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Belachew Tessema, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology
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Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8083
Phone: 860-679-2804

Ear, Nose and Throat/Otolaryngology

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M.D.UConn School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipNew York Medical CollegeGeneral Surgery
ResidencyNew York Medical CollegeOtorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of Miami Hospital and ClinicsRhinology, Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Gerald Leonard M.D. Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching/AdvocacyUConn School of Medicine
J. Swift Hanley Award for Excellence in Resident ResearchNew York Eye and Ear Infirmary
New York Metropolitan Resident Research SymposiumNew York Metropolitan
Trilogic Society Research Presentation AwardCombined Otolaryngology Society
American Laryngological Association Reserach Presentation AwardCombined Otolaryngology Society
Normal E. Stoller Award: Surgical Intern of the YearBeth Israel Medical Center
Dean's Award, Outstanding Achievement in Medical StudiesUConn School of Medicine
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Fellow, American College of SurgeonsNational2012
North American Skull Base SocietyInternational2008
American Rhinologic SocietyNational2007
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryNational2003

Journal Articles


  • Biomaterials in Rhinology.
    Massey, Conner J; Suh, Jeffrey D; Tessema, Belachew; Gray, Stacey T; Singh, Ameet Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2016 Feb;154606-17