EDUCATION

Graduate School - Public Health
  • Harvard School of Public Health , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • University College Dublin

Graduate Degree

  • Royal College of Surgeons , Dublin , Ireland

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • FRSCI

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Yeung JC, Balakrishnan K, Cheng ATL, Daniel SJ, Garabedian EN, Hart CK, Inglis AF, Leboulanger N, Liming BJ, Moreddu E, Nicollas R, Russell JD, Rutter MJ, Sidell DR, Spratley J, Soma M, Thierry B, Thompson DM, Triglia JM, Watters K, Wyatt M, Zalzal GH, Zur KB, Rahbar R. International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group: Consensus guidelines on the diagnosis and management of type I laryngeal clefts. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Oct; 101:51-56. View abstract
  2. Watters KF. Tracheostomy in Infants and Children. Respir Care. 2017 Jun; 62(6):799-825. View abstract
  3. Gergin O, Adil E, Kawai K, Watters K, Moritz E, Rahbar R. Routine airway surveillance in pediatric tracheostomy patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun; 97:1-4. View abstract
  4. Sobin L, Roberson D, Watters K. Use of a urology stone basket for removal of subglottic foreign bodies. Laryngoscope. 2017 Oct; 127(10):2396-2398. View abstract
  5. Brodsky JR, Irace AL, Didas A, Watters K, Estroff JA, Barnewolt CE, Perez-Atayde A, Rahbar R. Teratoma of the neonatal head and neck: A 41-year experience. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun; 97:66-71. View abstract
  6. Rosen R, Mitchell PD, Amirault J, Amin M, Watters K, Rahbar R. The Edematous and Erythematous Airway Does Not Denote Pathologic Gastroesophageal Reflux. J Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 183:127-131. View abstract
  7. Funamura JL, Yuen S, Kawai K, Gergin O, Adil E, Rahbar R, Watters K. Characterizing mortality in pediatric tracheostomy patients. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jul; 127(7):1701-1706. View abstract
  8. Gergin O, Adil EA, Kawai K, Watters K, Moritz E, Rahbar R. Indications of pediatric tracheostomy over the last 30 years: Has anything changed? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Aug; 87:144-7. View abstract
  9. Carter J, Rahbar R, Brigger M, Chan K, Cheng A, Daniel SJ, De Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart C, Hartnick C, Jacobs I, Liming B, Nicollas R, Pransky S, Richter G, Russell J, Rutter MJ, Schilder A, Smith RJ, Strychowsky J, Ward R, Watters K, Wyatt M, Zalzal G, Zur K, Thompson D. International Pediatric ORL Group (IPOG) laryngomalacia consensus recommendations. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jul; 86:256-61. View abstract
  10. Watters K, O'Neill M, Zhu H, Graham RJ, Hall M, Berry J. Two-year mortality, complications, and healthcare use in children with medicaid following tracheostomy. Laryngoscope. 2016 11; 126(11):2611-2617. View abstract
  11. Strychowsky JE, Albert D, Chan K, Cheng A, Daniel SJ, De Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart C, Hartnick C, Inglis A, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Mehta NM, Nicollas R, Nuss R, Pransky S, Russell J, Rutter M, Schilder A, Thompson D, Triglia JM, Volk M, Ward B, Watters K, Wyatt M, Zalzal G, Zur K, Rahbar R. International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG) consensus recommendations: Routine peri-operative pediatric tracheotomy care. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jul; 86:250-5. View abstract
  12. Adil E, Gergin O, Kawai K, Rahbar R, Watters K. Usefulness of Upper Airway Endoscopy in the Evaluation of Pediatric Pulmonary Aspiration. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Apr; 142(4):339-43. View abstract
  13. Hofferberth SC, Watters K, Rahbar R, Fynn-Thompson F. Evolution of Surgical Approaches in the Management of Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: Single-Center Experience. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jan; 7(1):16-24. View abstract
  14. Hofferberth SC, Watters K, Rahbar R, Fynn-Thompson F. Management of Congenital Tracheal Stenosis. Pediatrics. 2015 Sep; 136(3):e660-9. View abstract
  15. Hseu A, Watters K, Perez-Atayde A, Silvera VM, Rahbar R. Pediatric nodular fasciitis in the head and neck: evaluation and management. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jan; 141(1):54-9. View abstract
  16. Johnston DR, Watters K, Ferrari LR, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft: evaluation and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jun; 78(6):905-11. View abstract
  17. Watters K, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Minimally invasive approach to laryngeal cleft. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan; 123(1):264-8. View abstract
  18. McLeod DS, Watters KF, Carpenter AD, Ladenson PW, Cooper DS, Ding EL. Thyrotropin and thyroid cancer diagnosis: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug; 97(8):2682-92. View abstract
  19. Oliveira CM, Nguyen HT, Ferraz AR, Watters K, Rosman B, Rahbar R. Robotic surgery in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery: a review. Minim Invasive Surg. 2012; 2012:286563. View abstract
  20. Watters K, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2012; 73:95-100. View abstract
  21. Watters KF, Rosowski JJ, Sauter T, Lee DJ. Superior semicircular canal dehiscence presenting as postpartum vertigo. Otol Neurotol. 2006 Sep; 27(6):756-68. View abstract
  22. Watters K, Corrales CE. Feasibility of treating hearing disorders with stem cells: update. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Oct; 83(10):686, 688-9. View abstract
  23. Watters K, Russell J. Subglottic stenosis in Wegener's granulomatosis and the nitinol stent. Laryngoscope. 2003 Dec; 113(12):2222-4. View abstract
  24. Watters K, Russell J. Diagnosis and management of type 1 laryngeal cleft. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2003 Jun; 67(6):591-6. View abstract