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Dr. Glenn Isaacson

 

Glenn Isaacson, MD, FACS, FAAP

 

Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Telephone:  215-707-7300

Fax:  215-707-7523

Email: gisaacso@temple.edu

 

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 

Educational Background:


Undergraduate:
University of Pennsylvania, BA Biology
Philadelphia, PA

1974-1977


Graduate:
University of Pennsylvania, MD Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

1978-1982


Residency:
Yale-New Haven Hospital Otolaryngology
New Haven, CT

1985-1988


Fellowship:

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Pediatric Otolaryngology
Pittsburgh, PA

1988-1990

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clinical and research Interests:

 

Clinical Interests:

  • Pediatric otology
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Laryngology

Research Interests:

  • Laryngeal physiology
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Human development

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selected publications:

 

Books

 

Isaacson G, Mintz MC, Crelin ES: Atlas of Fetal Sectional Anatomy with Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. (1986) Springer-Verlag, New York.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Lorber J: Anomalies of the Fetal Head, Neck and Spine - Ultrasound Diagnosis and Management. (1988) W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia.

 

Koufman JA, Isaacson G. (eds): Voice Disorders. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America (1991) W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Campbell S: Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1993) Little Brown and Co., Boston, MA.

 

Isaacson G. (ed): Pediatric Otology. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America (1994) W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia.

 

Isaacson G. (ed): Pediatric Otolaryngology. Pediatric Clinics of North America (1996) W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia.

 

Book Chapters

 

Sabbagha RE, Chervenak FA, Isaacson G: The posterior fossa, in Diagnostic Ultrasound Applied to Obstetrics and Gynecology (1987) Sabbagha RE (ed) JB Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2nd edition, pp. 306-314.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Sabbagha RE, Depp R: Anomalies of the Head and Spine, , in Diagnostic Ultrasound Applied to Obstetrics and Gynecology (1987) Sabbagha RE (ed) JB Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2nd edition, pp. 290-305.

 

Sasaki CT, Isaacson G: Dynamic anatomy of the larynx, in Problems in Anesthesia - Physiology and Consequences of Tracheal Intubation, (1988) Bishop MJ (ed), vol 2, no 2, pp163-174.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G: Ultrasound detection of fetal anomalies, in Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy: Science, Ethics and the Law. (1989) Evans MI, Dixler AO, Fletcher JC, Schulman JD (eds) JB Lippincott, Philadelphia, Chapter 3.

 

Streltzoff J, Isaacson G, Chervenak FA: Norman anatomy of the fetal head, neck and spine, in Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Vol 1: Obstetrics and Gynecology, (1991) Berman M (ed) JB Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, Chapter 14.

 

Streltzoff J, Isaacson G, Chervenak FA: Sonography of the abnormal fetal head, neck and Spine, in Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Vol 1: Obstetrics and Gynecology, (1991) Berman M (ed) JB Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, Chapter 23.

 

Stool SE, Isaacson G: Craniofacial growth, development and malformations: phylogenetic aspects and embryology, in Pediatric Otolaryngology (1990) Bluestone CD, Stool SE (eds) WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia, Chapter 1.

 

Koufman JA, Isaacson G: Laryngoplastic phonosurgery, in Voice Disorders. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. (1991) Koufman JA, Isaacson G (eds). WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia.

 

Koufman JA, Isaacson G: The spectrum of vocal dysfunction, in Voice Disorders. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. (1991) Koufman JA, Isaacson G (eds). WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G: Anomalies of the Spine, in Textbook of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1993) Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Campbell S (eds) Little Brown and Co, Boston, MA.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G: Anomalies of the neck, in Textbook of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1993) Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Campbell S (eds) Little Brown and Co, Boston, MA.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G: Anomalies of the head, in Textbook of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1993) Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Campbell S (eds) Little Brown and Co, Boston, MA.

 

Isaacson G: Fetal anatomy, in Textbook of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1993) Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Campbell S (eds) Little Brown and Co, Boston, MA.

 

Isaacson G: Pediatric otolaryngology, in Essential Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (1991) Lee KJ (ed), 5th edition, Ellsivier Publ Co, New York.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Streltzoff J: Second trimester ultrasound, in Reproductive Risks and Prenatal Diagnosis, Evans MI (ed) (1992) Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, CT.

