Bryan R. McRae, M.D., is a specialist in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and previously served as Interim Co-Director at the Center for Medical Innovation. Along with the treatment of common conditions in adults and children (tonsillectomy, hearing loss, facial trauma repair, etc.), Dr. McRae has interests and training in a wide range of ear, nose, and throat disorders, including laryngology and vocal lesions, chronic ear disease, thyroid tumors, salivary disease, and sinus surgery. He is one of the Otolaryngology surgeons for the HHT team (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia), a University of Utah referral center for specialized treatment of HHT, a unique genetic disorder. Research experience includes years of full-time NIH-T32 training in laryngeal reinnervation, vocal fold paralysis, artificial tracheas, and related efforts. He also participates enthusiastically in developing innovative new medical and surgical devices, including mentorship of multiple university BioDesign teams with the Bioengineering undergraduate program. Dr. McRae is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) and is involved in local and national committees. He speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently and actively participates in humanitarian service, including past surgical trips to Kenya, China, and Indonesia.
Dr. McRae is a native of Bountiful, Utah, and in his free time, he enjoys many outdoor activities with his wife and family. He also enjoys piano and choral music.