Jeremy Prager, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Duke University (NC) (1998)
Internship:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (2004)
Residency:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2008)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Recognition & Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award, CHCO Division of Surgery (2015)
  • Top Doc, 5280 Magazine (2015)
    Also awarded in (2013), (2014)

Publications

  • Ghadersohi S, Francom CR, Prager JD. Non-accidental trauma presenting with nasal septal hematoma or abscess. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Oct 17;139:110460. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33091809
  • Faucett EA, Wolter NE, Balakrishnan K, Ishman SL, Mehta D, Parikh S, Nguyen LHP, Preciado D, Rutter MJ, Prager JD, Green GE, Pransky SM, Elluru R, Husein M, Roy S, Johnson KE, Friedberg J, Johnson RF, Bauman NM, Myer CM 4th, Deutsch ES, Gantwerker EA, Willging JP, Hart CK, Chun RH, Lam DJ, Ida JB, Manoukian JJ, White DR, Sidell DR, Wootten CT, Inglis AF, Derkay CS, Zalzal G, Molter DW, Ludemann JP, Choi S, Schraff S, Myer CM 3rd, Cotton RT, Vijayasekaran S, Zdanski CJ, El-Hakim H, Shah UK, Soma MA, Smith ME, Thompson DM, Javia LR, Zur KB, Sobol SE, Hartnick CJ, Rahbar R, Vaccani JP, Hartley B, Daniel SJ, Jacobs IN, Richter GT, de Alarcon A, Bromwich MA, Propst EJ. Competency-Based Assessment Tool for Pediatric Esophagoscopy: International Modified Delphi Consensus. Laryngoscope. 2020 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33034397
  • Lao BK, Kain ZN, Khoury D, Jenkins BN, Prager J, Stevenson RS, Golianu B, Zuk J, Gold JI, Zhong Q, Fortier MA. A comprehensive examination of the immediate recovery of children following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Aug;135:110106. PubMed PMID: 32422367
  • Francom CR, Javia LR, Wolter NE, Lee GS, Wine T, Morrissey T, Papsin BC, Peyton JM, Matava CT, Volk MS, Prager JD, Propst EJ. Pediatric laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy during the COVID-19 pandemic: A four-center collaborative protocol to improve safety with perioperative management strategies and creation of a surgical tent with disposable drapes. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jul;134:110059. PubMed PMID: 32339971
  • Poore TS, Prager J, Weinman JP, Larson A, Houin P. Tracheal and lower airway changes in a patient with mucolipidosis type II. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Jul;55(7):1843-1845. PubMed PMID: 32270604
  • Ruiz AG, Bhatt JM, DeBoer EM, Friedlander J, Janosy N, Peterson MB, Wine T, Deterding R, Prager JD. Demonstrating the benefits of a multidisciplinary aerodigestive program. Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb;130(2):521-525. PubMed PMID: 30919460
  • Jetté ME, Clary MS, Prager JD, Finger TE. Chemical receptors of the arytenoid: A comparison of human and mouse. Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb;130(2):423-430. PubMed PMID: 30908677
  • Prager JD, Baker CD. The Multidisciplinary Tracheostomy Team: A Parachute for Tracheostomy-Dependent Children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31536100
  • Wootten CT, Belcher R, Francom CR, Prager JD. Aerodigestive Programs Enhance Outcomes in Pediatric Patients. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019 Oct;52(5):937-948. PubMed PMID: 31400814
  • Dewberry L, Wine T, Prager J, Masaracchia M, Janosy N, Polaner D, DeBoer E, Somme S. Thoracoscopic Posterior Tracheopexy Is a Feasible and Effective Treatment for Tracheomalacia. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Oct;29(10):1228-1231. PubMed PMID: 31219396
  • Wisniewski BL, Jensen EL, Prager JD, Wine TM, Baker CD. Pediatric tracheocutaneous fistula closure following tracheostomy decannulation. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Oct;125:122-127. PubMed PMID: 31299421
  • Dewberry L, Wine T, Prager J, Masaracchia M, Janosy N, Polaner D, DeBoer E, Somme S. Thoracoscopic Posterior Tracheopexy Is a Feasible and Effective Treatment for Tracheomalacia. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Oct;29(10):1228-1231. PubMed PMID: 31219396
