Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Otorhinolaryngology
faculty photo

Kevin P. Leahy, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

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

Contact information
Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
3400 Spruce Street, 5 Ravdin Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Biology)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1992.
PhD (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2002-2003.
Resident in Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2003-2007.
Fellow in Laryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2007-2008.
Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology, 2008.
Permanent link
 
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Description of Clinical Expertise

I am fellowship trained in Laryngology. I am part of the Laryngology, voice and swallowing disorders division within the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. I have expertise in the areas of voice disturbances, swallowing dysfunction, and airway difficulty.

Selected Publications

Ghosh A, Philiponis G, Lee JY, Leahy KP, Singhal S, Cohen NA, Mirza N. : Pulse steroid therapy inhibits murine subglottic granulation. Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 148(2): 284-90, Feb 2013.

Jennifer Y. Lee, M.D.; Noam A. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.; Sunil Singhal, M.D.; Kevin P. Leahy, M.D., Ph.D.; Ankona Ghosh, M.D.; Genevieve Philiponis; Natasha Mirza, M.D.: Cyclooxygenase Inhibition of LTC Stenosis in the Mouse Model. American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting September 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Jennifer Y. Lee, M.D.; Noam A. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.; Sunil Singhal, M.D.; Kevin P. Leahy, M.D., Ph.D.; Ankona Ghosh, M.D.; Genevieve Philiponis; Natasha Mirza, M.D.: Murine Model of a Drug-Eluting Stent on Subglottic Stenosis. American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting September 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Antunes MB, Ransom ER, Leahy KP. : Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Laryngitis: A Report of Two Cases with Different Clinical Presentations. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 74(3): 146-8, April 2012.

N. Malaisrie, A. Ghosh, E. Einhorn, KP Leahy, N. Mirza: Inflammatory cytokine and protein expression in a murine model of airway granulation and subglottic stenosis. Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting, Chicago, IL April 2011 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Ghosh A, Malaisrie N, Leahy KP, Singhal S, Einhorn E, Howlett P, Cohen NA, Mirza N: Cellular adaptive inflammation mediates airway granulation in a murine model of subglottic stenosis Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 144(6): 927-33, Feb 2011.

Ankona Ghosh BS, Kevin P Leahy MD PhD, Nora Malaisre MD, Natasha Mirza MD, Eugene Einhorn MD: A Murine Model of Airway Granulation and Subglottic Stenosis. Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ February 2011 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Marcelo Antunes MD, Kevin P. Leahy MD PhD: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Laryngitis: A report of two cases with different clinical presentations. American Bronchoesophagology Association, Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting, Chicago, IL 2011 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Leahy KP, Tufano RP: Primary Tracheoesophageal Puncture in Stapler-Assisted Total Laryngectomy. The Journal of Otorhinolaryngology. S. Karger, 72(2): 124-6, May 2010.

Ankona Ghosh; Kevin P. Leahy, MD, PhD; Sunil Singhal, MD, PhD; Eugene Einhorn, MD; Paul Howlett, MD; Noam Cohen, MD, PhD; Natasha Mirza, MD: A Murine Model of Subglottic Granulation. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting; American Bronchoesophagology Association Poster Presentation April 2010.

back to top
Last updated: 03/06/2014
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania