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Lawrence Wah-Chan Tom, MD

Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Surgeon, Division of Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Level I, Hospital Staff) (7/1/18-6/30/20)
Director of ORL Resident Education, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Otolaryngology
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
1 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440
Fax: 215-590-3986
B.S. (Biology)
Trinity College, 1971.
Tulane University, 1975.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1975-1976.
Resident, Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976-1977.
Resident, ORL-HNS, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1980.
Fellow, Facial Plastic Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1981-1981.
Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1976.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1980.
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Selected Publications

Elden LM, Reinders ME, Kazahaya K, Tom LWCT: Management of isolated sphenoid sinus disease in children: A surgical perspective. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 75: 1594-1598, December 2011.

Thorne MC, Dunham BP, Tom LWC : Delayed facial paresis following tympanomastoid surgery in a pediatric patient ENT Journal 89: 357-61, 2010.

Dunham B, Guttenberg M, Morrison W, Tom L: The histologic relationship of preauricular sinuses to auricular cartilage. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 135(12): 1262-65, December 2009.

Baum ED, Elden LM, Handler SD, Tom LWC: Management of hypopharyngeal and esophageal perforations in children. ENT Journal 87(1): 44-47, January 2008.

Germiller JA, Monin DL, Sparano AM, Tom LWC: Intracranial complications of sinusitis in children and adolescent and their outcomes. Archives of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 132: 969-976, September 2006.

Sobol S, Samadi DS, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: Trends in the management of pediatric chronic sinusitis: Survey of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Laryngoscope 115: 78-80, 2005.

Ross AT, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: Revisiting outpatient tonsillectomy in young children. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 128: 226-231, 2003.

Samadi DS, Hockstein NG, Tom LWC: Pediatric intraparotid Castleman's disease. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology 112: 813-816, 2003.

Tom LWC: The ototoxicity of common topical antimycotic preparations. Laryngoscope 110: 509-516, 2000.

Margardino TM, Tom LWC: Surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea in children with cerebral palsy. Laryngoscope 109: 1611-1615, 1999.

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