Rebecca  Howell, MD

Rebecca J Howell, MD

Associate Professor; Director of the UC Health Swallowing Center

Medical Sciences Building

6451

COM Oto - Laryngology - 0528

Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2003

Medical Degree, Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, 2008

Residency, George Washington University Washington, DC, 2013 (Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery)

Fellowship, Georgia Regents University Augusta, GA, 2014 (Laryngology)

Clinical Focus

Otolaryngology

Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology

06/01/2015

Research Support

Grant: #2019 CDA Investigators:Howell, Rebecca 08-01-2019 -07-31-2020 The American Laryngological Rhinological and Otological Society Inc. Dysphagia Outcomes after Zenker’s Diverticulectomy Role:PI $40,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Gelbard A.;Anderson C.;Berry L.D.;Amin M.R.;Benninger M.S.;Blumin J.H.;Bock J.M.;Bryson P.C.;Castellanos P.F.;Chen S.C.;Clary M.S.;Cohen S.M.;Crawley B.K.;Dailey S.H.;Daniero J.J.;De Alarcon A.;Donovan D.T.;Edell E.S.;Ekbom D.C.;Fernandes-Taylor S.;Fink D.S.;Franco R.A.;Garrett C.G.;Guardiani E.A.;Hillel A.T.;Hoffman H.T.;Hogikyan N.D.;Howell R.J.;Huang L.C.;Hussain L.K.;Johns M.M.;Kasperbauer J.L.;Khosla S.M.;Kinnard C.;Kupfer R.A.;Langerman A.J.;Lentz R.J.;Lorenz R.R.;Lott D.G.;Lowery A.S.;Makani S.S.;Maldonado F.;Mannion K.;Matrka L.;McWhorter A.J.;Merati A.L.;Mori M.C.;Netterville J.L.;ODell K.;Ongkasuwan J.;Postma G.N.;Reder L.S.;Rohde S.L.;Richardson B.E.;Rickman O.B.;Rosen C.A.;Rutter M.J.;Sandhu G.S.;Schindler J.S.;Schneider G.T.;Shah R.N.;Sikora A.G.;Sinard R.J.;Smith M.E.;Smith L.J.;Soliman A.M.S.;Sveinsdóttir S.;Van Daele D.J.;Veivers D.;Verma S.P.;Weinberger P.M.;Weissbrod P.A.;Wootten C.T.;Shyr Y.;Francis D.O. (01-01-2020. ) Comparative treatment outcomes for patients with idiopathic subglottic stenosis.JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, , 146 (1 ) ,20-29

Epperson M.V.;Howell R. (12-01-2019. ) Dysphagia lusoria: Problem or incidentaloma?.Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, , 27 (6 ) ,448-452

Howell R.J.;Giliberto J.P.;Harmon J.;Masch J.;Khosla S.;Postma G.N.;Meinzen-Derr J. (12-01-2019. ) Open Versus Endoscopic Surgery of Zenker’s Diverticula: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.Dysphagia, , 34 (6 ) ,930-938

Howell R.J.;Webster H.;Kissela E.;Gustin R.;Kaval F.;Klaben B.;Khosla S. (12-01-2019. ) Dysphagia in Parkinson’s Disease Improves with Vocal Augmentation.Dysphagia, , 34 (6 ) ,862-868

Tang A.;Miller A.;Hauff S.;Myer C.;Takiar V.;Howell R.;Mark J. (05-01-2019. ) Maternity and paternity leave in otolaryngology residency training in the United States.Laryngoscope, , 129 (5 ) ,1093-1099

Howell R.;Edelmayer L.;Postma G. (01-01-2019. ) The Utility of Flexible Esophagoscopy During Open Hypopharyngeal (Zenker's) Diverticulum Surgery.Laryngoscope, ,

Gustin R.;Pielage K.;Howell R.;Khosla S.;Giliberto J. (01-01-2019. ) Increased Interval From Initial Evaluation to Initial Voice Therapy Session is Associated With Misse.Journal of Voice, ,

