Lisa M. Elden, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), FAAP

Lisa M. Elden, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), FAAP

Lisa M. Elden, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), FAAP, is an attending surgeon in the Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) and Surgical Director of Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: General pediatric otolaryngology, Pediatric sleep disorders
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MDCM - McGill University School of Medicine, Montreal, Canada

Internship

Rotating Internship - McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
General Surgery - State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Residency

Otolaryngology - University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fellowship

Pediatric Otolaryngology - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certification

Otolaryngology

Graduate Degree

MSc in Electrophysiology - Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Surgeon

Surgical Director, Pediatric Sleep Disorders

Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Murto KT, Chen W, Katz SL, Schwengel DA, Elden LM, Belani KG, Gozal D: Research needs assessment for children with obstructive sleep apnea undergoing diagnostic or surgical procedures. Anesthesia & Analgesia Feb 23 2018 Notes: Feb 23. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003309. [Epub ahead of print]

Verheij E, Elden L, Crowley TB, Pameijer FA, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn DM, Thomeer HGXM: Anatomical malformations of the middle and inner ear in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: Case series and literature review. American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR) Mar 15 2018 Notes: AJNR-17-00862.R2 accepted for publication 1/15/18; Epub 2018 Mar 15.  

Murto KT, Chen W, Katz SL, Schwengel DA, Elden LM, Belani KG, Gozal D. Research Needs Assessment for Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Diagnostic or Surgical Procedures. Anesth Analg. 2018 Feb 23. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003309. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Mudd PA, Thottathil P, Giordano T, Wetmore RF, Elden L, Jawad AF, Ahumada L, Gálvez JA: Association between ibuprofen use and severity of surgically managed post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage. JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3839. Published online May 4, 2017.

Buzi A, Coblens OM, MacGillivray M, Elden L: The use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation following pediatric tonsillectomy. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 157(2): 297-301, Aug 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 Apr 18.

2015

Konstantinopoulou S, Arens R, Katz E, Garetz S, Rosen C, Redline S, Amin R, Elden LM, Chervin R, Mitchell R: Complications of adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in school-aged children. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 79(2):240-5, February 2015.

Mitchell R, Garetz S, Moore R, Rosen C, Marcus C, Katz E, Arens R, Chervin R, Paruthi S, Amin R, Elden LM, Ellenberg S, Redline S: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) severity: Can clinical parameters predict the degree of respiratory abnormality as measured by polysomnography? The Childhood Adenotonsillectomy (CHAT) Study JAMA Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery 141(2): 130-6, February 2015.

Garetz S, Mitchell R, Parker P, Moore R, Rosen C, Giordani B, Paruthi S, Elden L, Willging P, Beebe D, Marcus C, Chervin R, Redline S: Quality of life and obstructive sleep apnea symptoms after pediatric adenotonsillectomy. Pediatrics 135(2): 477-86, February 2015.

2014

Thongyam A, Marcus CL, Lockman JL, Cornaglia MA, Caroff A, Gallagher PR, Shults J, Traylor JT, Rizzi MD, Elden LM: Prospective study: Predictors of perioperative complications in higher-risk children following adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 151(6): 1046-1054, December 1 2014. 

Garetz S, Mitchell R, Parker P, Moore R, Rosen C; Giordani B, Paruthi S, Elden L, Willging P, Beebe D, Marcus C, Chervin R, Redline S: Quality of life and obstructive sleep apnea symptoms after pediatric adenotonsillectomy. Pediatrics 2014/5 Notes: Manuscript #: 2014-0620.R3 accepted 04-Nov-2014.

Mitchell R, Garetz S, Moore R, Rosen C, Marcus C, Katz E, Arens R, Chervin R, Paruthi S, Amin R, Elden LM, Ellenberg S, Redline S: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) severity: Can clinical parameters predict the degree of respiratory abnormality as measured by polysomnography? The Childhood Adenotonsillectomy (CHAT) Study JAMA Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery 2014/5 Notes: Original investigation manuscript OTO14-0562R1 under publication review after revisions submitted, September 2014.

