Lisa M. Elden, MSc, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FAAP

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Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Hospital Staff Level 1 Attending, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division Otolaryngology (effective 7/1/01)
Active Staff Otorhinolaryngologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - University of Pennsylvania Health System, ORL-HNS (effective 5/1/03)
Surgical Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Div. of Otolaryngology (Sleep Lab Liaison coordinating sleep research, complex patient issues and proper management.)
Associate Member, Children's Surgical Associates, Ltd. (effective December 3, 2012)
Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Division of Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Dept. of ORL-HNS, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Member, ORL-HNS Departmental Committee on Appointments and Promotions (DCOAP), Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Education Officer, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Otolaryngology
The Hub for Clinical Collaboration
3500 Civic Center Boulevard, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-3440/1582
Fax: (215) 590-3986
B.S. (Biochemistry)
Colgate University (Hamilton, NY), 1980.
M.Sc. (Electrophysiology)
Upstate Medical Center (Syracuse, NY), 1982.
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec), 1988.
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Selected Publications

Lo E, Blair J, Yamamoto N, Diaz-Miranda MA, Bedoukian E, Gray C, Lawrence A, Dedhia K, Elden LM, Germiller JA, Kazahaya K, Sobol S, Luo M, Krantz ID, Hartman TR: Recurrent missense variant identified in two unrelated families with MPZL2-related hearing loss, expanding the variant spectrum associated with DFNB111. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 194(5): e63530, May 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.63530. Epub 2024 Jan 10.

Kirkham EM, Ishman S, Baldassari CM, Mitchell RB, Naqvi SK, Tapia IE, Elden LM, Hassan F, Ibrahim S, Ross K, Cen M, Wang R, Redline S, Chervin RD: Weight gain after adenotonsillectomy in children with mild sleep-disordered breathing. Pediatrics 2024 Notes: Accepted for publication, 2024.

Redline S, Cook K, Chervin RD, Ishman S, Baldasarri CD, Mitchell RB, Tapia IE, Amin R, Hassan F, Ibrahim S, Ross K, Elden LM, Kirkham EM, Zopf D, Shah J, Otteson T, Naqvi K, Owens J, Young L, Furth S, Connolly H, Clark CAC, Bakker JP, Garetz S, Radcliffe J, Taylor HG, Rosen CL, Wang R, PATS Study Team: Adenotonsillectomy for snoring and mild sleep apnea in children: a randomized clinical trial JAMA 330(21): 2084-2095, Dec 5 2023 Notes: Randomized controlled trial. PMC10698619 (available on 2024-06-05) DOI: 10.1001/jama.2023.22114.

Robinson KA, Wei Z, Radcliffe J, Taylor HG, Baldassari CM, Chervin RD, Ishman S, Mitchell RB, Tapia IE, Garetz S, Hassan F, Ibrahim S, Elden LM, Lever-Landis CE, Williamson AA, Hjelm M, Kirkham E, Tham A, Naqvi K, Rueschman M, Rosen CL, Wang R, Redline S: Associations of actigraphy measures of sleep duration and continuity with executive function, vigilance, and fine motor control in children with snoring and mild sleep-disordered breathing. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 19(9): 1595-1603, Sep 1 2023 Notes: doi: 10.5664/jcsm.10620.

Yu PK, Cook K, Liu J, Amin RS, Derkay C, Elden LM, Garetz SL, George AS, Ibrahim S, Ishman SL, Kirkham E, Naqvi SM, Radcliffe J, Ross KR, Shah GB, Tapia IE, Taylor HG, Zopf DA, Redline S, Baldassari CM: Comparison of caregiver- and child-reported quality of life in children with sleep-disordered breathing. Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 168(1): 74-81, Jan 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print 3/8/22. doi:10.1177/01945998221083288.

Tapia IE, Shults J, Cielo CM, Kelly AB, Elden LM, Spergel JM, Bradford RM, Cornaglia MA, Sterni LM, Radcliffe J: A trial of intranasal corticosteroids to treat the childhood OSA syndrome. CHEST 162(4): 899-919, Oct 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2022.06.026. Epub 2022 Jun 30.

Yu PK, Radcliffe J, Gerry Taylor H, Amin RS, Baldassari CM, Boswick T, Chervin RD, Elden LM, Furth SL, Garetz SL, George A, Ishman SL, Kirkham EM, Liu C, Mitchell RB, Kamal Naqvi S, Rosen CL, Ross KR, Shah JR, Tapia IE, Young LR, Zopf DA, Wang R, Redline S: Neurobehavioral morbidity of pediatric mild sleep-disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep 45(5): zsac035, May 12 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsac035. Epub 2022 Feb 12.

Chorney SR, Zur KB, Buzi A, McKenna Benoit MK, Chennupati SK, Kleinman S, DeMauro SB, Elden LM: Recorded flexible nasolaryngoscopy for neonatal vocal cord assessment in a prospective cohort Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 130(3): 292-297, Mar 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1177/0003489420950370. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Connolly J, Giordano T, Dailey J, Elden LM: Disparities in nurse triage call line utilization following pediatric tonsillectomies. ORL-Head and Neck Nursing 39(3): 5-7, Summer 2021.

Kimia R, Elden L, Dailey J, Kodavatiganti M, Crowley TB, McGinn DE, Bailey A, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn DM, Jackson OA: Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in preoperative planning for patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome undergoing craniofacial and otorhinolaryngologic procedures. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 138: 110236, Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110236. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

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