Kathleen R. Billings, MD, FACS, FAAP

Biography

  • Attending Physician, Otorhinolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Director of Clinical Practice, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology–Head and Neck, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Boston Children's Hospital 1997
  • Residency in Otolaryngology, UCLA Medical Center 1996
  • Residency in Surgery, UCLA Medical Center 1992
  • Internship in Surgery, UCLA Medical Center 1991
  • MD, Rush Medical College 1990

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Research Interests

Scoliosis surgery outcomes, Early-onset scoliosis, Fusionless scoliosis surgery, Machine learning and artificial intelligence

Clinical and Community Trials

Research Interests

Airway Obstruction, Otolaryngology, Airway Evaluation, Dysphagia and Swallowing Evaluation, Health Care Systems and Implementation

Recent Publication

Epiglottopexy in Infants Younger Than 6 Months Old: A Case Series.

Basic and Preclinical Science

Research Interests

Microbiome, Host-Microbial Interactions, Infectious Diseases, Molecular Pathogenesis

Recent Publication

Nasal Dysbiosis in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Is Characterized by Shifts in Relative Abundances of Non-Staphylococcus Bacteria.

Clinical and Community Trials

Research Interests

Oculoplastic Disease, Eye Injury

Recent Publication

Visual Acuity and Ophthalmic Outcomes 5 Years After Cataract Surgery Among Children Younger Than 13 Years.

Community, Population Health, and Outcomes

Research Interests

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Systems, Hospital Performance, Pediatric Regionalization, Diagnostic Error, Anaphylaxis