Mahant S, Keren R, Localio R, Luan X, Song L, Shah S, Tieder JS, Wilson KM, Elden LM, Srivastava R: Variation in quality of tonsillectomy perioperative care & revisit rates in children's hospitals. Pediatrics 133(2): 280-288, February 1 2014 Notes: Early electronic release, manuscript #: 2013-1884. PMID 24446446.

Mahant S, Keren R, Localio R, Luan X, Song L, Shah SS, Tieder JS, Wilson KM, Elden L, Srivastava R for the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) Network: Dexamethasone and risk of bleeding in children undergoing tonsillectomy. Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery 150(5): 872-879, May 2014 Notes: Accept Manuscript-OTO-131975R1, Dexamethasone and Risk of Bleeding in Children Undergoing Tonsillectomy - [EMID:d79b119e7c456351]; 2014 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 24493786.

Kennedy WP, Mudd PA, Maguire MA, Souders MD, McDonald-McGinn DM, Marcus CL, Zackai EH, Solot CB, Alexander Mason TB, Jackson OA, Elden LM: 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 78(8): 1360-4, August 2014 Notes: Manuscript IJPORL-D-14-00196R1 accepted for publication May 28, 2014. PMID 24958162.

Thongyam A, Marcus CL, Lockman JL, Cornaglia MA, Caroff A, Gallagher PR, Shults J, Traylor JT, Rizzi MD, Elden LM: Prospective study: Predictors of perioperative complications in higher-risk children following adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery October 9 2014 Notes: OTO-140116R2 accepted for publication 8/29/14; 2014 Oct 9. pii: 0194599814552059. [Epub ahead of print. Featured on MDLinx.com 10/15/14.

2013

Cheng J, Bilaniuk L, Elden LM: Unusual association of bilateral persistent stapedial arteries and microtia with bilateral ossicular anomalies resulting in conductive hearing loss. Otology & Neurotology 34(3): e12-e13, April 2013 Notes: PMID 23446325.

Forrest C, Fiks A, Bailey C, Localio R, Grundmeier R, Richards T, Karavite D, Elden L, Alessandrini E: The 3 components of the CDS system for OM care. Pediatrics 131(4): SI1-SI4, April 2013.

Forrest C, Fiks A, Bailey C, Localio R, Grundmeier R, Richards T, Karavite D, Elden L, Alessandrini E: Improving adherence to otitis media guidelines with clinical decision support and physician feedback Pediatrics 131(4): e1071-1081, April 2013 Notes: Manuscript #: 2012-1988.R2 accepted for publication December 4, 2012; published online March 11, 2013. PMID 23478860

Cheng J, Elden L: Children with deep space neck infections: Our experience with 178 children and a proposed clinical management algorithm. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 148(6): 1037-42, June 2013 Notes: Manuscript-OTO-121947R2 accepted for publication, 2/21/13; Epub 2013 Mar 21. PMID 23520072.

Marcus C, Moore RH, Rosen CL, Giordani B, Garetz SL, Taylor HG, Mitchell RB, Amin R, Katz ES, Arens R, Paruthi S, Muzumdar H, Gozal D, Hattiangadi Thomas N, Ware J, Beebe D, Snyder K, Elden L, Sprecher RC, Willging P, Jones D, Bent JP, Hoban T, Chervin RD, Ellenberg SS, Redline S: A randomized controlled trial of surgery for childhood sleep apnea. New England Journal of Medicine 368: 2366-2376, June 20 2013 Notes: May 21, 2013 online first. 10.1056/NEJMoa1215881 PMID 23692173. PMCID: PMC3756808

Cheng J, Elden LM: Outcomes in children under 12 months of age undergoing adenotonsillectomy. Laryngoscope 123(9): 2281-4, September 2013 Notes: PMID 23821577.

2012

Cheng J, Elden LM: Management of pediatric second branchial fistulae: Is tonsillectomy necessary? International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 76(11): 1601-1603, November 2012 Notes: PMID 22884364.

