Columbia Surgical Specialists

Al Pokorny


Allergy Disorders

Al Pokorny, MD

Dr. Pokorny is a board certified otolaryngologist who came to Spokane after 10 years of solo practice in Park City, Utah. Dr. Pokorny was born and raised in Spokane, where he attended Ferris High School. He continued his education at Dartmouth College, where he was captain of the Cross-Country team. Then he returned to the Pacific Northwest, graduating with honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine.

After completing his residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Utah, Dr. Pokorny chose to stay in Park City, so his sons could compete in ski jumping and Nordic combined. While in Utah he served in leadership roles in the Utah Medical Society and on multiple non-profit boards. He is married to Valerie Logsdon, MD, who served as medical operations officer for the Salt Lake Olympics and now works for Hospice of Spokane.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American Rhinologic Society, sub-specializing in Sinus and Allergy disorders. He loves to hike, bike and golf, and is an official for the United States Ski and Snowboard Association.