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Dr. Inna Husain


Dr. Inna Husain is the medical director of laryngology with the CCNI Network and Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana.

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Ep 175 Understanding Atypical LPR: Beyond the Larynx with Dr. Inna Husain
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About Dr. Inna Husain

Dr. Inna Husain, MD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeon with sub-specialization in laryngology (voice, airway, swallow disorders). She is affiliated with Community Hospital, Munster, IN, Community Stroke and Rehabilitation Center, Crown Point, IN and St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, IN.

Dr. Husain received her medical degree from Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. She then completed residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, followed by a fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Husain has published over 30 papers, 9 op-eds, numerous press mentions, and given national/international talks related to her area of expertise.

Dr. Husain spent the first 7 years of her career in academic medicine being an Associate Professor and Section Head of Laryngology. She has a passion for teaching, and gained training in medical education through her role as Associate Residency Program Director. Dr. Husain now applies these skills to social media, where she maintains an active presence on Instagram and TikTok, helping to educate and advocate for patients with otolaryngology and throat disorders.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Inna Husain

Episode #175


In this episode, laryngologist Dr. Inna Husain joins host Dr. Ashley Agan for a deep dive into laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) to illuminate patient presentation, diagnostic tests, and future directions in LPR research.

Episode #83


In this episode of BackTable ENT, Dr. Ashley Agan interviews laryngologist Dr. Inna Husain about diagnosis, treatment, and multidisciplinary care of patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR).

Articles Featuring Dr. Inna Husain

Clinical Presentations of Atypical Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) is a disease of the upper aerodigestive tract resulting from direct and/or indirect effects of gastric contents. Laryngologist Dr. Inna Husain explains atypical LPR presentations and when to suspect that LPR or extralaryngeal pathology is at play in patients with chronic and nonspecific symptoms.

Navigating Atypical LPR: Diagnosis & Treatment

The standard workup for suspected laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) typically involves 24 hour pH impedance testing and flexible laryngoscopy whereas treatment of typical LPR usually consists of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), H2 blockers, alginate suspensions, and lifestyle changes. But what if the typical approach isn’t working?

LPR Diagnosis: Laryngoscopy, Stroboscopy & pH Impedance

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) diagnosis can involve the use of diagnostic tools like laryngoscopy, stroboscopy, and pH impedance probe monitoring. Learn more about the efficacy of different laryngoscopic examinations, the role of pH impedance probe monitoring in symptom correlation, and the complexities involved in interpreting probe results.

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) Treatment

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) treatment is expanding beyond medications, emphasizing personalized, natural, & innovative treatments. Learn more about lifestyle adjustments, the risks of proton pump inhibitors, & alginate therapies for LPR.

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR): Symptoms, Subtypes & Patient Presentation

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is a complex condition that impacts the upper aero-digestive tract through both acidic and non-acidic agents. Learn more about LPR symptoms, subtypes, common patient presentations.

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