Kris R. Jatana, MD, FAAP :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Otolaryngology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
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Biography

Kris R. Jatana, MD, FAAP, a native of Columbus, has joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University. He completed residency training at The Ohio State University, and he went on to complete pediatric fellowship training at Children’s Memorial Hospital while serving as a Clinical Instructor at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He serves as a reviewer for several reputed peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Jatana has authored nearly 20 publications, and he has had over 35 presentations at scientific meetings. For over 15 years, he has been involved with basic science and/or translational research including experience at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Some of his honors include: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (Zeta Chapter President), Sony Scholar Award, Tandy Science Scholar Award, McGraw-Hill Medical Scholar Award, Ideal Physician Award, Falor Research Award, three consecutive William H. Saunders Research Awards, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinical Research Award, two competitive Grand Awards in Medicine and Health at the International Science and Engineering Fair, and he was 1 of 20 recipients in the United States of the 2004 American Medical Association Foundation Leadership Award.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Sinus disease including endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Pediatric facial trauma
  • Pediatric benign and malignant neoplasms of the head and neck
  • Surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease
  • Airway anomalies including surgical reconstruction
  • Pediatric hearing loss and cochlear implantation
  • Congenital lesions of the head and neck

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Circulating tumor cells and mechanisms of cancer metastasis
  • Neonatal nasal CPAP use
  • Benign and malignant neoplasms of the head and neck
  • Complications of pediatric sinusitis
  • Cancer genetics

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/31/2004

Internship

  • Mt Carmel Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005

Residency

  • OSUWMC Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Nec
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009

Fellowship

  • Children's Memorial Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010

Fellowship

  • Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago)
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010

Department:

  • Otolaryngology

Specialty:

