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Emily Spataro, MD

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Division of Facial Plastic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Otolaryngology
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Rhinoplasty
Cosmetic Procedures

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Rhinoplasties for both functional and cosmetic purposes, facial Mohs reconstructions, facial trauma, cosmetic surgeries and procedures such as Botox, fillers, brow lifts, eyelid surgeries, facelifts/necklifts, laser and chemical peels for skin resurfacing.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Videos

Location(s)

Location(s)

Washington University Facial Plastic Surgery Center

1020 N. Mason Rd.
Suite 205
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-996-3880

Fax: 314-996-8610

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Suite: 1700
Office Phone: 314-362-7509

Education

Education

Fellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2018
Residency, Otolaryngology: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2017
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
BSE, Biomedical Engineering: Duke University, Durham, NC 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) Use After Nasal Surgery is Not Associated with Increased Postoperative Complications.
Olds C, Spataro EA, Li K, Kandathil CK, Most SP
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Sep 11; doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006290.

PMID:
    31524795
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Confounding Factors on Postoperative Use Following Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Reply.
Spataro E, Olds C, Most SP
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Aug 22; doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2019.0761.

PMID:
    31436805
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Minimal Clinically Important Difference of the Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey.
Kandathil CK, Saltychev M, Abdelwahab M, Spataro EA, Moubayed SP, Most SP
Aesthet Surg J. 2019 Jul 12; 39(8)837-840. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjz070.

PMID:
    30873533
    [PubMed - in process]
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Postoperative Complications of Paramedian Forehead Flap Reconstruction.
Chen CL, Most SP, Branham GH, Spataro EA
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Jul 1; 21(4)298-304. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1855.

PMID:
    30869737
    [PubMed - in process]
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Assessment of Persistent and Prolonged Postoperative Opioid Use Among Patients Undergoing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Olds C, Spataro E, Li K, Kandathil C, Most SP
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Jul 1; 21(4)286-291. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.2035.

PMID:
    30844024
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neovascularization Perfusion of Melolabial Flaps Using Intraoperative Indocyanine Green Angiography.
Abdelwahab M, Spataro EA, Kandathil CK, Most SP
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 May 1; 21(3)230-236. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1874.

PMID:
    30730539
    [PubMed - in process]
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Utility of Indocyanine Green Angiography to Identify Clinical Factors Associated With Perfusion of Paramedian Forehead Flaps During Nasal Reconstruction Surgery.
Abdelwahab M, Kandathil CK, Most SP, Spataro EA
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 May 1; 21(3)206-212. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1829.

PMID:
    30703191
    [PubMed - in process]
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Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey.
Saltychev M, Kandathil CK, Abdelwahab M, Spataro EA, Moubayed SP, Most SP
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Feb; 143(2)454e-456e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005248.

PMID:
    30689612
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship of Sociodemographic Factors and Outcomes in Functional Rhinoplasty.
Nuyen B, Spataro EA, Olds C, Kandathil CK, Most SP
Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Feb; 35(1)85-89. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1677708.

PMID:
    30654390
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of Primary and Secondary Anterior Septal Reconstruction: A Cohort Study.
Spataro E, Olds C, Nuyen B, Kandathil CK, Most SP
Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Feb; 35(1)65-67. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1667154.

PMID:
    30566990
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nuances of the Tongue-in-Groove Technique for Controlling Tip Projection and Rotation.
Spataro EA, Most SP
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Jan 1; 21(1)73-74. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0948.

PMID:
    30326023
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tongue-in-Groove Technique for Rhinoplasty: Technical Refinements and Considerations.
Spataro EA, Most SP
Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Oct; 34(5)529-538. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670647.

PMID:
    30216946
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Psychometric Properties of the Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey: Item Response Theory Analysis.
Saltychev M, Kandathil CK, Abdelwahab M, Spataro EA, Moubayed SP, Most SP
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Dec 1; 20(6)519-521. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0626.

PMID:
    30027293
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measuring Nasal Obstruction Outcomes.
Spataro E, Most SP
Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2018 Oct; 51(5)883-895. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2018.05.013.

PMID:
    29937066
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk Factors for Corrective Septorhinoplasty Associated With Initial Treatment of Isolated Nasal Fracture.
Li K, Moubayed SP, Spataro E, Most SP
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Dec 1; 20(6)460-467. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0336.

PMID:
    29902309
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Repair of the Lateral Nasal Wall in Nasal Airway Obstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Kandathil CK, Spataro EA, Laimi K, Moubayed SP, Most SP, Saltychev M
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jul 1; 20(4)307-313. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0036.

PMID:
    29543934
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complications and 30-day hospital readmission rates of patients undergoing tracheostomy: A prospective analysis.
Spataro E, Durakovic N, Kallogjeri D, Nussenbaum B
Laryngoscope. 2017 Dec; 127(12)2746-2753. doi: 10.1002/lary.26668.

PMID:
    28543108
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Principles of Nasal Reconstruction.
Spataro E, Branham GH
Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Feb; 33(1)9-16. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597949.

PMID:
    28226366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thirty-Day Hospital Revisit Rates and Factors Associated With Revisits in Patients Undergoing Septorhinoplasty.
Spataro E, Branham GH, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Desai SC
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Dec 1; 18(6)420-428. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0539.

PMID:
    27311117
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Revision Rates and Risk Factors of 175 842 Patients Undergoing Septorhinoplasty.
Spataro E, Piccirillo JF, Kallogjeri D, Branham GH, Desai SC
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 May 1; 18(3)212-9. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2015.2194.

PMID:
    26967651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Clinical outcomes research in the field of facial plastic surgery, improving evidenced based practice and surgical outcomes measures.