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Jeremy D. Prager, MD

Associate Professor

Director, Aerodigestive Program at Children's Hospital Colorado


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

Phone: 720-777-8520
Fax: 720-777-7345

Appointments:  720-777-8501

Hospital Affiliations:

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (North & South Campus)
CHCO - Network of care locations

Clinical Interests:

Airway Reconstruction
Integrated multidisciplinary health care delivery
Clinical Outcomes, value, safety, and quality research

Medical School

(1999-2003) Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri


(2003-2004) Internship, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri
(2004-2008) Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri


(2008-2010) Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Cincinnati, Ohio

​- Distinguished Service Award, CHCO Division of Surgery, 2015

- Best Poster: Impacting Patient Safety and operating room efficiency during pediatric airway assessment - SOHN September 2013 Mooney, Mallon, Ruiz, Prager JD

- Top Doc, 5280 Magazine - July 2013, July 2014, July 2015

- Best Poster: Oropharyngeal Stenosis - A Complication of Multilevel, Single-Stage Upper Airway Surgery in Children - Prager JD Hopkins BS, Propst EJ, Shott SR, Cotton RT. ASPO, Las Vegas, NV April/May 2010

- Medical Student Teaching Award; Washington University, Department of Otolaryngology, June 2008

-Resident Travel Award; AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, September 2006

Measuring Pediatric Bronchoscopy Outcomes Using an Electronic Medical Record.  DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Kerby GS, Stillwell PC. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jan 27
Multidisciplinary Care of Children With Repaired Esophageal Atresia with Tracheoesophageal Fistula.  DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Jensen EL, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Soden J.  Pediatr Pulmonol.  2015 Sep 30.
Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children.  Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Teng, S, Prager JDPaediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb;26(2):132-8.
Secondary reverse slide tracheoplasty for airway rescue.  Kopelovich JC, Wine TM, Rutter MJ, Mitchell MB, Prager JD.  Ann Thorac Surg.  2016 Mar;101(3):1205-1207.
A pediatric grading scale for lingual tonsil hypertrophy.  Friedman NR, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Kezirian EJ.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Aug 25. Epub ahead of print.
Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy for monitoring therapy in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis.  Friedlander JA, DeBoer EM, Soden JS, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher CD, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Kramer RE, Deterding RR, Capocelli KE, Prager JD.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul 2 Epub ahead of print.
Improving operative flow during pediatric airway evaluation: a quality improvement initiative.  Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Mooney F, Gao D, Szolnoki J, Shah RK. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Dec 26.
Surgical management of type I and II laryngeal cleft in the pediatric population.  Chiang T, McConnell B, Ruiz AG, DeBoer EM, Prager JD.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.  2014 Oct 25;78(12):2244-2249. 
Clinical consensus statement: pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis.  Brietzke SE, Shin JJ, Choi S, Lee JT, Parikh SR, Pena M, Prager JD, Ramadan H, Veling M, Corrigan M, Rosenfeld RM.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Oct;151(4):542-53.
Iatrogenic phenol injury: case report and review of medication safety and labeling in flexible laryngoscopy. Cote V, Prager JD. Int J Pediatri Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Oct;78(10):1769-73.
Auditing of Operating Room Times: A Quality Improvement Project.  Perkins JN, Chiang T, Ruiz AG, Prager JD. Int J Pediatri Otorhinolaryngol.  2014 May;78(5):782-6.
Ex utero Intrapartum Treatment to Resection of a Bronchogenic Cyst Causing Airway Compromise.  Chatterjee D, Hawkins JL, Somme S, Galan HL, Prager JD, Crombleholme TM.  Fetal Diagn Ther. 2014;35(2):137-40.
Novel airway findings in a patient with 1p36 deletion syndrome.  Ferril GR, Barham H, Prager JD.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.  2014 Jan;78(1):157-8.
Death after adenotonsillectomy secondary to massive pulmonary embolism. Green KK, Mudd P, Prager JD. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Feb 15.
Standardized letter of recommendation for otolaryngology residency selection.  Perkins JN, Liang C, McFann K, Streubel SO, Abaza M, Prager JD.  Laryngoscope 2013 Jan;123(1):123-33.
Idiopathic Sclerosing Inflammation Presenting as Sinusitis.  Barham H, Dishop M, Prager JD. Allergy and Rhinology; Volume 3, Number 2, Sept 2012 , pp. e101-e104(4).
Oropharyngeal tularemia in a patient presenting with an infected branchial cleft anomaly.  Green KK, Prager JD.  International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra 7 (August 2012) 154-155.
Minimal Access and Standard Cochlear Implantation: A Comparative Study  Prager JD, Neidich M, Perkins JN, Meinzen-Derr J, Greinwald JH.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 May 15.
Standardized Letter of Recommendation for Pediatric Fellowship Selection Prager JD, Perkins JN, McFann K, Myer III CM, Pensak ML, Chan KH.  Laryngoscope 2012 Feb;122(2):415-24. doi: 10.1002/lary.22394. Epub 2011 Dec 19.
Attrition in Otolaryngology Residency Prager JD, Myer IV CM, Myer III CM.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov;145(5):753-4. Epub 2011 Jul 11.
Management of unusual soft-tissue foreign bodies in the pediatric neck Somerville JM, Prager JD, Alexander N, Wiatrak B, Myer CM III. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol Extra. Published online 08 April 2011. Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 313-316, December 2011.
Pediatric tracheal reconstruction using cadaveric homograft Propst EJ, Prager JD, Meinzen-Derr J, Clark SL, Cotton RT, Rutter MJ.  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jun;137(6):583-90
Inhaled cidofovir as an adjuvant therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis Ksiazek J, Prager JD, Sun GH, Wood RE, Arjmand EM.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Apr;144(4):639-41. Epub 2011 Feb 4
Comprehensive airway management of neonatal head and neck teratomas Neidich MJ, Prager JD, Clark SL, Elluru RG. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2011 Feb; 144(2):257-261.
Oropharyngeal Stenosis – A Complication of Multilevel, Single-Stage Upper Airway Surgery in Children Prager JD, Hopkins BS, Propst EJ, Shott SR, Cotton RT. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Nov;136(11):1111-1115.
Improving Methods of Resident Selection Prager JD, Myer IV CM, Hayes KM, Myer III CM, Pensak ML. Laryngoscope. 2010 Dec;120(12):2391-8
Improving the letter of recommendation Prager JD, Pensak ML, Myer CM III. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2010 Sept;143(3):327-30.
A preliminary investigation of four-dimensional ultrasound for evaluation of middle ear ossicles: An in vitro study Propst EJ, Prager JD, Adams J, Arjmand EM, Willging JP, Samy RN. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Sept;74(9):1028-1033.
Resolution of hypoglossal nerve palsy associated with retropharyngeal abscess after prompt medical and surgical treatment Propst EJ, Prager JD, Shott SR, Koch B, Mortensen JE, Greinwald JH. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol Extra. Available online April 16, 2010. Volume 6, Issue 2 , Pages 74-77, March 2011.
Hearing loss in pediatric patients with isolated nonsyndromic sagittal synostosis Prager, JD.; Wang, E.; Molter, D. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Feb;72(2):223-7. Epub 2007 Dec 3.

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Member 2003 - present, AAO-HNS

Member 2014 - present, SENTAC

Associate Fellow 2015 - present, ACS

Member 2015 - present, ASPO

Student Member 2016 - present, ACHE