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Richard A. Chole, MD, PhD

Lindburg Professor, Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty Areas

Otology
Neurotology
Cochlear Implants - Pediatric
Otolaryngology
Cochlear Implants - Adults
Ear, Nose and Throat
Hearing Loss
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Pituitary Tumors
Skull Base Tumors
Meniere's Disease

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Otology, neurotology, bone remodeling and deafness, reconstruction of the middle ear, Petrous apicitis, otosclerosis, cholesteatoma, adult cochlear implants, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids, BAHA

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear, Nose and Throat Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 11
Office Phone: 314-362-7509
Fax: 314-747-5592

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Sabbatical: Transmission Electon Microcopy, University of Minnesota 1981
Ph.D.: Otolaryngology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, University of Minnesota 1977
Fellowship: Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine 1977
Fellowship: Surgery, University of Minnesota School of Medicine 1973
Medical Degree: University Of Southern California 1969
B.S. : Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 1965

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The changing face of petrous apicitis-a 40-year experience.
Gadre AK, Chole RA
Laryngoscope. 2017 Apr 5; doi: 10.1002/lary.26571.

PMID:
    28378370
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Surface charge modification decreases Pseudomonas aeruginosa adherence in vitro and bacterial persistence in an in vivo implant model.
Kao WK, Gagnon PM, Vogel JP, Chole RA
Laryngoscope. 2017 Jul; 127(7)1655-1661. doi: 10.1002/lary.26499.

PMID:
    28295372
    [PubMed - in process]
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Endovascular management of internal carotid artery injuries secondary to endonasal surgery: case series and review of the literature.
Sylvester PT, Moran CJ, Derdeyn CP, Cross DT, Dacey RG, Zipfel GJ, Kim AH, Uppaluri R, Haughey BH, Tempelhoff R, Rich KM, Schneider J, Chole RA, Chicoine MR
J Neurosurg. 2016 Nov; 125(5)1256-1276.

PMID:
    26771847
    [PubMed - in process]
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Otoconia and otolithic membrane fragments within the posterior semicircular canal in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Kao WT, Parnes LS, Chole RA
Laryngoscope. 2017 Mar; 127(3)709-714. doi: 10.1002/lary.26115.

PMID:
    27726156
    [PubMed - in process]
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FleQ, a Transcriptional Activator, Is Required for Biofilm Formation In Vitro But Does Not Alter Virulence in a Cholesteatomas Model.
Kao WT, Gagnon PM, Vogel JP, Chole RA
Otol Neurotol. 2016 Aug; 37(7)977-83. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001088.

PMID:
    27253076
    [PubMed - in process]
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In reference to A new theory on the pathogenesis of acquired cholesteatoma: Mucosal traction.
Chole RA, Lim DJ
Laryngoscope. 2016 Mar; 126(3)E129-30. doi: 10.1002/lary.25651.

PMID:
    26478567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clarification of the Definition of a "Biofilm".
Myckatyn TM, Cohen J, Chole RA
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1)237e-238e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001911.

PMID:
    26371389
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Histologic, Molecular, and Clinical Evaluation of Explanted Breast Prostheses, Capsules, and Acellular Dermal Matrices for Bacteria.
Poppler L, Cohen J, Dolen UC, Schriefer AE, Tenenbaum MM, Deeken C, Chole RA, Myckatyn TM
Aesthet Surg J. 2015 Aug; 35(6)653-68. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjv017.

PMID:
    26229126
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Short-term risk of falling after cochlear implantation.
Stevens MN, Baudhuin JE, Hullar TE, Washington University Cochlear Implant Study Group.
Audiol Neurootol. 2014; 19(6)370-7. doi: 10.1159/000363214.

PMID:
    25402502
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Conductive component after cochlear implantation in patients with residual hearing conservation.
Chole RA, Hullar TE, Potts LG
Am J Audiol. 2014 Dec; 23(4)359-64. doi: 10.1044/2014_AJA-14-0018.

PMID:
    25165991
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inactivation of specific Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm factors does not alter virulence in infected cholesteatomas.
Chole RA, Gagnon PM, Vogel JP
Otol Neurotol. 2014 Oct; 35(9)1585-91. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000558.

PMID:
    25118585
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intralabyrinthine schwannomas mimic cochleovestibular disease: symptoms from tumor mass effect in the labyrinth.
Slattery EL, Babu SC, Chole RA, Zappia JJ
Otol Neurotol. 2015 Jan; 36(1)167-71. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000516.

PMID:
    25111524
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone: a case series.
Sharon JD, Khwaja SS, Drescher A, Gay H, Chole RA
Otol Neurotol. 2014 Aug; 35(7)1207-17. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000321.

PMID:
    24914789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endoscopic view of the scala tympani.
Chole RA
Otol Neurotol. 2015 Mar; 36(3)e97-8. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000365.

PMID:
    24892372
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined high-field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopy increase extent of resection and progression-free survival for pituitary adenomas.
Sylvester PT, Evans JA, Zipfel GJ, Chole RA, Uppaluri R, Haughey BH, Getz AE, Silverstein J, Rich KM, Kim AH, Dacey RG, Chicoine MR
Pituitary. 2015 Feb; 18(1)72-85. doi: 10.1007/s11102-014-0560-2.

PMID:
    24599833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Changes in auditory perceptions and cortex resulting from hearing recovery after extended congenital unilateral hearing loss.
Firszt JB, Reeder RM, Holden TA, Burton H, Chole RA
Front Syst Neurosci. 2013; 7108. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2013.00108.

PMID:
    24379761
    [PubMed]
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Predictors of future success in otolaryngology residency applicants.
Chole RA, Ogden MA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Aug; 138(8)707-12. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2012.1374.

PMID:
    22911295
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Biofilm formation by otopathogenic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is not consistently inhibited by ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid.
Zenga J, Gagnon PM, Vogel J, Chole RA
Otol Neurotol. 2012 Aug; 33(6)1007-12. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31825f249e.

PMID:
    22772018
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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P. aeruginosa infection increases morbidity in experimental cholesteatomas.
Jung JY, Lee DH, Wang EW, Nason R, Sinnwell TM, Vogel JP, Chole RA
Laryngoscope. 2011 Nov; 121(11)2449-54. doi: 10.1002/lary.22189.

PMID:
    22020895
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The lenticular process of the incus.
Graboyes EM, Hullar TE, Chole RA
Otol Neurotol. 2011 Dec; 32(9)1600-4. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318232e268.

PMID:
    21986927
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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