • Charles Bower, MD Vice Chief, pediatric ENT
  • Andre Wineland, MD Aerodigestive Center, Upper Airway Center, Thyroid Center, Voice Clinic, Functional Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) Clinic
  • Gresham Richter, MD Chief of pediatric otolaryngology, Waner Endowed Chair in pediatric facial plastics and reconstruction, director, Vascular Anomalies and Aerodigestive Centers
  • Larry Hartzell, MD Fellowship director, pediatric otolaryngology; director, UAMS Cleft Team at Arkansas Children’s; director, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI) Clinic
  • Michael Key, MD Facial plastic surgery, primary clinical and academic interests include rhinoplasty, trauma and auricular reconstruction
  • John Dornhoffer, MD Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UAMS, primary clinical and academic interests include hearing restoration and treatment of chronic ear infections and other diseases of the ear
  • Valerie Wessel, APN Certified in pediatric acute care
  • John Jones, MD

Fellow Instructors

Ancillary Staffing