Alumnus of the Year


James A. Geraghty, M.D.

Alumnus of the Year



Dr. Geraghty is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a Diplomat of the prestigious National Board of Medical Examiners. He graduated with honors from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Chicago in 1991 and was President of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine - Chicago in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Geraghty has conducted research on autologous fibrin tissue adhesives and post-op pain control in Head & Neck Surgery. He has published papers in the Annals of Otolaryngology, Rhinology and Laryngology.

Dr. Geraghty is an Asst. Clinical Professor with the University of Illinois College Of Medicine – Peoria. He practices general adult and pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT) with a special interest in cancers and tumors of the head & neck, sleep disorders, thyroid and parathyroid disease, nasal and sinus disease and the use of minimally invasive sinus surgery. He is one of the first doctors in the Midwest to be certified in the use of minimally invasive Balloon Sinuplasty.