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Diego A. Preciado, MD, PhD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Director, Cochlear Implant Program

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Genetic Medicine Research
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Specialties: Airway Problems, Chronic Ear Infections, Hearing Loss, Sinusitis, Stridor

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Otolaryngology
Foreign LanguagesSpanish
National Provider Identifier1346309713

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
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3023 Hamaker Court
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Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-766-3100
Practice Manager: Chris Reilly
Fax: 571-766-3091

Diego Preciado, MD, PhD, specializes in pediatric airway disorders, congenital sensorineural hearing loss, chronic middle ear disease, chronic sinusitis, and velopharyngeal insufficiency.

Dr. Preciado is an active basic science researcher investigating mechanisms of mucin gene regulation in middle ear cells. He has been awarded several clinical and basic science research awards from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Georgetown University Washington, DCBachelor of Science 1989 -1993
Medical School University of Minnesota School of Medicine Minneapolis, MNDoctor of Medicine AMA Verified 1993 -1997
Graduate Education University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MNDoctor of Philosophy Otolaryngology 1998 -2006
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Charles Ferguson Clinical Research AwardAmerican Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology2005
Bill Postic Basic Science Award American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology2004
Mel Siegel Department of Otolaryngology2001
Otology Research AwardInternational Hearing Foundation2001
Resident Achievement AwardMinnesota Medical Foundation 2000

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Academy of OtolaryngologyInstructional Course Advisory2007 - 2009
MemberAssociation for Research in Otolaryngology
MemberMinnesota Academy of Otolaryngology
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Read more about the research interests of Diego A. Preciado
Conference Presentation - Poster, Preciado, D.A. (2007), Surgical Management of Pediatric Subperiosteal Abscess, Poster session presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Heand and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Other, Aziz, N., Preciado, D., Silva, A. (2007), Emedicine, Middle Ear, Inflammatory Diseases.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Preciado, D., Rose, M.C. (2007), Cigarette Smoke Induces Muc5b Mucin Gene Expression in Mouse Middle Ear Cells., Poster session presented at the Triologic Society, San Diego

Other, Preciado, D.A., Byrne, P. (2006), Emedicine, Frontal Sinus Fractures.

Journal Article, Sidell, D., Tanna, N., Preciado, D. (2006), Tonsillar Inclusion Cysts in Gorlin's Syndrome, Ear Nose and Throat Journal, 720.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Yun, Woo Lee, Yunju Chungm Quang-An Zhang, Steven K, Juhn, Qing Yin Zheng, Youngki Kim, Patricia Ferrieri, Diego Preciado, Robert Margolis, Jizhen Kin (2006), Activation of Transforming Growth Factor Signaling Pathway in Rat Middle Ear with Otitis Media, Poster session presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD

Conference Presentation - Poster, Johnston, B., Preciado, D., Ondrey, F., Daly, K. (2006), Otitis Media with Effusion and its Risk Factors Affect Serum Cytokine Profile in Children, Poster session presented at the The 34th Annual Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children., San Francisco, CA

Journal Article, Preciado, D.A., Lawson, L., Madden, C., Myer, D., Ngo, C., Bradshaw, J.K., Choo, D.I., Greinwald, J.H. Jr. (2005), Improved Diagnostic Effectiveness with a Sequential Diagnostic Paradigm in Idiopathic Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Otology & Neurology, 26, 4, 610-615.

Journal Article, Preciado, D.A., Caicedo, E., Jhanjee, R., Silver, R., Harris, G., Juhn, S.K., Choo, D.I., Ondrey, F. (2005), Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Lipopolysaccharide Induction of Leratinocyte Proliferation, NF-kappa B, and Cyclin DA is Inhibited by Indomethacin, Journal of Immunology, 174, 5, 2964-2973.

Journal Article, White, D.R., Preciado, D.A., Stamper, B., Willging, J.P., Meyer, C.M. 3rd, Cotton, R.T., Rutter, M.J. (2005), Airway Reconstruction in Pediatric Burn Patients, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 133, 3, 362-365.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Diego Preciado, MD, PhD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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