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David W. Kennedy, MD

Rhinology Professor
Active Staff, Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Clinical Practices Executive Committee, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Active Staff, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

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HUP - 3400 Spruce Street
5th Fl. Ravdin Bldg.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156622653
Fax: 2153495977

Ampleforth College, York, England (University Entrance) , 1966.
Royal College of Surgeons, 1972.
Post-Graduate Training
, St. Laurence's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland , 1972-1973.
Assistant Resident in Surgery , Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1973-1974.
Assistant Resident in Otolaryngology , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1974-1977.
Chief Resident in Otolaryngology , Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1977-1978.
Otolaryngology, 1978.
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland), 1979.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical research in the pathogenesis of rhinosinusitis, mucociliary clearance, olfaction. Development of instrumentation for endoscopic sinus surgery, minimally invasive skull base surgery and intraoperative surgical navigation. Effects of Chronic rhinosinusitis on the quality of life. Bone involvement in chronic rhinosinusitis.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Endoscopic sinus surgery
Minimally invasive skull base surgery
Minimally invasive CSF leak closure
Endoscopic Orbital surgery
Endoscopic Pituitary surgery

Description of Other Expertise

Developed Endoscopic Instrument company. served on Medical Advisory Board of Warburg Pincus, Schering Plough, Sinexus and a number of other commercial entities.

Past President of the American Rhinologic Society, International Symposium of Infection and Allergy of the Nose

President International Rhinologic Society

President Elect of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Selected Publications

Chandra RK, Schlosser R, Kennedy DW. : Use of the 70-degree Diamond Burr in the Management of Complicated Frontal Sinus Disease. Laryngoscope 114(2): 188-92, Feb 2004.

Kennedy, DW: Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership: Antibicrobial Treatment Guidelines for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis 2004. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 130(1 Suppl): 1-50, Jan 2004.

Chiu AG, Kennedy DW: : Disadvantages of Minimal Techniques for Surgical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusits. Current Opinion in Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 12(1): 38-42, Feb 2004.

Mouadeb DA, Chandra RK, Kennedy DW, Feldman M. : Sinonasal paraganlioma: endoscopic resection with a 4 Year Follow-up. Head and Neck 25(12): 1077-81, Dec 2003.

Benninger MS, Ferguson BJ, Hadley JA, Hamilos DL, Jacobs M, Kennedy DW, Lanza DC, Marple BF, Osguthorpe JD, Stankiewicz JA, Anon J, Denneny J, Emanuel I, Levine H. : Adult chronic rhinosinusitis: definitions, diagnosis, epidemiology, and pathophysiology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 129(3 Suppl): S1-32, Sept 2003.

Baum ED, Becker DG, Kennedy DW : An Internet Otolaryngology Referral Center: A Preliminary Report. Am J Rhinol. 17(5): 251-6, Sept-Oct 2003.

Palmer JN, Kennedy DW: Medical Management in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Failures. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery 11(1): 6-12, Feb 2003.

Tantilipikor P, Fritz M, Tanabodee J, Lanza DC, Kennedy DW: A Comparison of Endoscopic Culture Techniques for Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Am J. Rhinology 16(5), Sept-Oct 2002.

Khalid AN, Quraishi SA, Kennedy DW: Long-Term Quality of Life Measures Following Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS). Laryngoscope 112(11:195): 1-7, Nov 2002.

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