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John A. Germiller, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow and Resident Research Advisor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology (July 2006 -)
Director of Clinical Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology Consultant, Center for Cornelia DeLange and Related Diagnoses, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Ian D. Krantz, MD, Director)
Permanent Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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. (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
Resident in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery , University of Michigan Hospitals (7/1/97 - 6/30/03), 1997-2003.
Intern, General Surgery , University of Michigan Hospitals (6/24/97 - 6/30/98), 1997-1998.
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

Simi A, Perry J, Schindler E, Oza A, Luo M, Hartman T, Krantz ID, Germiller JA, Kawai K, Kenna M: Audiologic phenotype and progression in pediatric STRC-related autosomal recessive hearing loss. Laryngoscope June 2021 Notes: 2021 Jun 10. doi: 10.1002/lary.29680. Epub ahead of print.

Yu C, Jeffe DB, Kenna MA, Germiller JA, Lieu JEC: Validation of a parent proxy quality-of-life measure for young children with hearing loss. Laryngoscope 131(3): 663-670, Mar 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.28891. Epub 2020 Jul 15.

Shi K, Purser JS, Germiller JA, Rampton JW, Park AH: Gadolinium-based contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging as a predictor of postmeningitic hearing loss in children International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2021 Notes: Accepted for publication 10/4/21.

Pennington JW, Ruth B, Miller JM, Peterson J, Xu B, Masino A, Krantz I, Manganella J, Gomes T, Stiles D, Kenna M, Hood LJ, Germiller J, Crenshaw EB 3rd: Perspective on the development of a large-scale clinical data repository for pediatric hearing research. Ear and Hearing 41(2): 231-238, Mar/Apr 2020 Notes: 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000779. [Epub ahead of print]

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 RP6, Epstein DJ: ESRP1 mutations cause hearing loss due to defects in alternative splicing that disrupt cochlear development. Developmental Cell 43(3): 318-331, November 2017.

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 language 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.

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