 

Sabbagha RE, Chervenak FA, DalCampo SA, Isaacson G: Externally visible body abnormalities, in Diagnostic Ultrasound Applied to Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sabbagha RE (ed) (1994) 3rd edition, JB Lippincott Co, Philadelphia.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Sabbagha RE, Monteagudo A: Anomalies of the Head and Spine, in Diagnostic Ultrasound Applied to Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sabbagha RE (ed) (1994 ) 3rd edition, JB Lippincott Co, Philadelphia.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Streltzoff J: Normal anatomy and malformations of the fetal neural axis, in Atlas of Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kurjak A (ed) (1992) Parthenon Publishing Co.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Streltzoff J: Cranio-spinal defects , in Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening, Brock DJH, Rodeck CH, Ferguson-Smith MA (eds) (1992) Churchill Livingstone, London.

 

Chervenak FA, Isaacson G, Streltzoff J: Craniospinal and spinal defects, in High Risk Pregnancy: Management, Steer, P, Weiner C, Gonik B (eds) (1994) WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia.

 

Isaacson G: Pediatric otolaryngology, in Essential Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (1995), 6th edition, Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, CT.

 

Isaacson G: Examination of the nose and nasopharynx, in Atlas of Pediatric Otolaryngology, (1995) Bluestone CD, Stool SE (eds) WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia.

 

Isaacson G: Developmental anatomy and physiology of the larynx, trachea and esophagus, in Pediatric Otolaryngology, (1995) Bluestone CD, Stool SE, Kenna, MA (eds) 3rd edition, WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia.

 

Isaacson G: Tympanoplasty in children, in Pediatric Otology, Otolaryngology Clinics of North America (1994) Isaacson G (ed), WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia.

 

Isaacson G, Rosenfeld R: Care of the child with tympanostomy tubes, in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Pediatric Clinics of North America (1996) Isaacson G. (ed): W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia.


Isaacson G: Sinusitis in childhood, in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Pediatric Clinics of North America (1996) Isaacson G. (ed): W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia.

 

Isaacson G: Stridor in infants and children, in Management of ENT Disorders for General Practioners. (1998) Sasaki, CT (ed), Humana Press.

 

Isaacson G, Szeremeta W: Pediatric Otolaryngology in Essential Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (1998), 7th edition, Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, CT.

 

Isaacson G: Congenital malformations of the oral cavity, pharynx and esophagus, in Pediatric Otolaryngology: Principles and Practice Pathways. (1998) Wetmore R, Muntz H, McGill T(eds), Thieme, New York.

 

Rosenfeld R, Isaacson G: Tympanostomy tube care and consequences, in Evidence-Based Otitis Media (1999) Rosenfeld RM, Bluestone CD (eds) BC Decker, Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

 

Isaacson GC, Yanagisawa E: Cystic Fibrosis and Sinusitis, in Atlas of Rhinoscopy: Endoscopic Sinonasal Anatomy and Surgery (2000) Yanagisawa E (ed), Singular, San Diego, CA.

 

Isaacson G: Universal Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss, in Advances in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2001) Myers EN, Bluestone CD (eds), Mosby, St. Louis, MO.

 

Isaacson G: Endoscopic ethmoidectomy and antrostomy, in Atlas of Pediatric Otolaryngology (2002) Bluestone CD, Rosenfeld RM (eds) BC Decker, Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

 

Isaacson G: Congenital Malformation of the Ear. Up To Date – On-line textbook. http://www.uptodate.com/html/prinde.htm#Ped

 

Isaacson G: Congenital Malformations of the Nose. Up To Date – On-line textbook http://www.uptodate.com/html/prinde.htm#Ped

 

Isaacson G: Congenital Malformation of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx. Up To Date – On-line textbook. http://www.uptodate.com/html/prinde.htm#Ped

 

Isaacson G: Congenital Malformation of the Larynx, Trachea and Esophagus. Up To Date – On-line textbook. http://www.uptodate.com/html/prinde.htm#Ped

 

Isaacson G: Examination of the tympanic membrane for otitis media, in Advanced Therapy of Otitis Media (2004). Alper CM, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant ML, Dohar JE, Mandel EM. (eds), BC Decker, Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

 