  • Wisniewski BL, Jensen EL, Prager JD, Wine TM, Baker CD. Pediatric tracheocutaneous fistula closure following tracheostomy decannulation. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Oct;125:122-127. PubMed PMID: 31299421
  • Larson ED, Magno JPM, Steritz MJ, Llanes EGDV, Cardwell J, Pedro M, Roberts TB, Einarsdottir E, Rosanes RAQ, Greenlee C, Santos RAP, Yousaf A, Streubel SO, Santos ATR, Ruiz AG, Lagrana-Villagracia SM, Ray D, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Anderson CB, Acharya A, Gubbels SP, Bamshad MJ, Cass SP, Lee NR, Shaikh RS, Nickerson DA, Mohlke KL, Prager JD, Cruz TLG, Yoon PJ, Abes GT, Schwartz DA, Chan AL, Wine TM, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Friedman N, Kechris K, Kere J, Leal SM, Yang IV, Patel JA, Tantoco MLC, Riazuddin S, Chan KH, Mattila PS, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Ahmed ZM, Jenkins HA, Chonmaitree T, Hafrén L, Chiong CM, Santos-Cortez RLP. A2ML1 and otitis media: novel variants, differential expression, and relevant pathways. Hum Mutat. 2019 Aug;40(8):1156-1171. PubMed PMID: 31009165
  • Jetté ME, Clary MS, Prager JD, Finger TE. Chemical receptors of the arytenoid: A comparison of human and mouse. Laryngoscope. 2019 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30908677
  • Ruiz AG, Bhatt JM, DeBoer EM, Friedlander J, Janosy N, Peterson MB, Wine T, Deterding R, Prager JD. Demonstrating the benefits of a multidisciplinary aerodigestive program. Laryngoscope. 2019 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30919460
  • Nguyen N, Lavery WJ, Capocelli KE, Smith C, DeBoer EM, Deterding R, Prager JD, Leinwand K, Kobak GE, Kramer RE, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Atkins D, Fleischer D, Greenhawt M, Friedlander JA. Transnasal Endoscopy in Unsedated Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Using Virtual Reality Video Goggles. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Nov;17(12):2455-2462. PubMed PMID: 30708107
  • Balakrishnan K, Sidell DR, Bauman NM, Bellia-Munzon GF, Boesch RP, Bromwich M, Cofer SA, Daines C, de Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart CK, Ida JB, Leboulanger N, Manning PB, Mehta DK, Monnier P, Myer CM 3rd, Prager JD, Preciado D, Propst EJ, Rahbar R, Russell J, Rutter MJ, Thierry B, Thompson DM, Torre M, Varela P, Vijayasekaran S, White DR, Wineland AM, Wood RE, Wootten CT, Zur K, Cotton RT. Outcome measures for pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction: International consensus statement. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jan;129(1):244-255. PubMed PMID: 30152166
  • Propst EJ, Wolter NE, Ishman SL, Balakrishnan K, Deonarain AR, Mehta D, Zalzal G, Pransky SM, Roy S, Myer CM 3rd, Torre M, Johnson RF, Ludemann JP, Derkay CS, Chun RH, Hong P, Molter DW, Prager JD, Nguyen LHP, Rutter MJ, Myer CM 4th, Zur KB, Sidell DR, Johnson LB, Cotton RT, Hart CK, Willging JP, Zdanski CJ, Manoukian JJ, Lam DJ, Bauman NM, Gantwerker EA, Husein M, Inglis AF, Green GE, Javia LR, Schraff S, Soma MA, Deutsch ES, Sobol SE, Ida JB, Choi S, Uwiera TC, Shah UK, White DR, Wootten CT, El-Hakim H, Bromwich MA, Richter GT, Vijayasekaran S, Smith ME, Vaccani JP, Hartnick CJ, Faucett EA. Competency-Based Assessment Tool for Pediatric Tracheotomy: International Modified Delphi Consensus. Laryngoscope. 2019 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31821571
  • Prager JD, Baker CD. The Multidisciplinary Tracheostomy Team: A Parachute for Tracheostomy-Dependent Children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31536100
  • Wootten CT, Belcher R, Francom CR, Prager JD. Aerodigestive Programs Enhance Outcomes in Pediatric Patients. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019 Oct;52(5):937-948. PubMed PMID: 31400814
  • Wisniewski BL, Jensen EL, Prager JD, Wine TM, Baker CD. Pediatric tracheocutaneous fistula closure following tracheostomy decannulation. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Oct;125:122-127. PubMed PMID: 31299421
  • Dewberry L, Wine T, Prager J, Masaracchia M, Janosy N, Polaner D, DeBoer E, Somme S. Thoracoscopic Posterior Tracheopexy Is a Feasible and Effective Treatment for Tracheomalacia. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Oct;29(10):1228-1231. PubMed PMID: 31219396
