Diego Preciado, M.D., Ph.D., is a tenured professor at Children's National Hospital and George Washington University. After completing medical school and his 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 focused on pediatric airway reconstruction, childhood hearing loss/cochlear implants and velopharyngeal insufficiency. He has authored over 110 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 20 book chapters and 2 edited books. Dr. Preciado runs an otitis media translational laboratory funded through numerous extramural awards including R01, U01 and R21 grants. He serves as current President of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (2020-2021) and the International Society for Otitis Media (2019-2023) .