Maria Wittkopf



Board Certified by the American Board of Otolayngology
Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Member of the American Medical Association
Member of Illinois State Medical Society

Maria L. Wittkopf, M.D. is one of the two non-Chicago natives in the group. She received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. She attended medical school at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN from where she graduated in 2005. She then stayed on to complete her residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which she finished in 2010. After working for one year at Suburban Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, Dr. Wittkopf left for a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, which she completed in 2012.

Dr. Wittkopf has received extensive training in all subspecialty areas of our field, with a special concentration in the area of Pediatric Otolaryngology and disorders including tonsil and adenoid disorders, sleep apnea, recurrent ear infections and hearing loss, pediatric neck masses and congenital disorders of the head and neck, chronic sinus disease, as well as pediatric airway disease.

Dr. Wittkopf is board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, as well as the American Medical Association, and the Illinois State Medical Society. She has participated in surgical mission work in Nigeria as well as Pediatric Otolaryngology mission work in Guatemala. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at national Otolaryngology meetings. Dr. Wittkopf is a wife and a mom and looks forward to serving our patients of all ages with compassionate, state-of-the-art care.