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Daniel Choo, MD

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

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Otolaryngolgy, 1995
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Feng, Liang; Ward, Jonette A; Li, S Kevin; Tolia, Gaurav; Hao, Jinsong; Choo, Daniel I 2014. Assessment of PLGA-PEG-PLGA copolymer hydrogel for sustained drug delivery in the ear. Current drug delivery, 11 2, 279-86

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Bishop, Somer; Manning-Courtney, Patricia; Choo, Daniel I; Murray, Donna 2014. Autism spectrum disorders in 24 children who are deaf or hard of hearing. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 78 1, 112-8

Myer, Charles M; Willging, Jay P; Choo, Daniel I; Pensak, Myles L 2014. Duty bound. The Laryngoscope, 124 7, 1507-8

Provenzano, Matthew J; Choo, Daniel I 2014. What is the best method to treat CSF leaks following resection of an acoustic neuroma? The Laryngoscope, 124 12, 2651-2

Provenzano, Matthew J; Choo, Daniel I 2014. Is ventilation tube placement beneficial during tympanoplasty for atelectatic tympanic membranes? The Laryngoscope, 124 4, 818-9

Samy, Ravi N; Houston, Lisa; Scott, Michael; Choo, Daniel I; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen 2014. Cochlear implantation in patients with Meniere's disease. Cochlear implants international, ,

Ward, Jonette A; Sidell, Douglas R; Nassar, Michel; Reece, Alisa L; Choo, Daniel I 2014. Safety of cidofovir by intratympanic delivery technique. Antiviral therapy, 19 1, 97-105

Hart, Catherine K; Choo, Daniel I 2013. What is the optimal workup for a child with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss? The Laryngoscope, 123 4, 809-10

Jaworek, Thomas J; Richard, Elodie M; Ivanova, Anna A; Giese, Arnaud P J; Choo, Daniel I; Khan, Shaheen N; Riazuddin, Sheikh; Kahn, Richard A; Riazuddin, Saima 2013. An alteration in ELMOD3, an Arl2 GTPase-activating protein, is associated with hearing impairment in humans. PLoS genetics, 9 9, e1003774

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Grether, Sandra; Choo, Daniel I 2013. Functional performance among children with cochlear implants and additional disabilities. Cochlear implants international, 14 4, 181-9

Hart, Catherine K; Wiley, Susan; Choo, Daniel I; Eby, Christine; Tucker, Laura; Schapiro, Mark; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen 2012. Developmental disabilities and intracranial abnormalities in children with symptomatic cytomegalovirus and cochlear implants. ISRN otolaryngology, 2012 , 502746

Wiley, Susan; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Grether, Sandra; Choo, Daniel I; Hughes, Michelle L 2012. Longitudinal functional performance among children with cochlear implants and disabilities: a prospective study using the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 76 5, 693-7

Ida, Jonathan B; Mansfield, Sara; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen K; Choo, Daniel I 2011. Complications in pediatric osseointegrated implantation. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 144 4, 586-91

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Choo, Daniel I 2011. Impact of early intervention on expressive and receptive language development among young children with permanent hearing loss. American annals of the deaf, 155 5, 580-91

Waryah, Ali M; Ahmed, Zubair M; Bhinder, Munir A; Binder, Munir A; Choo, Daniel I; Sisk, Robert A; Shahzad, Mohsin; Khan, Shaheen N; Friedman, Thomas B; Riazuddin, Sheikh; Riazuddin, Saima 2011. Molecular and clinical studies of X-linked deafness among Pakistani families. Journal of human genetics, 56 7, 534-40

Hamajima, Y; Komori, M; Preciado, D A; Choo, D I; Moribe, K; Murakami, S; Ondrey, F G; Lin, J 2010. The role of inhibitor of DNA-binding (Id1) in hyperproliferation of keratinocytes: the pathological basis for middle ear cholesteatoma from chronic otitis media. Cell proliferation, 43 5, 457-63

