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Keiko Hirose, MD

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Division Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Otolaryngology
Hearing Loss
Cochlear Implants - Pediatric
Ear, Nose and Throat
Cleft Lip and Palate
Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric hearing loss, cochlear implantation, chronic ear surgery, cholesteatoma, conductive hearing loss, aural atresia, BAHA, ear infections, speech disorders, velopharyngeal insufficiency, cleft palate, craniofacial disorders

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  • 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, Children's Hospital of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 2000
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 1999
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 1993
B.A.: Columbia College, Columbia University, New York 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

National trends in the use of surgery for benign hepatic tumors in the United States.
Kim Y, Amini N, He J, Margonis GA, Weiss M, Wolfgang CL, Makary M, Hirose K, Spolverato G, Pawlik TM
Surgery. 2015 Jun; 157(6)1055-64. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.01.015.

PMID:
    25769697
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Helios Enhances Treg Cell Function in Cooperation With FoxP3.
Takatori H, Kawashima H, Matsuki A, Meguro K, Tanaka S, Iwamoto T, Sanayama Y, Nishikawa N, Tamachi T, Ikeda K, Suto A, Suzuki K, Kagami S, Hirose K, Kubo M, Hori S, Nakajima H
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Jun; 67(6)1491-502. doi: 10.1002/art.39091.

PMID:
    25733061
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tracking early readmission after pancreatectomy to index and nonindex institutions: a more accurate assessment of readmission.
Tosoian JJ, Hicks CW, Cameron JL, Valero V 3rd, Eckhauser FE, Hirose K, Makary MA, Pawlik TM, Ahuja N, Weiss MJ, Wolfgang CL
JAMA Surg. 2015 Feb; 150(2)152-8. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2346.

PMID:
    25535811
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High-throughput development of a hybrid-type fluorescent glutamate sensor for analysis of synaptic transmission.
Takikawa K, Asanuma D, Namiki S, Sakamoto H, Ariyoshi T, Kimpara N, Hirose K
Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Dec 1; 53(49)13439-43. doi: 10.1002/anie.201407181.

PMID:
    25297726
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hospital volume and patient outcomes in hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery: is assessing differences in mortality enough?
Schneider EB, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Hirose K, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Ahuja N, Weiss M, Pawlik TM
J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Dec; 18(12)2105-15. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2619-9.

PMID:
    25297443
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fiber tract associated with autistic traits in healthy adults.
Hirose K, Miyata J, Sugihara G, Kubota M, Sasamoto A, Aso T, Fukuyama H, Murai T, Takahashi H
J Psychiatr Res. 2014 Dec; 59117-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.09.001.

PMID:
    25266474
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Liver transplant patients have a risk of progression similar to that of sporadic patients with branch duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms.
Lennon AM, Victor D, Zaheer A, Ostovaneh MR, Jeh J, Law JK, Rezaee N, Molin MD, Ahn YJ, Wu W, Khashab MA, Girotra M, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Weiss MJ, Hirose K, Goggins M, Hruban RH, Cameron A, Wolfgang CL, Singh VK, Gurakar A
Liver Transpl. 2014 Dec; 20(12)1462-7. doi: 10.1002/lt.23983.

PMID:
    25155689
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Case report; Fanconi's syndrome and hypophosphatemic osteomalacia associated with adefovir dipivoxil: a case report].
Hirose K, Ubara Y, Hiramatsu R, Sawa N, Hasegawa E, Takaichi K, Ikeda K, Kumada H, Murakami M
Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. 2014 Jun 10; 103(6)1388-90.

PMID:
    25151805
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High-throughput screening system to identify small molecules that induce internalization and degradation of HER2.
Isa M, Asanuma D, Namiki S, Kumagai K, Kojima H, Okabe T, Nagano T, Hirose K
ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Oct 17; 9(10)2237-41. doi: 10.1021/cb500654q.

PMID:
    25140805
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A population-based evaluation of severity and mortality among transferred patients with acute pancreatitis.
Anand G, Hutfless SM, Akshintala VS, Khashab MA, Lennon AM, Makary MA, Hirose K, Andersen DK, Kalloo AN, Singh VK
Pancreas. 2014 Oct; 43(7)1111-6. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000179.

