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Faculty Physicians

David S. Leonard, MBBCh

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas

Head and Neck Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric otolaryngology, airway abnormalities and congenital conditions and neoplastic lesions of the head and neck.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

West County ENT

605 Old Ballas Road
Suite 124
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: (314) 454-6162

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: 3
Office Phone: (314) 454-6162
Fax: (314) 454-2174

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The role of pectoralis major myofascial flap in salvage laryngectomy: a single surgeon experience.
Oosthuizen JC, Leonard DS, Kinsella JB
Acta Otolaryngol. 2012 Sep; 132(9)1002-5. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2012.672768.

PMID:
    22568602
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association between low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and depression in a large sample of healthy adults: the Cooper Center longitudinal study.
Hoang MT, Defina LF, Willis BL, Leonard DS, Weiner MF, Brown ES
Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Nov; 86(11)1050-5. doi: 10.4065/mcp.2011.0208.

PMID:
    22033249
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development of a multimodal blast sensor for measurement of head impact and over-pressurization exposure.
Chu JJ, Beckwith JG, Leonard DS, Paye CM, Greenwald RM
Ann Biomed Eng. 2012 Jan; 40(1)203-12. doi: 10.1007/s10439-011-0410-6.

PMID:
    21994064
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A six degree of freedom head acceleration measurement device for use in football.
Rowson S, Beckwith JG, Chu JJ, Leonard DS, Greenwald RM, Duma SM
J Appl Biomech. 2011 Feb; 27(1)8-14.

PMID:
    21451177
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ABO blood type as a risk factor for secondary post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage.
Leonard DS, Fenton JE, Hone S
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Jul; 74(7)729-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.03.003.

PMID:
    20434223
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of gastric decompression on postoperative nausea and emesis in pediatric, tonsillectomy patients.
Chukudebelu O, Leonard DS, Healy A, McCoy D, Charles D, Hone S, Rafferty M
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Jun; 74(6)674-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.03.021.

PMID:
    20381174
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A convenient, practical adapter for bronchotracheoscopy through a tracheostomy tube in a ventilator-dependent patient.
Lin HW, Vakharia KT, Benjamin PK, Leonard DS
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Mar; 142(3)446-8. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.10.028.

PMID:
    20172398
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Laryngotracheobronchitis complicated by spontaneous pneumomediastinum.
Lin HW, Kakarala K, Ostrower ST, Leonard DS
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Feb; 74(2)221-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.11.020.

PMID:
    20018389
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Membranous band of a first branchial cleft anomaly.
Lin HW, Aliphas A, Leonard DS
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Sep; 141(3)420-1. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.04.008.

PMID:
    19716026
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oesophageal achalasia: an argument for primary surgical management.
Leonard DS, Broe P
Surgeon. 2009 Apr; 7(2)101-13.

PMID:
    19408803
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neonatal respiratory distress secondary to bilateral intranasal dacryocystocoeles.
Leonard DS, O'Keefe M, Rowley H, Hughes JP
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Dec; 72(12)1873-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2008.09.011.

PMID:
    18990457
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prospective trial of the ultrasonic dissector in thyroid surgery.
Leonard DS, Timon C
Head Neck. 2008 Jul; 30(7)904-8. doi: 10.1002/hed.20805.

PMID:
    18327780
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Primary endourologic realignment of complete posterior urethral disruption.
Healy CE, Leonard DS, Cahill R, Mulvin D, Quinlan D
Ir Med J. 2007 Jun; 100(6)488-9.

PMID:
    17668679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A case of pancreatic carcinoma with a favourable response to treatment.
Healy CF, Leonard DS, Osborne HH, Deasy JM
Ir J Med Sci. 2003 Jul-Sep; 172(3)156.

PMID:
    14700127
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anti-human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 monoclonal antibody therapy for breast cancer.
Leonard DS, Hill AD, Kelly L, Dijkstra B, McDermott E, O'Higgins NJ
Br J Surg. 2002 Mar; 89(3)262-71.

PMID:
    11872048
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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