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Faculty Physicians

David W. Molter, MD

Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty Areas

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

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: Third Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6162
Fax: 314-454-2174

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Difficult airway consultation service for children: steps to implement and preliminary results.
Nykiel-Bailey SM, McAllister JD, Schrock CR, Molter DW, Marsh JK, Murray DJ
Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Apr; 25(4)363-71. doi: 10.1111/pan.12625.

PMID:
    25677176
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Furlow palatoplasty for velopharyngeal dysfunction: velopharyngeal changes, speech improvements, and where they intersect.
Pet MA, Marty-Grames L, Blount-Stahl M, Saltzman BS, Molter DW, Woo AS
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 Jan; 52(1)12-22. doi: 10.1597/13-033.

PMID:
    24164331
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neonatal outcomes of Pierre Robin sequence: an institutional experience.
Al-Samkari HT, Kane AA, Molter DW, Vachharajani A
Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Dec; 49(12)1117-22. doi: 10.1177/0009922810379040.

PMID:
    20837617
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multidisciplinary management of Hunter syndrome.
Muenzer J, Beck M, Eng CM, Escolar ML, Giugliani R, Guffon NH, Harmatz P, Kamin W, Kampmann C, Koseoglu ST, Link B, Martin RA, Molter DW, Muñoz Rojas MV, Ogilvie JW, Parini R, Ramaswami U, Scarpa M, Schwartz IV, Wood RE, Wraith E
Pediatrics. 2009 Dec; 124(6)e1228-39. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-0999.

PMID:
    19901005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hearing loss in pediatric patients with isolated nonsyndromic sagittal synostosis.
Prager JD, Wang EW, Molter DW
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Feb; 72(2)223-7.

PMID:
    18053583
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Giant intracranial teratoma with epignathus in a neonate. Case report and review of the literature.
Johnston JM, Vyas NA, Kane AA, Molter DW, Smyth MD
J Neurosurg. 2007 Mar; 106(3 Suppl)232-6.

PMID:
    17465391
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sinonasal posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric lung transplant patients.
Herrmann BW, Sweet SC, Molter DW
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Jul; 133(1)38-41.

PMID:
    16025050
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Otologic and audiologic features of Nager acrofacial dysostosis.
Herrmann BW, Karzon R, Molter DW
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Aug; 69(8)1053-9.

PMID:
    16005346
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Another potential adjuvant therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
Lieu JE, Molter DW
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Jul; 128(7)787-8.

PMID:
    12117335
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Management of tracheal stenosis in children.
Molter DW, Cotton RT
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1995; 49(4)383-7.

PMID:
    8525837
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cochlear implant-related osteoneogenesis in an animal model: fluorescent labeling.
Saunders JE, Molter DW, McElveen JT Jr
Am J Otol. 1994 Sep; 15(5)606-10.

PMID:
    8572059
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hearing preservation using the modified translabyrinthine approach.
McElveen JT Jr, Wilkins RH, Molter DW, Erwin AC, Wolford RD
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1993 Jun; 108(6)671-9.

PMID:
    8516004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lentigo maligna melanoma of the head and neck.
Langford FP, Fisher SR, Molter DW, Seigler HF
Laryngoscope. 1993 May; 103(5)520-4.

PMID:
    8483369
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cochlear implantation in the congenitally malformed ear.
Molter DW, Pate BR Jr, McElveen JT Jr
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1993 Feb; 108(2)174-7.

PMID:
    8441544
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thin malignant melanomas of the head and neck.
Fisher SR, Langford J, Molter DW, Seigler HF
Laryngoscope. 1992 Aug; 102(8)850-4.

PMID:
    1495348
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Four digital algorithms for activation detection from unipolar epicardial electrograms.
Blanchard SM, Smith WM, Damiano RJ Jr, Molter DW, Ideker RE, Lowe JE
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1989 Feb; 36(2)256-61.

PMID:
    2917771
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of oral contraceptives on diazepam-induced psychomotor impairment.
Ellinwood EH Jr, Easler ME, Linnoila M, Molter DW, Heatherly DG, Bjornsson TD
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1984 Mar; 35(3)360-6.

PMID:
    6697644
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Profile of acute tolerance to three sedative anxiolytics.
Ellinwood EH Jr, Linnoila M, Easler ME, Molter DW
Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1983; 79(2-3)137-41.

PMID:
    6133300
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Onset of peak impairment after diazepam and after alcohol.
Ellinwood EH Jr, Linnoila M, Easler ME, Molter DW
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1981 Oct; 30(4)534-8.

PMID:
    7285487
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An assessment of spectral analysis of amphetamine-induced behavior.
Ellinwood EH Jr, Molter DW, Stauderman KA
Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1981 Oct; 15(4)627-31.

PMID:
    7197374
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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