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Grether, Sandra; Choo, Daniel I 2010. Language performance in children with cochlear implants and additional disabilities. The Laryngoscope, 120 2, 405-13

Sun, Gordon H; Leung, Randal; Samy, Ravi N; McAfee, Jacob S; Hearst, Matthew J; Savage, Christopher R; Choo, Daniel I; Pensak, Myles L 2010. Analysis of hearing preservation after endolymphatic mastoid sac surgery for Meniere's disease. The Laryngoscope, 120 3, 591-7

Hall, Joseph E; Richter, Gresham T; Choo, Daniel I 2009. Surgical management of otologic disease in pediatric patients with Turner syndrome. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 73 1, 57-65

Hearst, Matthew J; Kadar, Aleem; Keller, Jeffrey T; Choo, Daniel I; Pensak, Myles L; Samy, Ravi N 2008. Petrous carotid canal dehiscence: an anatomic and radiographic study. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 29 7, 1001-4

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Lim, Lynne H Y; Choo, Daniel I; Buyniski, Samantha; Wiley, Susan 2008. Pediatric hearing impairment caregiver experience: impact of duration of hearing loss on parental stress. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 72 11, 1693-703

de Alarcon, Alessandro; Choo, Daniel I 2007. Controversies in aural atresia repair. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 15 5, 310-4

Schraff, Scott A; Brown, David K; Schleiss, Mark R; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Greinwald, John H; Choo, Daniel I 2007. The role of CMV inflammatory genes in hearing loss. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 28 7, 964-9

Schraff, Scott A; Schleiss, Mark R; Brown, David K; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Choi, K Yeon; Greinwald, John H; Choo, Daniel I 2007. Macrophage inflammatory proteins in cytomegalovirus-related inner ear injury. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 137 4, 612-8

White, David R; Choo, Daniel I; Stroup, Greg; Schleiss, Mark R 2006. The effect of cidofovir on cytomegalovirus-induced hearing loss in a Guinea pig model. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 132 6, 608-15

Zhu, Yi; Qian, Yaping; Tang, Xiaowen; Wang, Jindan; Yang, Li; Liao, Zhisu; Li, Ronghua; Ji, Jinzhang; Li, Zhiyuan; Chen, Jianfu; Choo, Daniel I; Lu, Jianxin; Guan, Min-Xin 2006. Aminoglycoside-induced and non-syndromic hearing loss is associated with the G7444A mutation in the mitochondrial COI/tRNASer(UCN) genes in two Chinese families. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 342 3, 843-50

Li, Zhiyuan; Li, Ronghua; Chen, Jianfu; Liao, Zhisu; Zhu, Yi; Qian, Yaping; Xiong, Sudao; Heman-Ackah, Selena; Wu, Jianbo; Choo, Daniel I; Guan, Min-Xin 2005. Mutational analysis of the mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene in Chinese pediatric subjects with aminoglycoside-induced and non-syndromic hearing loss. Human genetics, 117 1, 9-15

Preciado, Diego A; Lawson, Louise; Madden, Colm; Myer, David; Ngo, Chris; Bradshaw, John K; Choo, Daniel I; Greinwald, John H 2005. Improved diagnostic effectiveness with a sequential diagnostic paradigm in idiopathic pediatric sensorineural hearing loss. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 26 4, 610-5

Preciado, Diego; Caicedo, Emiro; Jhanjee, Rajat; Silver, Rob; Harris, George; Juhn, Steven K; Choo, Dan I; Ondrey, Frank 2005. Pseudomonas aeruginosa lipopolysaccharide induction of keratinocyte proliferation, NF-kappa B, and cyclin D1 is inhibited by indomethacin. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 174 5, 2964-73

Chadwell, Jon B; Halsted, Mark J; Choo, Daniel I; Greinwald, John H; Benton, Corning 2004. The cochlear cleft. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, 25 1, 21-4

