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Department of Otolaryngology
 

Kenny H. Chan, MD

Professor


Kenny H. Chan

Chairman, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children’s Hospital Colorado


Contact:

Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue, B455 Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 720-777-8520
Fax: 720-777-7345
Email: Kenny.Chan@childrenscolorado.org​​

Appointments: 720-777-8501

Hospital Affiliations:

Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital
Parker Adventist Hospital


Clinical Interests:

Chronic ear diseases (cholesteatoma, tympanic membrane perforation)
Cochlear implantation
Sinusitis
Anterior skull base tumor

Subspecialty Training: Pediatric Otolaryngology

 

 

Medical School

(1974-1977) MD, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Residency

(1978) Intern, Pediatrics, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

(1978-1979) Intern, Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

(1979-1980) Resident, Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

(1980-1983) Resident, Otolaryngology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

Fellowship

(1985-1986) Research Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

(1986-1987) Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2010 - Presidential Citation, American Triological Society, Eastern Section

2008 - Professor of the Year Award, Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado

2005-2011 - Listed in 5280 Top Docs in Denver, 5280 Magazine

2005 - Listed in Who's Who in Medical Sciences Education

1999 - Listed in Top Physicians in Denver, 5280 Magazine

1998 - Outstanding Service Award, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO

1997 - Listed in Top Doctors in Denver, 5280 Magazine

1997 - Children’s Choice Award, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO

1997 - Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado

1994-2011 - Listed in Best Doctors in America, 

1989 - Recipient, FIRST Award (National Institute of Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders)​

Yin Y, Chiang T, Lovell MA, Chan KH:  Pathology Quiz Case: Cranial Fasciitis of the Maxilla and Midface.  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 (Accepted for publication)

Chan KH, Liang C, Wilson P, Allen GC:  Long-term Safety And Efficacy Data On Onobotulinum (BotoxR) A Injection For Sialorrhea.  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 (Accepted for publication).

 

Chan KH, Gitomer S, Perkins JN, Liang C, Strain JD:  Clinical Presentation of Cervical Ribs In The Pediatric Population.  J Pediatr. 2012 Dec 5. doi:pii: S0022-3476(12)01261-9. 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.10.048. [Epub ahead of print].


Barham HP, Wudel JM, Enzenauer RW, Chan, KH:  Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Cyst/Dacryocystocele:  An Argument for A Genetic Basis.  Allergy Rhinol (Providence) 2012;3(1):e46-9. Epub 2012 May 3


       Leuin CL, Chan, KH:  Upper Lip Dermoid in a 13-Month-Old Child.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 Aug;147(2):392. Epub 2012 Mar 26.

Prager JD, Perkins JN McFann K, Myer, CM, Pansak ML, Chan, KH:  Standardized Letter of Recommendation for Pediatric Fellowship Selection.  Laryngoscope 2012 Feb;122(2):415-24. doi: 10.1002/lary.22394. Epub 2011 Dec 19

   Dolan SA, Dowell E, LiPauma JJ, Valdez S, Chan K, James JF: An Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Complex Associated with Intrinsically Contaminated Nasal Spray.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011; 32:804-810.

Eustaquio ME, Chan KH, Deterding RR, Hollister RJ:  Multilevel Airway Involvement in Children with Wegener's Granulomatosis: Clinical Course and the Utility of a Multidisciplinary Approach. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011; 137:480-485.

Leuin SC, Fryendal E, Gao, D, Chan KH: Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Function Following Mandibular Fracture in Children: A 10-Year Review. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011, 137:10-14.

