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Diego Preciado, MD, PhD

Otolaryngologist
4.5 out of 5 (Likelihood to recommend)
31 Patient/Family Ratings
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Awards and Recognition:
    Top Doctors
    Washingtonian
    (2015, 2016, 2017)
    No. Va. Magazine
    (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

National Provider ID: 1346309713

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Outside Interests

  • Children's National Specialists of Virginia, LLC provider.
  • Cochlear Americas 
  • Shire North American Group 
 

Bio

Biography

Diego Preciado, M.D., Ph.D., is a tenured Professor in Surgery, Pediatrics, and Genomics & Precision Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He serves as Vice-Chief of the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, as well as program director of the ACGME accredited pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Children’s National. His clinical practice is focused on pediatric airway reconstruction, childhood hearing loss/cochlear implants and velopharyngeal insufficiency. He has authored over 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts, ten book chapters and two edited books.

An active basic science researcher, Dr. Preciado runs an otitis media translational laboratory funded through numerous intramural and extramural awards including R01, U01, and R21 grants from the NIH. Finally, he has served on numerous national committees including the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the Section of Otolaryngology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Preciado is a proud father of four children. In his free time, he enjoys long-distance running and playing soccer.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • PhD, Otolaryngology, 2006
    University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2004
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Otolaryngology, 2002
    University of Minnesota Health Center
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1998
    Hennepin County Minnesota
  • MD, AMA Verified, 1997
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine
  • BS, 1993
    Georgetown University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Diego Preciado

Mollys Story

Molly's Story

Three-year-old Molly is obsessed with the movie “Frozen.” And like the fearless princess in Disney’s icy animated epic, there’s something very special about Molly. She was born deaf.

News

News

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Airway Reconstruction in Pediatric Burn Patients

(2005) Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting

(2007) Surgical Management of Pediatric Subperiosteal Abscess

Association for Research in Otolaryngology

(2006) Activation of Transforming Growth Factor Signaling Pathway in Rat Middle Ear with Otitis Media

Frontal Sinus Fractures

(2006) Emedicine

Improved Diagnostic Effectiveness with a Sequential Diagnostic Paradigm in Idiopathic Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss

(2005) Otology & Neurology

Middle Ear Inflammatory Diseases

(2007) Emedicine

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Lipopolysaccharide Induction of Leratinocyte Proliferation NFkappa B and Cyclin DA is Inhibited by Indomethacin

(2005) Journal of Immunology

The 34th Annual Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advances in Children

(2006) Otitis Media with Effusion and its Risk Factors Affect Serum Cytokine Profile in Children

Tonsillar Inclusion Cysts in Gorlins Syndrome

(2006) Ear Nose and Throat Journal

Triologic Society

(2007) Cigarette Smoke Induces Muc5b Mucin Gene Expression in Mouse Middle Ear Cells.

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Molly's Story

Mollys Story

Three-year-old Molly is obsessed with the movie “Frozen.” And like the fearless princess in Disney’s icy animated epic, there’s something very special about Molly. She was born deaf.

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