Dr. Karin Hotchkiss is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist. She graduated with honors from The Florida State University, and the University of Florida, College of Medicine. She completed her surgical ENT training at the University of South Florida. With a passion for pediatric otolaryngology care, she completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at The John’s Hopkins University. After graduation in 2005, she returned to the Tampa Bay area to begin practice. Seeking to provide a greater level of pediatric otolaryngology care to children and families she founded Tampa Children’s ENT in 2009. Dr. Hotchkiss has helped more than 75,000 families during her career She has an special interest in and is an advocate for children’s disorders including autism, immunodeficiency, tongue tie, and aerodigestive problems. Dr. Hotchkiss is a founding member of the Tampa Bay Aerodigestive Program. She is medical director for Pediatric Otolaryngology at Baycare Health Systems/St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. At a national level she is an active member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Fluent in Spanish, she has served on several overseas medical mission trips to Latin America.