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Dr. Dennis Poe on the BackTable ENT Podcast

Dr. Dennis Poe

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Dr. Dennis Poe is an Associate in the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement at Boston Children's Hospital, specializing in heotology/neurotology and skull base surgery.

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Ep 159 Eustachian Tube Dilation In The Pediatric Population with Dr. Dennis Poe
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About Dr. Dennis Poe

Dr. Dennis Poe is a Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School and a full-time faculty member of the Department of Otolaryngology and Communications Enhancement at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he is the incumbent recipient of the Sarah Fuller Chair in Neurotology. He attended medical school at State University of NY Upstate, residency at University of Chicago, fellowship with Michael Glasscock, III in Nashville and doctorate in pathophysiology of Eustachian tube dysfunction in Tampere, Finland under Prof. Ilmari Pyykkö. He has been investigating disorders of the Eustachian tube in children and adults, developing diagnostic methods, novel medical treatments and surgical procedures, including balloon dilation. He leads an international study group and was the PI for a recent multicenter, randomized controlled, clinical trial of balloon dilation for obstructive Eustachian tube dysfunction. He has been providing education to surgeons, physicians, patients and payers about Eustachian tube disorders and treatments including balloon dilation.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Dennis Poe

Episode #159


In this episode, host Dr. Ashley Agan discusses eustachian tube (ET) dilation with Dr. Dennis Poe, neurotologist and Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School.

Episode #40


Dr. Ashley Agan sits down with the eustachian tube expert Dr. Dennis Poe to discuss his approach to management and treatment of eustachian tube dysfunction.

Articles Featuring Dr. Dennis Poe

Man receiving a eustachian tube dysfunction test

The eustachian tube dysfunction test helps to identify the location & severity by combining information from patient history, physical exam findings, and testing. Learn more about the role of patient history, physical, tympanogram, audiogram, and endoscopy in dealing with eustachian tube disorders.

Physician inspecting for patulous eustachian tube dysfunction

Patulous eustachian tube dysfunction is when the valve of the eustachian tube remains open when it should not be. This can cause severe patient discomfort through common symptoms like autophony & aural fullness. Learn more about the patient presentation & patulous eustachian tube treatment options.

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