PMID:
    25058890
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparison of open and minimally invasive surgery for hepatic and pancreatic resections using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
Ejaz A, Sachs T, He J, Spolverato G, Hirose K, Ahuja N, Wolfgang CL, Makary MA, Weiss M, Pawlik TM
Surgery. 2014 Sep; 156(3)538-47. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.03.046.

PMID:
    25017135
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A single institutional comparison of endoscopic and open abdominal component separation.
Azoury SC, Dhanasopon AP, Hui X, De La Cruz C, Tuffaha SH, Sacks JM, Hirose K, Magnuson TH, Liao C, Lovins M, Schweitzer MA, Nguyen HT
Surg Endosc. 2014 Dec; 28(12)3349-58. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3627-2.

PMID:
    24962857
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessing the experience in complex hepatopancreatobiliary surgery among graduating chief residents: is the operative experience enough?
Sachs TE, Ejaz A, Weiss M, Spolverato G, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Pawlik TM
Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2)385-93. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.03.006.

PMID:
    24953270
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ready conversion of patients with well-controlled, moderate to severe, chronic malignant tumor-related pain on other opioids to tapentadol extended release.
Imanaka K, Tominaga Y, Etropolski M, Ohashi H, Hirose K, Matsumura T
Clin Drug Investig. 2014 Jul; 34(7)501-11. doi: 10.1007/s40261-014-0204-3.

PMID:
    24906437
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Percutaneous transhepatic portal vein stent placement can improve prognosis for hepatocellular carcinoma patients with portal vein tumor thrombosis.
Ishikawa T, Kubota T, Abe H, Nagashima A, Hirose K, Togashi T, Seki K, Honma T, Yoshida T, Kamimura T
Hepatogastroenterology. 2014 Mar-Apr; 61(130)413-6.

PMID:
    24901152
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Venous thromboembolic prophylaxis after a hepatic resection: patterns of care among liver surgeons.
Weiss MJ, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Haut ER, Hirose K, Wolfgang CL, Choti MA, Pawlik TM
HPB (Oxford). 2014 Oct; 16(10)892-8. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12278.

PMID:
    24888461
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Acute case-fatality rates of stroke and acute myocardial infarction in a Japanese population: Takashima stroke and AMI registry, 1989-2005.
Rumana N, Kita Y, Turin TC, Nakamura Y, Takashima N, Ichikawa M, Sugihara H, Morita Y, Hirose K, Kawakami K, Okayama A, Miura K, Ueshima H
Int J Stroke. 2014 Oct; 9 Suppl A10069-75. doi: 10.1111/ijs.12288.

PMID:
    24844755
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Correlation between tumor size and blood volume in lung tumors: a prospective study on dual-energy gemstone spectral CT imaging.
Aoki M, Takai Y, Narita Y, Hirose K, Sato M, Akimoto H, Kawaguchi H, Hatayama Y, Miura H, Ono S
J Radiat Res. 2014 Sep; 55(5)917-23. doi: 10.1093/jrr/rru026.

PMID:
    24829253
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Adverse event reporting in the recent study by Imanaka et al. describing the efficacy and safety of tapentadol extended release for tumor-related pain.
Imanaka K, Tominaga Y, Etropolski M, Van Hove I, Ohsaka M, Wanibe M, Hirose K, Matsumura T
Curr Med Res Opin. 2014 Sep; 30(9)1909-10. doi: 10.1185/03007995.2014.919909.

PMID:
    24818815
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Role of a multidisciplinary clinic in the management of patients with pancreatic cysts: a single-center cohort study.
Lennon AM, Manos LL, Hruban RH, Ali SZ, Fishman EK, Kamel IR, Raman SP, Zaheer A, Hutfless S, Salamone A, Kiswani V, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Weiss MJ, Hirose K, Goggins M, Wolfgang CL
Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct; 21(11)3668-74. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3739-x.

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    24806116
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Areas of Research Interest

Cochlear inflammation and mononuclear phagocytes in repair of the damaged cochlea.