Dr. Brian Wiatrak practices Pediatric Otolaryngology in Birmingham, AL. Pediatric otolaryngologists are primarily concerned with medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases in children. Services that Dr. Wiatrak provides include the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, and throat disorders, and head and neck diseases; surgery of the head and neck, including before and after-surgery care; consultation with other doctors when ear, nose, or throat diseases are detected; and assistance in the identification of communication disorders in children.
Education and Training
Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 1984
University of Michigan Medical School 1984
OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyABOto
- Unilateral choanal atresia: initial presentation and endoscopic repair.
- Risk factors for hearing loss from meningitis in children: the Children's Hospital experience.
- Single central maxillary incisor with nasal pyriform aperture stenosis--CT diagnosis prior to tooth eruption.
- Congenital anomalies of the larynx and trachea.
- Postsurgical follow-up of children with tympanostomy tubes: results of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Pediatric Otolaryngology Committee National Survey.
- Proboscis lateralis.
- Informed consent to participate in a research study -- gene therapy for cystic fibrosis using cationic liposome mediated gene transfer: a phase I trial of safety and efficacy in the nasal airway.
- Success and complications of four-duct ligation for sialorrhea.
- Choristomatous polyps of the aural and pharyngeal regions: first simultaneous case.
- Harmonic scalpel tonsillectomy in children: a randomized prospective study.
- Overview of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
- Microbiology of stents in laryngotracheal reconstruction.
- Voice quality of prepubescent children with quiescent recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
- Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis: a longitudinal study comparing severity associated with human papilloma viral types 6 and 11 and other risk factors in a large pediatric population.
- Use of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory to assess the health-related quality of life in children with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
- Hearing Loss
- Ear Infection
- Birth Defects
- University Hosp, Inc, Otolaryngology; University Hosp, Inc, General Surgery
- UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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