Elden L, Reinders M, Witmer C. Predictors of bleeding disorders in children with epistaxis: Value of preoperative tests and clinical screening. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Epub 2012 Mar 27. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22459034.Read the abstract

2011

Elden LM, Reinders ME, Kazahaya K, Tom LW. Management of isolated sphenoid sinus disease in children: a surgical perspective. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Dec;75(12):1594-8. Epub 2011 Oct 17. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22005666. Read the abstract

Leibowitz JM, Smith LP, Cohen MA, Dunham BP, Guttenberg M, Elden LM. Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric vallecular cysts and pseudocysts. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Jul;75(7):899-904. Epub 2011 Apr 29. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21531029. Read the abstract

Abstracts

2018

Thomas N, Hodges EK, Marcus C, Kim J, Xanthop, Shults J, Giordani, Rosen C, Chervin, Mitchell R, Katz E, Gozal D, Redline S, Elden L, Arens R, Moore R, Radcliffe, Thomas N: Depressive symptomatology in school-aged children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Incidence, demographic factors, and changes following a randomized controlled trial of adenotonsillectomy. SLEEP 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication 8/1/18.

Campbell IM, Sheppard SE, Crowley TB, McGinn DE, Bailey A, McGinn MJ, Unolt M, Homans JF, Chen EY, Salmons HI, Gaynor JW, Goldmuntz E, Jackson OA, Katz LE, Mascarenhas MR, Deeney VFX, Castelein RM, Zur KB, Elden L, Kallish S, Kolon TF, Hopkins SE, Chadehumbe MA, Lambert MP, Forbes BJ, Moldenhauer JS, Schindewolf EM, Solot CB, Moss EM, Gur RE, Sullivan KE, Emanuel BS, Zackai EH, McDonald­ McGinn DM: What's new with 22q? An update from the 22q and You Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Part A. 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication 8/28/18.  

Jablonka D, Elden LM, Tapia IE, Subramanyam R: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and postoperative respiratory adverse event. AASM Case Book of Sleep Medicine, Third Edition. Case ID: #033 accepted for publication 6/15/18.

Books

Congenital Malformations of the Head and Neck. Elden LM, Zur KB (eds.). Springer, New York, NY, 2014 Notes: Editorial responsibilities include reviewing each chapter and supplementing submitted photographs and figures with CHOP database photographs.

Chapters

2016

Elden LM: Intranasal Trauma and Epistaxis. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.)  Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 136-165; 484-519; 598-613, 2016.

Elden LM: Nasal Foreign Bodies. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.)  Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 136-165; 484-519; 598-613, 2016.

Elden LM: Neck. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.)  Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 136-165; 484-519; 598-613, 2016.

Elden LM: Suspension Microlaryngoscopy. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.)  Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 136-165; 484-519; 598-613, 2016.

Elden LM: Bronchoscopy. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.)  Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 136-165; 484-519; 598-613, 2016.

Elden LM: Esophagoscopy. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.)  Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 136-165; 484-519; 598-613, 2016.

2014

Elden LM, Kirschner RE: Congenital Malformations of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx. Congenital Malformations of the Head and Neck. Elden LM and Zur KB (eds.). Springer, New York, NY, Page: 87-106, 2014.

2013

Cheng J, Elden L: Evidence-based update on tympanostomy tube placement for otitis media in children. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal 2013 Notes: Accepted for publication, July 2013.

Cheng J, Elden L: Evidence-based update on tympanostomy tube placement for otitis media in children. Soundings, PAO-HNS (Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery) Page: 3, 7, Spring 2013.

2012

Elden LM, Wetmore RF, Potsic WP. Otolaryngologic disorders. In: Coran AG, Adzick NS, Krummel TM, Laberge J, Shamberger R, editors. Pediatric surgery. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby, Inc.; 2012.

Elden LM. Diagnosis and management of acute otitis media and otitis media with effusion. In: Wetmore RF, Muntz HR, McGill TJ, editors. Pediatric otolaryngology principles and practice pathways. 2nd ed. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2012. p. 235-52.

2010

Elden LM, Potsic WP: Otolaryngologic Emergencies. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6th ed. Fleisher G, Ludwig S, Henretig F. (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Page: 1663-1678, June 2010.

2009

Elden LM. Common pediatric otolaryngology problems in the neonatal unit. In: Kirpalani HM, Huang L, Michenko MJ, Duffet M, editors. Manual of pediatric intensive care. Shelton (CT): Peoples Medical Publishing House; 2009. p. 186-214.

