John P. Dahl, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Dahl is a pediatric otolaryngologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington. Following his undergraduate education at Villanova University, he obtained a Ph.D. in pharmacology and an M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Dahl subsequently worked as a basic scientist including positions in the pharmaceutical industry and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dahl earned his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, completed residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Seattle Children's Hospital. Prior to joining the faculty at the UW, Dr. Dahl spent three years on the faculty of the Indiana University School of Medicine and served as the surgical director of the Aerodigestive Program at Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Dahl has a significant interest in basic and clinical scientific research related to vascular anomalies, tracheal malformations, airway management in patients with complex craniofacial disorders, and patient quality/safety.
Undergraduate Education: Villanova University, Villanova, Pa., 1997
Graduate Education: The Pennsylvania State University (Ph.D. in Pharmacology and M.B.A.), Hershey, Pa.
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Internship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Residency: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Fellowship: University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, Wash.
Board Certification: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Memberships: American Academy of AAO-HNS; American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Awards and honors
1991: Eagle Scout
1996: Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society
2004-2005: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (T-32)
2007: Hobart Amory Hare Internal Medicine Honor Society
2007-2009: Benjamin and Mary Siddons Measey Foundation Scholarship
2008: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
2010: Resident Research Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
2014: Harold C. Pillsbury, M.D. Resident Leadership Award
2017: Patient Safety Award Riley Hospital for Children Operating Room
2017, 2018: Star Reviewer for Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
2017: Patient Safety Hero Award, Indianapolis Coalition for Patent Safety
2018: Outstanding Medical Student Advisor, Indiana University School of Medicine
2018: Red Shoes Award for Patient Centered Care, Riley Hospital for Children
All aspects of pediatric otolaryngology, especially airway reconstruction, craniofacial, vascular anomalies, as well as head and neck surgical oncology.
Basic and clinical research related to airway malformations and management in craniofacial patients, biology of vascular anomalies, and patient quality/safety.
Rabbani CC, Pflum ZE, Ye MJ, Gettelfinger JD, Sadhasivam S, Matt BH, Dahl JP. Intraoperative ketorolac for pediatric tonsillectomy: Effect on post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage and perioperative analgesia., Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Nov; 138110341
Wanner MR, Marine MB, Dahl JP. Ultrasound diagnosis of tracheal cartilaginous sleeve in a patient with Pfeiffer syndrome., Pediatr Radiol 2018 11; 48(12):1814-1816
Patel NA, Bly RA, Adams S, Carlin K, Parikh SR, Dahl JP, Manning S. A clinical pathway for the postoperative management of hypocalcemia after pediatric thyroidectomy reduces blood draws., Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Feb; 105132-137
Gettelfinger JD, Dahl JP. Syndromic Hearing Loss: A Brief Review of Common Presentations and Genetics., J Pediatr Genet 2018 Mar; 7(1):1-8