Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Otorhinolaryngology
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Lawrence Wah-Chan Tom, MD

Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Surgeon, Division of Otolaryngology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of ORL Resident Education, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Otolaryngology
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
1 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440
Fax: 21-590-3986
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
Trinity College, 1971.
M.D.
Tulane University, 1975.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1975-1976.
Resident, Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976-1977.
Resident, ORL-HNS, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1980.
Fellow, Facial Plastic Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1981-1981.
Certifications
Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1976.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1980.
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Selected Publications

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

Thorne MC, Dunham BP, Tom LWC : Delayed facial paresis following tympanomastoid surgery in a pediatric patient ENT Journal 89: 357-61, 2010.

Dunham B, Guttenberg M, Morrison W, Tom L: The histologic relationship of preauricular sinuses to auricular cartilage. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 135(12): 1262-65, December 2009.

Baum ED, Elden LM, Handler SD, Tom LWC: Management of hypopharyngeal and esophageal perforations in children. ENT Journal 87(1): 44-47, January 2008.

Germiller JA, Monin DL, Sparano AM, Tom LWC: Intracranial complications of sinusitis in children and adolescent and their outcomes. Archives of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 132: 969-976, September 2006.

Sobol S, Samadi DS, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: Trends in the management of pediatric chronic sinusitis: Survey of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Laryngoscope 115: 78-80, 2005.

Ross AT, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: Revisiting outpatient tonsillectomy in young children. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 128: 226-231, 2003.

Samadi DS, Hockstein NG, Tom LWC: Pediatric intraparotid Castleman's disease. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology 112: 813-816, 2003.

Tom LWC: The ototoxicity of common topical antimycotic preparations. Laryngoscope 110: 509-516, 2000.

Margardino TM, Tom LWC: Surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea in children with cerebral palsy. Laryngoscope 109: 1611-1615, 1999.

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