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Ian N. Jacobs, MD, MLA, FACS, FAAP

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Hospital Staff Level 1 Attending, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Director, Pediatric Airway Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Endowed Chair in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Pediatric Airway Disorders, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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
University of Pennsylvania, Magna cum laude, 1982.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1986.
M.L.A. (Liberal Arts)
University of Pennsylvania, 2022.
Post-Graduate Training
Surgical Intern, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1986-1987.
Resident, General Surgery , Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1987-1988.
Resident, Otolaryngology , Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1988-1991.
Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1991-1992.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1992.
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Selected Publications

Gehret PM, Dumas AA, Jacobs IN, Gottardi R: A pilot study of decellularized cartilage for laryngotracheal reconstruction in a neonatal pig model. Laryngoscope 134(2): 807-814, Feb 2024 Notes: doi:10.1002/lary.31017.

Ali Akbari Ghavimi S, Aronson MR, Ghaderi DD, Friedman RM, Patel N, Giordano T, Borek RC, Devine CM, Han L, Jacobs IN, Gottardi R: Modulated fibrosis and mechanosensing of fibroblasts by SB525334 in pediatric subglottic stenosis. Laryngoscope 134(1): 287-296, Jan 2024 Notes: doi:10.1002/lary.30873 Online ahead of print.

Gehret P, Ali Akbari Ghavimi S, Dumas A, Borek RC, Aronson M, Carpenter K, Jacobs IN, Gottardi R: Translational approach to airway reconstruction leveraging decellularized meniscus and cartilage progenitor cells. Nature 2024 Notes: In press.

Cohen WG, McHugh M, Giordano T, Jacobs IN: Anatomic Considerations of esophageal button battery ingestion for outcomes and imaging. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Nov 24 2023 Notes: Available online 24 November 2023, 111803.

Jacobs IN, Giordano T, Soaper A, Feroze D T, Faig W, de Alarcon A, Balakrishnan K, Prager JD, Rutter M, Sidell D, Piccione J: A multicenter study analyzing the impact of pre-existing comorbidities on laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR) outcomes. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 172: 111631, Sep 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2023.111631. Epub 2023 Jun 23.

Aronson MR, Mehta A, Friedman RM, Ghaderi DD, Borek RC, Nguyen HCB, McDaid KS, Jacobs IN, Mirza N, Gottardi R: Amelioration of subglottic stenosis by antimicrobial peptide eluting endotracheal tubes. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering 16(4): 369-381, Jun 2023.

Aronson MR, Ali Akbari Ghavimi S, Gehret PM, Jacobs IN, Gottardi R: Drug-eluting endotracheal tubes for preventing bacterial inflammation in subglottic stenosis. Laryngoscope 132(7): 1356-1363, Jul 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.29769. Epub 2021 Jul 28.

Chao S, Gibbs H, Rhoades K, Mehrer C, Jacobs IN, Jatana KR: Button battery taping and disposal: Risk reduction strategies for the household setting. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 153: 111008, Feb 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2021.111008. Epub 2021 Dec 14.

Chorney SR, Stow J, Javia LR, Zur KB, Jacobs IN, Sobol SE: Tracheocutaneous fistula after pediatric open airway reconstruction. Annals of Laryngology, Rhinology & Laryngology 130(8): 948-953, Aug 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1177/0003489420987426. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

Wertz A, Piccione J, Ryan M, Jacobs IN: Impact of pre-operative multidisciplinary evaluation on laryngotracheal reconstruction outcomes. Laryngoscope 131(7): E2356-E2362, Jul 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.29338. Epub 2020 Dec 25.

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