Dr. Romaine Johnson on the BackTable ENT Podcast

Dr. Romaine Johnson

Otolaryngologist - Pediatric

Dr. Romaine Johnson is a practicing ENT and Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.


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About Dr. Johnson

Romaine F. Johnson, MD MPH FACS, is an Associate Professor in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Johnson serves as Director of the Children's Health Airway Management Program.

Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree at the Drexel University School of Medicine. He completed an otolaryngology residency at the Baylor College of Medicine and a pediatric fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Johnson's research interests include pediatric tracheostomy, peritonsillar abscess, subglottic stenosis, obstructive sleep apnea, vocal cord paralysis, quality improvement, and airway simulation. His clinical interests include pediatric aerodigestive disorders.

Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (aka The Triological Society); the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery; and the American College of Surgeons; as well as an active member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, the American Laryngological Association, the Harry Barnes Medical Society, and Society of Black Academic Surgeons. He is also a lifetime member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

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Resources From Dr. Johnson

Podcasts Featuring Dr. Johnson

Ep. 21

Airway Surgery: What's in Your Toolbox?

We talk with Laura Matrka MD and Mark Gerber MD about their approaches to airway surgery, including endoscopic vs open, tips on technique, and the importance of communication in the OR.


Ep. 14

Quality & Safety In Pediatric ENT Panel Discussion

Dr. Romaine Johnson brings together an all-star panel of pediatric ENT's to discuss the importance of continuous improvement of Quality and Safety in Pediatric ENT.


Ep. 5

Pediatric Tracheostomy: The Long Game

Dr. Romaine Johnson talks us through the challenges of pediatric tracheostomy care and the importance of building high reliability tracheostomy teams.


Articles Featuring Dr. Johnson

Building a Pediatric Tracheostomy Program

Management of pediatric tracheostomy patients requires a long-term commitment from the care team. Otolaryngologists Dr. Gopi Shah, Dr. Ashley Agan, and Dr. Romaine Johnson discuss the essentials of building a successful pediatric tracheostomy program and the importance of a multidisciplinary team.

Pediatric tracheostomy tube device with cuff

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