Overview 

In 2019, Dr. Bonilla-Velez joined the faculty as an assistant professor at the University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

Originally from Cali, Colombia, Juliana completed her medical school in the Universidad del Valle, Colombia. She then did a postdoctoral research year at Massachussets Eye and Ear Infirmary under the mentorship of James Rocco, after which she started residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Studies in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery before coming to Seattle Children’s for fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology. She was a founder and is a continuing member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Medical Students (www.ijms.info) and was actively involved in the Section for residents and fellows-in-training of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Recent Publications

Bonilla-Velez J, Whitlock KB, Ganti S, Zenner K, Cheng CV, Jensen DM, Pham MM, Mitchell RM, Dobyns W, Bly RA, Bennett JT, Dahl JP, Perkins JA. Acetylsalicylic acid suppression of the PI3K pathway as a novel medical therapy for head and neck lymphatic malformations., Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2021 Aug; 151110869

Pattisapu P, Abts MF, Bly RA, Bonilla-Velez J, Dahl JP, DeYoung SCH, Horn DL, Johnson KE, Parikh SR. Validation of the Seattle Suprastomal Safety Score (5S): A Novel Measure in Pediatric Tracheostomy-Dependent Patients., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2021 Sep1945998211037254

Scharpf J, Liu JC, Sinclair C, Singer M, Liddy W, Orloff L, Steward D, Bonilla Velez J, Randolph GW. Critical Review and Consensus Statement for Neural Monitoring in Otolaryngologic Head, Neck, and Endocrine Surgery., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2021 May1945998211011062

Wandell GM, Wang X, Whitlock KB, Weber AK, Sie KCY, Bonilla-Velez J. Are Spanish-Speaking Families Less Satisfied with Care in Pediatric Otolaryngology?, Laryngoscope 2021 07; 131(7):E2393-E2401

Hau V, Bonilla-Velez J, Low D. Anesthesia management for ENT surgery in a child with X-linked pyruvate kinase deficiency., Paediatr Anaesth 2021 04; 31(4):499-500