  • Larson ED, Magno JPM, Steritz MJ, Llanes EGDV, Cardwell J, Pedro M, Roberts TB, Einarsdottir E, Rosanes RAQ, Greenlee C, Santos RAP, Yousaf A, Streubel SO, Santos ATR, Ruiz AG, Lagrana-Villagracia SM, Ray D, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Anderson CB, Acharya A, Gubbels SP, Bamshad MJ, Cass SP, Lee NR, Shaikh RS, Nickerson DA, Mohlke KL, Prager JD, Cruz TLG, Yoon PJ, Abes GT, Schwartz DA, Chan AL, Wine TM, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Friedman N, Kechris K, Kere J, Leal SM, Yang IV, Patel JA, Tantoco MLC, Riazuddin S, Chan KH, Mattila PS, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Ahmed ZM, Jenkins HA, Chonmaitree T, Hafrén L, Chiong CM, Santos-Cortez RLP. A2ML1 and otitis media: novel variants, differential expression, and relevant pathways. Hum Mutat. 2019 Aug;40(8):1156-1171. PubMed PMID: 31009165
  • Nguyen N, Lavery WJ, Capocelli KE, Smith C, DeBoer EM, Deterding R, Prager JD, Leinwand K, Kobak GE, Kramer RE, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Atkins D, Fleischer D, Greenhawt M, Friedlander JA. Transnasal Endoscopy in Unsedated Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Using Virtual Reality Video Goggles. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Nov;17(12):2455-2462. PubMed PMID: 30708107
  • Balakrishnan K, Sidell DR, Bauman NM, Bellia-Munzon GF, Boesch RP, Bromwich M, Cofer SA, Daines C, de Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart CK, Ida JB, Leboulanger N, Manning PB, Mehta DK, Monnier P, Myer CM 3rd, Prager JD, Preciado D, Propst EJ, Rahbar R, Russell J, Rutter MJ, Thierry B, Thompson DM, Torre M, Varela P, Vijayasekaran S, White DR, Wineland AM, Wood RE, Wootten CT, Zur K, Cotton RT. Outcome measures for pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction: International consensus statement. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jan;129(1):244-255. PubMed PMID: 30152166
  • Santos-Cortez RLP, Chiong CM, Frank DN, Ryan AF, Giese APJ, Bootpetch Roberts T, Daly KA, Steritz MJ, Szeremeta W, Pedro M, Pine H, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Llanes EGDV, Yousaf S, Friedman N, Tantoco MLC, Wine TM, Labra PJ, Benoit J, Ruiz AG, de la Cruz RAR, Greenlee C, Yousaf A, Cardwell J, Nonato RMA, Ray D, Ong KMC, So E, Robertson CE, Dinwiddie J, Lagrana-Villagracia SM, Gubbels SP, Shaikh RS, Cass SP, Einarsdottir E, Lee NR, Schwartz DA, Gloria-Cruz TLI, Bamshad MJ, Yang IV, Kere J, Abes GT, Prager JD, Riazuddin S, Chan AL, Yoon PJ, Nickerson DA, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Streubel SO, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Jenkins HA, Mattila P, Chan KH, Mohlke KL, Leal SM, Hafrén L, Chonmaitree T, Sale MM, Ahmed ZM. FUT2 Variants Confer Susceptibility to Familial Otitis Media. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov 1;103(5):679-690. PubMed PMID: 30401457
  • Bhatt J, Prager JD. Neonatal Stridor: Diagnosis and Management. Clin Perinatol. 2018 Dec;45(4):817-831. PubMed PMID: 30396420
  • Prager JD. Empirical Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy in Children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30325988
  • DeBoer EM, Kinder S, Duggar A, Prager JD, Soden J, Deterding RR, Ruiz AG, Jensen EL, Weinman J, Wine T, Fortunato JE, Friedlander JA. Evaluating the yield of gastrointestinal testing in pediatric patients in aerodigestive clinic. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Nov;53(11):1517-1524. PubMed PMID: 30288952
  • Balakrishnan K, Sidell DR, Bauman NM, Bellia-Munzon GF, Boesch RP, Bromwich M, Cofer SA, Daines C, de Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart CK, Ida JB, Leboulanger N, Manning PB, Mehta DK, Monnier P, Myer CM 3rd, Prager JD, Preciado D, Propst EJ, Rahbar R, Russell J, Rutter MJ, Thierry B, Thompson DM, Torre M, Varela P, Vijayasekaran S, White DR, Wineland AM, Wood RE, Wootten CT, Zur K, Cotton RT. Outcome measures for pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction: International consensus statement. Laryngoscope. 2018 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30152166
