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John P. Dahl, MD, PhD, MBA

John P. Dahl, MD, PhD, MBA

Otolaryngology, Craniofacial, Vascular Anomalies

On staff since June 2018

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"My goal is to provide patient and family focused care for children with complex disorders involving the head and neck. A key to this practice is the commitment to interdisciplinary care; working with additional physician specialists and other providers to generate a unified, comprehensive treatment plan for our patients. Seattle Childrens Hospital provides an optimal environment for delivering this care."

  • Dr. Dahl is a pediatric otolaryngologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington.

    Following his undergraduate education at Villanova University, he obtained a PhD in Pharmacology and an MBA from The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Dahl subsequently worked as a basic scientist including positions in the pharmaceutical industry and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dahl earned his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, completed residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Seattle Children's Hospital. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington, Dr. Dahl spent three years on the faculty of the Indiana University School of Medicine and served as the Surgical Director of the Aerodigestive Program at Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Dahl has a significant interest in basic and clinical scientific research related to vascular anomalies, tracheal malformations, airway management in patients with complex craniofacial disorders, and patient quality/safety.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Red Shoes Award for Patient Centered Care Riley Hospital for Children 2018
    Outstanding Physician Mentor Indiana University School of Medicine 2018
    Patient Safety Hero Award Indianapolis Coalition for Patent Safety 2017
    Patient Safety Award, Surgical Services Riley Hospital for Children 2017
    Harold C. Pillsbury, MD Resident Leadership Award University of North Carolina Hospitals 2014
    Wolf and Daisy Losken Craniofacial Fellowship University of North Carolina, Division of Plastic Surgery 2010
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Jefferson Medical College 2008
    Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (T-32) University of Pennsylvania 2007 - 2009
    Hobart Amory Hare Internal Medicine Honor Society Jefferson Medical College 2007
    Benjamin and Mary Siddons Measey Foundation Scholarship Jefferson Medical College 2007 - 2009
    • Gettelfinger JD, Dahl JP
      Syndromic Hearing Loss: A Brief Review of Common Presentations and Genetics.
      29441214 Journal of pediatric genetics , 2018 Mar. : 7(1)1-8 PMCID: PMC5809162
    • Boesch RP, Balakrishnan K, Acra S, Benscoter DT, Cofer SA, Collaco JM, Dahl JP, Daines CL, DeAlarcon A, DeBoer EM, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Gold BD, Grothe RM, Hart CK, Kazachkov M, Lefton-Greif MA, Miller CK, Moore PE, Pentiuk S, Peterson-Carmichael S, Piccione J, Prager JD, Putnam PE, Rosen R, Rutter MJ, Ryan MJ, Skinner ML, Torres-Silva C, Wootten CT, Zur KB, Cotton RT, Wood RE
      Structure and Functions of Pediatric Aerodigestive Programs: A Consensus Statement.
      29437862 Pediatrics , 2018 Feb. 7
    • Patel NA, Bly RA, Adams S, Carlin K, Parikh SR, Dahl JP, Manning S
      A clinical pathway for the postoperative management of hypocalcemia after pediatric thyroidectomy reduces blood draws.
      29447801 International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology , 2018 Feb. : 105132-137
    • Ngouajio AL, Drejet SM, Phillips DR, Summerlin DJ, Dahl JP
      A systematic review including an additional pediatric case report: Pediatric cases of mammary analogue secretory carcinoma.
      28802370 International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology , 2017 Sept. : 100187-193
    • Miller C, Purcell PL, Dahl JP, Johnson K, Horn DL, Chen ML, Chan DK, Parikh SR
      Clinically small tonsils are typically not obstructive in children during drug-induced sleep endoscopy.
      28008627 The Laryngoscope , 2017 Aug. : 127(8)1943-1949 PMCID: PMC5892447
    • Dahl JP, Purcell PL, Parikh SR, Inglis AF Jr
      Endoscopic posterior cricoid split with costal cartilage graft: A fifteen-year experience.
      27470697 The Laryngoscope , 2017 Jan. : 127(1)252-257
    • Wenger TL, Dahl J, Bhoj EJ, Rosen A, McDonald-McGinn D, Zackai E, Jacobs I, Heike CL, Hing A, Santani A, Inglis AF, Sie KC, Cunningham M, Perkins J
      Tracheal cartilaginous sleeves in children with syndromic craniosynostosis.
      27228464 Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics , 2017 Jan. : 19(1)62-68 PMCID: PMC5846326
    • Dahl JP, Miller C, Purcell PL, Zopf DA, Johnson K, Horn DL, Chen ML, Chan DK, Parikh SR
      Airway Obstruction during Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy Correlates with Apnea-Hypopnea Index and Oxygen Nadir in Children.
      27301902 Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , 2016 Oct. : 155(4)676-80
    • Richards MK, Dahl JP, Gow K, Goldin AB, Doski J, Goldfarb M, Nuchtern J, Langer M, Beierle EA, Vasudevan S, Hawkins DS, Parikh SR
      Factors Associated With Mortality in Pediatric vs Adult Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma.
      26769566 JAMA otolaryngology-- head and neck surgery , 2016 Mar. : 142(3)217-22
    • Dahl JP, Parikh SR
      In Office Pediatric Otolaryngology Coding
      The Essential Guide to Coding in Otolaryngology , 2016
    • Dahl JP, Zopf DA, Parikh SR
      Do open and endoscopic resection approaches to juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma result in similar blood loss and recurrence rates?
      26154365 The Laryngoscope , 2015 Nov. : 125(11)2436-7
    • Dahl JP, Stadler ME, Huang BY, Miao D, Patel MR, Adunka OF, Buchman CA, Fine JP, Zdanski CJ
      Connexin-related (DFNB1) hearing loss: is routine computed tomography imaging necessary?
      25583854 Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , 2015 May : 152(5)889-96
    • Pappa AK, Caballero M, Dennis RG, Skancke MD, Narayan RJ, Dahl JP, van Aalst JA
      Biochemical properties of tissue-engineered cartilage.
      24406561 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2014 Jan. : 25(1)111-5 PMCID: PMC3888508
    • Rose AS, Dahl JP
      Salivary Glands and Sialorrhea
      Pediatric Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, A Clinical Reference Guide , 2014
    • Dahl JP, Zdanski CJ
      Sialadenitis
      Pediatric Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, A Clinical Reference Guide , 2014
    • Dahl JP, Caballero M, Pappa AK, Madan G, Shockley WW, van Aalst JA
      Analysis of human auricular cartilage to guide tissue-engineered nanofiber-based chondrogenesis: implications for microtia reconstruction.
      21908800 Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , 2011 Dec. : 145(6)915-23
    • Ezzat WH, Dahl JP, Luginbuhl A, Gordin E, Krein H, Heffelfinger RN
      Recombinant human tissue factor pathway inhibitor prevents thrombosis in a venous tuck model.
      20939073 The Laryngoscope , 2010 Nov. : 120(11)2172-6

