Robert Carlos O'Reilly, MD

Robert Carlos O'Reilly, MD

Robert Carlos O'Reilly, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Otolaryngology and Director of the Balance and Vestibular Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Specialty Care, Exton; Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care, Lancaster
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadephia, PA

Internship

Surgery - Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Neurotology - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification

Otolaryngology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Director, Balance and Vestibular Program

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

O'Reilly RC, Field E: Rapid onset of severe dizziness without hearing loss points to vestibular neuritis (mini case report). Children's Doctor Page: 1-2, Spring 2018 Notes: A CHOP seasonal publication.

Chao TN, Levi J, O'Reilly RC: How old is too old for cochlear implantation for congenital bilateral sensorineural hearing loss? The Laryngoscope Feb 22 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.27134. [Epub ahead of print]

2016

Basa K, Levi JR, Field E, O'Reilly RC: A pearl in the ear: Intracranial complications of pediatric cholesteatomas. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 92: 171-175, Jan 2017 Notes: (Peer-reviewed case report) doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.11.009. Epub 2016 Nov 12.

Abstracts

2015

Henley J, O'Reilly RC, Miller F. Pediatric Balance Disorders: Measurement of Dynamic Stability in Walking. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of SENTAC; 2015 Dec 2; Baltimore, MD.

Books

Books

2013

Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders. Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders. Plural, San Diego, 2013. O'Reilly RC, Morlet T, Cushing S. (eds) (eds.). Plural Publishing, San Diego CA, 2013.

Chapters

2018

O'Reilly R, Morlet T, Grindle C, Zwicky E, Field E: Development of the Vestibular System and of Balance Function: Differential Diagnosis in the Pediatric Population. Dizziness and Vertigo Across the Lifespan. Gleason AT, Kesser BW (eds.). Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, Page: 31-45, 2018.

2012

Levi J, Pribitkin E, O'Reilly RC: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Pediatric Otitis Media. 11th IAPO Pediatric Otolaryngology Manual. Sih T, Chinski A, Eavey R,Godhino R. (eds.). Rete Artes Graficas. Sao Paolo, 2012.

2011

O'Reilly R, Grindle C, Zwicky E, Morlet T: Development of the Vestibular System and Balance Function: Differential Diagnosis in the Pediatric Population. Otolaryngology Clinic of North America, Dizziness and Vertigo Across Lifespan. Kesser BW, Gleason AT (eds) (eds.). Elsevier, NY, 44(2): 251-71, April 2011.

2010

O'Reilly RC, Sando I: Anatomy and Physiology of the Eustachian Tube Cumming's Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (5th ed.). Flint, PW, Haughey,B, Lund, V et al (eds.). Mosby, Philadelphia, PA Page: 1886-1875, 2010.

2008

O'Reilly RC, Mangiardi A, Bunnell HT: Cochlear Implants Access: Multiple Avenues for Deaf People Gallaudet University Press, Washington D.C. Page: 38-71, 2008.

2006

O'Reilly R: Tympanocentesis Pediatrics on Call Pohle CA, Gomella LG (eds) (eds.). Lange/McGraw-Hill, New York Page: 529-30, 2006.

Posters and Presentations

2018

O'Reilly RC. "Anatomical Differences in Down Syndrome: Ramifications for Chronic Ear Disease and Habilitation Options" CHOP Trisomy 21 Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (5/19/18).

2017

Mostovych N, Rimmer R, Seyyedi M, Teixido M, O’Reilly R: “Rotational Palva Flap in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation” Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of ASPO, Austin, TX. (Accepted via abstract, Mostovych speaker.) 5/20/17.

Levi J, Basa K, Wong K, Morlet T, O’Reilly R: “Co-factors of Pediatric Tinnitus: A Look at the Whole Picture” Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of ASPO, Austin, TX. (Accepted via abstract, Levi speaker.) 5/20/17.) 

Co-Instructor:  Cushing S, O'Reilly RC. "A Guide to Pediatric Vestibular and Balance Disorders" To be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience (AAO-HNS), Chicago, IL. (9/11/17; Accepted via abstract.)

