Yann-Fuu Kou, MD $$

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (ENT)

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2019), Otolaryngology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (2021), Pediatric Otolaryngology
Board Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Pediatric Airway Disorders
    • Pediatric Tracheostomy outcomes
    • Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Publications

    • Kou Y, Kavoosi T, Redman AJ, Manning A, Tabangin M, Myer CM, Hart CK, Rutter MJ, de Alarcon A. Endoscopic Repair of Type 1 Laryngeal Clefts and Deep Interarytenoid Notches: Cold Steel vs Laser. Laryngoscope. 2021, June 29.
    • Bedard MC, de Alarcon A, Kou Y, Lee D, Sestito A, Duggins AL, Brusadelli M, Lane A, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, Wells SI, Smith DF. HPV Strain predicts severity of Juvenile-Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis with implications for disease screening. Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 23
    • Kou Y, Redmann A, Tabangin ME, Wilcox L, Miller CK, Smith M, Myer C, Hart CK, Rutter MJ, de Alarcon A. Airway and Swallowing Outcomes Following Laryngotracheoplasty with Posterior Grafting in Children. Laryngoscope. 2021. May 25
    • Salley JR, Kou Y, Shah GB, Johnson RF. Comparing Long-term outcomes in tracheostomy placed in the first year of life. Laryngoscope. 2021 Feb 10
    • Smith MM, Kou Y, Schweiger C, Lehenbauer DG, de Alarcon A, Rutter MJ. Congenital absence of tracheal or bronchial rings. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Feb
    • Kou YF, de Alarcon A, Cohen AP, Rutter MJ Upper Airway Anomalies in: da Cruz E, Ivy D, Hraska V, Jaggers J (ed) Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care.
    • Kou YF, Lee KH. Congenital Hearing Loss in Mitchell RB & Pereira KD, ed. Case Studies in Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology. 1st ed. Anadem Inc. 2019
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
    • The Triological Society
    • The American Broncho-esophageal Association