Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Otorhinolaryngology
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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.
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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

Haft S1, Lee JY, Ghosh A, Philiponis G, Malaisrie N, Leahy KP, Singhal S, Cohen NA, Mirza N. : Inflammatory protein expression in human subglottic stenosis tissue mirrors that in a murine model. Annals of Otolaryngology, Rhinology, Laryngology 123(1): 65-70, January 2014.

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.

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