Undergraduate Degree

  • Quincy College , 1981 , Quincy , IL

Medical School

  • University of Missouri-Columbia , 1985 , Columbia , MO


  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals , 1987 , Houston , TX


  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals , 1991 , Houston , TX


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1992 , Boston , MA


After completing a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Dr. Ohlms has practiced in Boston as well as Houston and San Antonio. Her practice is focused on children with general otolaryngologic problems, especially children with Down syndrome.


  • American Board of Otolaryngology


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  1. Huang JT, Mallon K, Hamill S, Ohlms LA, Liang MG. Frequency of ear symptoms and hearing loss in ichthyosis: a pilot survey study. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 May-Jun; 31(3):276-80. View abstract
  2. Benzon H, Thompson J, Nardone H, Ohlms L, McGill T, Holzman RS. Anesthetic considerations in Netherton Syndrome. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Apr; 22(4):410-1. View abstract
  3. Lee GS, Zhou G, Poe D, Kenna M, Amin M, Ohlms L, Gopen Q. Clinical experience in diagnosis and management of superior semicircular canal dehiscence in children. Laryngoscope. 2011 Oct; 121(10):2256-61. View abstract
  4. Misono AS, Lin HW, Videira MM, Perez-Atayde AR, Ohlms LA. Pathology quiz case 3. Diagnosis: plexiform neurofibroma of the larynx. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jun; 137(6):637, 640-1. View abstract
  5. Fennessy BG, Vargas SO, Silvera MV, Ohlms LA, McGill TJ, Healy GB, Rahbar R. Paediatric aneurysmal bone cysts of the head and neck. J Laryngol Otol. 2009 Jun; 123(6):635-41. View abstract
  6. Zhou G, Ohlms L, Liberman J, Amin M. Superior semicircular canal dehiscence in a young child: implication of developmental defect. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Dec; 71(12):1925-8. View abstract
  7. Ohlms LA. Injection of local anesthetic in tonsillectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001 Oct; 127(10):1276-8. View abstract
  8. Stewart MG, Ohlms LA, Friedman EM, Sulek M, Duncan NO, Fernandez AD, Bautista MH. Is parental perception an accurate predictor of childhood hearing loss? A prospective study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Mar; 120(3):340-4. View abstract
  9. Ohlms LA, Chen AY, Stewart MG, Franklin DJ. Establishing the etiology of childhood hearing loss. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Feb; 120(2):159-63. View abstract
  10. Shah UK, Ohlms LA, Neault MW, Willson KD, McGuirt WF, Hobbs N, Jones DT, McGill TJ, Healy GB. Otologic management in children with the CHARGE association. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1998 Jul 10; 44(2):139-47. View abstract
  11. Stewart MG, Harrill WC, Ohlms LA. The effects of an outpatient practice guideline at a teaching hospital: a prospective pilot study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Oct; 117(4):388-93. View abstract
  12. Kuppersmith RB, Stewart MG, Ohlms LA, Coker NJ. Use of an Internet-based journal club. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Apr; 116(4):497-8. View abstract
  13. Chen AY, Ohlms LA, Stewart MG, Kline MW. Otolaryngologic disease progression in children with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996 Dec; 122(12):1360-3. View abstract
  14. Ohlms LA, Forsen J, Burrows PE. Venous malformation of the pediatric airway. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1996 Oct; 37(2):99-114. View abstract
  15. Radkowski D, McGill T, Healy GB, Ohlms L, Jones DT. Angiofibroma. Changes in staging and treatment. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996 Feb; 122(2):122-9. View abstract
  16. Ohlms LA, Wilder RT, Weston B. Use of intraoperative corticosteroids in pediatric tonsillectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Jul; 121(7):737-42. View abstract
  17. Rusy LM, Houck CS, Sullivan LJ, Ohlms LA, Jones DT, McGill TJ, Berde CB. A double-blind evaluation of ketorolac tromethamine versus acetaminophen in pediatric tonsillectomy: analgesia and bleeding. Anesth Analg. 1995 Feb; 80(2):226-9. View abstract
  18. Ohlms LA, McGill T, Healy GB. Malignant laryngeal tumors in children: a 15-year experience with four patients. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1994 Sep; 103(9):686-92. View abstract
  19. Ohlms LA, Jones DT, McGill TJ, Healy GB. Interferon alfa-2a therapy for airway hemangiomas. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1994 Jan; 103(1):1-8. View abstract
  20. Ohlms LA, Jones DT, Schreibstein J, Ferraro N. Sclerosing osteomyelitis of the mandible. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1993 Dec; 109(6):1070-3. View abstract
  21. Weber RS, Ohlms L, Bowman J, Jacob R, Goepfert H. Functional results after total or near total glossectomy with laryngeal preservation. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991 May; 117(5):512-5. View abstract
  22. Ohlms LA, Lonsbury-Martin BL, Martin GK. Acoustic-distortion products: separation of sensory from neural dysfunction in sensorineural hearing loss in human beings and rabbits. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991 Feb; 104(2):159-74. View abstract
  23. Ohlms LA, Lonsbury-Martin BL, Martin GK. The clinical application of acoustic distortion products. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1990 Jul; 103(1):52-9. View abstract
  24. Ohlms LA, Edwards MS, Mason EO, Igarashi M, Alford BR, Smith RJ. Recurrent meningitis and Mondini dysplasia. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1990 May; 116(5):608-12. View abstract
  25. Martin GK, Ohlms LA, Franklin DJ, Harris FP, Lonsbury-Martin BL. Distortion product emissions in humans. III. Influence of sensorineural hearing loss. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl. 1990 May; 147:30-42. View abstract
  26. Fowler CL, Ohlms LA, Reid BS, Bloss RS. Hemoperitoneum from perforated Meckel's diverticulum. J Pediatr Surg. 1988 Oct; 23(10):982-3. View abstract