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Ansley Roche, MD, BA

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

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Ansley Roche, MD, BA

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Otolaryngology Surgery

    330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208041

    New Haven, CT 06520-8041

    United States



Dr. Ansley Roche is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and cares for patients as part of the Head & Neck Cancers Multidisciplinary Clinic at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Trumbull, and also in New Haven. Dr. Roche received her undergraduate degree from Columbia College, Columbia University in neuroscience and behavior. She then received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed otolaryngology - head and neck surgery residency at Emory University. She completed a fellowship in Head & Neck Microvascular Surgery and Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Institute for Head, Neck and Thyroid Cancer.

Dr. Roche was previously an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine, Northwell Health, and was Director of Head and Neck Cancer at Staten Island University Hospital. Her current research is focused on surgical airway education, functional and survival outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer, and quality improvement in delivery of head and neck cancer care. Dr. Roche utilizes a collaborative approach when caring for patients using the most effective, patient-specific treatment options for benign and malignant diseases affecting the ear, sinuses, larynx, pharynx, oral cavity, thyroid and parathyroid glands, and salivary glands, while emphasizing our organ-sparing mission.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Mount Sinai Beth Israel Institute for Head, Neck and Thyroid Cancer (2017)
  • Internship and Residency
    Emory University (2016)
  • MD
    Tulane University School of Medicine (2011)
  • BA
    Columbia College, Columbia University, Neuroscience and Behavior


  • Board Certification
    AB of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2017)

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