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David R. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Attending Staff, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Otolaryngology
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Hub for Clinical Collaboration
Division of Otolaryngology
3500 Civic Center Blvd., 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3440/1582
Fax: 215-590-3986
BS (Biochemistry (Minor in Spanish))
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR , 2011.
MD (Medicine)
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR, 2015.
(Thyroid-Parathyroid Ultrasound Course)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2016.
(Combined Universities Sinus Course)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017.
(Ethicon Soft Tissue Closure Course (2016, 2017)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2017.
(Midface & Mandibular Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery Bioskills Course)
Zimmer Biomet Institute, Jacksonville, FL, 2018.
(Stryker Advanced Resident Temporal Bone Course)
Carolina Ear Research Institute, Raleigh, NC, 2019.
(Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Laser Workshop)
University of Cincinnati, 2020.
(Advanced Surgeon’s Course)
Institute for Cochlear Implant Training, Valencia, CA, 2022.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency, Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery , University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2015-2020.
Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2020-2022.
American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2021.
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Selected Publications

O'Reilly RC, Lee DR, Quimby A: Anatomy and Physiology of the Eustachian Tube. Cummings Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Text, 8th Ed. Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, Robbins KT, Thomas JR, Lesperance MM, Francis HW (eds.). Elsevier, 2023-24 Notes: In press; chapter submitted Spring 2023.

Lee DR, Reilly BK: Disorders of the Ear and Hearing (Chapter 69). Nelson Pediatrics Board Review: Certification and Recertification, 2nd Ed. Dean Jr. T, Bell LM, St. Geme III JW (eds.). Elsevier, 2023-24 Notes: In press.

Dharani R, Lee DR, Wang S, Hannah C, Treat JR: Posterior neck cutaneous hemangioma associated with airway hemangiomas requiring intubation. Pediatric Dermatology 2023-24 Notes: Manuscript ID PEDDERMJ-23-757 accepted for publication 9/21/23. Case report.

Cohen WG, Zhang B, Lee DR, Ampah SB, Sobol SE, Cook-Sather SD: Middle ear condition at the time of pediatric myringotomy tube placement: pain associations following intraoperative fentanyl/ketorolac and seasonal variation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 136(5): 975-985, May 2023.

Sudoko C, Lee DR, O’Reilly RC: Pediatric Conductive Hearing Loss. K.J. Lee’s Essential Pediatric Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, 13th Ed. Chan Y, Goddard JC (eds.). McGraw Hill / Medical, 2022-23 Notes: In press.

Kazahaya K, Lee DR: Thyroid and Parathyroid (Chapter 31). Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, 3rd Ed. Mattei P (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, Page: 343-358, Dec 2022.

Lee DR, Banik GL, Giordano T, Kazahaya K, Lin EE: Early elective surgery in children with mild COVID-19 does not increase pulmonary complications: a retrospective cohort study. Pediatric Anesthesia 32(10): 1172-1174, Oct 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1111/pan.14528. Epub 2022 Jul 22.

Lee DR, Dedhia K: Pediatric otolaryngology in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: what have we learned? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 29(6): 504-509, Dec 1 2021 Notes: Review.

Lee DR, Devine CM: “Endoscopic Transcanal Repair of Hyrtl’s Fissure CSF Leak” E-Film Contest entry and presentation at the 15th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO) Virtual Meeting, Marseille, France. Nov 9 2021.

Lee DR, Schleiss MR, Park A, Germiller J : "Retrospective Diagnosis of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection using Birth Souvenirs" Poster presentation at the 125th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. Oct 3-6 2021.

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