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Ryan C. Borek, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Attending, 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 Boulevard
1 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440/1582
Fax: 215-590-3986
BSc (Applied Mathematics and Computer Science)
University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, 2003.
(Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program)
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 2008.
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2013.
Residency, ORL-HNS, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2017.
Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (7/1/19-12/31/20), 2019-2020.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Sudoko, CK, Lioy J, Sobol S, Borek R: Malformations, Deformations, and Disorders of the Neonatal Airway (Chapter 2). Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care, 5th ed. Donn SM, Mammel MC, van Kaam A (eds.). Springer. Cham, Switzerland, 2021-22 Notes: In press.

Mitchell, Regina: WHYY "Tonsillectomy for Children" July 23 2021 Notes: Dr. Borek is interviewed in this segment. He operated on Ms. Mitchell's daughter.

Ali Akbari Ghavimi S, Gehret PM, Aronson MR, Schipani R, Smith KWY, Borek RC, Germiller JA, Jacobs IN, Zur KB, Gottardi R: Drug delivery to the pediatric upper airway. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 174: 168-189, July 23 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2021.04.004. Epub 2021 May 1.

Borek R, Sobol SE: "Hope on the Horizon? Resolution of Severe Esophageal Button Battery Injury Following Removal with Acetic Acid Irrigation" Poster presentation at COSM Virtual Poster Session May 15 - June 15 2020.

Borek RC, Kaufman AC, Learned KO, Feldman MD, Loevner LA, O’Malley BW, Rassekh CH: "PET Positive Warthin's Tumor and False Positive FNA with Known Tongue Cancer and Bilateral Cervical Node Metastasis" Poster presentation at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting (COSM), Chicago, IL May 2016.

Wilson MN, Borek RC, Jacobs IN, Javia LR: “Foreign Body Challenge: Pencil Extending From Mediastinum to Skull Base” Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA), Chicago, IL May 2016 Notes: Accepted via abstract; presented by M. Wilson. ABEA Ellen M. Friedman Foreign Body Award Winner.

Chiffer RC, Schwab RJ, Kennan BT, Borek RC, Thaler ER: Volumetric MRI analysis pre- and post-transoral robotic surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. Laryngoscope 125(8): 1988-95, Aug 2015 Notes: Prospective, nonrandomized, institutional board-approved study with data analysis.

Borek RC, Mudd PA, Krishnamurthy G, Bauer A, Mostoufi-Moab S, Kazahaya K.: "Utilization of Intraoperative Ultrasound-guided Localization and Methylene Blue Injection to Improve Surgical Management of Metastatic Lymphadenopathy in Pediatric Patients with Papillary Thyroid Cancer" Poster Presentation at American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting, Coronado, CA Oct 2014.

Chiffer R, Borek RC, Schwab R, Thaler ER: "Predicting Success of Transoral Robotic Surgery for OSA Using Preoperative Sleep Endoscopy and MRI Analysis: Oral Presentation at American Academy of Otolaryngology National Meeting, Orlando, FL. Sept 2014.

Borek RC, Thaler ER, Kim C, Jackson N, Mandel JE, Schwab R: Quantitative airway analysis during drug-induced sleep endoscopy for evaluation of sleep apnea. Laryngoscope 122(11): 2592-99, Nov 2012 Notes: Case series with data analysis.

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