  • Masaracchia MM, Polaner DM, Prager JD, DeBoer EM, Dewberry LC, Somme S, Wine T, Janosy NR. Pediatric tracheomalacia and the perioperative anesthetic management of thoracoscopic posterior tracheopexy. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Sep;28(9):768-773. PubMed PMID: 29962064
  • Dimachkieh AL, Dobbie A, Olson DR, Lovell MA, Prager JD. Tracheal paraganglioma presenting as stridor in a pediatric patient, case report and literature review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Apr;107:145-149. PubMed PMID: 29501297
  • Boesch RP, Balakrishnan K, Acra S, Benscoter DT, Cofer SA, Collaco JM, Dahl JP, Daines CL, DeAlarcon A, DeBoer EM, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Gold BD, Grothe RM, Hart CK, Kazachkov M, Lefton-Greif MA, Miller CK, Moore PE, Pentiuk S, Peterson-Carmichael S, Piccione J, Prager JD, Putnam PE, Rosen R, Rutter MJ, Ryan MJ, Skinner ML, Torres-Silva C, Wootten CT, Zur KB, Cotton RT, Wood RE. Structure and Functions of Pediatric Aerodigestive Programs: A Consensus Statement. Pediatrics. 2018 Mar;141(3). PubMed PMID: 29437862
  • Hall CHT, Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Prager J, Deboer E, Deterding R, Menard-Katcher C, Capocelli KE, Kramer RE, Friedlander JA. Unsedated In-office Transgastrostomy Esophagoscopy to Monitor Therapy in Pediatric Esophageal Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Jan;66(1):33-36. PubMed PMID: 28505050
  • Santos-Cortez RLP, Chiong CM, Frank DN, Ryan AF, Giese APJ, Bootpetch Roberts T, Daly KA, Steritz MJ, Szeremeta W, Pedro M, Pine H, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Llanes EGDV, Yousaf S, Friedman N, Tantoco MLC, Wine TM, Labra PJ, Benoit J, Ruiz AG, de la Cruz RAR, Greenlee C, Yousaf A, Cardwell J, Nonato RMA, Ray D, Ong KMC, So E, Robertson CE, Dinwiddie J, Lagrana-Villagracia SM, Gubbels SP, Shaikh RS, Cass SP, Einarsdottir E, Lee NR, Schwartz DA, Gloria-Cruz TLI, Bamshad MJ, Yang IV, Kere J, Abes GT, Prager JD, Riazuddin S, Chan AL, Yoon PJ, Nickerson DA, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Streubel SO, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Jenkins HA, Mattila P, Chan KH, Mohlke KL, Leal SM, Hafrén L, Chonmaitree T, Sale MM, Ahmed ZM. FUT2 Variants Confer Susceptibility to Familial Otitis Media. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov 1;103(5):679-690. PubMed PMID: 30401457
  • Bhatt J, Prager JD. Neonatal Stridor: Diagnosis and Management. Clin Perinatol. 2018 Dec;45(4):817-831. PubMed PMID: 30396420
  • Prager JD. Empirical Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy in Children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Dec 1;144(12):1124-1125. PubMed PMID: 30325988
  • Bhatt J, Prager JD. Neonatal Stridor: Diagnosis and Management. Clin Perinatol. 2018 Dec;45(4):817-831. PubMed PMID: 30396420
  • DeBoer EM, Kinder S, Duggar A, Prager JD, Soden J, Deterding RR, Ruiz AG, Jensen EL, Weinman J, Wine T, Fortunato JE, Friedlander JA. Evaluating the yield of gastrointestinal testing in pediatric patients in aerodigestive clinic. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Nov;53(11):1517-1524. PubMed PMID: 30288952
  • Masaracchia MM, Polaner DM, Prager JD, DeBoer EM, Dewberry LC, Somme S, Wine T, Janosy NR. Pediatric tracheomalacia and the perioperative anesthetic management of thoracoscopic posterior tracheopexy. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Sep;28(9):768-773. PubMed PMID: 29962064
  • Dimachkieh AL, Dobbie A, Olson DR, Lovell MA, Prager JD. Tracheal paraganglioma presenting as stridor in a pediatric patient, case report and literature review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Apr;107:145-149. PubMed PMID: 29501297
  • Boesch RP, Balakrishnan K, Acra S, Benscoter DT, Cofer SA, Collaco JM, Dahl JP, Daines CL, DeAlarcon A, DeBoer EM, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Gold BD, Grothe RM, Hart CK, Kazachkov M, Lefton-Greif MA, Miller CK, Moore PE, Pentiuk S, Peterson-Carmichael S, Piccione J, Prager JD, Putnam PE, Rosen R, Rutter MJ, Ryan MJ, Skinner ML, Torres-Silva C, Wootten CT, Zur KB, Cotton RT, Wood RE. Structure and Functions of Pediatric Aerodigestive Programs: A Consensus Statement. Pediatrics. 2018 Mar;141(3). PubMed PMID: 29437862
