Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Education

Medical School: 

Keck University of Southern California School of Medicine

Internship: 

University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Surgery

Residency: 

University of California, Los Angeles, Division of Head and Neck Surgery

Fellowship: 

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Otolaryngology; American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology; Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advances in Children; American Academy of Pediatrics; American College of Surgeons; Alpha Omega Alpha

Awards: 

Best Doctors in America, 2009, 2010, 2011 Pasadena Magazine, Best Doctors

Publications: 

Don DM, Geller KA, Koempel JA, Ward SD (2009) Age-specific differences in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Int J Ped Otolaryngol. 73 (2009) 1025-28.

Don DM, Yellon R, Casselbrant ML, Bluestone CD (2000) Efficacy of intravenous antibiotics in the management of chronic sinusitis in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 127(9):1093-8.

Don DM, Goldstein NA, Ward, SD (2005) Antimicrobial therapy for children with adenotonsillar hypertrophy and upper airway obstruction: a prospective randomized trial comparing azithromycin vs. placebo. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg. 133 (4):562-8.

Don DM, Geller KA, Koempel JA, Ward SD (2009) Age-specific differences in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Int J Ped Otolaryngol. 73 (2009) 1025-28.

Antonio SM, Don DM, Doyle WJ, Alper CM (1999) Daily home tympanometry to study the pathogenesis of otitis media. Pediatr Infectious Dis J. 21(9):882-4.

Research Interests: 

Neurocognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Quality of Life in Children with Congenital Aural Atresia after BAHA Implantation; Personality and Behavioral Qualities of Children with Vocal Cord Nodules; A Saliva Model for Predicting Susceptibility to Otitis Media; Use of Sclerotherapy for Management of Pediatric Head and Neck Lymphangiomas

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