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Luv R. Javia, MD

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2010, 2nd Place Poster: "Novel Technique for Buttressing Malacic Tracheal Segments with Resorbable Microplates During Laryngotracheal Reconstruction". Presented at the Annual Meeting of ASPO, Las Vegas, NV. Authors: Luv Javia MD and Karen B. Zur MD

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




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.


Memberships in professional organizations

National Societies

2004 - present, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Original Papers


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


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.

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