Board Certification

  • Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Nasal and Sinus Disease
  • Hearing and Balance Disorders
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea – INSPIRE Implants



Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA


Vanderbilt University
General Surgery
Nashville, TN

Medical School

Medical University of South Carolina
Doctor of Medicine
Charleston, SC


Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC

Hospital(s) Affiliated With

Virginia Hospital Center


Murphey, A., Kandl, J., Nguyen, S., Gillespie, MB. The Effect of Glossectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, June 2015.

Kandl, J. Ong, A. Gillespie, MB Pull-through sialodochoplasty for Stensen’s megaduct Laryngoscope, April 2016.

Kandl, J, Moore, JE. Parkinson’s Dysphonia. Journal of Singing. In press.

Folk D, Wang L, Yi DI, Kandl J, Godin MS. Opioid Use After Facelift: Postoperative Review and Evaluation of Practice Patterns. Submitted for publication in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.


Dr. Kandl graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Wofford College in 2009. While attending Wofford, she was a member of their Division I Women’s Soccer Team. She then received her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2015. During medical school, she received multiple awards for academic and clinical excellence. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Dr. Kandl completed a Surgical Internship at Vanderbilt University in 2016. She then completed her residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth university in 2021. Her practice involves all aspects of adult and pediatric Otolaryngology with special interest in thyroid and parathyroid disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, tumors of the head and neck, voice disorders, and nasal and sinus disorders.

In her free time, Dr. Kandl enjoys running and hiking as well as baking for friends and family.