Sarah Gitomer, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2013)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Claremont McKenna College (2009)
Residency:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2018)
Fellowships:
  • Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatric Otolaryngology (2019)
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Recognition & Awards

  • Pavillion Success Quality Improvement Project, Harris Health Quality Governance Council (2018)
  • Power of Professionalism Award, Baylor College of Medicine (2016)
  • J. Charles Dickson Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine (2016)
  • Gold Humanism Society Inductee, Gold Humanism Society (2013)

Publications

  • Chan KH, Thomas BJ, Gilbert DD, Tong S, Teynor NJ, Friedman NR, Herrmann BW, Gitomer SA. Olfactory dysfunction and training in children with COVID-19 infection: A prospective study Post-COVID pediatric olfactory training. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2024 Jan;176:111799. PubMed PMID: 38081110
  • Herrmann BW, Goff SH, Boguniewicz J, Gitomer SA. Postmeningitic pediatric hearing loss from non-type b Haemophilus influenzae. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Nov 5;45(1):104104. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37948823
  • Pham TT, Davis SM, Tong S, Campa KA, Friedman NR, Gitomer SA. High Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Pediatric Patients With Turner Syndrome. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37937707
  • Klatzkow H, Gitomer S, St John-Larkin C, Scholes MA, Cooper E. Prevalence of Postpartum Depression in Mothers Presenting to a Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic. Laryngoscope. 2023 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37462331
  • Jesberg P, Monzon A, Gitomer SA, Herrmann BW. Pediatric primary salivary gland tumors. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Sep-Oct;44(5):103948. PubMed PMID: 37352681
  • Sowa LE, Stillwell PC, Houin PR, Nguyen N, Prager JD, Wine T, Teynor NJ, Meier M, Hanson RB, Francom C, Gitomer SA. Prophylactic inhaled corticosteroids for the management of recurrent croup. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2023 Jul;170:111600. PubMed PMID: 37201337
  • Lee NK, Tong S, Tholen K, Boguniewicz J, Gitomer SA, Herrmann BW. Hearing outcomes in children with pneumococcal meningitis in the PCV13 era. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Jul-Aug;44(4):103886. PubMed PMID: 37030130
  • Halmo LS, Lackey T, Gitomer SA, Brent J. A Nonsurgical Approach to Management of Lepidopterism due to Woolly Bear Caterpillar Ingestion. Wilderness Environ Med. 2023 Jun;34(2):214-217. PubMed PMID: 36868886
  • Chan KH, Thomas BJ, Gilbert DD, Tong S, Teynor NJ, Friedman NR, Herrmann BW, Gitomer SA. Olfactory dysfunction and training in children with COVID-19 infection: A prospective study Post-COVID pediatric olfactory training. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2023 Nov 23:111799.
  • Gitomer SA, Tholen K, Pickett K, Mistry RD, Beswick DM, Kaar JL, Herrmann BW. Olfactory testing as COVID-19 screening in school children; A prospective cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2022;17(11):e0277882. PubMed PMID: 36413561
  • Gitomer SA, Poore TS, Anand GS, Cañadas KT. Differing rates of fungi in sinonasal cultures from pediatric sinusitis patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 May;156:111125. PubMed PMID: 35398790
  • Gitomer SA, Ramakrishnan VR. Juvenile Angiofibroma. Contemporary Skull Base Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide to Functional Preservation. 2022 (pp. 771-780). Springer, Cham.
  • Green K, Gitomer SA. Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. ENT Secrets, 5th edition, Elsevier. E-Book. 2022 Mar 15:21
  • Gitomer SA. Hematologic Malignancy. ENT Secrets, 5th edition, Elsevier. E-Book. 2022 Mar 15:126.
  • Gitomer SA, Tholen K, Pickett K, Mistry RD, Beswick DM, Kaar JL, Herrmann BW. Olfactory testing as COVID-19 screening in school children; A prospective cross-sectional study. Plos one. 2022 Nov 22;17(11):e0277882.
  • Persson JN, Good RJ, Gitomer SA, Kim JS. Point-of-Care Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics. 2022 Sep 28:1-2.
  • Gitomer SA, Tholen K, Pickett K, Mistry RD, Beswick DM, Kaar JL, Herrmann BW. Olfactory testing as COVID-19 screening in school children; A prospective cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2022;17(11):e0277882. PubMed PMID: 36413561
  • Gitomer SA, Poore TS, Anand GS, Cañadas KT. Differing rates of fungi in sinonasal cultures from pediatric sinusitis patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 May;156:111125. PubMed PMID: 35398790
  • Persson JN, Good RJ, Gitomer SA, Kim JS. Point-of-Care Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics. 2022 Sep 28:1-2.
  • Ghadersohi S, Haville S, Hedman M, Adkisson K, Cooper E, Kaizer A, Gitomer SA, Kelley PE. Socioeconomic and clinical factors influencing treatment selection in microtia and aural atresia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Feb;141:110551. PubMed PMID: 33338703
  • Ghadersohi S, Haville S, Hedman M, Adkisson K, Cooper E, Kaizer A, Gitomer SA, Kelley PE. Socioeconomic and clinical factors influencing treatment selection in microtia and aural atresia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Feb;141:110551. PubMed PMID: 33338703
