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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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Michael Rutter, MD

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  • Medical Degree: Auckland 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

Faro, Albert; Wood, Robert E; Schechter, Michael S; Leong, Albin B; Wittkugel, Eric; Abode, Kathy; Chmiel, James F; Daines, Cori; Davis, Stephanie; Eber, Ernst; Huddleston, Charles; Kilbaugh, Todd; Kurland, Geoffrey; Midulla, Fabio; Molter, David; Montgomery, Gregory S; Retsch-Bogart, George; Rutter, Michael J; Visner, Gary; Walczak, Stephen A; Ferkol, Thomas W; Michelson, Peter H 2015. Official American Thoracic Society technical standards: flexible airway endoscopy in children. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 191 9, 1066-80

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

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

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

Tanphaichitr, Archwin; Tanphaichitr, Pattraporn; Apiwattanasawee, Polporn; Brockbank, Justin; Rutter, Michael J; Simakajornboon, Narong 2014. Prevalence and risk factors for central sleep apnea in infants with laryngomalacia. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 150 4, 677-83

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

Propst, Evan J; Ida, Jonathan B; Rutter, Michael J 2013. Repair of long type IV posterior laryngeal cleft through a cervical approach using cricotracheal separation. The Laryngoscope, 123 3, 801-4

Boesch, R Paul; Myers, Christine; Garrett, Tonia; Nie, AnnMarie; Thomas, Natalie; Chima, Amrita; McPhail, Gary L; Ednick, Mathew; Rutter, Michael J; Dressman, Kathy 2012. Prevention of tracheostomy-related pressure ulcers in children. Pediatrics, 129 3, e792-7

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

Shankar, Roopa Kanakatti; Rutter, Michael J; Chernausek, Steven D; Samuels, Paul J; Mo, Jun Qin; Rutter, Meilan M 2012. Medullary thyroid cancer in a 9-week-old infant with familial MEN 2B: Implications for timing of prophylactic thyroidectomy. International journal of pediatric endocrinology, 2012 1, 25

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

Manning, Peter B; Rutter, Michael J; Lisec, Asher; Gupta, Resmi; Marino, Bradley S 2011. One slide fits all: the versatility of slide tracheoplasty with cardiopulmonary bypass support for airway reconstruction in children. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 141 1, 155-61

Propst, Evan J; Prager, Jeremy D; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Clark, Stacey L; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2011. Pediatric tracheal reconstruction using cadaveric homograft. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 137 6, 583-90

Burkart, Collin M; Richter, Gresham T; Rutter, Michael J; Myer, Charles M 2009. Update on endoscopic management of lingual thyroglossal duct cysts. The Laryngoscope, 119 10, 2055-60

Dickson, J Matthew; Richter, Gresham T; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Rutter, Michael J; Thompson, Dana M 2009. Secondary airway lesions in infants with laryngomalacia. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 118 1, 37-43

Hart, Catherine K; Richter, Gresham T; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2009. Arytenoid prolapse: a source of obstruction following laryngotracheoplasty. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 140 5, 752-6

Propst, Evan J; Lin, Erica P; Istaphanous, George K; Boesch, R Paul; Ryckman, Frederick C; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2009. Management of traumatic tracheobronchial separation in a teenager using a fabricated extra-long endotracheal tube. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 73 8, 1163-7

Richter, Gresham T; Wootten, Christopher T; Rutter, Michael J; Thompson, Dana M 2009. Impact of supraglottoplasty on aspiration in severe laryngomalacia. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 118 4, 259-66

Statham, Melissa M; Vohra, Amit; Mehta, Deepak K; Baker, Troy; Sarlay, Robert; Rutter, Michael J 2009. Serratia marcescens causing cervical necrotizing oropharyngitis. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 73 3, 467-73

White, David R; Bravo, Miguel; Vijayasekaran, Shyan; Rutter, Michael J; Cotton, Robin T; Elluru, Ravindhra G 2009. Laryngotracheoplasty as an alternative to tracheotomy in infants younger than 6 months. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 135 5, 445-7

Wootten, C T; Goudy, S L; Rutter, M J; Willging, J P; Cotton, R T 2009. Airway injury complicating excision of thyroglossal duct cysts. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 73 6, 797-801

Wootten, Christopher T; Rutter, Michael J; Dickson, John M; Samuels, Paul J 2009. Anesthetic management of patients with tracheal T-tubes. Paediatric anaesthesia, 19 4, 349-57

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

Lee, Kenneth H; Rutter, Michael J 2008. Role of balloon dilation in the management of adult idiopathic subglottic stenosis. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 117 2, 81-4

