John A. Germiller, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow and Resident Research Advisor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology (July 2006-)
Director of Clinical Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology Consultant, Center for Cornelia DeLange and Related Diagnoses, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Ian D. Krantz, MD, Director)
Permanent Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Hub for Clinical Collaboration
Division of Otolaryngology
3500 Civic Center Boulevard, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440/1582
Fax: 215-590-3986
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1985 - Dec 1988), 1988.
M.S. (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Michigan (1991 - May 1992), 1992.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Michigan (1992 - May 1995), 1995.
University of Michigan (1989 - June 1997), 1997.
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Selected Publications

Dedhia K, Li Y, Stallings VA, Germiller J, Giordano T, Dailey J, Kong M, Durkin A, Legg-Jack I, Nessen S, Schapira MM: Association of diet patterns and post-operative tympanostomy tube otorrhea: a pilot study. Laryngoscope 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.30672. Epub ahead of print.

Yamamoto N, Balciuniene J, Hartman T, Alejandra Diaz-Miranda M, Bedoukian E, Devkota B, Lawrence A, Golenberg N, Patel M, Tare A, Chen R, Schindler E, Choi J, Kaur M, Charles S, Chen J, Fanning EA, Dechene E, Cao K, Jill MR, Rajagopalan R, Bayram Y, Dulik MD, Germiller J, Conlin LK, Krantz ID, Luo M: Comprehensive gene panel testing for hearing loss in children: understanding factors influencing diagnostic yield. Journal of Pediatrics 2023 Notes: Retrospective cohort study. Published online ahead of print, 2023 Jul 18. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113620.

Firszt JB, Cadieux J, Eisenberg LS, Germiller JA, Wolfe J, Koeritzer M, and the Pediatric Asymmetric Hearing Loss and SSD Study Team: New multi-center clinical trial to address cochlear implantation of children with asymmetric hearing loss or single-sided deafness. The Hearing Journal 75(6): 12-14, June 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000833472.27721.35.

Giordano T, Durkin A, Simi A, Shannon M, Dailey J, Facey H, Ballester L, Wetmore RF, Germiller JA: High-dose celecoxib for pain after pediatric tonsillectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2022 Notes: 2022 Apr 12;1945998221091695. doi: 10.1177/01945998221091695. Online ahead of print.

Shi K, Purser JS, Germiller JA, Rampton JW, Park AH: Gadolinium-based contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging as a predictor of postmeningitic hearing loss in children International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 150: 110936, Nov 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2021.110936. Epub 2021 Oct 11. Retrospective chart review.

Simi A, Perry J, Schindler E, Oza A, Luo M, Hartman T, Krantz ID, Germiller JA, Kawai K, Kenna M: Audiologic phenotype and progression in pediatric STRC-related autosomal recessive hearing loss. Laryngoscope June 2021 Notes: 2021 Jun 10. doi: 10.1002/lary.29680. Epub ahead of print.

Yu C, Jeffe DB, Kenna MA, Germiller JA, Lieu JEC: Validation of a parent proxy quality-of-life measure for young children with hearing loss. Laryngoscope 131(3): 663-670, Mar 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.28891. Epub 2020 Jul 15.

Pennington JW, Ruth B, Miller JM, Peterson J, Xu B, Masino A, Krantz I, Manganella J, Gomes T, Stiles D, Kenna M, Hood LJ, Germiller J, Crenshaw EB 3rd: Perspective on the development of a large-scale clinical data repository for pediatric hearing research. Ear and Hearing 41(2): 231-238, Mar/Apr 2020 Notes: 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000779. [Epub ahead of print]

Rohacek AM, Bebee TW, Tilton RK, Radens CM, McDermott-Roe C, Peart N, Kaur M, Zaykaner M, Cieply B, Musunuru K, Barash Y, Germiller JA, Krantz ID, Carstens RP6, Epstein DJ: ESRP1 mutations cause hearing loss due to defects in alternative splicing that disrupt cochlear development. Developmental Cell 43(3): 318-331, November 2017.

Javia L, Brant J, Guidi J, Rameau A, Pross S, Cohn S, Kazahaya K, Dunham B, Germiller J: Infectious complications and ventilation tubes in pediatric cochlear implant recipients. The Laryngoscope 126(7): 1671-76, July 2016 Notes: Online publication, 9/8/15. Presented at the 117th Annual Meeting of the Triological Society, Las Vegas, NV, May 15–16, 2014.

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