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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

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.

Gehret PM, Ali Akbari Ghavimi S, Dumas A, Borek RC, Aronson M, Carpenter K, Jacobs IN, Gottardi R: A translational tissue engineering approach to airway reconstruction leveraging decellularized meniscus and cartilage progenitor cells. bioRxiv 2022 Notes: doi: This article is a preprint and has not been certified by peer review.

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.

Shaffer AD, Jacobs IN, Derkay CS, Goldstein NA; Giordano T, Ho S, Kim BJ, Park AH, Simons JP: Management and outcomes of button batteries in the aerodigestive Tract: A multi-institutional study. Laryngoscope 131(1): E298-E306, Jan 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.28568. Epub 2020 Feb 18. Multicenter study.

Thom CS, Deshmukh H, Soorikian L, Jacobs I, Fiadjoe JE, Lioy J: Airway emergency management in a pediatric hospital before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 139: 110458, Dec 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110458. Epub 2020 Oct 17.

Windsor AM, Jacobs IN: Endoscopic anterior-posterior cricoid split to avoid tracheostomy in infants with bilateral vocal fold paralysis. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 138: 110325, Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110325. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Lerner DG, Brumbaugh D, Lightdale JR, Jatana KR, Jacobs IN, Mamula P: Mitigating risks of swallowed button batteries: New strategies before and after removal. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN) 70(5): 542-546, May 2020.

Hoagland MA, Ing RJ, Jatana KR, Jacobs IN, Chatterjee D: Anesthetic implications of the new guidelines for button battery ingestion in children. Anesthesia & Analgesia 130(3): 665-672, Mar 2020.

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