  • Otolaryngology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/23/2010

Publications

  • Kako,Hiromi; Krishna,Senthil,G; Ramesh,Archana,S; Merz,Meredith,N; Elmaraghy,Charles; Grischkan,Jonathan; Jatana,Kris,R; Ruda,James; Tobias,Joseph,D. 2014. The relationship between head and neck position and endotracheal tube intracuff pressure in the pediatric population.  Paediatric anaesthesia. Vol. 24, no. 3. (March): 316-321.
  • McEvoy, T, Jatana KR. 2014. Acute Rhinosinusitis. In Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, A Clinical Reference Guide. Edited by Parikh, Sanjay. N/a: Plural Publishing.
  • Raman,Vidya,T; Jatana,Kris,R; Elmaraghy,Charles,A; Tobias,Joseph,D. 2014. Guidelines to decrease unanticipated hospital admission following adenotonsillectomy in the pediatric population.  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. Vol. 78, no. 1. (January): 19-22.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Litovitz,Toby; Reilly,James,S; Koltai,Peter,J; Rider,Gene; Jacobs,Ian,N. 2013. Pediatric button battery injuries: 2013 task force update.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY. Vol. 77, no. 9. (September): 1392-1399.
  • Walz,Patrick,C; Scholes,Melissa,A; Merz,Meredith,N; Elmaraghy,Charles,A; Jatana,Kris,R. 2013. The Internet, Adolescent Males, and Homemade Blowgun Darts: A Recipe for Foreign Body Aspiration.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 132, no. 2. (August): E519-E521.
  • Walz, Patrick, Melissa Scholes, Merz, Meredith, Elmaraghy, Charles, Jatana, Kris. 2013. The Internet, Adolescent Males, and Homemade Blowgun Darts: A Recipe for Foreign Body Aspiration.  Pediatrics. Vol. 132, no. July: 519-521.
  • Jatana, Kris, Litovitz, Toby, Reilly, James, Koltai, Peter, Rider, Gene. 2013. Pediatric button battery injuries: 2013 task force update.  International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Vol. Unknown, no. June: e8.
  • Cunningham,Lauren,C; Jatana,Kris,R; Grischkan,Jonathan,M. 2013. Conservative management of iatrogenic membranous tracheal wall injury: a discussion of 2 successful pediatric cases.  JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery. Vol. 139, no. 4. (April): 405-410.
  • Jatana, KR, Elmaraghy, CA. 2013. Role of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Pediatric Acute Comlpicated Sinusitis. In Endoscopy. Edited by Somchai Amornyotin. Unknown: InTech.
  • McEvoy, T, Elmaraghy CA, Jatana, KR. 2013. Role of endoscopic sinus surgery in pediatric acute complication sinusitis. In Endoscopy. Edited by Somchai Amornyotin. N/a: InTech.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Thomas,Denise; Weber,Lisa; Mets,Marilyn,B; Silverman,Josh,B; Young,Nancy,M. 2013. Usher Syndrome: Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Cochlear Implant Recipients.  OTOLOGY & NEUROTOLOGY. Vol. 34, no. 3. (April): 484-489.
  • Balasubramanian,Priya; Lang,James,C; Jatana,Kris,R; Miller,Brandon; Ozer,Enver; Old,Mathew; Schuller,David,E; Agrawal,Amit; Teknos,Theodoros,N; Summers,Thomas,A; Lustberg,Maryam,B; Zborowski,Maciej; Chalmers,Jeffrey,J. 2012. Multiparameter Analysis, including EMT Markers, on Negatively Enriched Blood Samples from Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.  PLOS ONE. Vol. 7, no. 7. (July): ee42048.
  • Raman,Vidya; Tobias,Joseph,D; Bryant,Jason; Rice,Julie; Jatana,Kris; Merz,Meredith; Elmaraghy,Charles; Kang,D,Richard. 2012. Effect of cuffed and uncuffed endotracheal tubes on the oropharyngeal oxygen and volatile anesthetic agent concentration in children.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY. Vol. 76, no. 6. (June): 842-844.
  • Jatana KR, Lang JC, Teknos TN, Chalmers JJ. 2012. Circulating tumor cells and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: what do we know and where do we go?.  Treatment Strategies--Oncology. Vol. 3 (1), no. April: 43-45.
  • Alghothani,Lana; Latorre,Andrea; Lambert,David; Foster,Jill; Jatana,Kris; Hill,Robert; Peters,Sara. 2012. Mucin-producing malignant tumor of lower eyelid presenting in a 14 year-old patient.  JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY. Vol. 66, no. 4. (April): AB210-AB210.
  • Latorre, A; Alghothani, L; Lambert, D; Jatana KR; Peters S; Foster J; Hill R. 2012. Mucin-producing Malignant Tumor of Lower Eyelid Presenting in a 14-year-old Patient.  The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. Vol. 5, no. 4. (April): 44-47.
  • Jatana, KR, Jatana CA. 2012. Cysts and Tumors of the Jaws. In Essential Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (KJ Lee). 10th ed. Edited by Chan, Y, Das S. N/a: McGraw Hill, Inc.
  • Rastatter,Jeffrey,C; Jatana,Kris,R; Jennings,Lawrence,J; Melin-Aldana,Hector. 2012. Mammary Analogue Secretory Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland in a Pediatric Patient.  OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY. Vol. 146, no. 3. (March): 514-515.
  • Lustberg,Maryam; Jatana,Kris,R; Zborowski,Maciej; Chalmers,Jeffrey,J. 2012. Emerging technologies for CTC detection based on depletion of normal cells.  Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer. Vol. 195, no. January: 97-110.
  • Tobias,Joseph,D; Schwartz,Lawrence; Rice,Julie; Jatana,Kris; Kang,D,Richard. 2012. Cuffed endotracheal tubes in infants and children: Should we routinely measure the cuff pressure?.  International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Vol. 76, no. January: 61-63.
  • Jatana, KR, Rastatter JC. 2011. Endoscopic evaluation of the pediatric airway. In Advances in Endoscopic Surgery. N/A: InTech.
  • K. Jatana, P. Balasubramanian, J. C. Lang, T. N. Teknos, D. E. Schuller, J. J. Chalmers. 2011. Correlation of circulating tumor cells in SCCNH patients to cancer reoccurrence using a negative enrichment technology. In American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Lang,Jas,C; Chalmers,Jeffrey,J. 2011. Identification of circulating tumor cells: a prognostic marker in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck?.  FUTURE ONCOLOGY. Vol. 7, no. 4. (April): 481-484.
  • Jatana KR; Lang JC; Chalmers JJ. 2011. Identification of circulating tumor cells: a prognostic marker in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck?.  Future Oncology (London, England). Vol. 7, no. 4. (April): e481.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Balasubramanian,Priya; Lang,Jas,C; Yang,Liying; Jatana,Courtney,A; White,Elisabeth; Agrawal,Amit; Ozer,Enver; Schuller,David,E; Teknos,Theodoros,N; Chalmers,Jeffrey,J. 2010. Significance of circulating tumor cells in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: initial results.  Archives Of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery. Vol. 136, no. 12. (December): e1274.