Epperson M.;Gouveia C.J.;Tabangin M.E.;Takiar V.;Howell R.;Altaye M.;Ishman S.L.;Tang A.L. (01-01-2019. ) Female Representation in Otolaryngology Leadership Roles.Laryngoscope, ,

Howell R.;Schopper M.;Giliberto J.;Collar R.;Khosla S. (10-01-2018. ) Office-based esophageal dilation in head and neck cancer: Safety, feasibility, and cost analysis.Laryngoscope, , 128 (10 ) ,2261-2267

Howell R.;Romeo S.;Myer C.;Bowen M.;Khosla S. (11-01-2017. ) The lasso technique for endoscopic suture lateralization in bilateral vocal fold immobility.Laryngoscope, , 127 (11 ) ,2604-2607

Howell R.;Postma G. (10-30-2017. ) Framework surgery.Neurolaryngology, , 145-158

Redmann A.J.;White G.D.;Makkad B.;Howell R. (12-01-2016. ) Asystole from direct laryngoscopy: A case report and literature review.Anesthesia Progress, , 63 (4 ) ,197-200

Howell R.J.;Pate M.B.;Ishman S.L.;Isseroff T.F.;Rubin A.D.;Soliman A.M.;Postma G.N.;Pitman M.J. (12-01-2016. ) Prospective multi-institutional transnasal esophagoscopy: Predictors of a change in management.Laryngoscope, , 126 (12 ) ,2667-2671

Myer C.;Howell R.;Cohen A.;Willging J.;Ishman S. (01-01-2016. ) A Systematic Review of Patient- or Proxy-Reported Validated Instruments Assessing Pediatric Dysphagi.Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), , 154 (5 ) ,817-823

Johnson C.;Howell J.;Mettenburg D.;Rueggeberg F.;Howell R.;Postma G.;Weinberger P. (01-01-2016. ) Mechanical Modeling of the Human Cricoid Cartilage Using Computer-Aided Design: Applications in Airw.Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, , 125 (1 ) ,69-76

Howell R.;Solowski N.;Belafsky P.;Courey M.;Merati A.;Rosen C.;Weinberger P.;Postma G. (11-01-2014. ) Microdebrider complications in laryngologic and airway surgery.Laryngoscope, , 124 (11 ) ,2579-2582

Howell R.J.;Postma G.N. (01-01-2014. ) Neopharyngeal diverticulum .Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, , 93 (8 ) ,297

Whigham A.;Howell R.;Choi S.;Peña M.;Zalzal G.;Preciado D. (01-01-2012. ) Outcomes of balloon dilation in pediatric subglottic stenosis.Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, , 121 (7 ) ,442-448

Baldassari C.;Howell R.;Amorn M.;Budacki R.;Choi S.;Pena M. (04-01-2011. ) Complications in pediatric deep neck space abscesses.Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, , 144 (4 ) ,592-595

Jaryszak E.;Shah R.;Bauman N.;Howell R.;Rossi C.;Preciado D. (04-01-2011. ) Unexpected pathologies in pediatric parotid lesions: Management paradigms revisited.International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, , 75 (4 ) ,558-563

Jaryszak E.;Shah R.;Howell R.;Rossi C.;Bauman N.;Preciado D. (10-01-2010. ) Unexpected pathologies in pediatric parotid lesions: Management paradigms revisited.Laryngoscope, , 120 (SUPPL. 3 ) ,

Vamosi B.E.;Mikhail L.;Gustin R.L.;Pielage K.C.;Reid K.;Tabangin M.E.;Altaye M.;Collar R.M.;Khosla S.M.;Giliberto J.P.;Howell R.J. (01-01-2020. ) Predicting No Show in Voice therapy: Avoiding the Missed Appointment Cycle.Journal of Voice, ,

Post Graduate Training and Education

2008-2013 Residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, George Washington University , , Washington, DC

2013-2014 Fellowship in Laryngology, Georgia Regents University , , Augusta, GA

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4152
Fax: 513-558-5203
howellrb@ucmail.uc.edu