Guo, Yingshi; Pilipenko, Valentina; Lim, Lynne H Y; Dou, Hongwei; Johnson, Liane; Srisailapathy, C R Srikumari; Ramesh, Arabandi; Choo, Daniel I; Smith, Richard J H; Greinwald, John H 2004. Refining the DFNB17 interval in consanguineous Indian families. Molecular biology reports, 31 2, 97-105

Li, R; Greinwald, J H; Yang, L; Choo, D I; Wenstrup, R J; Guan, M-X 2004. Molecular analysis of the mitochondrial 12S rRNA and tRNASer(UCN) genes in paediatric subjects with non-syndromic hearing loss. Journal of medical genetics, 41 8, 615-20

Lonser, Russell R; Kim, H Jeffrey; Butman, John A; Vortmeyer, Alexander O; Choo, Daniel I; Oldfield, Edward H 2004. Tumors of the endolymphatic sac in von Hippel-Lindau disease. The New England journal of medicine, 350 24, 2481-6

Pilipenko, Valentina V; Reece, Alisa; Choo, Daniel I; Greinwald, John H 2004. Genomic organization and expression analysis of the murine Fam3c gene. Gene, 335 , 159-68

Preciado, Diego A; Lim, Lynne H Y; Cohen, Aliza P; Madden, Colm; Myer, David; Ngo, Chris; Bradshaw, John K; Lawson, Louise; Choo, Daniel I; Greinwald, John H 2004. A diagnostic paradigm for childhood idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 131 6, 804-9

Zur, Karen B; Holland, Scott K; Yuan, Weihong; Choo, Daniel I 2004. Functional magnetic resonance imaging: contemporary and future use. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 12 5, 374-7

Lim, Lynne H Y; Bradshaw, John K; Guo, Yingshi; Pilipenko, Valentina; Madden, Colm; Ingala, David; Keddache, Mehdi; Choo, Daniel I; Wenstrup, Richard; Greinwald, John H 2003. Genotypic and phenotypic correlations of DFNB1-related hearing impairment in the Midwestern United States. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 129 8, 836-40

Madden, Colm; Halsted, Mark J; Hopkin, Robert J; Choo, Daniel I; Benton, Corning; Greinwald, John H 2003. Temporal bone abnormalities associated with hearing loss in Waardenburg syndrome. The Laryngoscope, 113 11, 2035-41

Choo, Daniel I; Steward, David L; Pensak, Myles L 2002. Meningioma involving Meckel's cave: transpetrosal surgical anatomy and clinical considerations. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 111 9, 850-4

Madden, Colm; Rutter, Michael; Hilbert, Lisa; Greinwald, John H; Choo, Daniel I 2002. Clinical and audiological features in auditory neuropathy. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 128 9, 1026-30

Megerian, Cliff A; Haynes, David S; Poe, Dennis S; Choo, Daniel I; Keriakas, Thomas J; Glasscock, Michael E 2002. Hearing preservation surgery for small endolymphatic sac tumors in patients with von Hippel-Lindau syndrome. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 23 3, 378-87

Liu, J H; Rutter, M J; Choo, D I; Willging, J P 2000. Congenital cholesteatoma of the middle ear. Clinical pediatrics, 39 9, 549-51

Steward, D L; Choo, D I; Pensak, M L 2000. Selective indications for the management of extensive anterior epitympanic cholesteatoma via combined transmastoid/middle fossa approach. The Laryngoscope, 110 10 Pt 1, 1660-6

Zinberg, E M; Choo, D I; Zotter, L A 1989. Effect of heparinized irrigating solutions on patency of experimental microvascular anastomoses. Microsurgery, 10 2, 103-7; discussion 10

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Grether, Sandra; Choo, Daniel I . Children with cochlear implants and developmental disabilities: a language skills study with developmentally matched hearing peers. Research in developmental disabilities, 32 2, 757-67