Department of Otorhinolaryngology

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John A. Germiller, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Hospital Staff Level 1 Attending, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology (July 2005 -)
Fellow and Resident Research Advisor, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology (July 2006 -)
Director of Clinical Research, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology Consultant, Center for Cornelia DeLange and Related Diagnoses, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Ian D. Krantz, MD, Director)
Permanent Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Otolaryngology
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
1 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440
Fax: 215-590-3986
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1985 - Dec 1988), 1988.
M.S. (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Michigan (1991 - May 1992), 1992.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Michigan (1992 - May 1995), 1995.
University of Michigan (1989 - June 1997), 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, General Surgery , University of Michigan Hospitals (6/24/97 - 6/30/98), 1997-1998.
Resident in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery , University of Michigan Hospitals (7/1/97 - 6/30/03), 1997-2003.
Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (7/1/03 - 6/30/05), 2003-2005.
National Board of Medical Examiners #433233(effective 8/1/98), 1998.
American Board of Otolaryngology #17270 Validity: May 24, 2004 – June 30, 2024 , 2004.
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Selected Publications

Rohacek AM, Bebee TW, Tilton RK, Radens CM, McDermott-Roe C, Peart N, Kaur M, Zaykaner M, Cieply B, Musunuru K, Barash Y, Germiller JA, Krantz ID, Carstens RP, Epstein DJ: ESRP1 mutations cause hearing loss due to defects in alternative splicing that disrupt cochlear development. Developmental Cell October 2017 Notes: In press.

Javia L, Brant J, Guidi J, Rameau A, Pross S, Cohn S, Kazahaya K, Dunham B, Germiller J: Infectious complications and ventilation tubes in pediatric cochlear implant recipients. The Laryngoscope 126(7): 1671-76, July 2016 Notes: Online publication, 9/8/15. Presented at the 117th Annual Meeting of the Triological Society, Las Vegas, NV, May 15–16, 2014.

Masino AJ, Grundmeier RW, Pennington JW, Germiller JA, Crenshaw EB 3rd: Temporal bone radiology report classification using open source machine learning and natural langue processing libraries. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 16: 65, June 2016.

Giordano T, Marchegiani AM, Germiller JA: Children with sensorineural hearing loss and referral to early intervention. ORL Head Neck Nursing 33(3): 10-14, 2015.

Clemmens CS, Guidi J, Caroff A, Cohn SJ, Brant JA, Laury AM, Bilaniuk LT, Germiller JA: Unilateral cochlear nerve deficiency in children. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 149(2): 318-325, August 2013.

Bank LM, Bianchi LM, Ebisu F, Lerman-Sinkoff D, Smiley EC, Shen YC, Ramamurthy P, Thompson DL, Roth TM, Beck CR, Flynn M, Teller RS, Feng L, Llewellyn GN, Holmes B, Sharples C, Coutinho-Budd J, Linn SA, Chervenak AP, Dolan DF, Benson J, Kanicki A, Martin CA, Altschuler R, Koch AE, Jewett EM, Germiller JA, Barald KF: Macrophage migration inhibitory factor acts as a neurotrophin in the developing inner ear. Development 139: 4666-4674, December 2012.

Friedmann DR, Amoils M, Germiller JA, Lustig LR, Glastonbury CM, Pramanik BK, Lalwani AK: Venous malformations of the temporal bone are a common feature in CHARGE syndrome. Laryngoscope 122: 895-900, April 2012.

Germiller JA/Kopelovich JC, Laury AM, Shah SS, Pollock A (Dual first authorship, equal contributions): Early prediction of post-meningitic hearing loss by MRI. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 137(5): 441-447, May 2011 Notes: Epub 2011 Feb 21, 2011

Javia LR, Shah UK, Germiller JA: An improved, practical stent for choanal atresia and pyriform aperture stenosis repair. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 140(2): 259-61, February 2009.

Laury AM, Casey S, McKay S, Germiller JA: Etiology of unilateral neural hearing loss in children. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 73: 417-427, January 2009.

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