  • Hall CHT, Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Prager J, Deboer E, Deterding R, Menard-Katcher C, Capocelli KE, Kramer RE, Friedlander JA. Unsedated In-office Transgastrostomy Esophagoscopy to Monitor Therapy in Pediatric Esophageal Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Jan;66(1):33-36. PubMed PMID: 28505050
  • Chan CM, Young J, Prager J, Travers S. Pediatric Thyroid Cancer. Adv Pediatr. 2017 Aug;64(1):171-190. PubMed PMID: 28688588
  • Chan CM, Young J, Prager J, Travers S. Pediatric Thyroid Cancer. Adv Pediatr. 2017 Aug;64(1):171-190. PubMed PMID: 28688588
  • Kopelovich JC, Wine TM, Rutter MJ, Mitchell MB, Prager JD. Secondary Reverse Slide Tracheoplasty for Airway Rescue. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar;101(3):1205-7. PubMed PMID: 26897214
  • DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Kerby GS, Stillwell PC. Measuring Pediatric Bronchoscopy Outcomes Using an Electronic Medical Record. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 May;13(5):678-83. PubMed PMID: 26816220
  • Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Bajaj L, Teng SN, Prager JD. Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb;26(2):132-8. PubMed PMID: 26530711
  • DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Jensen EL, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Soden J. Multidisciplinary care of children with repaired esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016 Jun;51(6):576-81. PubMed PMID: 26422584
  • Friedman NR, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Kezirian EJ. A Pediatric Grading Scale for Lingual Tonsil Hypertrophy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan;154(1):171-4. PubMed PMID: 26307581
  • Friedlander JA, DeBoer EM, Soden JS, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher CD, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Kramer RE, Deterding RR, Capocelli KE, Prager JD. Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy for monitoring therapy in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb;83(2):299-306.e1. PubMed PMID: 26142551
  • Kopelovich JC, Wine TM, Rutter MJ, Mitchell MB, Prager JD. Secondary Reverse Slide Tracheoplasty for Airway Rescue. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar;101(3):1205-7. PubMed PMID: 26897214
  • DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Kerby GS, Stillwell PC. Measuring Pediatric Bronchoscopy Outcomes Using an Electronic Medical Record. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 May;13(5):678-83. PubMed PMID: 26816220
  • Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Bajaj L, Teng SN, Prager JD. Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb;26(2):132-8. PubMed PMID: 26530711
  • DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Jensen EL, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Soden J. Multidisciplinary care of children with repaired esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016 Jun;51(6):576-81. PubMed PMID: 26422584
  • Friedman NR, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Kezirian EJ. A Pediatric Grading Scale for Lingual Tonsil Hypertrophy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan;154(1):171-4. PubMed PMID: 26307581
  • Friedlander JA, DeBoer EM, Soden JS, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher CD, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Kramer RE, Deterding RR, Capocelli KE, Prager JD. Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy for monitoring therapy in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb;83(2):299-306.e1. PubMed PMID: 26142551
  • Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Bajaj L, Teng SN, Prager JD. Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26530711
  • DeBoer EM, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Jensen EL, Deterding RR, Friedlander JA, Soden J. Multidisciplinary care of children with repaired esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26422584
  • Friedman NR, Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Kezirian EJ. A Pediatric Grading Scale for Lingual Tonsil Hypertrophy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26307581
