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    Jordan Virbalas, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address2233 Post Street
    San Francisco CA 94115
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      Weill Cornell Medical CollegeDoctor of Medicine
      Albert Einstein College of Medicine Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      Children's Hospital ColoadoFellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology

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      Jordan Virbalas, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Pediatric Otolaryngology subspecialty in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) at the University of California, San Francisco. He began his career as a first grade teacher and Teach For America Corps Member in New York City’s South Bronx. At that time, he received his Masters in Teaching at Pace University School of Education, in New York, NY. He then began his career in medicine, obtaining his medical degree from Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, New York. Dr. Virbalas finished both his internship and otolaryngology – head and neck surgery residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, followed by a Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colorado.

      Pediatric Otolaryngology

      Voice and swallowing disorders, airway stenosis, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, congenital anomalies of the head and neck, obstructive sleep apnea, management of sinus disease

      Research Interests:
      Optimal diagnosis and management of pediatric swallowing disorders; optimal surgical management of pediatric airway stenosis.

      Education and Training:
      • Medical School: Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
      • Masters in Teaching: Pace University, School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts
      • Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
      • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
      • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora

      Awards and Honors:
      • 2010 The Arthur Palmer Prize for Efficiency in Otolaryngology – Weill Cornell College
      • 2010 The George G. Reader Prize in Public Health – Weill Cornell College
      • 2013 Centralized Otolaryngology Research Grant - American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)

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      Speech, voice, and swallowing disorders; surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disorders; obstructive sleep apnea; management of craniofacial disorders including micrognathia, cleft lip, and cleft palate; congenital and acquired subglottic stenosis; management of pediatric sinus disease.

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      1. Kasle D, Virbalas J, Bent JP, Cheng J. Tonsillectomies and respiratory complications in children: A look at pre-op polysomnography risk factors and post-op admissions. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Sep; 88:224-7. PMID: 27497419.
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      2. Bresler AY, Virbalas JM, Tassler A. Laryngeal Mass in an Elderly Man. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul 1; 142(7):703-4. PMID: 27010790.
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      3. Virbalas J, McMullen C, Cheng J. Injection laryngoplasty in children with cystic fibrosis and abnormal swallow. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Nov; 79(11):1856-9. PMID: 26365895.
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      4. Demesh D, Virbalas JM, Bent JP. The role of tonsillectomy in the treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS). JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar; 141(3):272-5. PMID: 25569020.
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      5. Virbalas J, Smith L. Upper airway obstruction. Pediatr Rev. 2015 Feb; 36(2):62-72; quiz 73. PMID: 25646310.
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      6. Cheng J, Virbalas J. Vascular Anomalies in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Resident Education. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Aug; 151(2):187-9. PMID: 24812080.
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      7. Virbalas JM, Bent JP, Cohen HW, Parikh SR. Laryngotracheal reconstruction outcomes in hypotonic children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec; 139(12):1296-300. PMID: 24202994.
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      8. Schaerer D, Virbalas J, Willis E, Siegal B, Gonik N, Bent J. Pectus excavatum in children with laryngomalacia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Oct; 77(10):1721-3. PMID: 24018355.
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      9. Virbalas JM, Palma G, Tan M. Obstacles to communication in children with cri du chat syndrome. J Voice. 2012 Nov; 26(6):821.e1-3. PMID: 22921333.
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      10. Virbalas JM, Bent JP, Parikh SR. Pediatric nasal lobular capillary hemangioma. Case Rep Med. 2012; 2012:769630. PMID: 22919398; PMCID: PMC3420220.
      11. Virbalas JM, Ransom ER, Kacker A. Radiology quiz case 1. Diagnosis: Parathyroid cyst (PC). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep; 136(9):924, 926-7. PMID: 20855689.
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