Jonathan Perkins, D.O.
Jonathan A. Perkins, D.O., is a professor of pediatric otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Washington and is chief of the Vascular Anomalies program at Seattle Children's Hospital. Perkins earned his D.O. at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, did his residency training in otolaryngology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, WA, and a pediatrics fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington.
While practicing all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology, his primary research interests are communication disorders and vascular anomalies of the head and neck. He serves as head of the Vascular Anomalies multidisciplinary service which is now the largest such service in the western United States. He also participates in the Craniofacial Center with a focus on palate repair. He practices at both the Bellevue and Sand Point campuses.
Undergraduate Education: Biola College, La Mirada, Cal., and University of Washington
Medical School: University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa
Internship: Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash.
Residency: Surgery - General, Madigan Army Medical Center - Credentialing Office, Tacoma, Wash.
Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Wash.
Board Certification: Otolaryngology
Memberships: American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Awards and honors
2015, 2009: Trachy Faculty Research Award, UW Otolaryngology-HNS
2015: Robert Ruben Award for Scientific Achievement, SENTAC
2013: Charles Ferguson Award
2012: Washington Top Doctors
2009: Elsevier Publishing/Am Acad of Oto/HNS Foundation Travel Award
2007-present: Best Doctors of America
Certificate of Honor, American Academy Oto/HNS
Head and neck surgery, cleft palate treatment, velopharyngeal insufficiency, vascular birthmark treatment (lymphatic malformation, hemangioma, arteriovenous malformation), vascular/lymphatic endothelium research
Translational research and vascular anomalies
Li D, Wenger TL, Seiler C, March ME, Gutierrez-Uzquiza A, Kao C, Bhoj E, Tian L, Rosenbach M, Liu Y, Robinson N, Behr M, Chiavacci R, Hou C, Wang T, Bakay M, Pellegrino da Silva R, Perkins JA, Sleiman P, Levine MA, Hicks PJ, Itkin M, Dori Y, Hakonarson H. Pathogenic variant in EPHB4 results in central conducting lymphatic anomaly., Hum. Mol. Genet. 2018 Sep; 27(18):3233-3245
Bly RA, Holdefer RN, Slimp J, Kinney GA, Martinez V, Manning SC, Perkins JA. Preoperative Facial Nerve Mapping to Plan and Guide Pediatric Facial Vascular Anomaly Resection., JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 May; 144(5):418-426
Otjen JP, Mitchell RM, Menashe SJ, Perkins JA, Swanson JO. Novel Ingested Foreign Bodies-A Fidget Spinner Case Report., JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 May; 144(5):456-457
New Frontiers in Our Understanding of Lymphatic Malformations of the Head and Neck: Natural History and Basic Research., Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am. 2018 Feb; 51(1):147-158
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