Rosenfeld R, Isaacson G: Tympanostomy tube care and consequences, in Evidence-Based Otitis Media (2003), 2nd edition, Rosenfeld RM, Bluestone CD (eds) BC Decker, Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

 

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25213277. Isaacson G, Pediatric Tonsillectomy: An Evidence-Based Approach. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 47:5(673-690)2014 Oct

25052514. Isaacson G, Framework for Advancing Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery in Ethiopia. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg :()2014 Jul 22

24445532. Sutters KA, Isaacson G, Posttonsillectomy pain in children. Am J Nurs 114:2(36-42; quiz 43)2014 Feb

24154745. Isaacson G, Endoscopic anatomy of the pediatric middle ear. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 150:1(6-15)2014 Jan

24065209. Linkov G, Isaacson G, Secondary acquired cholesteatoma after adenoidectomy and myringotomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 149:6(957-8)2013 Dec

23130538. Isaacson G, Tonsillectomy healing. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 121:10(645-9)2012 Oct

22753552. Isaacson G, Tonsillectomy care for the pediatrician. Pediatrics 130:2(324-34)2012 Aug

22237300. Isaacson G, Low-cost LED annular illuminator for intraoral photography. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:4(572-3)2012 Apr

21652088. Isaacson G, Buchinsky FJ, More than a surgical mission--pediatric Otolaryngology in Ethiopia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:8(1018-9)2011 Aug

21328216. Garbo GM, Harmatz AJ, Isaacson G, Incomplete Horner syndrome: Report of a case and description of the sympathetic nervous system anatomy involved in Horner syndrome. Ear Nose Throat J 90:2(E16)2011 Feb

20869554. Isaacson G, Drum ET, Cohen MS, Surgical missions to developing countries: Ethical conflicts. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:4(476-9)2010 Oct

20727599. Gniady JP, Isaacson G, Ladda RL, "Mosaic trachea" in a child with trisomy 9 mosaicism. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:10(1193-5)2010 Oct

19286268. Isaacson G, Avoiding airway obstruction after pediatric adenotonsillectomy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:6(803-6)2009 Jun

18722211. Isaacson G, Six Sigma tympanostomy tube insertion: achieving the highest safety levels during residency training. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:3(353-7)2008 Sep

18418277. Azadarmaki R, Gaughan JP, Isaacson G, Failed tube extrusion is not a random event in children or their siblings. Laryngoscope 118:7(1248-52)2008 Jul

18321598. Isaacson G, Aronoff SC, Linezolid for tympanostomy tube otorrhea caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and multiple drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:5(647-51)2008 May

18023884. Mueller DT, Isaacson G, Staged tympanostomy tube placement facilitates pediatric cholesteatoma management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:2(167-71)2008 Feb

17996953. Isaacson G, Parikh T, Developmental anatomy of the tonsil and its implications for intracapsular tonsillectomy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1(89-96)2008 Jan

17906501. Cohen MS, Getz AE, Isaacson G, Gaughan J, Szeremeta W, Intracapsular vs. extracapsular tonsillectomy: a comparison of pain. Laryngoscope 117:10(1855-8)2007 Oct

17766534. Isaacson G, Diagnosis of pediatric cholesteatoma. Pediatrics 120:3(603-8)2007 Sep

17491520. Solomon D, Isaacson G, Transoral "adenoidectomy" excision of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:4(243-7)2007 Apr

17346558. Isaacson G, An approach to congenital malformations of the head and neck. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 40:1(1-8, v)2007 Feb

17250900. Ro EY, Thomas RM, Isaacson GC, Giant dermoid cyst of the neck can mimic a cystic hygroma: using MRI to differentiate cystic neck lesions. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:4(653-8)2007 Apr

16951020. Isaacson G, Why don't those ear drops work for my patients? Pediatrics 118:3(1252-3)2006 Sep

16696360. Grimes ER, Isaacson G, The mechanical reduction of early acquired cholesteatomas in children: indications and limitations. Ear Nose Throat J 85:4(252, 254, 256)2006 Apr

16285265. Isaacson G, Inside-out complete tonsillectomy: extended intracapsular tonsillectomy for severe sore throat. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:10(757-61)2005 Oct

