Sally R. Shott, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Phone 513-636-4355

Fax 513-636-8133


Specific ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems relating to down syndrome patients

Sally R. Shott, MD, is a member of the American Board of Otolaryngology and specializes in treating children. Dr. Shott is affiliated with a private practice, in addition to her duties as an associate professor at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center within the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Dr. Shott treats children with otologic disease, sinus disease and provides airway management. She has a special interest in children with Down syndrome and the specific medical issues they face.

In addition to ongoing research, Dr. Shott performs surgery and sees patients at numerous locations, making patient care more convenient for families.

In 2006 Shott was elected the president of the Society of Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children - also known as SENTAC.

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1982.

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, General Surgery, 1982 to 1983; University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, Otolaryngology, 1983 to 1987.

Fellowship: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 1987.

Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, 1988.

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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.

Wootten CT, Shott SR. Evolving therapies to treat retroglossal and base-of-tongue obstruction in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Oct;136(10):983-7.

Rubin LG, Papsin B; Committee on Infectious Diseases and Section on Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Cochlear implants in children: surgical site infections and prevention and treatment of acute otitis media and meningitis. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):381-91.

Schaaf WE Jr, Wootten CT, Donnelly LF, Ying J, Shott SR. Findings on MR sleep studies as biomarkers to predict outcome of genioglossus advancement in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children and young adults. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 May;194(5):1204-9.

Skotko BG, Kishnani PS, Capone GT; Down Syndrome Diagnosis Study Group. Prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome: how best to deliver the news. Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Nov;149A(11):2361-7.

Skotko BG, Capone GT, Kishnani PS; Down Syndrome Diagnosis Study Group. Postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome: synthesis of the evidence on how best to deliver the news. Pediatrics. 2009 Oct;124(4):e751-8.

Guimaraes CV, Donnelly LF, Shott SR, Amin RS, Kalra M. Relative rather than absolute macroglossia in patients with Down syndrome: implications for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Oct;38(10):1062-7.

Guimaraes CV, Kalra M, Donnelly LF, Shott SR, Fitz K, Singla S, Amin RS. The frequency of lingual tonsil enlargement in obese children. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Apr;190(4):973-5.

Merrell JA, Shott SR. OSAS in Down syndrome: T&A versus T&A plus lateral pharyngoplasty. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Aug;71(8):1197-203.

Shott SR. Down syndrome: common otolaryngologic manifestations. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2006 Aug 15;142C(3):131-40.