Kevin Hur, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Overview

Dr. Kevin Hur, MD, is a fellowship trained endoscopic sinus and skull base surgeon. He specializes in treating sinonasal disease, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, and skull base tumors. He utilizes the most advanced minimally invasive techniques to maximize the quality of life of his patients.

Dr. Hur has been invited to present his research in otolaryngology and health disparities at numerous national and international meetings. He has also authored over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and several chapters in textbooks. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Rhinologic Society.

Publications

  • Efficacy of a RADA-16 peptide hydrogel versus chitosan-based polymer in improving patient comfort during postoperative debridement: A randomized controlled trial Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2024 Jun 27. . View in PubMed
  • Association of COVID-19 Vaccination With Changes in Smell and Taste Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2024 Jun 01. . View in PubMed
  • Gender-Specific Differences in Preoperative Concerns in Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for Chronic Rhinosinusitis Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2024 Apr; 133(4):454-457. . View in PubMed
  • Effect of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Chronic Rhinosinusitis Management Laryngoscope. 2024 Mar 30. . View in PubMed
  • Radiofrequency Neurolysis of the Posterior Nasal Nerve: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Laryngoscope. 2024 Feb; 134(2):507-516. . View in PubMed
  • Association of ethnicity and time to surgery among patients with chronic rhinosinusitis Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Dec; 8(6):1442-1448. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of the quality of thyroidectomy-related posts on a video-based social media platform Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Dec; 8(6):1685-1691. . View in PubMed
  • Optical Coherence Tomography as a Tool for Imaging the Sinonasal Mucosa in Patients: A Systematic Review Ear Nose Throat J. 2023 Nov 30; 1455613231214622. . View in PubMed
  • Endotype evaluation of Hispanic/Latinx-American patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2023 Nov 07. . View in PubMed
  • The Differential Experience of COVID-19 on Asian American Subgroups: The Los Angeles Pandemic Surveillance Cohort Study J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 Oct 11. . View in PubMed
  • Head and Neck Cancer Online Support Groups: Disparities in Participation and Impact on Patients OTO Open. 2023 Oct-Dec; 7(4):e87. . View in PubMed
  • An Exploratory Analysis of the Chronic Rhinosinusitis Online Support Community OTO Open. 2023 Oct-Dec; 7(4):e88. . View in PubMed
  • Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Variations in Sinonasal Anatomy Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2023 Sep; 132(9):996-1004. . View in PubMed
  • Opioid-limiting legislation and prescribing habits of otolaryngologists among Medicare beneficiaries Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Aug; 8(4):921-929. . View in PubMed
  • Effects of Language, Age, and Hearing Loss on Health-Related Quality of Life OTO Open. 2023 Apr-Jun; 7(2):e55. . View in PubMed
  • Disparities in the prevalence of self-reported dysphagia and treatment among US. adults. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Mar-Apr; 44(2):103774. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of distance to treatment center on tumor stage of nasopharyngeal cancer at presentation Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2023 10; 13(10):1987-1990. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of Age and Gender on Quality of Life Among General Otolaryngology Patients Laryngoscope. 2023 04; 133(4):801-806. . View in PubMed
  • Adverse Events Associated With Image-Guided Sinus Navigation in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: A MAUDE Database Analysis Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023 03; 168(3):501-505. . View in PubMed
  • Anatomic Considerations Guiding Single Versus Multiportal Endoscopic Approaches for Resection of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: Cases Series With Graded Multicorridor Resections Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2023 08 01; 25(2):150-160. . View in PubMed
  • Trends in Nasal Spray Prescribing Patterns by Otolaryngologists in the US Medicare Population Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 Nov; 131(11):1185-1193. . View in PubMed
  • Contralateral Sinonasal Symptoms Following Unilateral Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Ear Nose Throat J. 2022 Sep 09; 1455613221125932. . View in PubMed
  • Geographic Variation in Otolaryngologist Intranasal Steroid Prescribing Patterns Among Medicare Beneficiaries Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 Feb 18; 34894221079094. . View in PubMed
  • Treatment decision-making among Asian Americans with chronic rhinosinusitis Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2022 12; 12(12):1558-1561. . View in PubMed
  • Cannabis Use and Sinonasal Symptoms in US Adults JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 09 01; 148(9):854-861. . View in PubMed
  • Radiographic disease severity in chronic rhinosinusitis patients and health care utilization Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2021 Oct; 6(5):924-931. . View in PubMed
  • Aerosol Generation During Laryngology Procedures in the Operating Room Laryngoscope. 2021 12; 131(12):2759-2765. . View in PubMed
  • Association Between Olfactory Dysfunction and Mortality in US Adults JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 01 01; 147(1):49-55. . View in PubMed
  • Geographic Variation in Epistaxis Interventions Among Medicare Beneficiaries Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Sep; 129(9):878-885. . View in PubMed
