Si Chen, MD
Assistant Professor


Si Chen

Contact

Hampton Oaks ENT Clinic
Return Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-9465
  • Fax: (352) 265-9466

ENT Call Center
New Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-0920
  • Fax: (352) 627-4411

Academic Office

  • Phone: (352) 273-5199
  • Fax: (352) 392-6781

Email


Clinical Interests

  • Hearing loss
  • Otosclerosis
  • Cochlear implants
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Tympanic perforations
  • Cholesteatomas
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Lateral skull base tumors
  • Cancer of the ear
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Tinnitus

Research Interests

  • Cochlear implant outcomes
  • Impact of hearing loss
  • Ototoxicity

Education

  • Fellowship Training

    Fellowship in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery.
    House Ear Clinic, Division of Otolaryngology. University of California. Los Angeles, CA

  • Residency Training

    Resident in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Miami, Florida.

  • Medical School

    New York University School of Medicine. New York, NY.
    Graduated with Doctor of Medicine degree.

  • Undergraduate Education

    Northeastern University. Boston, MA.
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry.

Publications

  1. Chen S, Wilkinson EP, Slattery WH. Bilateral eustachian tube dilation at the time of middle ear surgery. Laryngoscope. (Submitted)
  2. Chen S, Slattery WH, Miller ME. Prevalence and outcome of hemifacial spasm following radiosurgical treatment of skull base tumors. Otology & Neurotology. (Submitted)
  3. Li JN, Chen S, Zhai L, Han DY, Eshraghi AA, Feng Y, Yang SM, Liu XZ. The advances of hearing rehabilitation and cochlear implants in China. Ear and Hearing. 2017 Nov/Dec; 38(6):647-652.
  4. Dinh C, Chen S, Dinh J, Goncalves S, Padgett K, Johnson P, Elsayyad N, Telischi F, Angeli S, Bas E, Van De Water T. Effects of intratympanic dexamethasone on high dose radiation ototoxicity in vivo. Otology & Neurotology. 2017 Feb;38(2):180-186.
  5. Berger M, Chen S, Sidani C, Younis R. Bilateral facial paralysis as presenting symptom in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Otology & Neurology. 2016 Dec; 37(10):e412-3.
  6. Chen S, Hebert A, Younis R. Pediatric Sinus Surgery: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016. 7(1):1-7.
  7. Dinh C, Chen S, Padgett K, Dinh J, Telischi F, Elsayyad N, Johnson P, Angeli S, Bas E, Goncalves S, Eshraghi A, Van De Water T. Dexamethasone Protects Against Radiation-induced Loss of Auditory Hair Cells In Vitro. Otology & Neurotology. 2015 Dec;3 6(10):1741-7.
  8. Dinh C, Chen S, Bas E, Dinh J, Goncalves S, Telischi F, Angeli S, Eshraghi AA, Van De Water T. Dexamethasone Protects Against Apoptotic Cell Death of Cisplatin-exposed Auditory Hair Cells In Vitro. Otology & Neurotology. 2015 Sep;36(9):1566-71.
  9. Lieberman SM, Chen S, Jethanamest D, Casiano RR. Spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea: prevalence of multiple simultaneous skull base defects. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2015 Jan-Feb;29(1):77-81.
  10. Ojo R, Chen S, Pelae Z, Younis R. Pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2014 Jul; 93 (7): 248-50.
  11. Rosow D, Chen S. Office Removal of a Subglottic Bread Clip. Case Reports in Otolaryngology. 2013 Oct; Article ID 480676.
  12. Chen S, Paul BC, Myssiorek D. An Algorithm Approach to Diagnosing Bilateral Parotid Enlargement. Otolaryngology – Head Neck Surgery. 2013 May;148(5):732-9.
  13. Husk K, Chen S, Winkel AF, Tsai MC. Utero-Vaginal Dehiscence During Cesarean Delivery: Complications of Vaginal Hand Assistance. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2013 April; 29 (2): 93-95.
  14. Paul BC, Chen S, Sridharan S, Fang Y, Amin MR, Branski RC. Diagnostic accuracy of history, laryngoscopy, and stroboscopy. The Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan; 123(1); 215-219.
  15. Chen S, Hagiwara M, Roehm PC. Spontaneous Intracranial hypotension presenting with severe sensorineural hearing loss and headache. Otology and Neurotology. 2012 Oct; 33(8):e65-66.
  16. Chen J, Tung CH, Allport JR, Chen S, Weissleder R, Huang PL. Near-infrared fluorescent imaging of matrix metalloproteinase activity after myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2005 Apr 12;111(14):1800-5.
  17. Chen S, Wilkinson E. Mechanism of Compensation after Unilateral Loss and Vestibular Rehabilitation. Diagnosis and Treatment of Vestibular Disorders. Springer Publishing. (In process)
  18. Chen S, Goldstein, B. Olfaction: Anatomy, function, pathophysiology and diseases. Pediatric and Adult Sinonasal Disorders. Nova Science Publishers 2015.
  19. Rosow D, Chen S. Laser in Laryngology. Paperella et al.: Otolaryngologic Principles and Practice, 1st Ed, JP Brothers Medical Publishers 2015.
  20. Fatterpekar GM, Chen S, Pramanik B, Hagiwara M, Galheigo D. Radiologic Evaluation/Diagnostic Imaging Paranasal Sinuses and Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Ed: Kountakis SE. 1st Ed, Springer Publishing 2014.

