Training

Experience

Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon
Ear, Nose + Throat Care Center
September 2019 — Current

Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon
Mercy Health System
August 2006 — September 2019

Chairman of Surgery
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
Barrington, IL
January 2017 — December 2018

Vice Chairman of Surgery
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
Barrington, IL
January 2015 — December 2016

Research Assistant
University of Illinois-Chicago
Department of Ophthalmology
Nalin Kumar, DPhil laboratory
2003-2006

Research Assistant
University of Illinois-Chicago
Department of Microbiology of Immunology
Bellur S. Prabhakar, PhD laboratory
1998-2002

Education

Otology Externship
House Ear Institute
August 21-31, 2006

Residency: Otolaryngology-Head & Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstruction Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary
2002-2006

Internship: General Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
2001-2002

Medical School
University of Illinois at Chicago
1997-2001

College: Bradley University, B.S.
Major: Biotechnology
Minor: Chemistry
1993-1997

Honors

  • Mercy Clinical Service Excellence Award (2016)
  • Quality Committee Member — Centegra McHenry Hospital (2015)
  • Advocate Physician Safety Champion (2015)
  • Vice Chairman of Surgery at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital (2014 – 2016)
  • Centegra Physician Excellence Award (2014)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (2010)

Mother of Otology Patient DEBBIE "He talked to us like Drew was almost his kid. He said, wouldn’t this be exciting to go for the home run? And it was a grand slam." Father of Tonsillectomy Patient KEN "Even though it's a small, easy procedure that is done all of the time, it made me feel comfortable knowing that she was in good hands with him" Cochlear Implant Patient MICHAEL "Dr. Cundiff did a great job with me. I trust him. If someone asked me for a recommendation on a doctor, I would without hesitation recommend him." Sinus Procedure Patient GAYLE "It makes all of the difference in the world just being able to breathe at night and being able to sleep well." Papillary Thyroid Cancer Patient DAWN "Two weeks in and you can't even tell that I've had the surgery." Papillary Thyroid

Carcinoma Patient
LISA the next day with no complications and was "Dr. Livingston did a great job. I was home a relatively easy surgery."
Balloon Sinuplasty Patient EMILY It was such an easy procedure." "Don't wait as long as I did come in and get it taken care of.

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