Lectures by Invitation

2018

O'Reilly RC. Co-Course Invited Instructional Course Faculty Cushing S, O'Reilly RC: "Pediatric Vestibular and Balance Assessment" 2018 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience (AAO-HNS), Atlanta, GA (10/7/18, Accepted via abstract.)

O'Reilly RC. Instructor: "Techniques of Tympanoplasty" Penn ORL-HNS Chief Temporal Bone Course (9/28/18)

2017

Purnell D, O'Reilly R, Morlet T: "Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct in the Pediatric Population" Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of SENTAC, Toronto, ON (12/2/17) December 2017.

O'Reilly RC. Vestibular and Balance Disorders in the Pediatric Population Course Instructor: SickKids Pediatric Otolaryngology Workshops 11/29-30/17, Toronto, Ontario. (Pre-conference, SENTAC 2017)

O'Reilly RC. "Surgical Aspects for the Primary Care Provider:  Fall 2017" CHOP CME Fall Event, Philadelphia, PA  (10/14/17)

O'Reilly RC. "Delivering Cochlear Implantation to Underserved Populations: Cost-Effectiveness and Outcomes Among the Plain Population" O'Reilly RC, Looney L, Field E, Strauss K. Oral presentation at the ACIA 15th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, San Francisco, CA (7/28/17) 

O'Reilly RC. "Dizziness Made Easy" O'Reilly RC, Field E: Oral presentation to pediatric subspecialists. CHOP Talks CME Lecture Series (5/13/17) 

Kesser BW (moderator), Greinwald JH, Kenna MA, O'Reilly RC, Pillsbury HC. Panel at: Triological Society Spring Meeting/COSM 2017; 2017 Apr 28; San Diego, CA.

O'Reilly R. Medical Perspectives and Considerations for Implantable Devices. Oral presentation at the CHOP Annual Pediatric Audiology Conference on Implantable Devices; 2017 Mar 10; Philadelphia, PA.

2015

Cushing S, Field E, O'Reilly R. Managing Dizzy Children: A Simple and Practical Approach. Presented at: SENTAC; 2015 Dec 4; San Antonio, TX.

O'Reilly R. Anatomy & Physiology of the Vestibular System. Presented at: 6th Annual Training Course for Health Care Professionals on Vestibular and Balance Disorders in the Pediatric Population, Boston Children's Hospital; 2015 Oct 2; Boston, MA.

O'Reilly R, Cushing S. Clinical Evaluation of Balance Disorders in Children. Instructional course presented at: the Annual Meeting of the AAO-HNS;2015 Sep 27; Dallas, TX.

O'Reilly R, Strauss K, Morlet T, Inverso Y, Looney L, Goff C, Field E. Cost Effectiveness of Genetic Diagnosis and Telemedicine to Provide Cochlear Implantation to Children within Medically Underserved Plain Populations. Presented at: American Otological Society Annual Meeting; 2015 Apr 24; Boston, MA.

O'Reilly R. Pediatric Vestibular Assessment. Presented at: Academy Research Conference (ARC) 2015, American Academy of Audiology Annual Conference; 2015 Mar; San Antonio, TX.

Awards and Honors

2018-2019, Penn ORL Resident Award/Pilot Project: "Use of Hydrophobic Polycationic Coating to Prevent Tympanostomy Tube Biofilms"

2017, Top Docs, Philadelphia Magazine

2013, Dean's Award for Excellence in Education, Jefferson Medical College

2012, Morlet T, McParland J, Puzniak M, Zwicky E, Cox A, Brashears S, O'Reilly R: "Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials in Normal and Children with Otopathology" Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of SENTAC, Charleston, SC (2nd prize) (11/30/12)

2009, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award

2008, Harris P. Mosher Award for Clinical Research, The Triological Society

Editorial and Academic Positions

Reviewer

2014-present, Hearing Research

2014-present, Pediatrics

2012-present, Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

2011-present, Ear and Hearing

2011-present, Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

2008-present, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

2006-present, Otology & Neurotology

2006-present, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

Leadership and Memberships

International

2014-present, European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

National

2009-present, American Otological Society

2008-present, Triological Society

2008-present, American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)

2007-present, Otosclerosis Study Group

2006-present, Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC)

2004-present, American Neurotologic Society

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

2000-present, American Medical Association

1999-present, American College of Surgeons

1996-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery