Kenneth R.  Whittemore

Kenneth R. Whittemore, MD

Associate in Otolaryngology

Instructor of Otology and Laryngology, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology

Departments

  • Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement

Programs

  • Otolaryngology Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Masters of Science

University of Connecticut, 1991-93

Storrs, CT

Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude

University of Connecticut, 1987-91

Storrs, CT

Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in Research

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry , 1992-97

Rochester, NY

General Surgery

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1997

Boston, MA

Resident, Otolaryngology, Combined Harvard Program, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Harvard Medical School, 1998

Boston, MA

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2002

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Professional History

Since 2007, Dr. Whittemore has served as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement at Boston Children's Hospital.

Publications

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  1. Dargie JM, Zhou G, Dornan BK, Whittemore KR. Vestibular evoked myogenic potential testing for the diagnosis of conductive hearing loss: survey of pediatric otolaryngologists' knowledge and beliefs. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Nov; 78(11):1937-9.
  2. Zhou G, Dargie J, Dornan B, Whittemore K. Clinical uses of cervical vestibular-evoked myogenic potential testing in pediatric patients. Medicine (Baltimore). 2014 Jun; 93(4):e37.
  3. Whittemore KR. In response to What is the role of tympanostomy tubes in the treatment of recurrent acute otitis media? Laryngoscope. 2013 Dec; 123(12):E128.
  4. Whittemore KR. What is the role of tympanostomy tubes in the treatment of recurrent acute otitis media? Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan; 123(1):9-10.
  5. Whittemore KR, Dornan BK, Lally T, Dargie JM. Persistent conductive or mixed hearing loss after the placement of tympanostomy tubes. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Oct; 76(10):1465-70.
  6. Whittemore KR, Dargie JM, Lally T. Sarcoidosis of the pinnas in a 17-year-old. Am J Otolaryngol. 2012 Sep-Oct; 33(5):631-3.
  7. Whittemore KR, Cohen M. Imaging and review of a large pre-auricular pilomatrixoma in a child. World J Radiol. 2012 May 28; 4(5):228-30.
  8. Johnston DR, Whittemore K, Poe D, Robson CD, Perez-Atayde AR. Diagnostic and surgical challenge: middle ear dermoid cyst in 12 month old with branchio-oto-renal syndrome and multiple middle-ear congenital anomalies. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Oct; 75(10):1341-5.
  9. Dornan B, Fligor B, Whittemore K, Zhou G. Pediatric hearing assessment by auditory brainstem response in the operating room. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Jul; 75(7):935-8.
  10. Shargorodsky J, Whittemore KR, Lee GS. Bacterial tracheitis: a therapeutic approach. Laryngoscope. 2010 Dec; 120(12):2498-501.
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  12. Shargorodsky J, Lee GS, Whittemore KR. Bacterial tracheitis: a therapeutic approach. Laryngoscope. 2010; 120 Suppl 4:S227.
  13. Jeyakumar A, Brickman TM, Williamson ME, Hirose K, Krakovitz P, Whittemore K, Discolo C. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and postoperative bleeding following adenotonsillectomy in pediatric patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jan; 134(1):24-7.
  14. Evans AK, Licameli G, Brietzke S, Whittemore K, Kenna M. Pediatric facial nerve paralysis: patients, management and outcomes. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Nov; 69(11):1521-8.
  15. Whittemore KR, Merchant SN, Poon BB, Rosowski JJ. A normative study of tympanic membrane motion in humans using a laser Doppler vibrometer (LDV). Hear Res. 2004 Jan; 187(1-2):85-104.
  16. Whittemore KR, Merchant SN, Rosowski JJ. Acoustic mechanisms: canal wall-up versus canal wall-down mastoidectomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1998 Jun; 118(6):751-61.
  17. O'Neill WE, Zettel ML, Whittemore KR, Frisina RD. Calbindin D-28k immunoreactivity in the medial nucleus of the trapezoid body declines with age in C57BL/6, but not CBA/CaJ, mice. Hear Res. 1997 Oct; 112(1-2):158-66.
  18. Merchant SN, Ravicz ME, Puria S, Voss SE, Whittemore KR, Peake WT, Rosowski JJ. Analysis of middle ear mechanics and application to diseased and reconstructed ears. Am J Otol. 1997 Mar; 18(2):139-54.
  19. Lawrence DS, Gibson SL, Nguyen ML, Whittemore KR, Whitten DG, Hilf R. Photosensitization and tissue distribution studies of the picket fence porphyrin, 3,1-TPro, a candidate for photodynamic therapy. Photochem Photobiol. 1995 Jan; 61(1):90-8.
  20. Whittemore KR, Nugent J, Boom P. Suicide and the physician: experience and attitudes in the community. J Med Assoc Ga. 1972 Sep; 61(9):307-11.
  21. Ginat DT, Sedaghat AR, Robson CD, Whittemore KR. Radiology quiz case 3. Malleus fixation. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Aug; 138(8):775-6.
  22. Gopen Q, Zhou G, Whittemore K, Kenna M. Enlarged vestibular aqueduct: review of controversial aspects. Laryngoscope. 2011 Sep; 121(9):1971-8.
  23. Whittemore KR, Dargie JM, Dornan BK. Crural attachment to promontory case report: implications for stapes development. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 34(4):366-8.
  24. Whittemore KR, Dornan BK, Dargie JM, Zhou G. Perioperative Hearing Evaluations for Patients Undergoing Tympanostomy Tube Placement. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Nov 1; 142(11):1070-1074.
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