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Otolaryngology / Pediatric

David S. Leonard, MBBCh

Current Position
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children’s Place, 3
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 454-6162
Fax:   (314) 454-2174
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West County Office
605 Old Ballas Rd., Suite 124
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
(314) 454-6162
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology
Campus Box 8115, 660 S. Euclid Ave
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
Pediatric otolaryngology, airway abnormalities and congenital conditions and neoplastic lesions of the head and neck.

Board Certification
Otolaryngology -- Certified

Medical Education
BA, English Literature: Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1995
Medical Degree: National University of Ireland, University College Dublin, School of Medicine, 2000
Residency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: Irish Higher Surgical Training Scheme, Dublin, Ireland, 2008
Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology: Havard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2009
Masters of Science - Health Policy and Management: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010
Senior Registrar, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery: Irish Higher Surgical Training Scheme, Dublin, Ireland, 2012
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
DS Leonard, S Hone, JE Fenton. ABO blood type as a risk factor for secondary post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.  Jul;74(7):729-32, 2010.

Chukudebelu O, Leonard DS, Healy A, McCoy D, Charles D, Hone S, Rafferty M. The effect of gastric decompression on post-operative nausea and emesis in paediatric, tonsillectomy patients. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Jun;74(6):674-6, 2010.

HW Lin, KT Vakharia, PK Benjamin, DS Leonard. A convenient, practical adapter for bronchotracheoscopy through a tracheostomy tube in a ventilator-dependent patient. ? ?Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery. Mar; 142(3):446-448, 2010.

HW Lin, K Kakarala, ST Ostrower, DS Leonard. Laryngotracheobronchitis complicated by spontaneous pneumomediastinum. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.  Feb;74(2):221-4, 2010.

HW Lin, A Aliphas, DS Leonard. Membranous band of a first branchial cleft anomaly. Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery. Sep;141(3):420-1, 2009.

DS Leonard, H Rowley, JP Hughes. Neonatal respiratory distress secondary to bilateral intranasal dacryocystocoeles. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Dec;72(12):1873-7, 2008.

DS Leonard, C Timon. A prospective trial of the ultrasonic dissector in thyroid surgery. Head and Neck. Jul; 30(7):904-08, 2008.

CE Healy, DS Leonard, R Cahill, D Mulvin, D Quinlan. Primary endourological realignment of complete posterior urethral disruption. Irish Medical. Journal. Jun; 100(6):4988-9, 2007.

H Gheriani, D Leonard, M Donnelly, R Kane. Vertigo & driving – Between ethics and the law. Irish Medical Journal. Apr;97(4):102, 2004.

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