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 continuing member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Medical Students (www.ijms.info) and is actively involved in the Section for residents and fellows-in-training of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Recent Publications

Liu CC, Soares JJ, Elder L, Hill L, Abts M, Bonilla-Velez J, Dahl JP, Johnson KE, Ong T, Striegl AM, Whitlock K, Parikh SR. Surveillance endoscopy after tracheostomy placement in children: Findings and interventions., Laryngoscope 2019 Oct

Koenigs MB, Lefranc-Torres A, Bonilla-Velez J, Patel KB, Hayes DN, Glomski K, Busse PM, Chan AW, Clark JR, Deschler DG, Emerick KS, Hammon RJ, Wirth LJ, Lin DT, Mroz EA, Faquin WC, Rocco JW. Association of Estrogen Receptor Alpha Expression With Survival in Oropharyngeal Cancer Following Chemoradiation Therapy., J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 2019 Sep; 111(9):933-942

Moreno MA, Bonilla-Velez J. Clinical pathway for abbreviated postoperative hospital stay in free tissue transfer to the head and neck: Impact in resource utilization and surgical outcomes., Head Neck 2019 Apr; 41(4):982-992

Meister KD, Vila PM, Bonilla-Velez J, Sebelik M, Orloff LA. Current Experience of Ultrasound Training in Otolaryngology Residency Programs., J Ultrasound Med 2019 Feb; 38(2):393-397

Bonilla-Velez J, Small M, Bonilla-Escobar FJ, Sharum M, Tulunay-Ugur OE. Voice and Swallowing Outcomes of Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis: Comparing Younger Adult and Geriatric Patients., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 05; 158(5):904-911