David R. Lee, MD

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

Contact information
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Hub for Clinical Collaboration
Division of Otolaryngology
3500 Civic Center Blvd., 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440/1582
Fax: 215-590-3986
BS (Biochemistry (Minor in Spanish))
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR , 2011.
MD (Medicine)
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR, 2015.
(Thyroid-Parathyroid Ultrasound Course)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2016.
(Ethicon Soft Tissue Closure Course (2016, 2017)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2017.
(Combined Universities Sinus Course)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017.
(Midface & Mandibular Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery Bioskills Course)
Zimmer Biomet Institute, Jacksonville, FL, 2018.
(Stryker Advanced Resident Temporal Bone Course)
Carolina Ear Research Institute, Raleigh, NC, 2019.
(Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Laser Workshop)
University of Cincinnati, 2020.
(Advanced Surgeon’s Course)
Institute for Cochlear Implant Training, Valencia, CA, 2022.
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Selected Publications

Sudoko C, Lee DR, O’Reilly RC: Pediatric Conductive Hearing Loss. K.J. Lee’s Essential Pediatric Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. Chan Y, Goddard JC (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2022-23 Notes: In press.

Lee DR, Banik GL, Giordano T, Kazahaya K, Lin EE: Early elective surgery in children with mild COVID-19 does not increase pulmonary complications: a retrospective cohort study. Pediatric Anesthesia Jul 16 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1111/pan.14528. Epub ahead of print.

Cook-Sather S, Cohen WG, Zhang B, Ampah SB, Sobol SE, Lee DR: Middle ear condition at the time of pediatric myringotomy tube placement: pain associations following intraoperative fentanyl/ketorolac and seasonal variation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2022 Notes: Accepted for publication, 8/2/22.

Lee DR, Kazahaya K: Pediatric Thyroid and Parathyroid (Chapter 33). Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, 3rd ed. Mattei P, Nichol PF, Rollins II MD, Muratore CS (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, 2021-22 Notes: In press.

Lee DR, Dedhia K: Pediatric otolaryngology in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: what have we learned? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 29(6): 504-509, Dec 1 2021 Notes: Review.

Lee DR, Devine CM: “Endoscopic Transcanal Repair of Hyrtl’s Fissure CSF Leak” E-Film Contest entry and presentation at the 15th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO) Virtual Meeting, Marseille, France. Nov 9 2021.

Lee DR, Schleiss MR, Park A, Germiller J : "Retrospective Diagnosis of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection using Birth Souvenirs" Poster presentation at the 125th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. Oct 3-6 2021.

Bedard MC, de Alarcon A, Kou YF, Lee D, Sestito A, Duggins AL, Brusadelli M, Lane A, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, Wells SI, Smith D: HPV strain predicts severity of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis with implications for disease screening. Cancers (Basel) 13(11): 2556, May 23 2021 Notes: doi: 10.3390/cancers13112556.

Lee DR, Weinrich B, Zacharias S, LeBorgne W, Beckmeyer J, Eanes C, Tabangin ME, de Alarcon A: Endoscopic findings in male prepubertal choir singers. Laryngoscope 131(3): 592-597, Mar 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.28786. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Schettino A, Lee DR, Sobol S: “Bilateral Pediatric Otosclerosis” Poster presentation at the Society of Ear, Nose, Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC) and the Aerodigestive Society Combined 2020 Virtual Meeting. Dec 2020.

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