Diego Preciado, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor with tenure at Children’s National Hospital and George Washington University. After completing medical school and otolaryngology residency at the University of Minnesota, he did a two-year pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Currently, 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 mainly focused on pediatric airway reconstruction, childhood hearing loss/cochlear implants and velopharyngeal insufficiency. He has authored over 125 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 20 book chapters and three edited books. Dr. Preciado runs an otitis media translational research program which has been funded through numerous extramural awards including R01, U01 and R21 NIH grants.
He serves as current a member of the American Board of Otolaryngology Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology Steering Committee and is current president of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (2020-2021) and the International Society for Otitis Media (2019-2023).