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Otolaryngology / Pediatric

David W. Molter, MD

Current Position
Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty Areas
Otolaryngology
Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Ear, Nose and Throat
Choanal Atresia
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Cleft Lip and Palate
Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
1 Children's Place, Third Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-454-6162
Fax:   314-454-2174
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, MO  63110

Academic Office
St. Louis Children's Hospital
1 Children's Place, 3S35
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314)454-6162

Areas of Clinical Interest
Routine ENT problems in children with special medical or developmental needs, airway management and reconstruction, voice and speech imaging, cleft and craniofacial concerns, advanced sleep apnea, surgical procedures requiring multiple specialties, primary ciliary dyskinesia, juvenite laryngeal papilloma, Hunter's syndrome/storage disorders.

Board Certification
Otolaryngology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.E.: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1980
Medical Degree: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1988
Residency: General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1990
Fellowship: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1991
Sr. Asst. Resident: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1993
Chief Resident: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1994
Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology & Maxillofacial Surgery, Children's Hosp. Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1995
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Stl Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Al-Samkari HT, Kane AA, Molter DW, Vachharajani A. Neonatal outcomes of Pierre Robin sequence: an institutional experience. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Dec.

Lie H, Zariwala MA, Helms C, Bowcock AM, Carson JL, Brown DE 3rd, Hazucha MJ, Forsen J, Molter D, Knowles MR, Leigh MW, Ferkol TW. Primary ciliary dyskinesia in Amish communities. J Pediatr. 2010 Jun.

Prager JD, Wang EW, Molter DW. Hearing loss in pediatric patients with isolated nonsyndromic sagittal synostosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008.

Johnston JM, Vyas NA, Kane AA, Molter DW, Smyth MD. Giant intracranial teratoma with epignathus in a neonate. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg. 2007 Mar.

Priti GD, Murray D, Feng A, Molter DW, McAllister J. Video-bronchoscopic airway dimensions in children: A valid reliable measurement technique.  Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Submitted September 2007.

Basu D, White FV, Molter DW, Buccal salivary cysts in association with a congenital parotid salivary fistula. Internat J Ped Otorhinolaryngol Extra 1:301-05, 2006.

Herrmann BW, Karzon R, Molter DW. Otologic and audiologic features of Nager acrofacial dysostosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Aug.

Herrmann BW, Sweet SC, Molter DW. Sinonasal posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric lung transplant patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Jul.

Lieu JE, Molter DW. Another potential adjuvant therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Jul.

Hamburger MD, Wolf JS, Berry JA, Molter DW. Appropriateness of routine postoperative chest radiography after tracheostomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2000; 126:649-51

Molter DW, Nelson P. Central auditory processing disorders in children. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, 1997; 5:337-339

Molter DW, Cotton RT. Management of tracheal stenosis in children. Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Belgica, 1995; 49(4):383-7

Saunders JE, Molter DW, McElveen JT, Cochlear implant related osteoneogenesis in an animal model: Fluorescent labels, Annual Meeting of the American Otologic Society, April 1993. American Journal of Otology, 15(5):606-10, 1994.

Molter DW, Pate BR, McElveen JT. Cochlear implantation in the congenitally malformed ear. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 1993; 108(2):174-7

McElveen JT, Wilkins RH, Molter DW, Erwin AC, Wolford R. Hearing preservation using the modified translabyrinthine approach. Otolaryngology, Head and neck Surgery, 1993; 108(6):671-9

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