Kimberly Luu, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street, #6773
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ONBAScSystems Design Engineering
    University of Western Ontario, London, OntarioMDDoctor of Medicine
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BCOtolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Residency
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PAPediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
    Maastricht University, MaastrichtMHPEMasters in Health Professions Education

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    Kimberly Luu MD is an Assistant Professor in the division of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the University of California, San Francisco's Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS). She received her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario and completed her residency in Otolaryngology at the University of British Columbia. She completed a Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

    Specialty: Pediatric Otolaryngology

    Expertise: Congenital anomalies of the head and neck, pediatric hearing loss, obstructive sleep apnea, pediatric sinus disease

    Professional interests: Medical education and the acquisition of competency, technology use in medicine, multidisciplinary pediatric surgical care

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    1. Automated Detection of Pediatric Foreign Body Aspiration from Chest X-rays Using Machine Learning. Laryngoscope. 2024 Feb 17. Truong B, Zapala M, Kammen B, Luu K. PMID: 38366768.
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    2. Diagnostic clues for the identification of pediatric foreign body aspirations and consideration of novel imaging techniques. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Jul-Aug; 44(4):103919. Truong B, Luu K. PMID: 37201356.
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    3. Practice trends in pediatric sudden sensorineural hearing loss management: An unresolved diagnosis. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Jul-Aug; 44(4):103845. Luu K, Shaffer AD, Chi DH. PMID: 36963235.
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    4. Assessing the Value of a Pre-operative CT Sinus Anatomy Review Tool. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023 Apr; 75(Suppl 1):860-866. Luu K, Ospina J, Gurberg J, Janjua A. PMID: 37206765; PMCID: PMC10188825.
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    5. Assessing the Value of a Pre-operative CT Sinus Anatomy Review Tool. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery. 2023. Kimberly Luu, Javier Ospina, Joshua Gurberg, Arif Janjua.
    6. Predictors of successful natural sleep MRI for sensorineural hearing loss in infants. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2023 Feb; 165:111430. Liao EN, Li Y, Fung A, Lawless L, Czechowicz J, Ho M, Luu K, Meyer L, Mohamad NI, Nadaraja GS, Taketa E, Virbalas J, Weinstein JE, Tsai T, Chan DK. PMID: 36603347.
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    7. An exploration of "real time" assessments as a means to better understand preceptors' judgments of student performance. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2023 08; 28(3):793-809. Luu K, Sidhu R, Chadha NK, Eva KW. PMID: 36441287.
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    8. 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome - A series of patients with midline skull base defects. Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2022; 23. Spenser S. Souza, Lia Jacobson, Dylan Chan, Anna Meyer, Jarod L. Roland, Kimberly Luu. . View Publication.
    9. The effectiveness of mitomycin C in Otolaryngology procedures: A systematic review. Clin Otolaryngol. 2022 01; 47(1):1-13. Luu K, Tellez PA, Chadha NK. PMID: 34310062.
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    10. Dysphagia in Pediatric Patients with Tracheostomy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 May; 131(5):457-462. Luu K, Belsky MA, Dharmarajan H, Kaffenberger T, McCoy JL, Cangilla K, Tobey ABJ, Simons JP, Maguire R, Padia R. PMID: 34142561.
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    11. Velcro Ties in Early Postoperative Pediatric Tracheostomy Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 06; 164(6):1148-1152. Chang BA, Gurberg J, Ware E, Luu K. PMID: 33048618.
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    12. Long-Term Otitis Media Outcomes in Infants With Early Tympanostomy Tubes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 12; 163(6):1258-1263. Luu K, Park J, Shaffer AD, Chi DH. PMID: 32539603; PMCID: PMC8108403.
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    13. Clinical importance of Lymphocytopenia in Pediatric Head and Neck Lymphatic Malformations. Medical research archives. 2020; 5(5). Whelan R, Luu K, McCoy J, McCormick A, Padia R. .
    14. Sternoclavicular sinus: Case series and literature review of a rare head and neck lesion. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Oct; 125:175-181. Luu K, Valenzuela D, Chadha NK, Moxham P. PMID: 31326735.
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    15. Updates in Pediatric Cholesteatoma: Minimizing Intervention While Maximizing Outcomes. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019 Oct; 52(5):813-823. Luu K, Chi D, Kiyosaki KK, Chang KW. PMID: 31280890.
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    16. In house virtual surgery and 3D complex head and neck reconstruction. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Dec 12; 47(1):75. Luu K, Pakdel A, Wang E, Prisman E. PMID: 30541624; PMCID: PMC6290522.
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    17. A systematic approach to the recurrent laryngeal nerve dissection at the cricothyroid junction. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Sep 17; 47(1):57. Butskiy O, Chang BA, Luu K, McKenzie RM, Anderson DW. PMID: 30223884; PMCID: PMC6142389.
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    18. Primary versus secondary tracheoesophageal puncture for voice rehabilitation in laryngectomy patients: A systematic review. Clin Otolaryngol. 2018 10; 43(5):1250-1259. Luu K, Chang BA, Valenzuela D, Anderson D. PMID: 29770614.
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    19. The impact of chronic airway disease on symptom severity and global suffering in Canadian rhinosinusitis patients. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 May 29; 47(1):40. Luu K, Sutherland J, Crump T, Liu G, Janjua A. PMID: 29843799; PMCID: PMC5975522.
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    20. Evaluation of a low-fidelity ear surgery simulator in a low-resource setting. J Laryngol Otol. 2017 Nov; 131(11):1010-1016. Luu K, Straatman L, Nakku D, Westerberg B, Carter N, Clark M. PMID: 29081317.
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    21. Buckled Thyroid Cartilage: An Anatomic Variant. J Voice. 2018 Sep; 32(5):621-624. Chang BA, Luu K, Newton EK, Morrison MD. PMID: 28843975.
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    22. Treatment Effectiveness for Symptoms of Patulous Eustachian Tube: A Systematic Review. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Dec; 36(10):1593-600. Luu K, Remillard A, Fandino M, Saxby A, Westerberg BD. PMID: 26595716.
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    23. Four-year outcomes of palatal implants for primary snoring treatment: a prospective longitudinal study. Laryngoscope. 2012 Mar; 122(3):696-9. Rotenberg BW, Luu K. PMID: 22252926.
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