16190099. Isaacson G, Buttaro BA, Mazeffa V, Li G, Frenz DA, Oxymetazoline solutions inhibit middle ear pathogens and are not ototoxic. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:8(645-51)2005 Aug

15689767. Kumar VV, Gaughan J, Isaacson G, Szeremeta W, Oxymetazoline is equivalent to ciprofloxacin in preventing postoperative otorrhea or tympanostomy tube obstruction. Laryngoscope 115:2(363-5)2005 Feb

15586873. Isaacson G, Pediatric intracapsular tonsillectomy with bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Ear Nose Throat J 83:10(702, 704-6)2004 Oct

15510037. Kumar VV, Kumar NV, Isaacson G, Superstition and post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage. Laryngoscope 114:11(2031-3)2004 Nov

15239040. Mueller DT, Schwetschenau EL, Isaacson G, Occult contralateral congenital cholesteatoma: is the epidermoid formation theory enough? Am J Otolaryngol 25:4(285-9)2004 Jul-Aug

15179202. Isaacson G, Kochan PS, Kochan JP, Pseudoaneurysms of the superficial temporal artery: treatment options. Laryngoscope 114:6(1000-4)2004 Jun

14535568. Nayak CS, Isaacson G, Worldwide distribution of Waardenburg syndrome. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:9 Pt 1(817-20)2003 Sep

14535561. Isaacson G, Two-stage removal of an impacted foreign body with an epoxied anchor. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:9 Pt 1(777-9)2003 Sep

14515840. Isaacson G, Isaacson DM, Pediatric epiglottitis caused by group G beta-hemolytic Streptococcus. Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:9(846-7)2003 Sep

12837908. Cohen EG, Yoder M, Thomas RM, Salerno D, Isaacson G, Congenital salivary gland anlage tumor of the nasopharynx. Pediatrics 112:1 Pt 1(e66-9)2003 Jul

12751700. Isaacson G, Monge JM, Arterial ligation for pediatric epistaxis: developmental anatomy. Am J Rhinol 17:2(75-81)2003 Mar-Apr

12634593. Agarwal A, Gergits F 3rd, Isaacson G, Metastatic intracranial abscesses of bronchopulmonary origin. Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:3(277-80)2003 Mar

12597296. Agarwal A, Lowry P, Isaacson G, Natural history of sigmoid sinus thrombosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:2(191-4)2003 Feb

11727018. Osorio A, Kessler RM, Guruprasad H, Isaacson G, Isolated intrathoracic presentation of Mycobacterium avium complex in an immunocompetent child. Pediatr Radiol 31:12(848-51)2001 Dec

11713726. Isaacson G, Transoral flexible laryngoscopy in the newborn. Am J Otolaryngol 22:6(407-8)2001 Nov-Dec

11077344. Buchinsky FJ, Lowry MA, Isaacson G, Do adenoids regrow after excision? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 123:5(576-81)2000 Nov

10937915. Good GM, Isaacson G, Hodgkin's disease simulating a pediatric thyroglossal duct cyst. Am J Otolaryngol 21:4(277-80)2000 Jul-Aug

10852501. Isaacson G, Universal newborn hearing screening in an inner-city, managed care environment. Laryngoscope 110:6(881-94)2000 Jun

10786389. Isaacson G, Sataloff RT, Bilateral laryngoceles in a young trumpet player: case report. Ear Nose Throat J 79:4(272-4)2000 Apr

10772306. Isaacson G, Martin WH, First branchial cleft cyst excision with electrophysiological facial nerve localization. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:4(513-6)2000 Apr

10718416. Szeremeta W, Parameswaran MS, Isaacson G, Adenoidectomy with laser or incisional myringotomy for otitis media with effusion. Laryngoscope 110:3 Pt 1(342-5)2000 Mar

10547467. Kim MK, Pawel BR, Isaacson G, Central neck dissection for the treatment of recurrent thyroglossal duct cysts in childhood. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 121:5(543-7)1999 Nov

10527282. Good GM, Isaacson G, Otoendoscopy for improved pediatric cholesteatoma removal. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 108:9(893-6)1999 Sep

10522932. Schwetschenau EL, Isaacson G, Ossiculoplasty in young children with the Applebaum incudostapedial joint prosthesis. Laryngoscope 109:10(1621-5)1999 Oct

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