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Otolaryngology / Pediatric

Andrew J. Drescher, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Loss
Sinus Disease
Sinus Surgery
Sleep Apnea and Snoring
Thyroid Disorders

Patients Seen At
Ear, Nose and Throat Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, 11 Fl
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-747-8687
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place
St. Louis, MO  63110
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West County Office
605 Old Ballas Road, Suite 124
St. Louis, MO  63141
Fax:   314-432-8208
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Mailing Address
Department of Otolaryngology
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
General adult and pediatric otolaryngology, otology, hearing loss, deafness, otitis media, chronic ear infections, draining ears, eardrum perforations, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, middle ear surgery, bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA), vestibular disorders, Meniere’s disease, facial paralysis, head and neck surgery, neck masses, thyroid masses and disorders, parotid disorders, voice disorders, tonsillitis, sleep apnea and snoring, epistaxis, sinus and nasal disease, and endoscopic sinus surgery.

Areas of Research Interest
Inner ear. Hearing development and regeneration.

Medical Education
B.S.: Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1998
Medical Degree: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2002
Residency: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2009
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Medical Student Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2009
Paparella Award for Research Presentation, 2006
Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting Travel Award, 2006

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Patrie KM, Drescher AJ, Welihinda A, Mundel P, Margolis B. Interaction of two actinbinding proteins, synaptopodin and a-Actinin, with the tight junction protein MAGI-1. J Bio Chem 2002; 277(33):30183-30190

Patrie KM, Drescher AJ, Goyal M, Wiggins RC, Margolis B. The membrane-associated guanylate kinase protein MAGI-1 binds megalin and is present in glomerular podocytes. J Am Soc Nephrol 2001; Apr; (4): 667-77

Drescher MJ, Khan KM, Beisel KW, Karadaghy AA, Hatfield JS, Kim SY, Drescher AJ, Lasak JM, Barretto Rl, Shakir Ah and Drescher DG. Expression of adenylyl cyclase type I in cochlear inner hair cells. Molecular Brain Research 1997; 45:326-330

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