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Assistant Professor, UC Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery


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"At Cincinnati Children’s, the collaborative approach for patients with complex medical conditions results in better care and patient satisfaction."

My Biography & Research


I am a pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor. As an otolaryngologist, I provide care for general and complex ear, nose and throat conditions.

I specialize in pediatric laryngology (airway, swallowing and voice disorders), and head and neck pathology (congenital anomalies of the head and neck, pediatric thyroid disorders and vascular malformations).

At Cincinnati Children’s, the collaborative approach for patients with complex medical conditions results in better care and patient satisfaction. I work with many multidisciplinary teams and clinics, including specialists in aerodigestive, thyroid and voice conditions. I also work with other doctors and nurses at the Cincinnati Children’s clinic for fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) and the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation Center (HVMC).

I find otolaryngology to be very rewarding. There’s a wonderful mix of medicine, procedures and surgery. Treatment can make profound improvements in the quality of life for a child and family.

My research centers on those areas where I am clinically active. My academic work focuses on medical simulation and resident teaching. I’m working to improve resident education and patient outcomes through the incorporation of medical simulation in education.

When I'm not at the hospital, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two children. We like to be outdoors, biking, hiking and skiing.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric otolaryngology; pediatric voice; airway and swallowing disorders

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

Clinical Divisions

Feeding and Swallowing Problems, Otolaryngology ENT, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations, Aerodigestive and Sleep, Voice Disorders, Epidermolysis Bullosa EB, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Aerodigestive and Esophageal

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My Education

MD: Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Residency: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, 2012.

My Publications

Endoscopic Repair of Type 1 Laryngeal Clefts and Deep Interarytenoid Notches: Cold Steel Versus Laser. Kou, Y; Kavoosi, T; Redmann, A; Manning, A; Tabangin, M; Myer, CM; Hart, CK; Rutter, MJ; de Alarcon, A. Laryngoscope. 2021.

Competency-Based Assessment Tool for Pediatric Esophagoscopy: International Modified Delphi Consensus. Faucett, EA; Wolter, NE; Balakrishnan, K; Ishman, SL; Mehta, D; Parikh, S; Nguyen, LH P; Preciado, D; Rutter, MJ; Prager, JD; et al. Laryngoscope. 2021; 131:1168-1174.

Tracheal A-Frame Deformities Following Airway Reconstruction. Kennedy, AA; de Alarcon, A; Tabangin, ME; Rutter, MJ; Myer, CM; Smith, MM; Hart, CK. Laryngoscope. 2021; 131:E1363-E1368.

Invasive fungal pharyngitis in a pediatric bone marrow transplant patient. Redmann, AJ; Myer, CM; Khandelwal, P; Danzinger-Isakov, L. Pediatric Transplantation. 2021.

Competency-Based Assessment Tool for Pediatric Tracheotomy: International Modified Delphi Consensus. Propst, EJ; Wolter, NE; Ishman, SL; Balakrishnan, K; Deonarain, AR; Mehta, D; Zalzal, G; Pransky, SM; Roy, S; III, MC M; et al. Laryngoscope. 2020; 130:2700-2707.

Vascular anomalies of the head and neck. Alsuwailem, A; Myer, CM; Chaudry, G. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2020; 29.

Characterization of tracheobronchomalacia in infants with hypophosphatasia. Padidela, R; Yates, R; Benscoter, D; McPhail, G; Chan, E; Nichani, J; Mughal, MZ; Myer, C; Narayan, O; Nissenbaum, C; et al. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 2020; 15.

Efficacy of commercial nasal bridle use in reducing feeding tube dislodgements in pediatric patients following double stage laryngotracheoplasty. Mayes, T; Brumbaugh, C; Vitolo, S; Buchert, M; Tabangin, M; Myer, C. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2020; 132.

Yolk Sac Tumors of the Head and Neck in Aicardi Syndrome. Epperson, MV; Born, HL; Wang, D; Myer, CM. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology. 2020; 129:301-305.

Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in the Pediatric/Adolescent Population: Evolution of Treatment. Remiker, AS; Chuang, J; Corathers, S; Rutter, MM; Rutter, MJ; Myer, CM; Gelfand, MJ; Trout, AT; Geller, JI. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2019; 41:532-536.