David H. Chi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - University of PIttsburgh Medical Center 

Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 1989-1993 BS Biomedical Sciences/Sociology
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 1993-1997 MD
  • University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 1997-1998 Surgical Internship
  • University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 1998-2002 Otolaryngology Residency
  • University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 2002-2004 Pediatric Otolaryngology

Representative Publications

Sharma A, Ruscetta MN, Chi DH. Ophthalmologic findings in children with sensorineural hearing loss. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2009 Feb;135(2):119-123

Kitsko DJ, Chi DH. Coblation removal of large suprastomal tracheal granulomas. Laryngoscope 2009 Feb;119(2):387-9

Cohen MS, Zhuang L, Simons JP, Chi DH, Maguire RC, Mehta DK. Injection laryngoplasty for type 1 laryngeal cleft in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb 4 [Epub ahead of print]
Silva RC, Chi DH. Successful management of a tracheo-innominate fistula in a 7-year-old child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Aug;74(8):946-8.

Rodriguez KD, Sun GH, Pike F, Mandel EM, Casselbrant ML, Chi DH. Post-Tonsillectomy bleeding in children with von Willebrand disease: A single-institution experience. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2010 May;142(5):715-21

Dunklebarger J, Branstetter B, Lincoln A, Sippey M, Cohen M, Gaines B, Chi DH. Pediatric Temporal Bone Fractures: Current trends and comparison of classification schemes. Laryngoscope. Accepted.

Silva RC, Simons JP Chi DH, Yellon RF, Alper C. Endoscopic Management of Plastic Bronchitis. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2011 Apr; 137(4): 401-3.

Research Interests

His clinical interests are in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric sensorineural hearing loss. His basic science research interests encompasses understanding the mechanisms of neural circuit development in auditory neuropathy.

Research Grants

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Hearing Center Patient Registry – Principal Investigator

Measuring Device and Method of Measuring (trachea narrowing) – Principal Investigator

NIDCD DC-004199-10S1 Development of Neuronal Circuits in the Auditory System - Co-investigator