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Ken Kazahaya, MD, MBA

Ken Kazahaya, MD, MBA

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Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Otolaryngology
34th St. & Civic Center Boulevard
1 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440/1582
Fax: 215-590-3986
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1993.
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business , 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Thyroid Surgery
Pediatric Skull Base Surgery
Pediatric Otology
Pediatric Head and Neck oncology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cochlear implantation
Pediatric thyroid cancer/surgery
Pediatric skull base surgery
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
Pediatric rhinosinusitis
Management of conductive and sensorineural hearing loss

Selected Publications

Adil E, McLaughlin E, Kazahaha K, Cunningham M, Kawai K, Sing J: Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation assisted resection of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: Comparison with traditional endoscopic technique. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2016 Notes: OTO-150794R2 accepted for publication January 15, 2016. (EMID:c7e49d03ee1e5319).

Kovatch KJ, Bauer AJ, Isaacoff EJ, Prickett KK, Adzick NS, Kazahaya K, Sullivan LM, Mostoufi-Moab S : Pediatric thyroid carcinoma in patients with Graves’ disease: The role of ultrasound in selecting patients for definitive therapy. Hormone Research in Pediatrics April 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Javia L, Brant J, Guidi J, Rameau A, Pross S, Cohn S, Kazahaya K, Dunham B, Germiller J: Infectious complications and ventilation tubes in pediatric cochlear implant recipients. The Laryngoscope 2015 Notes: Online publication, 9/8/15. Presented at the 117th Annual Meeting of the Triological Society, Las Vegas, NV, May 15–16, 2014.

Ballah D, Vossough A, Dunham BP, Kazahaya K, Cahill AM : Preoperative angiography and external carotid artery embolisation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas in a tertiary referral paediatric centre. Clinical Radiology 68(11): 1097-1106, November 2013.

Cheng J, Kazahaya K: Endolaryngeal hookwire electrodes for intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during pediatric thyroid surgery. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 148(4): 572-575, April 2013.

Clemmens C, Kazahaya K: Pediatric amyloidosis of the nasopharynx: A case report and review of the literature. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal 2012 Notes: Accepted for publication, April 27, 2012, Ms. No. 12-32R1.

Elden LM, Reinders ME, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: Management of isolated sphenoid sinus disease in children: A surgical perspective. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 75: 1594-1598, December 2011.

Antunes MB, Javia LR, Ransom ER, Kazahaya K: Salivary anlage tumor of the nasopharynx: A case report and review of the literature. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 6(2): 69-71, March 2011.

Sparano A, Kreiger P, Kazahaya K: Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the parapharyngeal space. ENT Journal 88(3): E24-26, March 2009.

Kreiger PA, Ernst LM, Elden LM, Kazahaya K, Alawi F, Russo PA: Hamartomatous tongue lesions in children. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 31(8): 1186-1190, August 2007.

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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