Areas of Expertise:
General pediatric otolaryngology, Cochlear implantation, Pediatric airway disorders, Pediatric ear disorders
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)
- Education and Training
MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, N.C.
General Surgery - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Otorhinolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgery - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Otolaryngology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Otology/Neurotology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
- Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- Conditions Treated
- Airway Foreign Bodies
- Choanal Atresia
- Complete Tracheal Rings
- Glottic Stenosis
- Laryngeal Atresia
- Laryngeal Trauma
- Laryngotracheal Cleft (LTC)
- Pyriform Aperture Stenosis
- Recurrent Respiratory Papillomas
- Departments and Services
Deutsch ES, Javia LR: Simulation in Otolaryngology. Simulation in Otolaryngology. The Comprehensive Textbook of Healthcare Simulation. Levine AI et al (eds.). Springer, New York, NY, 2013 Notes: In press.
Javia LR, Dunham BP, Jacobs I: Congenital Malformations of the Trachea and Bronchi. Pediatric Otolaryngology, 5th Ed. Bluestone et al (eds.). May 2012.
Javia L: Cochlear Implants - Surgical Techniques, Special Considerations - Pediatric and Malformed Cochleae. Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Hearing Devices. Ruckenstein M (eds.). Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, February 29 2012 Notes: Chapter 8.
Javia L, Jacobs I. Airway intervention in the infant with a vascular anomaly. In: Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Elsevier, 2011.
Javia LR, Dunham BP, Jacobs I. Congenital malformations of the trachea and bronchi. In: Blueston, et al, editors. Pediatric Otolaryngology, 5th Ed. 2010 Notes: In press, 2010.
Javia LR, Ruckenstein MJ. Hearing: cochlear and brainstem implants. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences 2007. Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Javia LR, Ruckenstein MJ: Ossiculoplasty. Otolaryngol Clin N Am 39(6): 1177-89, 2006.
Simpao AF, Javia LR, Schwartz AJ, Rehman MA: Shoulder dystocia, laryngeal tear, mediastinal intubation, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a neonate. Anesthesiology 120(2), February 2014 Notes: Epub December 2012.
Javia L, Deutsch ES: A systematic review of simulators in otolaryngology. Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 147(6): 999-1011, December 2012 Notes: Epub September 26, 2012.
Cheng J, Javia L: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pediatric tympanostomy tube otorrhea. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 76(12): 1795-1798, December 2012 Notes: Epub September 25 2012.
Javia LR, Zur KB: Laryngotracheal reconstruction with resorbable microplate buttressing. Laryngoscope 122(4): 920-924, April 2012.
Cheng J, Javia L: Neonatal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) suppurative head and neck infections. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra 7(4): 173-174, December 2012.
Schwartz AJ, Javia L, Stricker PA, Nadeau P, Nguyen C. Intermittent airway obstruction in a neonate. ANESTHESIOLOGY (Images in Anesthesiology). 2011 Sept; 115: 630.
Javia LR, Zur KB, Jacobs IN. Evolving treatments in the management of laryngotracheal hemangiomas: will propranolol supplant steroids and surgery? International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2011 Nov; 75(11):1450-4. Epub 2011 Aug 31. Read the abstract»
Antunes MB, Javia LR, Ransom ER, Kazahaya K. Salivary anlage tumor of the nasopharynx: a case report and review of the literature. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2010 Mar; 6(2): 69-71.
Dunham BP, Javia LR, Bilaniuk LT, Zur KB. Bilateral nasal obstruction due to an intranasal craniopharyngioma. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra. 2010 Mar 5(2): 57-62. Notes: Available online 17 March 2009. Read the article»
Javia LR, Shah UK, Germiller JA. An improved, practical stent for choanal atresia and pyriform aperture stenosis repair. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Feb;140(2):259-61. Read the abstract»
Posters and Presentations
Lioy, J, Deshmukh H, Javia L, Sobol S, Soorikian L, Stow J, Hanlon K, Chuo J : "Improving Perioperative Communication for Airway Surgery of the Neonate" Poster presentation at CHOP's Quality and Patient Safety Day, Philadelphia, PA May 13 2013.
