Operating through the Division of Otolaryngology along with the Division of Hearing and Speech, the voice clinic serves pediatric patients with hoarseness, breathiness, a strained voice quality, or dysphonia.
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Northern Virginia Magazine has named more than 45 Children’s National Health System physicians to their list of 2015 “Top Doctors.” The leading pediatric physicians included in this elite list represent many specialties within Children’s National including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology, Otolaryngology, Urology, and Surgery.
Children’s National Health System installed Diego Preciado, MD, as the inaugural Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Professor in Pediatric Otolaryngology.
More than 80 percent of children have at least one episode of otitis media by the time they are 3 years of age. Otitis media, a common type of ear infection, occurs when there is inflammation located in the middle ear. It can be a result of a cold, sore throat, or respiratory infection.
Stephen Teach, MD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Director and Principal Investigator of IMPACT DC (Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia), explains different choking hazards he and his colleagues see most often.