Thomas C Robey, MD

Children’s Wisconsin since 2001

Accepting new patients




Dr Robey grew up in Janesville, Wisconsin before leaving the state to attend Duke University for his undergraduate education and Washington University in St. Louis for medical school. He got married to his wife, Jackie, after his first year of medical school. They moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan for Dr Robey’s otolaryngology training before moving back to Milwaukee in 2001 with their five children to join Dr David Beste and Pediatric ENT Specialists at Children’s Wisconsin. Dr Robey was in private practice for 11 years before joining the faculty in pediatric otolaryngology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in September of 2012. Dr Robey is also active in medical missions, training surgical residents in Gabon, West Africa through the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS). Dr Robey believes it is a privilege to be a participant in the care of your child and looks forward to assisting in the care of your child’s head and neck needs. 


  • Otolaryngology

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Airway reconstructive surgeries
  • Craniofacial irregularities
  • Congenital head and neck masses
  • Cerumen removal
  • Cystic Fibrosis related sinus surgery
  • Dermoid cyst
  • Deviated septum
  • Foreign body in ear nose and airway
  • Hearing disorders
  • Hearing loss
  • Mastoiditis
  • Neck abscess
  • Nosebleeds
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Otitis Externa Swimmer Ear
  • Otitis media
  • Salivary control
  • Sinusitis
  • Stridor
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal disorders
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Vocal cord paralysis
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Education and Awards


  • 1995, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MD


    2001, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) - Otolaryngology


  • 1999 - Merle Lawrence Research Award (best basic science research paper) - “The Development of Biodegradable Tracheal Stents”, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan
  • 1999 - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Employee of the Month, August
  • 2001 - William P. Potsic Basic Research Award – 1st Place – “Bioabsorbable PLLA stents and their use in a rabbit tracheal reconstruction model”, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology 16th Annual Meeting
  • Best Doctors in America
  • 2013 Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty Global Health Travel Scholarship
  • 2018 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors 

Research and publications


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