Dr. Chad P. Secor was born in Illinois before moving to Iowa and Minnesota. He attended Augustana College (IL) where he majored in German and Pre-Medicine graduating magna cum laude. He has lived in Kentucky since completion of his undergraduate studies. His medical school education was completed at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine where he graduated with high distinction and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha academic honor society.
Dr. Secor joined the practice in 2004 after completing his residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky where he served as chief resident in 2004. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and participates in the Board's maintainence of certification program. He also maintains membership in the Greater Louisville Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Association and the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.
Providing personalized care is a commitment Dr. Secor has to his patients. His focus is on interaction with patient not data entry into a computer screen. While using technological advances when advantageous to his patients, he realizes many electronic mandates unduly limit the patient/physician interaction. Because of his professional and personal service, he has been recognized by his peers as a Louisville Top Doctor in recent years.
Dr. Secor has privileges at Baptist Health Louisville, Baptist Eastpoint Surgery Center, Jewish Medical Center East, Kosair Children's Hospital and Kosair Women's and Children's Hospital St. Matthews.
Dr. Secor treats both pediatric and adult patients with an array of ENT disorders. His particular interests include pediatric ear and throat disorders, thyroid and parathyroid disease, salivary gland tumors and disorders, and head and neck cancer. He is the only ENT surgeon in the Louisville area performing VNS system implants for complex epilepsy.
In his spare time, Dr. Secor enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children. He enjoys boating/water sports and travel. He is an avid fan of college and professional sports and coaches his sons' school basketball team.