Jordan Virbalas, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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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, New York. 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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    1. Efficacy of endoscopic sinus surgery alone versus in combination with neurosurgical intervention for the treatment of pediatric subdural empyema. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Jul 12; 148:110836. Gillard DM, Cai Y, Rothey PK, Coleman N, Virbalas JM, Czechowicz JA, Weinstein JE. PMID: 34271525.
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    2. Impact of neck CT on the management of suspected pediatric deep neck space infection. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 May 21; 147:110782. Virbalas J, Friedman NR. PMID: 34038853.
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    3. The Prevalence of Ultrarapid Metabolizers of Codeine in a Diverse Urban Population. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 03; 160(3):420-425. Virbalas J, Morrow BE, Reynolds D, Bent JP, Ow TJ. PMID: 30322340.
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    4. Posterior cricoid-graft mismatch in laryngotracheal reconstruction. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Aug; 111:93-96. Wu D, Virbalas J, Lee A, Bent J. PMID: 29958623.
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    5. Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Child With Goldenhar Syndrome and Nasal Obstruction. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Jun 15; 13(6):825-827. Abraham C, Virbalas J, DelRosso LM. PMID: 28356172.
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    6. 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. Kasle D, Virbalas J, Bent JP, Cheng J. PMID: 27497419.
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    7. Laryngeal Mass in an Elderly Man. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 07 01; 142(7):703-4. Bresler AY, Virbalas JM, Tassler A. PMID: 27010790.
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    8. Erratum to “Pectus excavatum in children with laryngomalacia” [Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 77 (2013) 1721–1723]. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2015 Nov 1; 79(11):1963. Daniel Schaerer, Jordan Virbalas, Elena Willis, Bianca Siegel, Nathan Gonik, John Bent. .
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    9. Injection laryngoplasty in children with cystic fibrosis and abnormal swallow. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Nov; 79(11):1856-9. Virbalas J, McMullen C, Cheng J. PMID: 26365895.
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    10. 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. Demesh D, Virbalas JM, Bent JP. PMID: 25569020.
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    11. Upper airway obstruction. Pediatr Rev. 2015 Feb; 36(2):62-72; quiz 73. Virbalas J, Smith L. PMID: 25646310.
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    12. Vascular Anomalies in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Resident Education. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 08; 151(2):187-9. Cheng J, Virbalas J. PMID: 24812080.
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    13. Laryngotracheal reconstruction outcomes in hypotonic children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec; 139(12):1296-300. Virbalas JM, Bent JP, Cohen HW, Parikh SR. PMID: 24202994.
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    14. Book Review: Fundamental Otology: Pediatric & Adult Practice. Annals of Otology Rhinology & Laryngology. 2013 Oct 1; 122(10):664-664. Jordan M. Virbalas. .
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    15. Pectus excavatum in children with laryngomalacia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Oct; 77(10):1721-3. Schaerer D, Virbalas J, Willis E, Siegel B, Siegal B, Gonik N, Bent J. PMID: 24018355.
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    16. Obstacles to communication in children with cri du chat syndrome. J Voice. 2012 Nov; 26(6):821.e1-3. Virbalas JM, Palma G, Tan M. PMID: 22921333.
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    17. Pediatric nasal lobular capillary hemangioma. Case Rep Med. 2012; 2012:769630. Virbalas JM, Bent JP, Parikh SR. PMID: 22919398.
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    18. Book Review: Differential Diagnosis in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Annals of Otology Rhinology & Laryngology. 2011 Aug 1; 120(8):559-559. Jordan M. Virbalas. .
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    19. Radiology quiz case 1. Diagnosis: Parathyroid cyst (PC). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep; 136(9):924, 926-7. Virbalas JM, Ransom ER, Kacker A. PMID: 20855689.
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