Patricia Yoon, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Medical School:
  • MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (1997)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1991)
  • Stanford University Program (1998)
  • Stanford University Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2002)
  • University of Washington Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor


  • Sbeih F, Bouzaher MH, Appachi S, Schwartz S, Cohen MS, Carvalho D, Yoon P, Liu YC, Anne S. Safety of Cochlear Implantation in Children 12 Months or Younger: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 Dec;167(6):912-922. PubMed PMID: 34982600
  • Elling CL, Scholes MA, Streubel SO, Larson ED, Wine TM, Bootpetch TC, Yoon PJ, Kofonow JM, Gubbels SP, Cass SP, Robertson CE, Jenkins HA, Prager JD, Frank DN, Chan KH, Friedman NR, Ryan AF, Santos-Cortez RLP. The FUT2 Variant c.461G>A (p.Trp154*) Is Associated With Differentially Expressed Genes and Nasopharyngeal Microbiota Shifts in Patients With Otitis Media. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. January 2022:798246. PubMed PMID: 35096646
  • Lyle W, Sajjad A, Yoon P, Anne S. Resolution of auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder after shunt placement in a patient with hydrocephalus: A case report. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Jan-Feb;43(1):103250. PubMed PMID: 34601219
  • Roby B, Yoon PJ. Tympanomastoidectomy and ossicular chain reconstruction. In: Scholes MA, Ramakrishnan V, Eds. ENT Secrets, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier. May 2022.
  • Yoon PJ (section editor), Scholes MA, Herrmann BW. Ear, Nose & Throat. In: Hay WW, et al., Eds. Current Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment, 26th Edition. New York: Lange/McGraw Hill. May 2022.
  • Nightengale EE, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Yoon PJ, Daniels D, Hickey F. Behavioral Audiology Procedures in Children With Down Syndrome. Am J Audiol. 2020 Sep 3;29(3):356-364. PubMed PMID: 32539476
  • Yoon PJ, Sumalde AAM, Ray DC, Newton S, Cass SP, Chan KH, Santos-Cortez RLP. Novel Variants in Hearing Loss Genes and Associations With Audiometric Thresholds in a Multi-ethnic Cohort of US Patients With Cochlear Implants. Otol Neurotol. 2020 Aug;41(7):978-985. PubMed PMID: 32658404
  • Bootpetch TC, Hafrén L, Elling CL, Baschal EE, Manichaikul AW, Pine HS, Szeremeta W, Scholes MA, Cass SP, Larson ED, Chan KH, Ishaq R, Prager JD, Shaikh RS, Gubbels SP, Yousaf A, Wine TM, Bamshad MJ, Yoon PJ, Jenkins HA, Nickerson DA, Streubel SO, Friedman NR, Frank DN, Einarsdottir E, Kere J, Riazuddin S, Daly KA, Leal SM, Ryan AF, Mattila PS, Ahmed ZM, Sale MM, Chonmaitree T, Santos-Cortez RLP. Multi-omic studies on missense PLG variants in families with otitis media. Sci Rep. 2020 Sep 14;10(1):15035. PubMed PMID: 32929111
  • Baschal EE, Larson ED, Bootpetch Roberts TC, Pathak S, Frank G, Handley E, Dinwiddie J, Moloney M, Yoon PJ, Gubbels SP, Scholes MA, Cass SP, Jenkins HA, Frank DN, Yang IV, Schwartz DA, Ramakrishnan VR, Santos-Cortez RLP. Identification of Novel Genes and Biological Pathways That Overlap in Infectious and Nonallergic Diseases of the Upper and Lower Airways Using Network Analyses. Front Genet. 2020;1. PubMed PMID: 32010199
  • Larson ED, Magno JPM, Steritz MJ, Llanes EGDV, Cardwell J, Pedro M, Roberts TB, Einarsdottir E, Rosanes RAQ, Greenlee C, Santos RAP, Yousaf A, Streubel SO, Santos ATR, Ruiz AG, Lagrana-Villagracia SM, Ray D, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Anderson CB, Acharya A, Gubbels SP, Bamshad MJ, Cass SP, Lee NR, Shaikh RS, Nickerson DA, Mohlke KL, Prager JD, Cruz TLG, Yoon PJ, Abes GT, Schwartz DA, Chan AL, Wine TM, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Friedman N, Kechris K, Kere J, Leal SM, Yang IV, Patel JA, Tantoco MLC, Riazuddin S, Chan KH, Mattila PS, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Ahmed ZM, Jenkins HA, Chonmaitree T, Hafrén L, Chiong CM, Santos-Cortez RLP. A2ML1 and otitis media: novel variants, differential expression, and relevant pathways. Hum Mutat. 2019 Aug;40(8):1156-1171. PubMed PMID: 31009165
  • Chan KH, Allen GC, Kelley PE, Streubel SO, Friedman NR, Yoon P, Gao D, Ruiz AG, Jung TTK. Dornase Alfa Ototoxic Effects in Animals and Efficacy in the Treatment of Clogged Tympanostomy Tubes in Children: A Preclinical Study and a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Sep 1;144(9):776-780. PubMed PMID: 30073253
  • Santos-Cortez RLP, Chiong CM, Frank DN, Ryan AF, Giese APJ, Bootpetch Roberts T, Daly KA, Steritz MJ, Szeremeta W, Pedro M, Pine H, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Llanes EGDV, Yousaf S, Friedman N, Tantoco MLC, Wine TM, Labra PJ, Benoit J, Ruiz AG, de la Cruz RAR, Greenlee C, Yousaf A, Cardwell J, Nonato RMA, Ray D, Ong KMC, So E, Robertson CE, Dinwiddie J, Lagrana-Villagracia SM, Gubbels SP, Shaikh RS, Cass SP, Einarsdottir E, Lee NR, Schwartz DA, Gloria-Cruz TLI, Bamshad MJ, Yang IV, Kere J, Abes GT, Prager JD, Riazuddin S, Chan AL, Yoon PJ, Nickerson DA, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Streubel SO, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Jenkins HA, Mattila P, Chan KH, Mohlke KL, Leal SM, Hafrén L, Chonmaitree T, Sale MM, Ahmed ZM. FUT2 Variants Confer Susceptibility to Familial Otitis Media. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov 1;103(5):679-690. PubMed PMID: 30401457
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), Pediatric Otolaryngology Education Committee
  • Otolaryngology Education Committee, Pediatric Otolaryngology Committee
  • The Bill Daniels Center for Children's Hearing, Associate Director
  • Pediatric Otolarynology Fellowship Training Program, Program Director
  • Colorado ENT Society, Member

Practice Locations

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

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology, Board Certification (2003)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Ear Infection
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Eardrum Perforation
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Hearing Loss
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Snoring
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Tonsillitis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Dysphagia (Trouble Swallowing)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
Clinical Interests
I am interested in congenital hearing loss, cochlear implantation and airway/breathing problems.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (1997)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1991)
  • Stanford University Program (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • Stanford University Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2002)
  • University of Washington Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology (2003)
Languages: English
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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