Manning, Peter B; Rutter, Michael J; Border, William L 2008. Slide tracheoplasty in infants and children: risk factors for prolonged postoperative ventilatory support. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 85 4, 1187-91; discussion

Richter, Gresham T; Rutter, Michael J; deAlarcon, Alessandro; Orvidas, Laura J; Thompson, Dana M 2008. Late-onset laryngomalacia: a variant of disease. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 134 1, 75-80

Richter, Gresham T; Ryckman, Frederick; Brown, Rebeccah L; Rutter, Michael J 2008. Endoscopic management of recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula. Journal of pediatric surgery, 43 1, 238-45

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

Johnson, Liane B; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2007. Management of symptomatic tracheal pouches. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 71 4, 527-31

Schraff, Scott A; Zur, Karen B; Jacobs, Ian; Darrow, David H; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Mike J 2007. The clinical relevance of the submucosal cricoid cleft. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 71 7, 1099-104

Vijayasekaran, Shyan; Unal, Faruk; Schraff, Scott A; Johnson, Romaine F; Rutter, Michael J 2007. Salivary gland surgery for chronic pulmonary aspiration in children. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 71 1, 119-23

Zur, Karen B; Putnam, Philip E; Rutter, Michael J 2007. Combined retrograde and anterograde hypopharyngeal puncture and dilatation in a child with complete hypopharyngeal stenosis. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 71 1, 153-7

Azizkhan, Richard G; Rutter, Michael J; Cotton, Robin T; Lim, Lynn H Y; Cohen, Aliza P; Mason, Jennifer L 2006. Lymphatic malformations of the tongue base. Journal of pediatric surgery, 41 7, 1279-84

Bravo, Miguel Neil C; Kaul, Ajay; Rutter, Michael J; Elluru, Ravindhra G 2006. Down syndrome and complete tracheal rings. The Journal of pediatrics, 148 3, 392-5

Burkart, Collin M; Myer, Charles M; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2006. Management of incidental thyroglossal duct cysts during laryngotracheal reconstruction. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 70 5, 875-8

Hein, Elizabeth A; Rutter, Michael J 2006. New perspectives in pediatric airway reconstruction. International anesthesiology clinics, 44 1, 51-64

Rutter, Michael J 2006. Evaluation and management of upper airway disorders in children. Seminars in pediatric surgery, 15 2, 116-23

Rutter, Michael J; Vijayasekaran, Shyan; Salamone, Frank N; Cohen, Aliza P; Manning, Peter; Collins, Margaret H; Mortelliti, Anthony 2006. Deficient tracheal rings. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 70 11, 1981-4

Vijayasekaran, Shyan; White, David R; Hartley, Benjamin E J; Rutter, Michael J; Elluru, Ravindhra G; Cotton, Robin T 2006. Open excision of subglottic hemangiomas to avoid tracheostomy. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 132 2, 159-63

Alvarez-Neri, Hiram; Penchyna-Grub, Jaime; Porras-Hernandez, Juan D; Blanco-Rodriguez, Gerardo; Gonzalez, Ruth; Rutter, Michael J 2005. Primary cricotracheal resection with thyrotracheal anastomosis for the treatment of severe subglottic stenosis in children and adolescents. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 114 1 Pt 1, 2-6

Johnson, Liane B; Rutter, Michael J; Shott, Sally R; Cotton, Robin T 2005. Acquired subglottic cysts in preterm infants. The Journal of otolaryngology, 34 2, 75-8

Thompson, Dana M; Rutter, Michael J; Rudolph, Colin D; Willging, J Paul; Cotton, Robin T 2005. Altered laryngeal sensation: a potential cause of apnea of infancy. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 114 4, 258-63

White, David R; Cotton, Robin T; Bean, Judy A; Rutter, Michael J 2005. Pediatric cricotracheal resection: surgical outcomes and risk factor analysis. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 131 10, 896-9

White, David R; Giambra, Barbara K; Hopkin, Robert J; Daines, Cori L; Rutter, Michael J 2005. Aspiration in children with CHARGE syndrome. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 69 9, 1205-9

White, David R; Preciado, Diego A; Stamper, Becky; Willging, J Paul; Myer, Charles M; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2005. Airway reconstruction in pediatric burn patients. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 133 3, 362-5

Gupta, Akash; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2004. Pediatric suprastomal granuloma: management and treatment. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 131 1, 21-5

Lim, Lynne H Y; Cotton, Robin T; Azizkhan, Richard G; Wood, Robert E; Cohen, Aliza P; Rutter, Michael J 2004. Complications of metallic stents in the pediatric airway. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 131 4, 355-61