  • Prior S; Heaton J; Jatana KR; Rashid RG. 2010. Parker flex-tip and standard-tip endotracheal tubes: a comparison during nasotracheal intubation.  Anesthesia Progress. Vol. 57, no. 1. (March): e18.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Oplatek,Agnes; Stein,Melanie; Phillips,Gary; Kang,D,Richard; Elmaraghy,Charles,A. 2010. Effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure and cannula use in the neonatal intensive care unit setting.  Archives Of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery. Vol. 136, no. 3. (March): e287.
  • Balasubramanian P; Yang L; Lang JC; Jatana KR; Schuller D; Agrawal A; Zborowski M; Chalmers JJ. 2009. Confocal images of circulating tumor cells obtained using a methodology and technology that removes normal cells.  Molecular Pharmaceutics. Vol. 6, no. 5. (September): e1402.
  • Chalmers,Jeffrey,J; Lang,James; Balasubramanian,P; Jatana,K; Schuller,D; Agrawal,A; Zborowski,Maciej. 2009. BIOT 22-Are circulating tumor cells present in the peripheral blood of cancer patients' cancer stem cells?.  ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. Vol. 238, no. August.
  • Yang,Liying; Lang,James,C; Balasubramanian,Priya; Jatana,Kris,R; Schuller,David; Agrawal,Amit; Zborowski,Maciej; Chalmers,Jeffrey,J. 2009. Optimization of an enrichment process for circulating tumor cells from the blood of head and neck cancer patients through depletion of normal cells.  Biotechnology And Bioengineering. Vol. 102, no. 2. (February): e521.
  • Rastatter J, Jatana KR, Leininger L, Hall J, Lowery J. 2009. Lacrosse-related laryngeal injury.  International Journal Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - Extra. Vol. n/a, no. January: 1402-1408.
  • Jatana KR; Smith SP Jr. 2008. The scientific basis for lipotransfer: is it the ideal filler?.  Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics Of North America. Vol. 16, no. 4. (November): e443.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Grischkan,Jonathan,M; Skomorowski,Matthew,J; Elmaraghy,Charles,A. 2008. Recurrent unilateral periorbital cellulitis in a pediatric patient-An anatomic abnormality. In Annual Meeting of the Middle Section of the Triological-Society
  • Jatana KR, Grischkan J, Skomorowski M, Elmaraghy CA. 2008. Recurrent periorbital cellulitis in a pediatric patient: An anatomic abnormality.  International Journal Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  • Jatana KR; Grischkan JM; Skomorowski MJ; Elmaraghy CA. 2008. Recurrent unilateral periorbital cellulitis in a pediatric patient--an anatomic abnormality.  International Journal Of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Vol. 72, no. 10. (October): e1577.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Grischkan,Jonathan,M; Skomorowski,Matthew,J; Elmaraghy,Charles,A. 2008. Recurrent unilateral periorbital cellulitis in a pediatric patient-An anatomic abnormality.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY. Vol. 72, no. 10. (October): 1577-1580.
  • Jatana KR, Ryoo C, Skomorowski M, Butler N, Kang DR. 2008. Minimallly invasive repair of an isolated posterior table frontal sinus fracture in a pediatric patient.  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Journal.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Ryoo,Cherie; Skomorowski,Matt; Butler,Nancy; Kang,D,Richard. 2008. Minimally invasive repair of an isolated posterior table frontal sinus fracture in a pediatric patient.  OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY. Vol. 138, no. 6. (June): 809-811.
  • Jatana KR; Ryoo C; Skomorowski M; Butler N; Kang DR. 2008. Minimally invasive repair of an isolated posterior table frontal sinus fracture in a pediatric patient.  Otolaryngology--Head And Neck Surgery: Official Journal Of American Academy Of Otolaryngology-Head And Neck Surgery. Vol. 138, no. 6. (June): e809.
  • Jatana,Kris,R; Ryoo,Cherie; Skomorowski,Matt; Butler,Nancy; Kang,D,Richard. 2008. Minimally invasive repair of an isolated posterior table frontal sinus fracture in a pediatric patient. In 111th Annual Meeting of the American-Academy-of-Otolaryngology-Head-and-Neck-Surgery-Foundation
  • Jaltana,Kris,R; Oplatek,Agnes; Elmaraghy,Charles,A. 2008. Bilateral vestibular stenosis from nasal continuous positive airway pressure/cannula oxygen administration.  OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY. Vol. 138, no. 5. (May): 690-691.
  • Jatana KR, Oplatek A, Elmaraghy CA. 2008. Bilateral vestibular stenosis from neonatal nasal CPC and cannula.  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Journal.
  • Jatana KR; Oplatek A; Elmaraghy CA. 2008. Bilateral vestibular stenosis from nasal continuous positive airway pressure/cannula oxygen administration.  Otolaryngology--Head And Neck Surgery: Official Journal Of American Academy Of Otolaryngology-Head And Neck Surgery. Vol. 138, no. 5. (May): e690.
  • Jatana KR; Jacob A; Slone HW; Ray-Chaudhury A; Welling DB. 2008. Spinal myxopapillary ependymoma metastatic to bilateral internal auditory canals.  The Annals Of Otology, Rhinology, And Laryngology. Vol. 117, no. 2. (February): e98.
  • Wang,D; Grecula,J,C; Gahbauer,R,A; Schuller,D,E; Jatana,K,R; Biancamano,J,D; Lang,J,C. 2006. p16 gene alterations in locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.  Oncology Reports. Vol. 15, no. 3. (March): e661.
  • Jatana, KR, Weber L, Mets MB, Silverman JB, Young NM. Usher Syndrome: Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Cochlear Implant Recipients.  Otol Neurotol.
  • Jatana, KR, Shiels, W, Wiet, G. Ex utero intrapartum treatment procedure for large cervical-mediastinal malformation. In A practical guide to vascular anomalies: A case-based approach. Edited by Richter, GT, Suen J.
  • Grischkan, JM, Rabe, A, Jatana, KR. Auricular and parotid arteriovenous malformation. In A practical guide to vascular anomalies: A case-based approach. Edited by Richter, GT, Suen, J.
  • Hernandez DJ, Jatana KR, Hoff SR, Rastatter JC. Emergency airway managment for pediatric blunt neck trauma.  Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine Journal.
  • Jatana, KR, Shiels, W, Wiet, G. Parotid lymphatic malformation. In A practical guide to vascular anomalies: A case-based approach. Edited by Richter, GT, Suen, J.
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