  • Friedlander JA, DeBoer EM, Soden JS, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher CD, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Kramer RE, Deterding RR, Capocelli KE, Prager JD. Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy for monitoring therapy in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26142551
  • Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Mooney K, Gao D, Szolnoki J, Shah RK. Improving operative flow during pediatric airway evaluation: a quality-improvement initiative. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar;141(3):229-35. PubMed PMID: 25541680
  • Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Mooney K, Gao D, Szolnoki J, Shah RK. Improving operative flow during pediatric airway evaluation: a quality-improvement initiative. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar;141(3):229-35. PubMed PMID: 25541680
  • Perkins JN, Chiang T, Ruiz AG, Prager JD. Auditing of operating room times: A quality improvement project. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24612553
  • Ferril GR, Barham HP, Prager JD. Novel airway findings in a patient with 1p36 deletion syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jan;78(1):157-8. PubMed PMID: 24290305
  • Chatterjee D, Hawkins JL, Somme S, Galan HL, Prager JD, Crombleholme TM. Ex utero Intrapartum Treatment to Resection of a Bronchogenic Cyst Causing Airway Compression. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2014;35(2):137-40. PubMed PMID: 24281263
  • Prager JD, Ruiz AG, Mooney K, Gao D, Szolnoki J, Shah RK. Improving Operative Flow During Pediatric Airway Evaluation: A Quality-Improvement Initiative. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Dec 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25541680
  • Chiang T, McConnell B, Ruiz AG, DeBoer EM, Prager JD. Surgical management of type I and II laryngeal cleft in the pediatric population. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Oct 25;78(12):2244-2249. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25465448
  • Brietzke SE, Shin JJ, Choi S, Lee JT, Parikh SR, Pena M, Prager JD, Ramadan H, Veling M, Corrigan M, Rosenfeld RM. Clinical consensus statement: pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Oct;151(4):542-53. PubMed PMID: 25274375
  • Cote V, Prager JD. Iatrogenic phenol injury: a case report and review of medication safety and labeling practices with flexible laryngoscopy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Oct;78(10):1769-73. PubMed PMID: 25103774
  • Perkins JN, Chiang T, Ruiz AG, Prager JD. Auditing of operating room times: a quality improvement project. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 May;78(5):782-6. PubMed PMID: 24612553
  • Ferril GR, Barham HP, Prager JD. Novel airway findings in a patient with 1p36 deletion syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jan;78(1):157-8. PubMed PMID: 24290305
  • Chatterjee D, Hawkins JL, Somme S, Galan HL, Prager JD, Crombleholme TM. Ex utero intrapartum treatment to resection of a bronchogenic cyst causing airway compression. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2014;35(2):137-40. PubMed PMID: 24281263
  • Perkins JN, Liang C, McFann K, Abaza MM, Streubel SO, Prager JD. Standardized letter of recommendation for otolaryngology residency selection. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan;123(1):123-33. PubMed PMID: 23172646
  • Green KK, Mudd P, Prager J. Death after adenotonsillectomy secondary to massive pulmonary embolism. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 May;77(5):854-6. PubMed PMID: 23419932
  • Perkins JN, Liang C, McFann K, Abaza MM, Streubel SO, Prager JD. Standardized letter of recommendation for otolaryngology residency selection. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan;123(1):123-33. PubMed PMID: 23172646
  • Green KK, Mudd P, Prager J. Death after adenotonsillectomy secondary to massive pulmonary embolism. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 May;77(5):854-6. PubMed PMID: 23419932
  • Barham HP, Dishop MK, Prager JD. Idiopathic sclerosing inflammation presenting as sinusitis. Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2012 Fall;3(2):e101-4. PubMed PMID: 23342288
