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David R. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
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 Edition 2023-24 Notes: Manuscript submitted Spring 2023.

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. Chan Y, Goddard JC (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2022-23 Notes: In press.

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 Jul 16 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1111/pan.14528. Epub ahead of print.

Lee DR, Kazahaya K: Pediatric Thyroid and Parathyroid (Chapter 33). Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, 3rd ed. Mattei P, Nichol PF, Rollins II MD, Muratore CS (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, 2021-22 Notes: In press.

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.

Bedard MC, de Alarcon A, Kou YF, Lee D, Sestito A, Duggins AL, Brusadelli M, Lane A, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, Wells SI, Smith D: HPV strain predicts severity of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis with implications for disease screening. Cancers (Basel) 13(11): 2556, May 23 2021 Notes: doi: 10.3390/cancers13112556.

Lee DR, Weinrich B, Zacharias S, LeBorgne W, Beckmeyer J, Eanes C, Tabangin ME, de Alarcon A: Endoscopic findings in male prepubertal choir singers. Laryngoscope 131(3): 592-597, Mar 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.28786. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

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