  • Characterization of Chronic Sinonasal Disease Symptoms in an Urban Homeless Population Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2020 Jul; 34(4):494-501. . View in PubMed
  • Geographic Heterogeneity in Otolaryngology Medicare New Patient Visits Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Jun; 162(6):860-866. . View in PubMed
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery-Based Perioperative Protocol for Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction OTO Open. 2020 Apr-Jun; 4(2):2473974X20931037. . View in PubMed
  • Factors Associated With Intubation and Prolonged Intubation in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 07; 163(1):170-178. . View in PubMed
  • Quantifying the use of opioids in the immediate postoperative period after endoscopic sinus surgery Laryngoscope. 2020 05; 130(5):1122-1127. . View in PubMed
  • Adverse Events Associated with Balloon Sinuplasty: A MAUDE Database Analysis Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 01; 162(1):137-141. . View in PubMed
  • COX-2 Overexpression in Schneiderian Papillomas Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2020 Jan-Dec; 11:2152656720973689. . View in PubMed
  • Trends in Diagnostic Flexible Laryngoscopy and Videolaryngostroboscopy Utilization in the US Medicare Population JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Aug 01; 145(8):716-722. . View in PubMed
  • Open Versus Endoscopic Approach for Sinonasal Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2019 Mar; 33(2):162-169. . View in PubMed
  • Costs and training results of an objectively validated cadaveric perfusion-based internal carotid artery injury simulation during endoscopic skull base surgery Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2019 07; 9(7):787-794. . View in PubMed
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Repair of Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks Using Multilayer Composite Graft and Vascularized Pedicled Nasoseptal Flap Technique Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2152656719888622. . View in PubMed
  • Assessment of Trends in Utilization of Nasal Endoscopy in the Medicare Population, 2000-2016 JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 03 01; 145(3):258-263. . View in PubMed
  • Epistaxis health disparities in the United States pediatric population Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Nov; 114:20-25. . View in PubMed
  • Geographic health disparities in the Los Angeles pediatric neck abscess population Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Oct; 113:134-139. . View in PubMed
  • Association of alterations in smell and taste with depression in older adults Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2018 Apr; 3(2):94-99. . View in PubMed
  • Geographic health disparities in the Los Angeles pediatric esophageal foreign body population Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Mar; 106:85-90. . View in PubMed
  • Olfactory dysfunction and cognition among older adults in the United States Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2018 05; 8(5):648-654. . View in PubMed
  • Health disparities among adults with voice problems in the United States Laryngoscope. 2018 04; 128(4):915-920. . View in PubMed
  • Adjunct steroids in the treatment of peritonsillar abscess: A systematic review Laryngoscope. 2018 01; 128(1):72-77. . View in PubMed
  • Objective Validation of Perfusion-Based Human Cadaveric Simulation Training Model for Management of Internal Carotid Artery Injury in Endoscopic Endonasal Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 08 01; 15(2):231-238. . View in PubMed
  • Erratum: Determinants and Evaluation of Nasal Airflow Perception Facial Plast Surg. 2017 10; 33(5):553-554. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of sinonasal disease on depression, sleep duration, and productivity among adults in the United States Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2017 10; 2(5):288-294. . View in PubMed
  • Determinants and Evaluation of Nasal Airflow Perception Facial Plast Surg. 2017 08; 33(4):372-377. . View in PubMed
  • Paranasal Rosai-Dorfman Disease with Osseous Destruction Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2017; 2017:1453097. . View in PubMed
  • Disease-free survival after salvage therapy for recurrent oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma Head Neck. 2016 04; 38 Suppl 1:E1501-9. . View in PubMed
  • Sociodemographic characteristics, knowledge and prevalence of viral hepatitis infection among Vietnamese Americans at community screenings J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Feb; 17(1):298-301. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical and anatomic considerations in endoscopic revision of failed external dacryocystorhinostomy Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 May; 150(5):901-5. . View in PubMed
  • The role of secondhand smoke in allergic rhinitis: a systematic review Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014 Feb; 4(2):110-6. . View in PubMed
  • The role of secondhand smoke in sinusitis: a systematic review Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014 Jan; 4(1):22-8. . View in PubMed
  • Efficacy of a topical sesame/rose geranium oil compound in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia associated epistaxis Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr; 123(4):820-2. . View in PubMed
  • Hepatitis B infection in the Asian and Latino communities of Alameda County, California J Community Health. 2012 Oct; 37(5):1119-26. . View in PubMed
  • Transforming growth factor-beta induces apoptosis in activated murine T cells through the activation of caspase 1-like protease Cell Immunol. 2000 Aug 25; 204(1):46-54. . View in PubMed
  • Platelet-derived growth factor-induced H(2)O(2) production requires the activation of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase J Biol Chem. 2000 Apr 07; 275(14):10527-31. . View in PubMed
  • Reduced activity of topoisomerase II in an Adriamycin-resistant human stomach-adenocarcinoma cell line Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 1998; 41(5):353-60. . View in PubMed