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Director, Aerodigestive Center

Director of Clinical Research, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery



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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Tracheal reconstruction and complex airway surgery

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery


Otolaryngology ENT, Otolaryngology, Aerodigestive and Sleep, Fanconi Anemia, Aerodigestive and Esophageal, Best Doctors

My Education

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1997 to 2000; Health Research Council of New Zealand Training, 1995 to 1996; Fellowship in Clinical Research, New Zealand, 1996.

FRACS: Part II, Sydney, 1996.

Primary FRCS: Glasgow, 1989.

BHB: Auckland School of Medicine, 1983.

MBChB: Auckland School of Medicine, 1986.

Residency: Various RMO posts, New Zealand Otolaryngology Training Scheme; Health Research Council of New Zealand Training Fellowship in Clinical Research.

Certification: USMLE II, Sydney, June 1995; USMLE I, Sydney, June 1996; USMLE III, Cincinnati, July 2000; Board Certification, American Board of Otolaryngology, 1999; Ohio State Medical Board, 2001.

My Publications

Manning PB, Rutter MJ, Lisec A, Gupta R, Marino BS. One slide fits all: the versatility of slide tracheoplasty with cardiopulmonary bypass support for airway reconstruction in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jan;141(1):155-61.

Burkart CM, Richter GT, Rutter MJ, Myer CM 3rd. Update on endoscopic management of lingual thyroglossal duct cysts. Laryngoscope. 2009 Oct;119(10):2055-60.

Richter GT, Wootten CT, Rutter MJ, Thompson DM. Impact of supraglottoplasty on aspiration in severe laryngomalacia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 Apr;118(4):259-66.

Propst EJ, Lin EP, Istaphanous GK, Boesch RP, Ryckman FC, Cotton RT, Rutter MJ. Management of traumatic tracheobronchial separation in a teenager using a fabricated extra-long endotracheal tube. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Aug;73(8):1163-7.

Hart CK, Richter GT, Cotton RT, Rutter MJ. Arytenoid prolapse: a source of obstruction following laryngotracheoplasty. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 May;140(5):752-6.

Wootten CT, Goudy SL, Rutter MJ, Willging JP, Cotton RT. Airway injury complicating excision of thyroglossal duct cysts. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Jun;73(6):797-801.

Wootten CT, Rutter MJ, Dickson JM, Samuels PJ. Anesthetic management of patients with tracheal T-tubes. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Apr;19(4):349-57. Review.

Dickson JM, Richter GT, Meinzen-Derr J, Rutter MJ, Thompson DM. Secondary airway lesions in infants with laryngomalacia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 Jan;118(1):37-43.

Statham MM, Vohra A, Mehta DK, Baker T, Sarlay R, Rutter MJ. Serratia marcescens causing cervical necrotizing oropharyngitis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Mar;73(3):467-73.

Rutter MJ, Cohen AP, de Alarcon A. Endoscopic airway management in children. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Dec;16(6):525-9.