Carlton J. Zdanski, MD, FACS

Zdanski

Associate Professor
Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Surgical Director, North Carolina Children's Airway Center
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program

Specialty:

Pediatric otolaryngology: reconstructive airway surgery, cochlear implantation, microtia repair, cleft palate, pediatric head and neck masses.

Education:

  • MD (with honors): University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 1994
  • Residency: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 1994-1999
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1999-2001

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 2007-present
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 2001-2007
  • Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1999-2001

Recent Publications:

  • Huang BY, Zdanski C, Castillo M. Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Part 2: Syndromic and Acquired Causes. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 May 19 (Epub ahead of print).
  • Huang BY, Zdanski C, Castillo M. Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Part 1: Practical Aspects for Neuroradiologists. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 May 12 (Epub ahead of print).
  • Blatt J, Morrell DS, Buck S, Zdanski C, Gold S, Stavas J, Powell C, Burkhart CN. Beta-Blockers for infantile hemangiomas: a single institution experience. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Aug;50(8):757-63. Epub 2011 Apr 27.
  • Buchman CA, Teagle H, Roush P, Park L, Hatch D, Woodard J, Zdanski CJ, Adunka OF. Cochlear Implantation in Children with Labyrinthine Anomalies and Cochlear Nerve Deficiency: Implications for Auditory Brainstem Implantation. The Laryngoscope; 2011 Apr; Iscope-11-0685.
  • Zdanski CJ. Esophageal Foreign Body Mimicking a Mediastinal Mass. Otolaryngologyâ Head and Neck Surgery. 2011 May; Vol. 144 No. 5. #393863.
  • McKinney KA, Stadler ME, Wong YT, Shah RN, Rose AS, Zdanski CJ, Ebert CS Jr, Wheless SA, Senior BA, Drake AF, Zanation AM. Transpalatal greater palatine canal injection: Radioanatomic analysis of where to bend the needle for pediatric sinus surgery. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2010 Sep; 24(5):385-8. PMID: 21244740.

    Niparko JK, Tobey EA, Thal DJ, Eisenberg LS, Wang NY, Quittner AL, Fink NE; CDaCI Investigative Team. Spoken language development in children following cochlear implantation. JAMA. 2010 Apr 21;303(15): 1498-506.

  • Marshall AF, Jewells VL, Kranz P, Lee YZ, Lin W, Zdanski CJ. Magnetic resonance imaging of guinea pig cochlea after vasopressin-induced or surgically induced endolymphatic hydrops. Otoarlyngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Feb; 142(2):260-5.

  • Teagle HF, Roush PA, Woodard JS, Hatch DR, Zdanski CJ, Buss E, Buchman CA. Cochlear implantation in children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder. Ear Hear 2010 Jun;31(3):325-35.

  • Ardeshirpour F, Shockley WW, Zdanski CJ. Lipoblastoma in the Masticator Space of an infant. Eur J Pediatrir Surg. 2010 May; 20(3):201-3. Epub 2009 Oct 28.

  • Patel M, Zdanski CJ, Abode JK; Reilly CA, Malinzak EB, Stein JN, Harris WT, Drake AF. Experience of the school-aged child with tracheostomy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Jul; 73(7) 975-80.

  • Barker DH, Quittner AL, Fink, NE, Eisenberg LS, Tobey EA, Niparko JK, CDaCI Investigative Team. Predicting behavior problems in deaf and hearing children: the influence of language, attention, and parent-child communication. Dev Psychopathol. 2009 Spring; 21(3):373-92.

  • Bryson PC, Leight WD, Zdanski CJ, Drake AF, Rose AS. High-resolution ultrasound in the evaluation of pediatric recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Arch otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Mar; 135(3): 250-3.

  • Ebert CS Jr, Zdanski C, Adeshipour F, Patel M, Hart CF, Drake AF. Recurrent infantile myofibromatosis: a report of conservative management and discussion of treatment strategies. Ear Nose Throat J. 2008 Dec; 87(12): E4.

  • Sie KC, Starr JR, Bloom DC, Cunningham M, de Serres LM, Drake AF, Elluru RG, Haddad J Jr, Hartnick C, Macarthur C, Milczuk HA, Muntz HR, Perkins JA, Senders C, Smith ME, Tollefson T, Willging JP, Zdanski CJ. Multicenter interrater and intrarater reliability in the endoscopic evaluation of velopharyngeal insufficiency. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jul;134(7):757-63.

  • Patel KG, Zdanski CJ. Cricothyroidotomy vs. sternal tracheotomy for challenging airway anatomy. Laryngoscope. 2008 Oct;118(10):1827-9.
  • Patel MR, Stamat JC, Zdanski CJ, Ebert CS Jr, Prazma J. Nitric oxide in glutamate-induced compound action potential threshold shifts. Hear Res. 2008 May;239(1-2):54-9.
  • Bassim MK, Zdanski CJ. Electrode extrusion through the tympanic membrane in a pediatric patient. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Oct;137(4):680-1.
  • Zdanski CJ, Buchman CA, Roush PA, Teagle HFB, Brown CJ. Cochlear Implantation in Children with Auditory Neuropathy. Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood 2006 March; 16(1):12-20.
  • Patel KG, Zdanski CJ. Cricothyroidotomy vs. sternal tracheotomy for challenging airway anatomy. Laryngoscope. 2008 Oct;118(10):1827-9.
  • Ebert CS Jr, Zdanski CJ, Ardenshirpour F, Patel M, Hart C, Drake AF. Recurrent Infantile Myofibromatosis: A case report of conservative management and discussion of treatment strategies. Accepted for publication at The ENT Journal in March 2006.

  • Adunka OF, Roush PA, Teagle HF, Brown CJ, Zdanski CJ, Jewells V, Buchman CA. Internal auditory canal morphology in children with cochlear nerve deficiency. Otol Neurotol. 2006 Sep;27(6):793-801.

  • Cullen RD, Zdanski C, Roush P, Brown C, Teagle H, Pillsbury HC 3rd, Buchman C. Cochlear implants in Waardenburg syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2006 Jul; 116(7):1273-5.

  • Buchman CA, Roush PA, Teagle HF, Brown CJ, Zdanski CJ, Grose JH. Auditory neuropathy characteristics in children with cochlear nerve deficiency. Ear Hear. 2006 Aug;27(4):399-408.

  • Cullen RD, Zdanski CJ. Delivery of cidofovir to respiratory papillomas of the distal trachea. Laryngoscope 2005 Mar;115(3):552-4.

  • Zdanski CJ. Assessment and rehabilitation of children with auditory neuropathy. Cochlear Implants. International Congress Series, Elsevier, ISBN:0-444-51848-7. November 2004; 265-68.

  • Cullen RD, Buchman CA, Brown CJ, Copeland BJ, Zdanski CJ. Cochlear implantation for children with GJB2-related deafness. Laryngoscope 2004 Aug;114(8):1415-9.

  • White DR, Zdanski CJ, Drake AF. Comparison of Pediatric Airway Foreign Bodies over Fifty Years. Southern Medical Journal 2004 May;97(5):434-436.

  • Downs BW, Pearson JM, Zdanski CJ, Buchman CA, Pillsbury HC. Revision Ossicular Reconstruction with the Titanium Kurz Prosthesis. Laryngoscope 2002 Aug;112:1335-37.