Presentations

  1. Chen S, Slattery WH. Balloon Eustachian Tube Dilation in Chronic Ear Diseases. Oral presentation. Eustachian Tube Study Group, Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting. October 6, 2018. Atlanta, GA.
  2. Chen S, Slattery WH, Miller M. Prevalence and outcome of hemifacial spasm following radiosurgery for skull base tumors. Poster presentation. American Neurotology Society 53rd Annual Spring Meeting. April 18-22, 2018. National Harbor, MD, USA.
  3. Chen S, Jimenez JE, Fiffer R, Liu X, Curry C, Younis R. Are Zika Exposed Infants at Risk? Early Hearing and Swallow Outcomes One Year after the Outbreak. Oral presentation. American Triological Society Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. April 18-22, 2018. National Harbor, MD, USA.
  4. Chen S, Jimenez JE, Fiffer R, Liu X, Curry C, Younis R. Congenital Zika Syndrome: a proposed pediatric otolaryngology evaluation protocol. Poster Presentation. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. May 18-21, 2017. Austin, TX, USA.
  5. Chen S, Jimenez JE, Fiffer R, Liu X, Curry C, Younis R. The role of the otolaryngologist in the Zika epidemic. Poster Presentation. Triological Society Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. April 26-30, 2017. San Diego, CA, USA.
  6. Richardson A, Chen S, Kuchakalla, Bhavsar, Ivan, Eshragi A, Angeli S, Telischi F, Morcos JJ. Correlates of facial nerve outcomes after acoustic neuroma surgery: Results of a consecutive series at a tertiary care center. Oral presentation. North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting. March 3-5, 2017. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  7. Younis R, Chen S, Jimenez JE. What otolaryngologists need to know about Zika. Oral presentation. Southern Pediatric Otolaryngology Study Group. January 13-15, 2017. Palm Beach, FL, USA.
  8. Saint-Victor S, Lloyd A, Chen S, Lundy D, Rosow D. Risk factors and patient perspectives in adult-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Poster presentation. Fall Voice Conference. October 13-15, 2016. Scottsdale, AZ, USA.
  9.  Chen S, Dinh C, Padgett K, Johnson P, Elsayyad N, Telischi F, Goncalves S, Angeli S, Bas E, Van De Water T. Intratympanic dexamethasone on single-dose radiation ototoxicity in vivo. Oral presentation. American Neurotology Society/Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting. May 18-22, 2016. Chicago, IL, USA.
  10. Chen S, Li JN, Lan D, Zhai L, Eshraghi A, Angeli S, Hoffer M, Dihn C, Cejas I, De La Asuncion M, Telischi F, Yang SM, Liu XZ. A tale of two institutions: demographic differences of cochlear implant recipients in the United States and China. Poster presentation. 14th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies. May 11-14, 2016. Toronto, Canada.
  11. Chen S, Dinh C, Padgett K, Johnson P, Elsayyad N, Telischi F, Goncalves S, Angeli S, Bas E, Van De Water T. MOSFETs for cochlear dosimetry in animal irradiation. Poster presentation. North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting. February 12-14, 2016. Scottsdale, AZ, USA.
  12. Chen S, Dinh C, Padgett K, Johnson P, Elsayyad N, Telischi F, Goncalves S, Angeli S, Bas E, Van De Water T. Effect of intratympanic dexamethasone on fractionated radiation ototoxicity in vivo. Oral presentation. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting. September 27-30, 2015. Dallas, TX, USA.
  13. Chen S, Dinh C, Padgett K, Johnson P, Elsayyad N, Telischi F, Goncalves S, Angeli S, Bas E, Van De Water T. Cochlear irradiation and percentage depth dose in adult rats. Poster presentation. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. April 22-28, 2015. Boston, MA, USA.
  14. Chen S, Purdy N, Leibowitz J. Effect of radiation and chemoradiation on osteomyocutaneous flaps. Poster presentation. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. April 22-28, 2015. Boston, MA, USA.
  15. Rosow DE, Chen S. Office removal of a subglottic bread clip. Poster presentation. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. April 10-14, 2014. Orlando, FL, USA
  16. Lieberman SM, Chen S, Jethanamest D, Casiano RR. Spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea: prevalence of multiple simultaneous skull base defects. Poster presentation. North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting. February 15-17, 2013. Miami, FL, USA.
  17. Paul BC, Chen S, Sridharan S, Fang Y, Amin MR, Branski RC. Diagnostic Accuracy of History, Laryngoscopy, and Stroboscopy. Oral presentation. American Laryngological Association 2012 Annual Meeting. April 18-19, 2012. San Diego, CA, USA.
  18. Chen S, Paul B, Myssiorek D. An Algorithm Approach to Bilateral Parotid Enlargement. Poster presentation. The Triological Society Combined Section Meeting. Janunary 26-28, 2012. Miami, FL, USA.
  19. Chen S, Lebowitz R, Roehm PC. Correlating participation in team sports & resident success. Poster presentation. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting. September 10-14, 2012. San Francisco, CA, USA.