Jeffrey Koempel, MD

Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology

Division Chief, Otolaryngology

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  • Endoscopic pediatric endonasal retrieval of transorbital projectile: An illustrative multimedia report Am J Otolaryngol. 2024 Jan-Feb; 45(1):104056. . View in PubMed
  • Women Surgeons Who Contributed to the Development of Pediatric Otolaryngology in the United States Laryngoscope. 2024 Jan; 134(1):40-46. . View in PubMed
  • When is the Optimal Time to Reduce Pediatric Nasal Bone Fractures? Laryngoscope. 2023 11; 133(11):2834-2836.. View in PubMed
  • Improvement in sinonasal quality-of-life indicators for pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis treated with elexacaftor-tezacaftor-ivacaftor Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2023 01; 13(1):72-75. . View in PubMed
  • Adolescent subdural empyema in setting of COVID-19 infection: illustrative case J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2022 Jan 24; 3(4). . View in PubMed
  • Crayon in the Orbit and Sinuses in a Pediatric Patient Ear Nose Throat J. 2021 Sep; 100(6_suppl):856S-858S. . View in PubMed
  • Exceptionally early tympanostomy tube placement in pediatric patients with cleft lip and palate Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Jun; 145:110744. . View in PubMed
  • Prospective Evaluation of a Smartphone Otoscope for Home Tympanostomy Tube Surveillance: A Pilot Study Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2021 Feb; 130(2):125-132. . View in PubMed
  • The Relevance of and Surgical Approach to the Suprahyoid Region in Thyroglossal Duct Surgery Laryngoscope. 2021 03; 131(3):553-558. . View in PubMed
  • Advanced practice providers and children’s hospital-based pediatric otolarynology practices Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Feb; 129:109770. . View in PubMed
  • Health and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with cystic fibrosis Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2020 12; 10(12):1322-1324. . View in PubMed
  • The Generalizability of the Clinical Assessment Score-15 for Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing Laryngoscope. 2020 09; 130(9):2256-2262. . View in PubMed
  • To drain or not to drain following a Sistrunk procedure: A dual institutional experience Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Dec; 127:109645. . View in PubMed
  • The incidence of microscopic thyroglossal duct tissue superior to the hyoid bone Laryngoscope. 2019 05; 129(5):1215-1217. . View in PubMed
  • Epistaxis health disparities in the United States pediatric population Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Nov; 114:20-25. . View in PubMed
  • Prevalence of an intact hyoid bone at revision excision of a thyroglossal duct remnant Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Oct; 113:131-133. . View in PubMed
  • The incidence of revision adenoidectomy: A comparison of four surgical techniques over a 10-year period Ear Nose Throat J. 2018 Jun; 97(6):E5-E9. . View in PubMed
  • Safety and efficacy of intratympanic ciprofloxacin otic suspension post-tubes in a real-world pediatric population Am J Otolaryngol. 2018 Mar – Apr; 39(2):101-106. . View in PubMed
  • Paranasal Rosai-Dorfman Disease with Osseous Destruction Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2017; 2017:1453097. . View in PubMed
  • Safety and Efficacy of Intratympanic Ciprofloxacin Otic Suspension in Children With Middle Ear Effusion Undergoing Tympanostomy Tube Placement: Two Randomized Clinical Trials JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 05 01; 142(5):444-51. . View in PubMed
  • Histopathologic Finding of Both Gastric and Respiratory Epithelia in a Lingual Foregut Cyst Case Rep Med. 2015; 2015:278376. . View in PubMed
  • Thyroglossal duct remnant surgery: a reliable, reproducible approach to the suprahyoid region Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Nov; 78(11):1877-82. . View in PubMed
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst and sinuses: a 20-year Los Angeles experience and lessons learned Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Feb; 78(2):264-7. . View in PubMed
  • A rudimentary tragus in the nasopharynx: case report, literature review, and discussion of embryologic development Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Aug; 77(8):1378-80. . View in PubMed
  • Recent advances in pediatric otolaryngology Int J Pediatr. 2012; 2012:535016. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical management of type III and IV laryngotracheoesophageal clefts: the three-layered approach Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Jun; 74(6):652-7. . View in PubMed
  • Histologic assessment of thermal injury to tonsillectomy specimens: a comparison of electrocautery, coblation, harmonic scalpel, and tonsillotome Laryngoscope. 2009 Nov; 119(11):2248-51. . View in PubMed
  • Age specific differences in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Jul; 73(7):1025-8. . View in PubMed
  • Histologic analysis of pediatric tonsil and adenoid specimens: is it really necessary? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Apr; 73(4):547-50.. View in PubMed
  • History of pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2008 Oct; 41(5):825-35vii. . View in PubMed
  • The evolution of tonsil surgery and rethinking the surgical approach to obstructive sleep-disordered breathing in children J Laryngol Otol. 2006 Dec; 120(12):993-1000. . View in PubMed
  • Temperature-controlled radiofrequency treatment of tonsillar hypertrophy for reduction of upper airway obstruction in pediatric patients Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Apr; 132(4):425-30. . View in PubMed
  • Electrocautery tonsillectomy: common practice since the 1930s? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Nov; 133(5):818-9.. View in PubMed
  • Greenfield sluder and subtotal tonsillectomy Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Mar; 131(3):281. . View in PubMed
  • Inequality of access to surgical specialty health care: why children with government-funded insurance have less access than those with private insurance in Southern California Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):e584-90. . View in PubMed
  • Use of the Palmaz stent in the treatment of severe tracheomalacia Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Aug; 113(8):641-7. . View in PubMed
  • Residency education, billing practices, and compliance issues Pediatrics. 2002 Nov; 110(5):1031; author reply 1031. . View in PubMed
  • On the origin of tonsillectomy and the dissection method Laryngoscope. 2002 Sep; 112(9):1583-6. . View in PubMed
  • The future of research in otolaryngology Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Aug; 128(8):982; author reply 983. . View in PubMed
  • The effect of platelet-derived growth factor on tracheal wound healing Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1998 Nov 15; 46(1-2):1-8. . View in PubMed
  • Congenital absence of the epiglottis Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1998 Oct 15; 45(3):237-41. . View in PubMed
  • The effect of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 on the integration of porous hydroxyapatite implants with bone J Biomed Mater Res. 1998 Sep 05; 41(3):359-63. . View in PubMed
  • Long-term otologic status of older cleft palate patients Indian J Pediatr. 1997 Nov-Dec; 64(6):793-800. . View in PubMed
  • Foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract Indian J Pediatr. 1997 Nov-Dec; 64(6):763-9. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of head and neck masses Indian J Pediatr. 1997 Nov-Dec; 64(6):771-6. . View in PubMed