Eustaquio, ME, Chan, KH, Deterding, RR, Hollister, RJ: Multilevel Airway Involvement in Children with Wegener's Granulomatosis: Clinical Course and the Utility of a Multidisciplinary Approach. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011; 137:480-485. Pub Med ID: 21576559

Dolan, SA, Dowell E, LiPauma JJ, Valdez S, Chan K, James JF: An Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Complex Associated with Intrinsically Contaminated Nasal Spray.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011, 32:804-810. Pub Med ID: 21768765

Chen HH, Lovel MA, Chan KH: Case report: Bilateral lymphangiomatous polyps of the palatine tonsils. Int J of Pediatr Otorhinolaryngo 2009 (accepted for publication). Pub Med ID: 19786308

Chan KH, Kraai TL, Richter GT, Wetherall S, Todd JK: Toxic Shock Syndrome and Rhinosinusitis in Children. Arch Otolaryngol 2009, 135: 538-542. Pub Med ID: 19528399

Coffinet L, Chan KH, Abzug MJ, Simoes EAE, Cool C, Liu AH: Immunopathology of Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Young Children. J Pediatr Epub 2009, 2009 May;154(5):754-8. Epub 2009 Jan 21. Pub Med ID: 19159906

Durairaj VD, Andrews B, Rao RR, Chan KH: Morbid Complications of Otitic Hydrocephalus. Orbit 2008, 27:1, 51-54. Pub Med ID: 18307148

Walsh MD, Chan K, Travers S, McIntyre RC. Destructive Maxillomandibular Brown Tumor in Severe Hyperparathyroidism. J Am Coll Surg, 2005, 201:315. Pub Med ID: 16038830

Chan, KH: Sylvan Stool, MD: November 7, 1925 - April 11, 2004. Int J of Pediatr Otorhinolaryngoy 2004, 68: 1221-1222.

Chan, KH, Friedman NR, Allen GC, Yaremchuk K, Wirtschafter A, Bikhazi N, Bernstein, JM, Kelley PE, Lee KC: Randomized, Controlled, Multi-Site Study Of Intracapsular Tonsillectomy Using Low Temperature Plasma Excision. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004, 130:1303-1307.

Chan KH, Abzug MJ, Coffinet L, Simoes EAF, Cool C, Liu AH: Chronic Rhinosinusitis In Young Children Differs From Adults: A Histopathology Study. J Pediatr 2004, 144:206-212. Pub Med ID: 14760263

Slack CC, Dahn KA, Abzug MJ, Chan KH: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Pediatric Chronic Sinusitis. Pediatr Infect Dis 2001; 20:247-250. Pub Med ID: 11303824

Dahn KA, Glode MP, Chan KH: Periodic fever and pharyngitis in young children: A new disease for the otolaryngologist? Arch Otolaryngol 2000; 126:1146-1149. Pub Med ID: 10979131

Lewark TM, Allen GC, Chowdhury K, Chan KH: LeFort I osteotomy and skull base tumors: A pediatric experience. Arch Otolaryngol 2000; 126:1004-1008. Pub Med ID: 10922235

Rosenfeld RM, Bhaya MH, Bower CM, Brookhouser PE, Casselbrant ML, Chan KH, Cunningham MJ,, Derkay CS, Gray SD, Manning SC, Messer AH, Smith RJH: Impact of tympanostomy tubes on child quality of life. Arch Otolaryngol 2000; 585-592. Pub Med ID: 10807325

Winslow CP, Batuello S, Chan KH: Pediatric mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the minor salivary gland. ENT Journal 1998; 77:390-395. Pub Med ID: 9615519

Swarts JD, Westcott JY, Chan KH: Eicosanoid synthesis and inactivation in healthy and infected chinchilla middle ears. Acta Oto-Laryngologica 1997; 117:845-850. Pub Med ID: 9442825

Swarts, JD, Alper CM, Seroky JT, Chan KH, Doyle WJ: In vivo observation with magnetic resonance imaging of middle ear effusion in response to experimental underpressures. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol
1995; 104:522-528. Pub Med ID: 7598363

Chan KH, Martini R, Bradley WF, Stool SE: Pediatric otolaryngology: A psychosocial perspective. Int JPediatr Otorhinolaryngol 1995; 32:159-166. Pub Med ID: 7657470

Chan KH: Sensorineural hearing loss in children: Classification and evaluation. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America 1994; 27:473-486. Pub Med ID: 8065754

