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Lisa M. Elden, M.Sc., M.D., FRCS(C), FAAP

Associate 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-)
Staff Otolaryngologist, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Surgical Director, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Div. of Otolaryngology (Liaison to the Sleep Lab coordinating sleep research, complex patient issues and proper mgmt.)
Associate Member, Children's Surgical Associates, Ltd. (effective December 3, 2012)
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Otolaryngology
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
1 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-3440/1582
Fax: (215) 590-3986
B.S. (Biochemistry)
Colgate University (Hamilton, NY), 1980.
M.S. (Electrophysiology)
Upstate Medical Center (Syracuse, NY), 1982.
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec), 1988.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating Internship, McMaster University, 1988-1989.
General Surgery Internship, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1989-1990.
Otolaryngology Residency , University of Toronto, 1990-1994.
Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship , Children's National Medical Center, 1994-1995.
National Board of Medical Examiners, #361826, 1988.
Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, #68469, 1988.
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Otolaryngology (Canada), 1994.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1995.
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Selected Publications

Murto KT, Chen W, Katz SL, Schwengel DA, Elden LM, Belani KG, Gozal D: Research needs assessment for children with obstructive sleep apnea undergoing diagnostic or surgical procedures. Anesthesia & Analgesia 127(1): 198-201, July 2018.

Thomas N, Hodges EK, Marcus C, Kim J, Xanthop, Shults J, Giordani, Rosen C, Chervin, Mitchell R, Katz E, Gozal D, Redline S, Elden L, Arens R, Moore R, Radcliffe, Thomas N: Depressive symptomatology in school-aged children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Incidence, demographic factors, and changes following a randomized controlled trial of adenotonsillectomy. SLEEP 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication 8/1/18.

Campbell IM, Sheppard SE, Crowley TB, McGinn DE, Bailey A, McGinn MJ, Unolt M, Homans JF, Chen EY, Salmons HI, Gaynor JW, Goldmuntz E, Jackson OA, Katz LE, Mascarenhas MR, Deeney VFX, Castelein RM, Zur KB, Elden L, Kallish S, Kolon TF, Hopkins SE, Chadehumbe MA, Lambert MP, Forbes BJ, Moldenhauer JS, Schindewolf EM, Solot CB, Moss EM, Gur RE, Sullivan KE, Emanuel BS, Zackai EH, McDonald­ McGinn DM: What's new with 22q? An update from the 22q and You Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part A 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication 8/28/18.

Buzi A, Coblens OM, MacGillivray M, Elden L: The use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation following pediatric tonsillectomy. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 157(2): 297-301, Aug 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 Apr 18.

Mudd PA, Thottathil P, Giordano T, Wetmore RF, Elden LM, Jawad AF, Ahumada, L, Galvez JA: Association between ibuprofen use and severity of surgically managed posttonsillectomy hemorrhage. JAMA Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery May 4 2017 Notes: doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3839. Published online May 4, 2017.

Garetz S, Mitchell R, Parker P, Moore R, Rosen C, Giordani B, Paruthi S, Elden L, Willging P, Beebe D, Marcus C, Chervin R, Redline S: Quality of life and obstructive sleep apnea symptoms after pediatric adenotonsillectomy. Pediatrics 135(2): 477-86, February 2015 Notes:

Konstantinopoulou S, Gallagher P, Elden L, Garetz SL, Mitchell RB, Redline S, Rosen CL, Katz ES, Chervin RD, Amin R, Arens R, Paruthi S, Marcus CL : Complications of adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in school-aged children. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 79(2): 240-5, February 2015.

Mitchell R, Garetz S, Moore R, Rosen C, Marcus C, Katz E, Arens R, Chervin R, Paruthi S, Amin R, Elden LM, Ellenberg S, Redline S: The use of clinical parameters to predict obstructive sleep apnea syndrome severity in children: The Childhood Adenotonsillectomy (CHAT) study randomized clinical trial. JAMA Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery 141(2): 130-6, February 2015.

Thongyam A, Marcus CL, Lockman JL, Cornaglia MA, Caroff A, Gallagher PR, Shults J, Traylor JT, Rizzi MD, Elden LM: Prospective study: Predictors of perioperative complications in higher-risk children following adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 151(6): 1046-1054, December 15 2014 Notes: [Epub ahead of print. Featured on 10/15/14.

Kennedy WP, Mudd PA, Maguire MA, Souders MD, McDonald-McGinn DM, Marcus CL, Zackai EH, Solot CB, Alexander Mason TB, Jackson OA, Elden LM : 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 78(8): 1360-4, August 2014.

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