Ahmed Soliman, MD

Ahmed M. Soliman, MD; Professor, Otolaryngology
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Clinical Locations

Professor and Interim Chair, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director, Temple Head & Neck Institute
Director, Voice, Airway & Swallowing Center, Temple University Hospital

Treatment Focus

  • Laryngeal stenosis
  • Subglottic stenosis
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Voice disorders
  • Vocal nodules, cysts, nodules, scar
  • Laryngeal microsurgery
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Zenker’s diverticulum
  • Chronic cough
  • Early glottic cancer
  • KTP laser surgery
  • Recurrent laryngeal papilloma
  • Vocal fold paralysis
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Botox injections larynx


Key Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs 2022

Educational Background

  • Residency, Otolaryngology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship, Laryngology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • MD, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


  • American Laryngological Association
  • Triological Society
  • American Bronchoesophagological Association
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • President, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolarynogology, 2017-2019
  • Past President, Philadelphia Laryngological Society

Honors & Awards

  • Top Doctors, Otolaryngology, Philadelphia magazine, 2012-2018
  • Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Philadelphia magazine
  • America's Most Compassionate Physicians, Patients’ Choice
  • Top Doctor, Delaware Valley Consumer Checkbook
  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumer Research Council

Research Interests

  • Laryngotracheal stenosis
  • Voice, airway
  • Swallowing disorders

Selected Publications

Zoghbi WA, Soliman AM. Guest Editors William Zoghbi, MD, and Ahmed Soliman, MD, Lead Issue on Digital Health in Cardiovascular Care. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2020 Oct-Dec;16(4):260. doi: 10.14797/mdcj-16-4-260. PMID: 33500752; PMCID: PMC7812839.

Schlaff WD, Ackerman RT, Al-Hendy A, Archer DF, Barnhart KT, Bradley LD, Carr BR, Feinberg EC, Hurtado SM, Kim J, Liu R, Mabey RG Jr, Owens CD, Poindexter A, Puscheck EE, Rodriguez-Ginorio H, Simon JA, Soliman AM, Stewart EA, Watts NB, Muneyyirci-Delale O. Elagolix for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Women with Uterine Fibroids. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jan 23;382(4):328-340. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1904351. PMID: 31971678.

Pokrzywinski RM, Soliman AM, Chen J, Snabes MC, Agarwal SK, Coddington C, Coyne KS. Psychometric assessment of the health-related productivity questionnaire (HRPQ) among women with endometriosis. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2020 Oct;20(5):531-539. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2019.1662301. Epub 2019 Sep 18. PMID: 31530044.

Pokrzywinski R, Soliman AM, Surrey E, Snabes MC, Coyne KS. Psychometric assessment of the PROMIS Fatigue Short Form 6a in women with moderate-to-severe endometriosis-associated pain. J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2020 Oct 27;4(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s41687-020-00257-y. PMID: 33108543; PMCID: PMC7591638.

Agarwal SK, Soliman AM, Pokrzywinski RM, Snabes MC, Coyne KS. Clinically Meaningful Reduction in Dyspareunia Is Associated With Significant Improvements in Health-Related Quality of Life Among Women With Moderate to Severe Pain Associated With Endometriosis: A Pooled Analysis of Two Phase III Trials of Elagolix. J Sex Med. 2020 Dec;17(12):2427-2433. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.08.002. Epub 2020 Sep 12. PMID: 32928659.

Pokrzywinski RM, Soliman AM, Chen J, Snabes MC, Coyne KS, Surrey ES, Taylor HS. Achieving clinically meaningful response in endometriosis pain symptoms is associated with improvements in health-related quality of life and work productivity: analysis of 2 phase III clinical trials. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jun;222(6):592.e1-592.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.11.1255. Epub 2019 Nov 22. PMID: 31759891.

Soliman AM, Coyne KS, Zaiser E, Castelli-Haley J, Fuldeore MJ. The burden of endometriosis symptoms on health-related quality of life in women in the United States: a cross-sectional study. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Dec;38(4):238-248. doi: 10.1080/0167482X.2017.1289512. Epub 2017 Feb 21. PMID: 28635533.