Miller, Robert Sean; Willging, J Paul; Rutter, Michael J; Rookkapan, Korpong 2004. Chronic esophageal foreign bodies in pediatric patients: a retrospective review. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 68 3, 265-72

Miyamoto, R Christopher; Cotton, Robin T; Rope, Alan F; Hopkin, Robert J; Cohen, Aliza P; Shott, Sally R; Rutter, Michael J 2004. Association of anterior glottic webs with velocardiofacial syndrome (chromosome 22q11.2 deletion). Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 130 4, 415-7

Preciado, Diego A; Rutter, Michael J; Greenberg, James M; Bahado-Singh, Ray; Lambers, Donna; Willging, J Paul 2004. Intrapartum management of severe fetal airway obstruction. The Journal of otolaryngology, 33 5, 283-8

Preciado, Diego; Cotton, Robin T; Rutter, Michael J 2004. Single-stage tracheal resection for severe tracheal stenosis in older children. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 68 1, 1-6

Rutter, Michael J; Cotton, Robin T 2004. The use of posterior cricoid grafting in managing isolated posterior glottic stenosis in children. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 130 6, 737-9

Rutter, Michael J; Willging, J Paul; Cotton, Robin T 2004. Nonoperative management of complete tracheal rings. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 130 4, 450-2

Salamone, Frank N; Bobbitt, D Bradley; Myer, Charles M; Rutter, Michael J; Greinwald, John H 2004. Bacterial tracheitis reexamined: is there a less severe manifestation? Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 131 6, 871-6

Boston, Mark; Rutter, Michael J 2003. Current airway management in craniofacial anomalies. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 11 6, 428-32

Moore, Brian A; Rutter, Michael J; Cotton, Robin; Werkhaven, Jay 2003. Maffucci's syndrome and cartilaginous neoplasms of the trachea. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 128 4, 583-6

Rutter, Michael J; Cotton, Robin T; Azizkhan, Richard G; Manning, Peter B 2003. Slide tracheoplasty for the management of complete tracheal rings. Journal of pediatric surgery, 38 6, 928-34

Lacy, P D; Hartley, B E; Rutter, M J; Cotton, R T 2001. Familial bilateral vocal cord paralysis and Charcot-Marie-tooth disease type II-C. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 127 3, 322-4

Rutter, M J; Hartley, B E; Cotton, R T 2001. Cricotracheal resection in children. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 127 3, 289-92

Rutter, M J; Link, D T; Hartley, B E; Cotton, R T 2001. Arytenoid prolapse as a consequence of cricotracheal resection in children. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 110 3, 210-4

Hartley, B E; Rutter, M J; Cotton, R T 2000. Cricotracheal resection as a primary procedure for laryngotracheal stenosis in children. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 54 2-3, 133-6

Liu, J H; Hartnick, C J; Rutter, M J; Hartley, B E; Myer, C M 2000. Subglottic stenosis associated with transesophageal echocardiography. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 55 1, 47-9

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

Persaud, N A; Myer, C M; Rutter, M J 2000. Gustatory sweating syndrome of the submandibular gland. Ear, nose, & throat journal, 79 2, 111-2

Rutter, M J; Link, D T; Liu, J H; Cotton, R T 2000. Laryngotracheal reconstruction and the hidden airway lesion. The Laryngoscope, 110 11, 1871-4

Link, D T; Rutter, M J; Liu, J H; Willging, J P; Myer, C M; Cotton, R T 1999. Pediatric type I thyroplasty: an evolving procedure. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 108 12, 1105-10

Rutter, M J; Furneaux, C E; Morton, R P 1998. Craniofacial resection of anterior skull base tumours: factors contributing to success. The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery, 68 5, 350-3

Woollons, A C; Stewart, I A; Rutter, M J 1996. Advanced head and neck cancer: proportionally higher in southland than Otago. The New Zealand medical journal, 109 1033, 428-30

Rutter, M J; Currie, A R; Dunshea, M G; Giles, M L; Seeley, A J 1992. Acute otitis media and facial palsy. The New Zealand medical journal, 105 945, 459

Gustafson, L M; Liu, J H; Rutter, M J; Stern, Y; Cotton, R T . Primary neurilemoma of the thyroid gland: a case report. American journal of otolaryngology, 22 1, 84-6

Hart, Catherine K; Rutter, Michael J . Tracheobronchial Issues in Congenital Heart Disease. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual, 18 1, 57-61

Rutter, Michael J . Congenital laryngeal anomalies. Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology, 80 6, 533-9