Robert Puchalski, M.D., FAAOA


Cornell University

Medical School

Washington University, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 Medical schools in the United States.


University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, recognized in 2020 by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top 10 residency programs in the United States

Board Certification


Sleep Medicine

Fellow, Otolaryngic Allergy

Professional Memberships

Board of Directors and Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Member
Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
AAOA Delegate to the American Medical Association

Research Publications

Strickland CL, Puchalski R, Savvides SN, Karplus PA. Overexpression of Crithidia fasciculate trypanathione reductase and crystallization using a novel geometry. Acta Crystallographica; Section D-Biological Crystallography. 1995. 51.3, 337-341.

Puchalski R, Shah UK, Carpentieri D, McLaughlin R, Handler SD. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy (NMTI) of the hard palate: presentation and management. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology. 2000. 53, 163-168.

Dr. Puchalski is the founding physician and Chairman at SCENT and has a special interest in obstructive sleep apnea and rhinology (including allergy). Dr. Puchalski has proudly served leadership roles in many medical specialty organizations and is currently the South Carolina representative to the AAO-HNS Board of Governors, a delegate to the AMA representing the AAOA, and a member of the ENTPAC and AAOA Boards.
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