2008

Elden L, Tom LWC. Pediatric perspectives of rhinosinusitis. In: Thaler ER, Kennedy DW, editors. Rhinosinusitis: a guide for diagnosis and management. New York:.Springer Science+Business Media, LLC; 2008.  p.  205-22.

2007

Elden LM. Otitis media. In:Wetmore RF, editor. Pediatric otolaryngology: the requisites in pediatrics.  Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2007.  p. 77-94.

2006

Baum ED, Elden LM. Bacterial infections of the neck. In: Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Polin RA, Gershon AA, editors. Current pediatric therapy. 18th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2006.  p. 1117-20.

Elden LM, Potsic WP. Otolaryngologic emergencies. In: Fleisher G, Ludwig S, Henretig F, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2006. p. 1663-78.

2004

Tom LWC, Elden LM, Marsh RR. Topical antifungals. In: Roland P, Rutka J, editors. Ototoxicity. Hamilton, Ontario: B.C. Decker; 2004.  p.134-39.

2003

Elden LM, Wetmore RF, Potsic WP. Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea in children. In:  Fairbanks, Michelson, Woodson, editors. Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 241-53. 

2002

Elden LM, Wetmore R, Potsic WP. Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea in children. In: Fairbanks DNF, Mickelson SA , Woodson BT, editors. Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2002.

Elden LM. Common pediatric otolaryngology problems in the neonatal unit. In: Handbook on common neonatal problems. 2002.

1998

Elden, LM, Grundfast KM. The atelactatic ear. In: Lalwani, A.K. and Grundfast, K.M., editors. Pediatric Otology and Neurotology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1998.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Elden LME. "A Cohort Study: Indications and Outcomes of Otolaryngologic Surgeries in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Pediatric Patients" Oral presentation at the 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference, Whistler, BC, CANADA (7/11-13/18, via abstract) 

Gonzalez-Gandolfi C, Smith R, Jeong S, Crowley T, Ruzzi S, McCarry C, McGinn D, Kelman C, Elden L, Forbes B, Katz L, Mascarenhas M, Jackson O, Sullivan K, Zackai E, McDonald-McGinn D: 22q11.2 LCR22D-LCR22E Distal Deletion: Findings in One Illustrative Family. Oral presentation at the 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference, Whistler, BC, CANADA.  July 2018 Notes: Notes: Accepted via abstract 2/28/18.

Elden LME, McDonald-McGinn DM, Crowley TB, Zur KB, Zackai EH, Sacca R: Indications and Outcomes of Otolaryngology Surgeries in Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Poster presentation at the 14th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology – ESPO 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. June 2-5 2018.

Elden LME. "Impact of Changing Post-operative Pain Strategy After Tonsillectomy: Reduction in Opioid Use Associated with Fewer Readmissions" Oral presentation at the 14th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO), Stockholm, Sweden (accepted via abstract, presented 6/3/18)

Verheij E, Elden L, Crowley TB, Pameijer FA, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn D, Thomeer H : "Anatomical Malformations of the Middle and Inner Ear in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome" Oral presentation at the 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference, Whistler, BC, CANADA. July 11-13 2018 Notes: Accepted via abstract 2/28/18. E Verheij presenting.

Verheij E, Elden L, Crowley TB, Pameijer FA, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn D, Thomeer H. “Anatomical Malformations of the Middle and Inner Ear in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome" Oral presentation at the 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference, Whistler, BC, CANADA. (7/12/18) Notes: Accepted via abstract 2/28/18. 

2016

"Positive Pressure Ventilation After Pediatric Tonsillectomy" Buzi A, Coblens O, Elden LM. Scientific Program Oral Presentation at the 2016 American Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, San Diego, CA (accepted via abstract, presented 9/20/16) 

"Multidisciplinary Clinical Pathway Determining Need for Admission After T&A Using Polysomnography & Electronic Medical Record to Optimize Outcomes" Elden LM, Giordano T, Lingappan A, Galvez J, Ahumada L, Kubis S, Marcus C, Davis D, Toner D, Williams A, McCloskey J, Rehman M. Oral presentation, ESPO 2016, Lisbon, Portugal. (6/19/16)  

"Polysomnographic Screening of Patients with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Before and After Posterior Pharyngeal Flap Surgery for Velopharyngeal Dysfunction" Jackson O , Ivanova K, Solot C, Maguire M, McDonald-McGinn D, Souders M, Elden L. Oral presentation at the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Biennial Conference, Sirmione, Italy (7/21/16)

