Inna Husain, MD

4.7
Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
Languages:
English
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About Me

Inna A. Husain, MD, is the Section Head of Laryngology and Director of the Voice, Airway, and Swallowing Disorders Program at Rush. She is the Departmental Wellness Committee Chair and also serves in the role of Associate Residency Program Director. She is an Assistant Professor in Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences. Dr. Husain completed medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas, otolaryngology residency at Northwestern, and fellowship in laryngology and professional voice at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She serves on the American Academy of Otolaryngology Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology Education committee working to create content that can educate otolaryngology residents as well as providers. She is also a public voices fellow with the OpEd Project and her pieces have been published in The Hill and Better Chicago. She is lectured at multiple national and international meetings and is a reviewer for Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology. She believes patients need to be involved with decision making regarding their health and in a collaborative approach to addressing diseases of the larynx. Her goal is to provide comprehensive medical and surgical management of diseases of the voice, airway, or swallowing and has furthered this by establishing laryngological procedures and the Professional Voice Program at Rush. Her research and clinical interests include laryngopharyngeal reflux, subglottic stenosis, and management of vocal disorders.

Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush South Loop
Rush South Loop
1411 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL, 60605

(312) 454-2700
(312) 454-2701
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Rush Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery - Chicago
Rush Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery - Chicago
1611 W Harrison St
Orthopedic Building
Suite 550
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-6100
(312) 942-6225
Directions
Rush Sinus, Allergy and Asthma Center
Rush Sinus, Allergy and Asthma Center
1611 W Harrison St
5th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 563-2799
Directions
Rush Lung Center Upper Airway Program
Rush Lung Center Upper Airway Program
1725 W Harrison St
Suite 774
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-6642
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Education and Training

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Otolaryngology
Massachusetts General Hospital - Otolaryngology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Clinical Expertise

Botulinum toxin injections
Dysphagia (trouble swallowing)
Endoscopy
Laryngeal surgery
Laryngitis
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)
Laser surgery, head and neck
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
Throat cancer
Tracheal surgery
Vocal cord dysfunction
Vocal cord injections
Voice surgery

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
University of Chicago Health Plans
University of Illinois at Chicago

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.7
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.8
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.7
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.7
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.7
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Excellent job
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
She is wonderful! A great listener. Speaks slowly, is patient. Very educated & knowledgeable. I always feel I'm in great care with her.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Good
4.4
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Very good
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
I will remain greatly appreciative to Dr. Husain for the exceptional care I was given and the remarcable results obtained.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
Each person who provided care were sensitive to my needs and concerns.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
Thorough and attentive. Dr H enabled me to understand every aspect of the exam and its potential results.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
EXCELLENT
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
Dr. Husain is awesome. She answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable about getting first time Botox shots. I was very pleased with her.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Dr. Husain knew exactly what questions to ask and diagnosed my problem very quickly. great bedside manner. She took the time to explain every step of a procedure as she performed it, thus putting me at ease. I was impressed with how quickly I was able to get an appointment to see Dr. Husain.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
She gave a detailed explanation and answered all my questions
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
thank you
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
She described everything at lay mans terms. I appreciate.
3.8
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
good

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Primary location
Rush South Loop
Rush South Loop
1411 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL, 60605

Directions