Lioy, J, Deshmukh H, Javia L, Sobol S, Soorikian L, Stow J, Hanlon K, Chuo J : "Improving Perioperative Communication for Airway Surgery of the Neonate" Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Arlington,VA April 25-28 2013.
Cheng J, Javia L: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Pediatric Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea. Podium presentation at Annual American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, New Orleans, LA October 21 2012.
Cheng J, Javia L: Neonatal Suppurative Head and Neck Infections. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, San Diego, CA April 20-22 2012.
Berg E, Javia L, Kazahaya K: Post-Transplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder of the Temporal Bone: Report of a Unique Case and Discussion. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual North American Skull Base Society Meeting, Las Vegas, NV February 2012.
Germiller JA, Javia LR, Kazahaya K, Dunham BP. Simple, rapid cochlear implant fixation by tacking down periosteum (“Pericraniopexy”) [poster presentation]. 13th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children; 2011 July, Chicago, IL.
Javia LR, Bleier B, Palmer J, Cohen N. Laser tissue welding tympanoplasty of rabbit tympanic membrane perforations [oral presentation]. Annual Meeting of the Triological Society at COSM; 2010 May, Las Vegas, NV.
Javia LR, Zur KB. Novel technique for buttressing malacic tracheal segments with resorbable microplates during laryngotracheal reconstruction [poster presentation]. 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology; 2010 May, Las Vegas, NV.
Javia LR, Zur KB, Jacobs IN: Evolving Treatments in the Management of Laryngotracheal Hemangiomas: Will Propranolol Supplant Steroids and Surgery? [poster presentation] 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology; 2010 May, Las Vegas, NV.
Javia LR, Rameau A, Pross SR, Chewaproug L, Kazahaya K, Dunham BP, et al. Tympanostomy tubes in cochlear implant recipients: analysis of complications [oral presentation]. 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology; 2009 May, Seattle, WA.
Javia LR, Kileny P, Kazahaya K, Dunham BP, Hayman C, Jackson M, et al. Promontory electrical ABR to evaluate pediatric cochlear implant candidates with questionable cochlear nerves [oral presentation]. 12th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children; 2009 June, Seattle, WA.
Javia LR, Dunham BP, Kazahaya K. Novel use of radiofrequency plasma ablation (Coblation®) in the endonasal resection of a stage IIIB juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma [poster presentation]. 20th Annual Meeting of the North American Skull Base Society; 2009 October, New Orleans, LA.
Javia LR, Dunham BP, Elden L. Acquired meningoencephalocele in a pediatric patient after irradiation for medulloblastoma: review of pathology and management [poster presentation]. Annual Meeting of SENTAC; 2009 December, Salt Lake City, UT.
McLaughlin EJ, Heuer GG, Javia LR, O'Malley BW, Storm PB. Gross total resection of a cervical atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in a 4-year-old with C5-C7 instrumented fusion with lateral mass and translaminar screws: case report [poster presentation] American Association of Neurological Surgeons - Pediatric Annual Meeting; 2009 December, Boston, MA.
Lectures by Invitation
VIP Speaker: "Pediatric Cochlear Implantation", First Beijing International Forum of Pediatric Development, Beijing, China (11/8-10/13)
VIP Speaker: "Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media and Cholesteatoma", First Beijing International Forum of Pediatric Development, Beijing, China (11/8-10/13)
Panelist: "Emergency Airway Management at Pediatric Hospitals" Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Arlington, VA
- Awards and Honors
2010, 2nd Place Poster, Annual Meeting of ASPO
2002, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued Fellowship Award
2001, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Scholars Program
1997, Phi Beta Kappa
- Editorial and Academic Positions
2012-present, The Laryngoscope, Reviewer
2010-present, Public Library of Science ONE, Manuscript Reviewer
Academic and institutional committees
2012-present, CHOP Neonatal ENT Liaison
2010-2011, CHOP EpicCare Ambulatory Team
2010-present, CHOP Clinical Champion for EPIC Implementation
Memberships in professional organizations
2004-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
- Awards and Honors