William (Will) E. Karle, M.D.

  1. Otolaryngologist


Grupos especializados


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Dr. Karle was raised in Albany, NY and completed his Bachelor of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Rochester from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Following graduation, he worked as a clinical research coordinator at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Vascular Surgery. He then proceeded to obtain his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and was inducted into the AOA Medical Honor Society. During his time in medical school he spent 3 months living and volunteering in Kisoro, Uganda and also completed a one-year research fellowship for the THANC Foundation. After medical school he finished a residency in Otolaryngology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He then continued his education by completing a fellowship in Laryngology at OHSU with Dr. Joshua Schindler and Dr. Paul Flint. He currently works at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona as a Laryngologist. His practice involves all aspects of care within the field of Laryngology including professional voice, swallowing, airway, and laryngeal cancer.

  1. Airway obstruction
  2. Congenital anomaly of the larynx
  3. Congenital anomaly of the trachea
  4. Cricopharyngeal dysfunction
  5. Dysphagia
  6. Esophageal stricture
  7. Hypopharyngeal cancer
  8. Laryngeal cancer
  9. Laryngeal papillomatosis
  10. Laryngeal stenosis
  11. Laryngeal trauma
  12. Laryngitis
  13. Speech disturbance
  14. Stridor
  15. Subglottic stenosis
  16. Supraglottic cancer
  17. Throat cancer
  18. Tracheal stenosis
  19. Tracheoesophageal fistula
  20. Tracheostomy dependence
  21. Vocal cord cyst
  22. Vocal cord dysfunction
  23. Vocal cord nodule
  24. Vocal cord paralysis
  25. Vocal cord paresis
  26. Vocal cord polyp
  27. Vocal cord scarring
  28. Voice disorder
  29. Zenker's diverticulum
  1. Airway management
  2. Airway reconstruction
  3. Airway stent placement
  4. Botox injection
  5. Bronchoalveolar lavage
  6. Bronchoscopy
  7. CO-2 laser treatment
  8. Cricopharyngeal myotomy
  9. Esophageal dilatation
  10. Esophagoscopy
  11. FEESST
  12. KTP laser treatment
  13. Laryngeal botulinum injections
  14. Laryngeal reinnervation surgery
  15. Laryngectomy
  16. Laryngoscopy
  17. Laryngotracheal reconstruction
  18. Laser vocal cord surgery
  19. Microlaryngoscopy
  20. Minimally invasive surgery
  21. Singing voice evaluation
  22. Thyroplasty
  23. Tracheal resection
  24. Tracheal stenting
  25. Tracheostomy
  26. Transnasal esophagoscopy
  27. Transoral laser microsurgery
  28. Videolaryngoscopy
  29. Vocal cord injection
  30. Zenker's diverticulectomy
  31. Zenker's diverticulotomy
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Airway disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Larynx and tracheal reconstruction
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Office laryngeal laser procedures
  • Office laryngeal botox injections
  • Office transnasal esophagoscopy
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Professional voice

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 2019
    Fellowship - LaryngologyOregon Health Sciences University
  2. 2018
    Residency - Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryNew York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
  3. 2013
    MD - With distinction in research and head and neck surgeryAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  4. 2007
    BS - Cell and Developmental BiologyUniversity of Rochester

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    2020 Top Performing Provider in ExperienceArizona Mayo Clinic Experience
  2. 2013
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  3. 2011
    Senior Research Fellowships (2)Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  4. 2010
    Philanthropic Trust Fund ScholarshipMedical Society of Schenectady County, Inc.
  5. 2007
    Magna cum laudeUniversity of Rochester

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Residency, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberProgram Evaluation Committee, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Residency, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2021 - present
    AdvisorSurgical Supplies Technology Subcommittee - Arizona, Surgical and Procedural Committee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  4. 2020 - present
    Post Graduate MemberAmerican Broncho-Esophagological Association
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberSurgical Specialties Discipline/Disease Oriented Groups (DOG)
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberLaser Safety Committee, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery