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

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Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Employed Physician, Children's Surgical Associates, Ltd., Division of Otolaryngology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (July 2001-)
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 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

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 2023 Notes: 2023 Apr 27. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.10620. Online ahead of print.

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 obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. CHEST Page: S0012-3692(22)01198-9, Jun 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2022.06.026. Online ahead of print.

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.

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 Page: 1945998221083288, Mar 8 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1177/01945998221083288. Online ahead of print.

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.

Lee A, Chang BL, Solot C, Crowley TB, Vemulapalli V, McDonald-McGinn DM, Maguire MA, Mason TBA, Elden L, Cielo CM, Jackson OA: Defining risk of post-operative obstructive sleep apnea in patients with 22q11.2DS undergoing pharyngeal flap surgery for velopharyngeal dysfunction using polysomnographic evaluation. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 57(7): 808-818, July 2020 Notes: Epub Jan 24, 2020.

Miller LE, Buzi A, Williams A, Rogers RS, Ortiz AG, Jones-Ho KO, Elden LM: Reliability and accuracy of remote fiberoptic nasopharyngolaryngoscopy in the pediatric population. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal April 2020 Notes: Epub 2020 Apr 13;145561320919109. doi: 10.1177/0145561320919109.

Jones Oguh S, Elden L, Swanson J, Tapia I, Subramanyam R: New treatments for obstructive sleep apnea in children. Pediatric Anesthesia 30(3): 232-240, March 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1111/pan.13775. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

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