Michael Somenek, MD is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is also a member of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Somenek brings additional expertise to Maryland ENT by providing a highly specialized practice with a focus on aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck. He completed an intensive fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the tutelage of world-renowned facial plastic surgeons J. Regan Thomas(Past president of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) and Dean Toriumi at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital.
Dr. Somenek offers a variety of services including aesthetic facial surgery (face lifting, eyelid surgery, scar revision, etc.), skin cancer reconstruction, facial trauma and functional and cosmetic nasal surgery (rhinoplasty). In addition, patients come to Dr. Somenek for minimally invasive facial plastic procedures (facial liposuction; endoscopic forehead, brow and midface lift; and lip and cheek augmentation). Non-surgical rejuvenation procedures, including Botox®, injectable fillers (Juvederm®, Restylane®, etc.) laser skin resurfacing and chemical peels are also offered in his practice.
Prior to specialty training, Dr. Somenek completed medical school and a five-year residency training program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. While in medical school, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, a selective and prestigious honor society signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. He attended the University of Miami where he holds a degree in Microbiology and Immunology and a membership in Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
As an author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, textbook chapters and presentations at national meetings, he has contributed to many fields of Ear, Nose and Throat medicine.