Dr. Hannah Qualls is fellowship-trained in pediatric otolaryngology. With expertise across the spectrum of complex pediatric ENT care, she specializes in pediatric airway surgery and aerodigestive care, voice and swallowing disorders, sleep disorders, head and neck tumors, sinus surgery, thyroid surgery and ear surgery.
Dr. Qualls received her medical degree with honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine, followed by an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at the University of Minnesota. She completed pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s. Her tertiary pediatric hospital experience included working with families and children with complex congenital conditions and genetic disorders.
Over the course of her training, Dr. Qualls held several institutional leadership positions and received the resident teaching award. She published multiple peer-reviewed publications, presented her research at national conferences and wrote an invited chapter on pediatric sleep surgery techniques.
Originally from Moscow, Idaho, Dr. Qualls is excited to return to the Inland Northwest. She and her husband look forward to hiking, kayaking, fishing and learning to ski.
Dr. Qualls will join Columbia Surgical Specialists in September 2019.