Sanjay Parikh, M.D.
Sanjay R. Parikh, M.D., is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Parikh attended medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and then went on to surgical training at UCLA and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery training at the University of Toronto. He completed his training in pediatric otolaryngology at Boston Children's Hospital - Harvard Medical School. He served as division chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, N.Y., for 10 years prior to joining Seattle Children's Hospital in 2011. Dr. Parikh has published more than 75 scientific articles, book chapters, and reviews in the field of pediatric otolaryngology with a special interest in airway, nasal, and sleep surgery. He has held leadership roles in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, American Rhinologic Society, American Board of Otolaryngology, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, and Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology.
Undergraduate Education: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
Medical School: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
Internship: St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Residency: University of Toronto
Fellowship: Harvard Medical School - Boston Children's Hospital
Board Certification: Otolaryngology - HNS 2000
Memberships: American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Inter-American Association of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advances in Children, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Rhinologic Society, Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology
Awards and honors
2017-2018: Chair, Board of Governors, American Academy of Pediatrics
2018, 2017: 3rd Place Ferguson Clinical Research Award, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
2017, 2015, 2012: Seattle Metropolitan Magazine Top Doctors
2015: Best of Meeting presentation, AAO-HNS
2014: Keynote Speaker, Royal ENT Society of Belgium
2014: Seymour Cohen Award, American Broncho-Esophagolical Association
2009: Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
2004: Faculty Teaching Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Parikh's clinical interests include major airway and reconstructive surgery in children with tracheotomy, computer-assisted sinus and skull base surgery, advanced sleep surgery for persistent sleep disturbance after tonsillectomy, and pediatric thyroid and head/neck cancer surgery.
Dr. Parikh's research focus is on advancing diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for children with complex airway and nasal disorders, particularly with regards to sleep apnea.
Parikh R, Kitnarong N, Jonas JB, Parikh SR, Thomas R. Optic disc morphology in primary open-angle glaucoma versus primary angle-closure glaucoma in South India., Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 07; 69(7):1833-1838
Loy KA, Lam AS, Franz AM, Martin LD, Manning SC, Ou HC, Perkins JA, Parikh SR, Low DK, Dahl JP. Impact of Eliminating Local Anesthesia on Immediate Postoperative Analgesia in Pediatric Ambulatory Adenotonsillectomy., Pediatr Qual Saf ; 6(3):e405
Parikh SR, Parikh RS. Chemical disinfectants in ophthalmic practice., Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 Mar; 69(3):510-516
Filipek N, Kirkham E, Chen M, Ma CC, Horn DL, Johnson KE, Parikh SR. Drug-induced sleep endoscopy directed surgery improves polysomnography measures in overweight and obese children with obstructive sleep apnea., Acta Otolaryngol 2021 Apr; 141(4):397-402