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Patricia J. Yoon, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

Associate Director,
The Bill Daniels Center for Children’s Hearing

Fellowship Program Director


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 - Main Campus
Children's Hospital Colorado- North Campus
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Hearing loss and cochlear implantation
Breathing/airway problems

Subspecialty Training: Pediatric Otolaryngology


Medical School

(1993-1997) MD, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL


(1997-98) Internship, General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

(1998-2002) Residency, Otolaryngology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology


(2002-2003) Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Liang C, Chan KH, Yoon PJ, Lovell MA. Clinicopathological characteristics of extramedullary acute megakaryoblastic leukemia (AMKL): report of a case with primary mastoid presentation and review of literature to compare extramedullary AMKL and non-AMKL cases. Pediatric & Developmental Pathology. 2012 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:22667334.

Truong MT, Messner AH, Kerschner JE, Scholes M, Wong-Dominguez J, Milczuk HA, Yoon PJ.  Pediatric vocal cord paralysis after cardiac surgery: rate of recovery and sequelae.  Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 137(5):780-4, 2007. PMID: 17967646.

Yoon PJ, Starr JR, Perkins JA, Bloom D, Sie KC.  Inter- and intrarater reliability in the evaluation of velopharyngeal insufficiency.  Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.  132(9):947-51, 2006. PMID: 16982971.

.  Partial promontory technique in stapedotomy cases with narrow niche.  Otology and Neurotology 25(4):443-6, 2004. PMID:15241218


Kridel RW, Yoon PJ, Koch RJ.  Prevention and correction of nasal tip bossae in rhinoplasty.  Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery 5(5):416-22, 2003. PMID:12975141.

Yoon PJ, Price M, Gallagher K, Fleisher BE, Messner AH.  Need for long-term audiologic follow-up of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduates: a prospective study.  International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 67(4):353-7, 2003. PMID:12663106.

Yoon PJ, Messner AH.  Lymphatic malformation with internal jugular phlebectasia.  Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2001 May; 124(5): 579-80. PMID:11337668.

Yoon PJ, Friedman NR, Kelley PE.  Ear, Nose & Throat.  In: Hay WW, et al., Eds.  Current Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment, 20th Edition.  New York:  Lange/McGraw Hill. 

Yoon PJ, Berman S. Cervical lymphadenitis/adenopathy. In: Berman S, Ed. Pediatric Decision Making, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: Mosby.

Yoon PJ. Epistaxis. In: Berman S, Ed. Pediatric Decision Making, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: Mosby.


Research Focus

Congenital hearing loss

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
Fellow, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
AAO-HNS Pediatric Otolaryngology Committee
AAO-HNS Pediatric Otolaryngology Education Committee
Associate Director, The Bill Daniels Center for Children’s Hearing
Associate Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
Medical Student Clerkship Director
Resident Curriculum Committee
Colorado ENT Society