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Alessandro de Alarcon, MD

Director, Center for Pediatric Voice Disorders

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  • Medical Degree: VCU School of Medicine

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Balakrishnan, Karthik; Cheng, Esther; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Sidell, Douglas R; Hart, Catherine K; Rutter, Michael J 2015. Outcomes and Resource Utilization of Endoscopic Mass-Closure Technique for Laryngeal Clefts. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 153 1, 119-23

de Alarcón, Alessandro; Osborn, Alexander J; Tabangin, Meredith E; Cohen, Aliza P; Hart, Catherine K; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2015. Laryngotracheal Cleft Repair in Children With Complex Airway Anomalies. JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery, 141 9, 828-33

Sherenian, Michael G; Clee, Mark; Schondelmeyer, Amanda C; de Alarcón, Alessandro; Li, Jinzhu; Assa'ad, Amal; Risma, Kimberly 2015. Caustic ingestions mimicking anaphylaxis: case studies and literature review. Pediatrics, 135 2, e547-50

Sidell, Douglas R; Zacharias, Stephanie; Balakrishnan, Karthik; Rutter, Michael J; de Alarcón, Alessandro 2015. Surgical management of posterior glottic diastasis in children. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 124 1, 72-8

Zacharias, Stephanie R C; Weinrich, Barbara; Brehm, Susan Baker; Kelchner, Lisa; Deliyski, Dimitar; Tabangin, Meredith; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2015. Assessment of Vibratory Characteristics in Children Following Airway Reconstruction Using Flexible and Rigid Endoscopy and Stroboscopy. JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery, , 882-887

Harmon, Jeffrey; Balakrishnan, Karthik; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Hart, Catherine K 2014. The nasogastric tube syndrome in infants. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 78 5, 882-4

Hart, Catherine K; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Tabangin, Meredith E; Hamilton, Steven; Rutter, Michael J; Pentiuk, Scott P; Garza, Jose M 2014. Impedance probe testing prior to pediatric airway reconstruction. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 123 9, 641-6

Lam, Derek J; Tabangin, Meredith E; Shikary, Tasneem A; Uribe-Rivera, Armando; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen K; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Billmire, David A; Gordon, Christopher B 2014. Outcomes of mandibular distraction osteogenesis in the treatment of severe micrognathia. JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery, 140 4, 338-45

Miller, Claire Kane; Kelchner, Lisa N; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Willging, J Paul 2014. Compensatory laryngeal function and airway protection in children following airway reconstruction. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 123 5, 305-13

Osborn, Alexander J; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Tabangin, Meredith E; Miller, Claire K; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2014. Swallowing function after laryngeal cleft repair: more than just fixing the cleft. The Laryngoscope, 124 8, 1965-9

Provenzano, Matthew J; Rutter, Michael J; von Allmen, Daniel; Manning, Peter B; Paul Boesch, R; Putnam, Philip E; Black, Angela P; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2014. Slide tracheoplasty for the treatment of tracheoesophogeal fistulas. Journal of pediatric surgery, 49 6, 910-4

Sidell, Douglas R; Balakrishnan, Karthik; Hart, Catherine K; Willging, J Paul; Knecht, Sandra K; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2014. Pediatric Exercise Stress Laryngoscopy following Laryngotracheoplasty: A Comparative Review. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 150 6, 1056-1061

Sidell, Douglas R; Nassar, Michel; Cotton, Robin T; Zeitels, Steven M; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2014. High-dose sublesional bevacizumab (avastin) for pediatric recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 123 3, 214-21

Osborn, Alexander J; de Alarcón, Alessandro; Hart, Catherine K; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2013. Tracheocutaneous fistula closure in the pediatric population: should secondary closure be the standard of care? Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 149 5, 766-71

de Alarcón, Alessandro 2012. Voice outcomes after pediatric airway reconstruction. The Laryngoscope, 122 Suppl 4 , S84-6

de Alarcon, Alessandro; Rutter, Michael J 2012. Cervical slide tracheoplasty. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 138 9, 812-6

Kelchner, Lisa N; Brehm, Susan Baker; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Weinrich, Barbara 2012. Update on pediatric voice and airway disorders: assessment and care. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 20 3, 160-4

Statham, Melissa McCarty; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Germann, Janet N; Tabangin, Meredith E; Cohen, Aliza P; Rutter, Michael J 2012. Screening and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children undergoing open airway surgery. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 138 2, 153-7

Houlton, Jeffrey J; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Johnson, Kaalan; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Brehm, Susan Baker; Weinrich, Barbara; Elluru, Ravindhra G 2011. Voice outcomes following adult cricotracheal resection. The Laryngoscope, 121 9, 1910-4

Johnson, Kaalan; Brehm, Susan Baker; Weinrich, Barbara; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2011. Comparison of the Pediatric Voice Handicap Index with perceptual voice analysis in pediatric patients with vocal fold lesions. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 137 12, 1258-62

Zeitels, Steven M; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Burns, James A; Lopez-Guerra, Gerardo; Hillman, Robert E 2011. Posterior glottic diastasis: mechanically deceptive and often overlooked. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 120 2, 71-80

Kelchner, Lisa N; Weinrich, Barbara; Brehm, Susan Baker; Tabangin, Meredith E; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2010. Characterization of supraglottic phonation in children after airway reconstruction. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 119 6, 383-90

Brehm, Susan Baker; Weinrich, Barbara; Zieser, Meghan; Kelchner, Lisa; Middendorf, Janet; Elluru, Ravi; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2009. Aerodynamic and acoustic assessment in children following airway reconstruction: an assessment of feasibility. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 73 7, 1019-23

Burrow, T Andrew; Saal, Howard M; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Martin, Lisa J; Cotton, Robin T; Hopkin, Robert J 2009. Characterization of congenital anomalies in individuals with choanal atresia. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 135 6, 543-7

de Alarcon, Alessandro; Brehm, Susan Baker; Kelchner, Lisa N; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Middendorf, Janet; Weinrich, Barbara 2009. Comparison of pediatric voice handicap index scores with perceptual voice analysis in patients following airway reconstruction. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 118 8, 581-6

de Alarcon, Alessandro; Jahrsdoerfer, Robert A; Kesser, Bradley W 2008. Congenital absence of the oval window: diagnosis, surgery, and audiometric outcomes. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, 29 1, 23-8

de Alarcon, Alessandro; Rutter, Michael J 2008. Revision pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction. Otolaryngologic clinics of North America, 41 5, 959-80, x

Rutter, Michael J; Cohen, Aliza P; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2008. Endoscopic airway management in children. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 16 6, 525-9

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

Becker, Samuel S; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Bomeli, Steven R; Han, Joseph K; Gross, Charles W . Risk factors for recurrent sinus surgery in cystic fibrosis: review of a decade of experience. American journal of rhinology, 21 4, 478-82

de Alarcón, Alessandro; Steinke, John W; Caughey, Robert; Barekzi, Elizabeth; Hise, Kathleen; Gross, Charles W; Han, Joseph K; Borish, Larry . Expression of leukotriene C4 synthase and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 gene promoter polymorphisms in sinusitis. American journal of rhinology, 20 5, 545-9