Coyne KS, Soliman AM, Margolis MK, Thompson CL, Chwalisz K. Validation of the 4 week recall version of the Uterine Fibroid Symptom and Health-related Quality of Life (UFS-QOL) Questionnaire. Curr Med Res Opin. 2017 Feb;33(2):193-200. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2016.1248382. Epub 2016 Nov 18. PMID: 27733082.

Blauvelt A, Gordon KB, Lee P, Bagel J, Sofen H, Lockshin B, Soliman AM, Geng Z, Zhan T, Alperovich G, Stein Gold L. Efficacy, safety, usability, and acceptability of risankizumab 150 mg formulation administered by prefilled syringe or by an autoinjector for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. J Dermatolog Treat. 2022 Jun;33(4):2085-2093. doi: 10.1080/09546634.2021.1914812. Epub 2021 May 5. PMID: 33947295.

Soliman AM, Margolis MK, Castelli-Haley J, Fuldeore MJ, Owens CD, Coyne KS. Impact of uterine fibroid symptoms on health-related quality of life of US women: evidence from a cross-sectional survey. Curr Med Res Opin. 2017 Nov;33(11):1971-1978. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2017.1372107. Epub 2017 Sep 12. PMID: 28836862.

Anis MM, Krynetskaia N, Zhao Z, Krynetskiy E; Soliman AMS. Determining candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms in acquired laryngotracheal stenosis. Laryngoscope. 2017 Nov 22 doi:1001002/lary026981. [Epub ahead of print].

Soliman AMS. Commentary on Menapace et al, ‘‘Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis:Long-Term Outcomes of Open Surgical Techniques’’Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 May.

Isaacson GC, Ianacone DC,  Soliman AMS. Ex Vivo Ovine Model for Suspension Microlaryngoscopy Training.  J Laryngol Otol. 2016 Oct;130(10):939-942. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

Howell RJ, Pate MB, Ishman SL, Isserof TF, Rubin, Soliman AM, Postma GN, Pitman MJ. Prospective Multi-Institutional Transnasal Esophagoscopy: Predictors of a Change in Management, Laryngoscope. 2016 Dec;126(12):2667-2671.

Anis MM,  Razavi M, Xiao X, Soliman AMS. The Association of Reflux Disease and Laryngeal Cancer. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2016 Feb 9;2(1):7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.wjorl.2016.01.002. eCollection 2016 Mar.

Linkov G, Cracchiolo JR , Chan NJ, Healy M , Jamal N, Soliman AMS. The role of serial physical examinations in the management of angioedema involving the head and neck: A prospective observational study. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery(2016) 2, 7e12.

Linkov G, Soliman AM. Infections and edema. Anesthesiol Clin. 2015 Jun;33(2):329-46.

Chan NJ, Soliman AM. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor-related angioedema: onset, presentation, and management.Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Feb;124(2):89-96. Epub 2014 Jul 24.

Anis MM,  Khurana J, Krynetskiy E,  Zhao Z,  Soliman AMS. Translational genomics of acquired laryngotracheal stenosis. Laryngoscope.2014 May;124(5):E175-9.

Wexler SJ,  Wernick, B,and Soliman AMS. Flexible Esophagoscopy use among otolaryngologists. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.  2014 Jan;123(1):5-10. PMID:24574417.

Redmond J, Diamond J, Dunn J, Cohen GS, and Soliman AMS. Rigid bronchoscopic management of complications related to endobronchial stents in post lung transplant patients.Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Mar;122(3):183-9.

Soliman AMS, Ahmad SM, Roy D. Triologic Thesis:Upper Aerodigestive tract endoscopy in penetrating neck trauma. Laryngoscope.2012 Oct 15 doi: 10.1002/lary.23611.

Cheng AY, Soliman, AMS. Use of a microdebrider for subepithelial excision of benign vocal fold lesions. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010 Nov;119(11):782-5.

Solomon DH, Buttaro BA, Wobb J, Truant A and Soliman AMS. Characterization of Bacterial Biofilms on Tracheostomy Tubes. Laryngoscope. 119(8):1633-8 Aug 2009.

Azadarmaki R, Mirza N, Soliman AMS. Unilateral true vocal fold synkinesis presenting with airway obstruction. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.118(8):587-91, Aug 2009.

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