Devyani Lal, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

EnglishHindi

Devyani Lal, M.D., is Professor of Otolaryngology, Mayo College of Medicine and Science with a joint appointment in Neurological Surgery. She has a specialty interest in Rhinology & Endoscopic Cranial Base Surgery.

Dr. Lal focuses on:

  • Complex sinus disease requiring surgery (nasal polyposis, aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease, allergic fungal sinusitis, etc.)
  • Revision sinus surgery and frontal sinus surgery
  • Cerebrospinal rhinorrhea repair
  • Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors, chordomas, craniopharyngioma
  • Sinonasal malignancies and tumors (inverted papilloma, melanoma, carcinoma, osteoma, etc.)
  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery for pterygopalatine, infratemporal and petrous apex pathology
  • Endoscopic orbital decompression and endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

Dr. has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She is author and co-editor of the book, "Frontal Sinus Surgery: A Systematic Approach."

Dr. Lal currently serves on the Executive Board, the Rhinology Training Council and the Continuing Medical Education Committee of the American Rhinologic Society. She is a member of the Rhinology and Allergy Education Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. She is also Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development.

  1. Aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
  2. Blocked tear duct
  3. Chordoma
  4. Chronic sinusitis
  5. CSF leak
  6. Graves' ophthalmopathy
  7. Nasal and paranasal tumors
  8. Nasal polyps
  9. Petrous apex lesion
  10. Pituitary tumor
  11. Skull base tumor
  1. Endoscopic procedures
  2. Minimally invasive surgery
  3. Nose surgery
  4. Sinus surgery
  5. Transnasal endoscopic procedures
  • Complex sinus disease requiring surgery (nasal polyposis, aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease, allergic fungal sinusitis, etc.)
  • Revision sinus surgery and frontal sinus surgery
  • Cerebrospinal rhinorrhea repair
  • Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors, chordomas, craniopharyngioma
  • Sinonasal malignancies and tumors (inverted papilloma, melanoma, carcinoma, osteoma, etc.)
  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery for pterygopalatine, infratemporal and petrous apex pathology
  • Endoscopic orbital decompression and endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  1. 2010
    Fellow - Instructor and Fellow in RhinologyStanford University
  2. 2009
    Resident - Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryLoyola University Medical Center
  3. 2005
    Internship - General SurgeryLoyola University Medical Center
  4. 2004
    Fellow - Research Fellowship in RhinologyUniversity of Chicago
  5. 2001
    Senior Resident - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryMaulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital
  6. 2000
    Fellow - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryRoyal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital
  7. 1999
    Senior Resident - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryMaulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital
  8. 1998
    Junior Resident - Masters in Surgery (MS) Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity College of Medical Sciences
  9. 1993
    MB BSLady Hardinge Medical College
  10.  
    Master of Surgery - OtolaryngologyUniversity of Delhi

Certifications

  1. 2010
    OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of Otolaryngology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement AwardMarquis Who's Who
  2. 2017
    AAO-HNS Honor AwardAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  3. 2017
    Golden Endoscope Award - American Rhinologic Society Meeting Best Video PresentationAnnual Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
  4. 2017
    2nd Place, Best Poster PresentationSpring Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
  5. 2016
    Top Faculty Member 2016Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2016
    2016 Committee of Excellence Award - Rhinology & Allergy Education CommitteeAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
  7. 2016
    Patients' Choice AwardVitals.com
  8. 2015
    Top Faculty Member 2015Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 2015
    On-Time Doctor AwardVitals.com
  10. 2015
    Patients' Choice AwardVitals.com
  11. 2015
    Compassionate Doctor AwardVitals.com
  12. 2014
    Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America
  13. 2012
    2011 Award of DistinctionMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 2012
    Certificate of RecognitionMedscape Reference
  15. 2012
    Patients' Choice AwardVitals.com
  16. 2009
    First Place, Rhinology Bowl (Resident's Competition)Rhinology World Conference
  17. 2009
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  18. 2009
    Girgis Annual Residents' Research Competition Fourth PlaceLoyola University Medical Center
  19. 2008
    Girgis Annual Residents' Research Competition Third PlaceLoyola University Medical Center
  20. 2008
    Magis AwardLoyola University Medical Center
  21. 2008
    Travel Grant and ScholarshipStryker Travel Grant and Scholarship
  22. 2007
    Head and Neck Surgery Basic Science National Residents Research Award Second PlaceAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology
  23. 2007
    Head and Neck Surgery Travel GrantAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology
  24. 2007
    Lederer-Pierce Resident Research Competition First PlaceChicago Laryngological and Otological Association
  25. 2005
    Magis AwardLoyola University Medical Center
  26. 1998
    ScholarshipBritish Commonwealth
  27. 1998
    Medal for Best Student in Surgery and Obstetrics and GynecologyLady Hardinge Medical College
  28. 1998
    Passed with Honors (Distinctions)Lady Hardinge Medical College
  29. 1998
    Medal for Best Student in Obstetrics and GynecologyLady Hardinge Medical College
  30. 1986
    National Scholarship, IndiaNational Scholarship
  31. 1986
    National Talent Scholarship, IndiaNational Talent Scholarship

