Dana M Thompson

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Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
1994 …2024

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Research Interests

Dr. Thompson is the Division Head of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Professor of Otolaryngology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her second fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital under the direction of Dr. Robin Cotton. She has a unique hybrid of expertise in the surgical treatment and management of airway, voice, and swallowing disorders for infants, children, and adults and is the Director of the Multidisciplinary Aerodigestive Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital. Her other clinical interests include surgical management of supraglottic collapse, subglottic stenosis and tracheal stenosis, Infant Apnea, Airway and Extraesophageal Manifestations of GERD, Aerodigestive Manifestations of Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Oropharyngeal Swallowing, Airway Protection, Pediatric Neurolaryngology, Laryngomalacia: etiologic discovery and disease outcomes, Application of LEAN Management and Six Sigma to Care Process Models and health care delivery, Science of Health Care Delivery in Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Healthcare Disparities in Pediatric Otolaryngology. She was the 2006 recipient of the Harris Mosher Award for excellence in clinical research by the American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (TRIO) for her work on Laryngomalacia.

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Training Experience

1991Fellowship, National Institutes of Health
1992Internship, Mayo Clinic and Hospitals
1996Residency, Mayo Clinic and Hospitals
1997Fellowship, Mayo Medical School
1999Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Biomedical Sciences - Otorhinolaryngology, Mayo Medical School

… → 1998

MD, Medicine, University of Missouri

… → 1991

Research interests keywords

  • Airway Obstruction
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Otolaryngology


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