Alper CM, Chan KH, Hill LM, et al: Antenatal diagnosis of a congenital nasolacrimal duct cyst by ultrasonography: A case report. Prenatal Diagnosis 1994; 14:623-626. Pub Med ID: 7971763

Chan KH, Swarts JD, Tan LS: Middle-Ear mucosal inflammation: An in vivo model. Laryngoscope 1994; 104:970-980. Pub Med ID: 8052083

Skekdros DG, Chan KH, Siewers RD, et al: Rigid bronchoscopy balloon catheter dilation for bronchial stenosis in infants. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1993; 102:266-270. Pub Med ID: 8476166

Chan KH, Swarts JD, Dever GD, et al: Otitis media in the Republic of Palau: a case series study. Arch Otolaryngol 1993; 119:425-428. Pub Med ID: 8457305

Chan KH, Bluestone CD, Tan LS, et al: A comparative study of sultamicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanate: Treatment of acute otitis media. Pediatr Infect Dis 1993; 12:24-28. Pub Med ID: 8417421

Chan KH, Swarts JD, Doyle WJ, et al: Experimental otitis media evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging: An in vivo model. Ann Otol Rhinol Larynol 1992; 101:248-254. Pub Med ID: 1543334

Kosko JF, Brandom BW, Chan KH: Masseter spasm and malignant hyperthermia: A retrospective review of a hospital-based pediatric practice. Int J Pediatr Otol 1992; 23:45-50. Pub Med ID: 1592551

Rodgers GK, Chan KH, Dahl RE: Antral choanal polyp presenting as sleep apnea: A case report. Arch Otolaryngol 1991; 117:914-916. Pub Med ID: 1892625

1Weissman JL, Hirsch BE, Chan KH, et al: Dehiscent temporo-mandibular joint. Radiol 1991; 180:211-213.

Foulds G, Chan KH, Johnson JT, et al: Concentrations of azithromycin in human tonsillar tissue. Euro J Clin Micro & Inf Dis 1991; 10:853-856. Pub Med ID: 1662631

Chan KH, Eelkema E, Furman JM, et al: Familial sensorineural hearing loss: a correlative study of audiologic, radiographic and vestibular findings. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1991; 100:620-625. Pub Med ID: 1872511

Isaacson G, Chan KH, Heffner RR: Focal myositis: A new cause for the pediatric neck mass. Arch Otolaryngol 1991; 117:103-105. Pub Med ID: 1986753

Chan KH, Swarts JD, Doyle WJ, et al: Magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of middle-ear status during experimental otitis media. Arch Otolaryngol 1991; 117:91-95. Pub Med ID: 1986769

Chan KH, Reilly JS, Hasida Y: Staged laryngol-tracheal reconstruction utilizing alloplast (ProplastR) in the canine model. Int J Pediatr Otol 1989; 18:227-239. Pub Med ID: 2323903

Chan KH, Bluestone CD: Lack of efficacy of middle-ear inflation in the treatment of chronic otitis media with effusion in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1989; 100:317-323. Pub Med ID: 2498820

Chan KH, Swarts JD, Doyle WJ, et al: Efficacy of a new macrolide: Treatment of acute otitis media. Arch Otolaryngol 1988; 114:1266-1269. Pub Med ID: 2844210

Chan KH, Mandel EM, Rockette HE, Bluestone CD, et al: A double-blind comparative study of amoxicillin clavulanate and amoxicillin in the treatment of otitis media with effusion ("secretory" otitis media). Arch Otolaryngol 1988; 114:142-146. Pub Med ID: 3276343

Chan KH, Cantekin EI, Bluestone CD, Karnavas WJ: Eustachian tube autoinflation in young children. Laryngoscope 1987; 97:668-674. Pub Med ID: 3586805

Research Focus

Mucosal Inflammation
Chronic Sinusitis
Facial Fracture Epidemiology​

 

Organizations

AAO
ASPO
AAP
Triological Society

Committees

ASPO, Member, Education Committee
ASPO, Chair, GME/CME Taskforce
AOA, Member, Education Committee, Pediatric Otolaryngology​