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    ChairSurgery Specialties Discipline-Oriented Group (DOG)
  2. 2017 - 2020
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Rhinologic Society
  3. 2017 - 2025
    MemberRhinology Training Council, American Rhinologic Society
  4. 2017 - present
    ChairContinuous Professional Development Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberDiversity Subcommittee, Personnel Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  6. 2017 - present
    Panel MemberSubject Matter Expert Panel ENT Products Initiative, Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center (UMCSC)
  7. 2017 - present
    ChairFinance Taskforce, American Rhinologic Society
  8. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican Rhinologic Society
  9. 2016 - 2019
    Invited MemberCME Committee, American Rhinologic Society
  10. 2016 - 2017
    MemberDatabase Task Force, North American Skull Base Society
  11. 2016 - 2017
    ChairpersonResearch Priorities Task Force, North American Skull Base Society
  12. 2016
    Abstract ReviewerScientific Program Committee, Annual Meeting, North American Skull Base Society
  13. 2016 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  14. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Priorities Task Force, North American Skull Base Society
  15. 2015 - 2017
    ConsultantBoard of Directors, American Rhinologic Society
  16. 2015 - 2016
    Program ChairAnnual NASBS Pre-meeting Dissection Course, Scientific Program Committee, Annual Meeting, North American Skull Base Society
  17. 2015
    Abstract ReviewerScientific Program Committee, Annual Meeting, North American Skull Base Society
  18. 2015
    Member at LargeNominating Committee to the American Rhinologic Society Board, American Rhinologic Society
  19. 2014 - present
    Education DirectorDepartment of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery/Audiology
  20. 2014
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Annual Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
  21. 2014
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee, Annual Meeting, North American Skull Base Society
  22. 2014
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Spring Meeting, COSM, American Rhinologic Society
  23. 2013 - 2020
    Invited MemberHome Study Course Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  24. 2013
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Annual Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
  25. 2013
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Spring Meeting, COSM, American Rhinologic Society
  26. 2013
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee, Annual Meeting, North American Skull Base Society
  27. 2013
    Abstract ReviewerScientific Program Committee, Annual Meeting, North American Skull Base Society
  28. 2012
    ReviewerRhinology Modules of COCLIA Learning Modules, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  29. 2012
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Spring Meeting, COSM, American Rhinologic Society
  30. 2012
    ReviewerAAO HNS COCLIA Learning Modules and COOL Modules, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  31. 2012
    ContributorAAO HNS COCLIA Learning Modules and COOL Modules, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  32. 2012
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Annual Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
  33. 2012 - present
    MemberContinuous Professional Development Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  34. 2011
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Spring Meeting, COSM, American Rhinologic Society
  35. 2011
    Invited MemberScientific Program Committee Annual Meeting, American Rhinologic Society
  36. 2011 - present
    MemberSurgery Specialties Discipline-Oriented Group (DOG)
  37. 2011 - present
    MemberArizona Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  38. 2011 - present
    MemberNorth American Skull Base Society
  39. 2010 - 2019
    Invited MemberRhinology and Allergy Education Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  40. 2010 - 2016
    Invited MemberEducation Committee, American Rhinologic Society
  41. 2010 - 2011
    Invited MemberCME Committee, American Rhinologic Society
  42. 2008 - 2011
    Invited MemberFellowship Committee, American Rhinologic Society
  43. 2008 - 2010
    Invited MemberResidents and Fellows' Committee, American Rhinologic Society
  44. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Rhinologic Society
  45. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Otolaryngologists of Indian Heritage
  46. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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