2014

Panel Moderator/Participant: "Postoperative Respiratory Complications Following Adenotonsillectomy Performed for OSAS - Prevalence and Changing Trends in Management" Presented at the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Hershey, PA. (6/13/14)

Panel Moderator/Participant: American Academy of Otolaryngology Practice Guideline for Myringotomy and Tubes: Update and Controversies" Presented at the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Hershey, PA. (6/13/14)

2012

Shen J, Elden LM. Intracranial complications of sinusitis in children: outcomes and predictors [poster presentation]. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Spring Meeting; 2012 Apr 20-22; San Diego, CA.

Cheng J, Lewis C, Elden L. Bilateral persistent stapedial arteries without aberrant internal carotid arteries and bilateral conductive hearing loss [poster presentation]. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Spring Meeting; 2012 Apr 20-22; San Diego, CA.

Cheng J, Elden LM. Management of pediatric second branchial arch fistulae: is tonsillectomy necessary? [poster presentation]. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Spring Meeting; 2012 Apr 20-22; San Diego, CA. (Awarded 2nd place).

2011

Elden LM, Reinders M, Witmer C. Predictors of bleeding disorders in children with epistaxis: value of preoperative tests and clinical screening [poster presentation]. American Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting; 2011 Sep 11-14; San Francisco, CA.

Elden LM. Sleep apnea in children [oral presentation]. Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head Neck Surgery Annual Meeting; 2011 Jun 17-18; Bedford Springs, PA.

Elden LM, Reinders M, Kazahaya K, Tom L. Isolated sphenoid sinusitis in children [oral presentation]. Canadian Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 65th Annual Meeting; 2011 May 22-24; Victoria, BC.

Elden LM. Sleep apnea in children: the role of adenotonsillectomy [oral presentation, plenary speaker]. Canadian Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 65th Annual Meeting; 2011 May 22-24; Victoria, BC.

Lando T, Cahill A, Elden L.  Distal airway foreign bodies: endoscopic removal using multiple tools and strategies [poster presentation]. Annual Residents and Fellows Competition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2011 Feb 23; Philadelphia, PA. 

Invited lectures

2018

Elden LM. "Sleep Disorders in Individuals with Down Syndrome" CHOP Trisomy 21 Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (5/19/18).

Awards and Honors

2018, 22q11.2 Society Inaugural Special Service Award, 22q and You Center, CHOP

2016, Finalist, Best ENT, Main Line Parent LOVE Awards

2013, Member, Top Otolaryngologists in Philadelphia

2013, America's Top Physicians

2012, 2nd Place Poster, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

2012, 1st Place Poster, Annual Meeting of SENTAC

2011, Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals

2009-2010, America's Top Physicians

2006-2007, Who's Who of American Women - 25th Silver Anniversary Edition

2004, "Top Docs" Main Line Magazine

1996, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2010-present, Member Editorial Board, ORL - Journal of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties

Reviewer

2012-present, Faculty of 1000
2012-present, Pediatrics
2012-present, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
2010-present, Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
2009-present, Pediatric Emergency Care
2007-present, ORL - Journal of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties
2006-present, Otolaryngology - Head Neck Surgery

Academic and institutional committees

2009-present, CHOP Division Representative, Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
2006-present, Surgery Member, Service-Related Liaison Committee
2005-present, Member, Dept. of ORL-HNS Residency Selection Committee
2004-present, Collaborator and Non-funded Principal Investigator for IRB
2003-present, Admissions Interview Panel Member, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2002-present, ORL Liaison to Speech/Language Pathology Departments, Center for Childhood Communication
2002-present, Non-Clinical Staff Quality Team Leader

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

International

2014-present, 22q11.2 Deletion Society (Founding Member)

National

2017, Inducted Member, American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA/COSM 2017)

2014-present, Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) Pediatric Special Interest Group

- 2017- Member, Pediatric Subcommittee

2007-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

2004-present, Women in American Academy of Otolaryngology Society

2004-present, American College of Surgeons

2004-present, National Respiratory Papilloma Task Force

2002-present, Society of Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children

2000-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2000-present, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology