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David L. Walner, MD

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology
Board Certification:
  • Otolaryngology
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Chicago Medical School
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center - Otolaryngology
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Pediatric Otolaryngology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Airway disorders, pediatric
  • Bronchoscopy, pediatric
  • Dysphagia (trouble swallowing)
  • Laryngeal surgery
  • Nasal and sinus disorders, pediatric
  • Supraglottoplasty
  • Tracheal surgery
Research Interests:
  • Laryngeal wound healing
  • Laryngeal growth factors
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  • Pediatric & Adolescent Ambulatory Care
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 710
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (847) 674-5585
  • Fax: (847) 824-7453
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  • Suburban Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists, Ltd
  • 64 Old Orchard Ctr.
  • Suite 630
  • Skokie, IL  60076
  • Phone: (847) 674-5585
  • Fax: (847) 674-5598
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  • Suburban Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists, Ltd
  • 767 Park Ave. W.
  • Suite B500
  • Highland Park, IL  60035
  • Phone: (847) 674-5585
  • Fax: (847) 681-8620
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  • Suburban Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists, Ltd
  • 1800 Hollister Dr.
  • Suite 111
  • Libertyville, IL  60048
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Adenomatous multinodular goiter causing airway obstruction in an infant.
    Sweis AM, Guttikonda D, Walner DL, Hamming KK, Lygizos NA, Geissler G
    2014 Mar 13
  2. Peritonsillar abscess with rapid progression to complete airway obstruction in a toddler.
    Ormond A, Chao S, Shapiro D, Walner D
    2014 Jun 10
  3. Standardization of reporting post-tonsillectomy bleeding.
    Walner DL, Karas A.
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013
    2013 Apr
    122(4):277-82. Review.
  4. Coblation tonsillectomy in children: incidence of bleeding.
    Walner DL, Miller SP, Villines D, Bussell GS.
    Laryngoscope. 2012
    2012 Oct
    122(10):2330-6. doi: 10.1002/lary.23526. Epub 2012 Jul 25.
  5. The influence of peak airway pressure and oxygen requirement on infant tracheostomy.
    Schroeder JW Jr, Schneider JS, Walner DL.
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012
    2012 Jun
    76(6):869-72. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2012.02.062. Epub 2012 Mar 24.
  6. Laryngeal mask airway versus endotracheal tube in pediatric adenotonsillectomy.
    Sierpina DI, Chaudhary H, Walner DL, Villines D, Schneider K, Lowenthal M, Aronov Y.
    Laryngoscope. 2012
    2012 Feb
    122(2):429-35. doi: 10.1002/lary.22458. Epub 2012 Jan 17.
  7. An infantile bronchial hemangioma unresponsive to propranolol therapy: case report and literature review.
    Sierpina DI, Chaudhary HM, Walner DL, Aljadeff G, Dubrow IW.
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011
    2011 May
    137(5):517-21. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2011.67. Review. No abstract available.
  8. Trends in the indications for pediatric tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy.
    Parker NP, Walner DL.
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011
    2011 Feb
    75(2):282-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.11.019. Epub 2010 Dec 18.
  9. Postoperative Pain Following Coblation or Monopolar Electrocautery Tonsillectomy in Children: A Prospective, Single-Blinded, Randomized Comparison.
    Parker NP, Walner DL.
    Clin Otolaryngol.
    2011 Aug 20
    doi: 10.1111/j.1749-4486.2011.02384.x
  10. Membranous laryngitis in a child.
    Somenek M, Le M, Walner DL.
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010
    2010 Jun
    74(6):704-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.03.020. Epub 2010 Apr 15.
  11. Effects of basic fibroblast growth factor-2 and hyaluronic acid on tracheal wound healing.
    Parker NP, Bailey SS, Walner DL.
    Laryngoscope. 2009
    2009 Apr
    119(4):734-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.20131.
  12. Lobular capillary hemangioma of the neonatal larynx.
    Walner DL, Parker NP, Kim OS, Angeles RM, Stich DD.
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008
    2008 Mar
    134(3):272-7. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2007.47.
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