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Lawrence W. C. Tom, MD

Attending surgeon

Awards

 2001 - Top Docs for Kids. Philadelphia Magazine, May 2001.
1994 - Honors Award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.
1996 - Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.
1993 - Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association

 

Books

Tom LWC, Potsic WP, Handler SD. Methods of examination (Chapter 52). In: Bluestone C, Stool S et al, eds. Pediatric Otolaryngology, 4th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders (Elsevier Science); 2003:1109-1119.

Tom LWC. Structure and function of the nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx. In: Wetmore RF, Muntz H, McGill TJ, eds. Pediatric Otolaryngology: Principles and Practice Pathways, Thieme, New York, NY. 2000. p. 409-421.

Tom, LWC, Kennedy DW. Rhinitis and sinusitis. In: Burg F, Ingelfinger J, Ward E, and Polin R, eds. Gellis and Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy, 15th Edition. Philadelphia, PA, W.B. Saunders, Co., 1996. p. 126-129.

Potsic WP, Handler SD, Tom LWC. The mouth, pharynx, and esophagus: Methods of examination. In: Bluestone CD, Stool SE, Kenna MA, eds. Pediatric Otolaryngology, 3rd edition . Philadelphia, PA, W.B. Saunders Co, 1996. p. 945-957.

 

Editorial and Academic Positions

1988 - Member, Interview Panel of Committee on Admissions, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1988-1994 - Surgical Case Review Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, (Chairman, 1988-1992)

1990-1995 - Utilization Management Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

1999 - Therapeutic Standards Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

1995 - Graduate Medical Education Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2000 - Professional Compliance Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

Leadership

National Societies:

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
(Member, Subcommittee on Fellowships 1983-1986)

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
(Member, Subcommittee on Tonsils and Adenoids 1994-Present)

American Academy of Pediatrics

American College of Surgeons
(Member, Pennsylvania District #5 Committee on Applicants 1993-Present)

American Medical Association

American Rhinologic Society

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
(Chairman, Finance Committee 1991-1995; 1995-7 Member, Finance Committee;
Member, Long-Range Planning Committee 1997-Present)

Pan Pacific Surgical Association

Society of Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC)

Local Societies:

Pacific Asian American Medical Student Association of the University of

Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Faculty Mentor)

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Academy Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
(Alternate Governor: AAO - HNS Board of Governors 1991-1994)

Pennsylvania Medical Society

Philadelphia County Medical Society

Philadelphia Laryngological Society

Philadelphia Pediatric Society

Philadelphia Society of Facial Plastic Surgeons

Original Papers

Thorne MC, Dunham BP, Tom LW. Delayed facial paresis following tympanomastoid surgery in a pediatric patient. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Aug;89(8):357-61.Read abstract.

Dunham B, Guttenberg M, Morrison W, Tom L. The histologic relationship of preauricular sinuses to auricular cartilage. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Dec;135(12):1262-5. Read abstract.

Baum ED, Elden LM, Handler SD, Tom LW.Management of hypopharyngeal and esophageal perforations in children: three case reports and a review of the literature. Ear Nose Throat J. 2008 Jan;87(1):44-7. Review. Read abstract.

Germiller JA, Monin DL, Sparano AM, Tom LW. Intracranial complications of sinusitis in children and adolescents and their outcomes. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Sep;132(9):969-76. Read abstract.

 

Posters and Presentations

Samadi DS, Hockstein NG, Tom LWC. Pediatric intraparotid Castleman's disease. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: September 20-25,2002; San Diego, CA.

Ross AT, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: Revisiting outpatient tonsillectomy in young children. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery: September 9, 2001; Denver, CO.

Ross AT, Kazahaya K, Tom LWC: High-risk tonsillectomy: Tonsillectomy under 36 months of age. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics: October 28, 2000; Chicago, IL.

Tom LWC. The Ototoxicity of Common Topical Antimycotic Preparations. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Laryngological, Otological and Rhinological Society: May 17, 2000; Orlando, FL.

Kazahaya K, Anderson TA, Tom LWC, Tavill MA: Prospective study of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage: A comprehensive look. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology: April 1999; Palm Desert CA.

 

 

 

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