  • Prager JD, Neidich MJ, Perkins JN, Meinzen-Derr J, Greinwald JH Jr. Minimal access and standard cochlear implantation: a comparative study. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Aug;76(8):1102-6. PubMed PMID: 22595461
  • Prager JD, Perkins JN, McFann K, Myer CM 3rd, Pensak ML, Chan KH. Standardized letter of recommendation for pediatric fellowship selection. Laryngoscope. 2012 Feb;122(2):415-24. PubMed PMID: 22183693
  • Prager JD, Myer CM 4th, Myer CM 3rd. Attrition in otolaryngology residency. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov;145(5):753-4. PubMed PMID: 21746841
  • Propst EJ, Prager JD, Meinzen-Derr J, Clark SL, Cotton RT, Rutter MJ. Pediatric tracheal reconstruction using cadaveric homograft. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jun;137(6):583-90. PubMed PMID: 21690511
  • Neidich MJ, Prager JD, Clark SL, Elluru RG. Comprehensive airway management of neonatal head and neck teratomas. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb;144(2):257-61. PubMed PMID: 21493427
  • Ksiazek J, Prager JD, Sun GH, Wood RE, Arjmand EM. Inhaled cidofovir as an adjuvant therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Apr;144(4):639-41. PubMed PMID: 21493248
  • Prager JD, Hopkins BS, Propst EJ, Shott SR, Cotton RT. Oropharyngeal stenosis: a complication of multilevel, single-stage upper airway surgery in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Nov;136(11):1111-5. PubMed PMID: 21079166
  • Prager JD, Myer CM 4th, Hayes KM, Myer CM 3rd, Pensak ML. Improving methods of resident selection. Laryngoscope. 2010 Dec;120(12):2391-8. PubMed PMID: 20979099
  • Prager JD, Myer CM 3rd, Pensak ML. Improving the letter of recommendation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep;143(3):327-30. PubMed PMID: 20723766
  • Propst EJ, Prager JD, Adams JM, Arjmand EM, Willging JP, Samy RN. A preliminary investigation of four-dimensional ultrasound for evaluation of middle ear ossicles: an in vitro study. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Sep;74(9):1028-33. PubMed PMID: 20576298
  • Prager JD, Wang EW, Molter DW. Hearing loss in pediatric patients with isolated nonsyndromic sagittal synostosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Feb;72(2):223-7. PubMed PMID: 18053583
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Member
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Member
  • American Thyroid Association, Member
  • SENTAC, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023
720-478-5000

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Board Certification (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Head and Neck Tumors
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Dysphagia (Trouble Swallowing)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Ear Infection
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Eardrum Perforation
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Hoarseness
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Salivary Gland Diseases/Stones
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Tonsillitis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Cancers - Head and Neck Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Cancer
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
Care Philosophy
I am a pediatric otolaryngologist dedicated to clinical care of patients and families, education and training of future physician leaders, and healthcare delivery improvement. My clinical focuses are surgical and non-surgical treatment of disorders of the airway and feeding, as well as thyroid diseases. As an educator and program leader in healthcare delivery, I focus on improving the value of care delivered through multidisciplinary team clinics and integrated care networks.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Duke University (NC) (1998)
Internships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (2004)
Residency Programs:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2008)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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