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Lisa M. Elden, MSc, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FAAP

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-)
Surgical Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Div. of Otolaryngology (Sleep Lab Liaison coordinating sleep research, complex patient issues and proper management.)
Associate Member, Children's Surgical Associates, Ltd. (effective December 3, 2012)
Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Division of Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Member, ORL-HNS Departmental Committee on Appointments and Promotions (DCOAP), Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Education Officer, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
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.Sc. (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.
Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, #68469, 1988.
National Board of Medical Examiners, #361826, 1988.
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Otolaryngology (Canada), 1994.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1995.
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Selected Publications

Chorney SR, Zur KB, Buzi A, McKenna Benoit MK, Chennupati SK, Kleinman S, DeMauro SB, Elden LM: Recorded flexible nasolaryngoscopy for neonatal vocal cord assessment in a prospective cohort Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 130(3): 292-297, Mar 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1177/0003489420950370. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Connolly J, Giordano T, Dailey J, Elden LM: Disparities in nurse triage call line utilization following pediatric tonsillectomies. ORL-Head and Neck Nursing 39(3): 5-7, Summer 2021.

Jackson O, McDonald-McGinn DM, Rotem K, Elden LM, McGinn DE, Dailey JF, Kodavatiganti M, Crowley TB: Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in preoperative planning for patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome undergoing craniofacial and otorhinolaryngologic procedures. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 138: 110236, Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110236. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

Lee A, Chang BL, Solot C, Crowley TB, Vemulapalli V, McDonald-McGinn DM, Maguire MA, Mason TBA, Elden L, Cielo CM, Jackson OA: Defining risk of post-operative obstructive sleep apnea in patients with 22q11.2DS undergoing pharyngeal flap surgery for velopharyngeal dysfunction using polysomnographic evaluation. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 57(7): 808-818, July 2020 Notes: Epub Jan 24, 2020.

Miller LE, Buzi A, Williams A, Rogers RS, Ortiz AG, Jones-Ho KO, Elden LM: Reliability and accuracy of remote fiberoptic nasopharyngolaryngoscopy in the pediatric population. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal April 2020 Notes: Epub 2020 Apr 13;145561320919109. doi: 10.1177/0145561320919109.

Jones Oguh S, Elden L, Swanson J, Tapia I, Subramanyam R: New treatments for obstructive sleep apnea in children. Pediatric Anesthesia 30(3): 232-240, March 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1111/pan.13775. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

Buchinsky FJ, Valentino WL, Ruszkay N, Powell E, Derkay CS, Seedat RY, Uloza V, Dikkers FG, Tunkel DE, Choi SS, Mortelliti AJ, Campisi P, Ospina JC, Donne AJ, Sataloff RT, Conley SF, McClay JE, Friedman EM, Elden L, Tylor DA, Rosen CA, Smith LJ, Copley GJ, Karas DE, Schweinfurth JM, Myer CM 3rd, Wiatrak BJ, Dohar JE, Sobol SE, Bastian RW, Smith RJH, Smith ME, Wassie AM, Post JC, Ehrlich GD.: Age at diagnosis, but not HPV type, is strongly associated with clinical course in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. PLoS One 14(6): e0216697, June 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216697.

Hodges E, Marcus CL, Kim JY, Xanthopoulos M, Shults J, Giordani B, Beebe DW, Rosen CL, Chervin RD, Mitchell RB, Katz ES, Gozal D, Redline S, Elden L, Arens R, Moore R, Taylor HG, Radcliffe J, Thomas NH: Depressive symptomatology in school-aged children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Incidence, demographic factors, and changes following a randomized controlled trial of adenotonsillectomy. SLEEP 41(12): zsy180, Dec 1 2018.

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 176(10): 2058-2069, Oct 2018 Notes: 10.1002/ajmg.a.40637

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.

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