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Pediatric Otolaryngology Update . Pediatric Pearls Conference. Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN 2018
    Multidisciplinary Panel: Airway Management in the First Few Weeks 2nd International Robin Sequence Consensus Meeting Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2017
    Pediatric Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Chicago, IL 2017
    Management of Pediatric Cases 8th Annual Midwest Head and Neck Imaging Meeting, Department of Radiology Indianapolis, IN 2017
    Tubes, Tonsils, and So Much More Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN 2017
    Aerodigestive Care for Complex Pediatric Patients Grand Rounds, Lutheran Childrens Hospital, Department of Pediatrics Ft Wayne, IN 2017
    Multidisciplinary Aerodigestive Program for Children with Complex Respiratory, Airway, and Gastrointestinal Disorders Grand Rounds, Franciscan Health East Hospital, Department of Pediatrics Lafayette, IN 2017
    Tracheal Cartilaginous Sleeve in Children with Syndromic Craniosynostosis: Genotypic Analysis and Long-Term Outcomes in Nineteen Patients American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Chicago, IL 2016
    Correlation of Pediatric Sleep Endoscopy with Polysomnogram . American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Dallas, TX 2015
    Comprehensive Reference Tools for Modern Airway Evaluations American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Dallas, TX 2015
    Endoscopic Cricoid Split with Autologous Costal Cartilage Augmentation: A Single-Institutional Fifteen-Year Experience American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Boston, MA 2015
    Pediatric Tracheostomy: Five-Year Experience of the Multi-Disciplinary North Carolina Childrens Airway Center American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Las Vegas, NV 2014
    Cartilage Tissue Engineering: Implications for Microtia Reconstruction American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery San Francisco, CA 2011

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Otolaryngology

Medical/Professional School

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Residency

Otolaryngology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Fellowship

Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Washington, Seattle