Julia Comer, MD  

Language Spoken: English


Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery


John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Of Cook County, Specialty Care Center



Board Certification:

Board Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Board Eligible in Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

Medical Education:

Florida State University College of Medicine


University of Florida


University of Illinois at Chicago


Comer, J.C., Hess, A.O., Rarey, K.E., Justice, J.M., Collins, W.O. and Lobo, B.C. (2023), The Transverse Turbinate Line: A Reliable Landmark for the Maxillary Sinus Natural Ostium. The Laryngoscope. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.30678 Comer J, King R, Harris A, Hitchcock K, Mendenhall W, Bates J, Dziegielewski P. Retromolar Trigone Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Population-Based Analysis of Survival. Oral Oncology. Published 2022 Feb 24. Comer JC, Harris AB, Hess AO, Hitchcock KE, Mendenhall WM, Bates JE, Dziegielewski PT. Does lymphovascular invasion predict survival in oral cancer? A population-based analysis. Oral Oncol. 2023 Apr 1;140:106387. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2023.106387. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37011428. Hall J, Aly F Z, Comer J, et al. A Rare Case of Ectopic Colonic Mucosa Presenting With Airway Compromise in a Neonate. Cureus 2022; 14(7): e27031. Published 2022 July 19. doi:10.7759/cureus.27031 Gebhard M, Shenoy A, Comer J, Schrepfer T. A Post-Auricular Accessory Tragus. Cureus. 2021;13(3):e13645. Published 2021 Mar 1. doi:10.7759/cureus.13645

Research Interests:

maxillofacial trauma, rhinoplasty, Mohs reconstructive surgery, head and neck pathology