  • Wang RY, Quintanilla NM, Chumpitazi BP, Gitomer S, Chiou EH, Ongkasuwan J. Pediatric Tracheal Lobular Capillary Hemangioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Laryngoscope. 2021 Aug;131(8):1729-1731. PubMed PMID: 32918757
  • Wang RY, Quintanilla NM, Chumpitazi BP, Gitomer S, Chiou EH, Ongkasuwan J. Pediatric Tracheal Lobular Capillary Hemangioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Laryngoscope. 2021 Aug;131(8):1729-1731. PubMed PMID: 32918757
  • Ghadersohi S, Haville S, Hedman M, Adkisson K, Cooper E, Kaizer A, Gitomer SA, Kelley PE. Socioeconomic and clinical factors influencing treatment selection in microtia and aural atresia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Dec 10;141:110551. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33338703
  • Shih M, Gitomer SA, Barton G, Liu YC. Image-guided surgical navigation for bone-conduction hearing device implant placement. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Dec;139:110392. PubMed PMID: 33068944
  • Stevens C, Ladd P, Ghadersohi S, Gitomer SA. Minimally invasive transoral image-guided drainage of a retropharyngeal abscess with mediastinal extension. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Nov;138:110288. PubMed PMID: 32836140
  • Wang RY, Quintanilla NM, Chumpitazi BP, Gitomer S, Chiou EH, Ongkasuwan J. Pediatric Tracheal Lobular Capillary Hemangioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Laryngoscope. 2020 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32918757
  • Gitomer SA, Ramakrishnan V. The Unified Airway 1st ed. Cham: Springer; c2020. Chapter 1, Microbiome of the Unified Airway; pp. 1-15.
  • Shih M, Gitomer SA, Barton G, Liu YC. Image-guided surgical navigation for bone-conduction hearing device implant placement. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Dec;139:110392. PubMed PMID: 33068944
  • Stevens C, Ladd P, Ghadersohi S, Gitomer SA. Minimally invasive transoral image-guided drainage of a retropharyngeal abscess with mediastinal extension. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Nov;138:110288. PubMed PMID: 32836140
  • Lackey T, Ghadersohi S, Gitomer SA. Non-surgical management: Taping of the Lop Ear. CElite C Surgeries. 2020 Aug.
  • Gitomer SA, Shebha Anand G, Bradley HE, Kumar M, Ouellette L, Musso MF. Screening for undiagnosed bleeding disorders in post-tonsillectomy bleed patients: Retrospective review and systematic review of the literature. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Sep;124:210-214. PubMed PMID: 31229837
  • Lovin BD, Gitomer SA, Gallagher KK. Facial Cellulitis and Sinonasal Necrotizing Infection in a Middle-aged Woman. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jun 1;145(6):576-577. PubMed PMID: 30998828
  • Lindquist NR, Patro A, Gitomer SA, Cañadas KT. Pediatric acute unilateral suppurative lymphadenitis: The role of antibiotic susceptibilities at a large tertiary pediatric care center. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May;120:11-14. PubMed PMID: 30743188
  • Gitomer SA, Shebha Anand G, Bradley HE, Kumar M, Ouellette L, Musso MF. Screening for undiagnosed bleeding disorders in post-tonsillectomy bleed patients: Retrospective review and systematic review of the literature. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Sep;124:210-214. PubMed PMID: 31229837
  • Lovin BD, Gitomer SA, Gallagher KK. Facial Cellulitis and Sinonasal Necrotizing Infection in a Middle-aged Woman. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jun 1;145(6):576-577. PubMed PMID: 30998828
  • Lindquist NR, Patro A, Gitomer SA, Cañadas KT. Pediatric acute unilateral suppurative lymphadenitis: The role of antibiotic susceptibilities at a large tertiary pediatric care center. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May;120:11-14. PubMed PMID: 30743188
  • Gitomer SA, Zhang W, Marquez L, Chandy BM. Reducing Surgical Revisions in Intracranial Complications of Pediatric Acute Sinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Aug;159(2):359-364. PubMed PMID: 29582700
  • Halmo LS, Lackey TG, Gitomer SA, Brent J. A Non-Surgical Approach to Management of Lepidopterism due to Woolly Bear Caterpillar Ingestion. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine.
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Dysphagia (Trouble Swallowing)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Ear Infection
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Eardrum Perforation
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Head and Neck Tumors
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Hoarseness
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Hearing Loss
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Salivary Gland Diseases/Stones
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Sinus Tumors
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Smell and Taste Disorders
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Snoring
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Tonsillitis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Vocal Cord Paralysis
Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2013)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Claremont McKenna College (2009)
Residency Programs:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2018)
Fellowships:
  • Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatric Otolaryngology (2019)
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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