John Chi, MD, MPHS

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Patients seen at

Washington University
Facial Plastic Surgery Center
1020 N. Mason Road, Suite 205
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 996-3880
Fax: (314) 996-8610

Ear, Nose and Throat Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place,
Suite A, Floor 11
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7509
Fax: (314) 747-5592

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Place,
Third Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6162
Fax: (314) 454-2174

Mailing address

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
660 S. Euclid Ave.-Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, MO 63110

Clinical interests

Dr. Chi’s clinical interests include: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Facial Cosmetic Procedures and Surgery; Rhinoplasty; Facial Nerve Injury and Disorders; and Facial Trauma.

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Education

  • Master of Population Health Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, 2018
  • Fellow, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2012-2013
  • Residency in Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2012
  • MD, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 2003-2007
  • MA, Secondary Science Education, City University of New York, 2003
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 2001

Licensure and board certification

  • Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2019
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, 2018
  • Clinical Research Scholarship, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2017
  • Leslie Bernstein Investigator Development Grant, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2016
  • Clinical Investigation Award, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2016
  • Clinical Research Scholarship, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2016
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Humanitarian Travel Grant, 2011
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Resident Leadership Grant, 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyChancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, State University of New York, 2007
  • Distinction in Research, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Dean’s Outstanding Student Award, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Outstanding Student Award, Dept. of Otolaryngology, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Outstanding Research Award, Dept. of Urology, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Excellence & Leadership in Teaching Award, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Jennifer Timbrook Memorial Award, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Service Award, Alumni Association, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2007
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Bronx High School for Law, Government & Justice, 2002 – 2003
  • Dean’s List, Columbia University

Selected publications

  1. Dang RP, Bhatt NK, Rizzi CJ, Chi JJ. Oculorespiratory reflex during repair of an orbital fracture. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):290-291. DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4056
  2. Chi JJ. Commentary – Novel technique of filler injection in the temple area using the vein detection device. J Plast Reconstruct Aesthet Surg. 2019 Feb;72(2):355. DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2018.11.020
  3. Chi JJ, Rosenberg A, Hahn S, Piccirillo JF, Politi M, Kallogjeri D, Kukuljan S. Patient concerns about post-Mohs surgery nasal reconstruction: implications for shared decision making. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Sep 27. DOI:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2368
  4. Chi JJ. Commentary – Consensus research priorities for facial palsy: a Delphi survey of patients, carers, clinicians and researchers.  J Plast Reconstruct Aesthet Surg. 2018 Dec;71(12):1785. DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2018.08.001
  5. Chi JJ. Reflections on shared decision making. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Nov;159(5):809-810. DOI:10.1177/0194599818792212
  6. Sinha P, Skolnick G, Patel KB, Branham GH, Chi JJ. A 3-dimensional–printed short-segment template prototype for mandibular fracture repair. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Sep 1;20(5):373-380. DOI: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0238
  7. Chen C, Patel R, Chi J.  Comprehensive Algorithm for Nasal Ala Reconstruction: Utility of the auricular composite graft.  Surg J. 2018 Apr; 4(2):e55-e61.
  8. Zenga J, Chi JJ. Reconstruction of the intranasal lining. Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Feb;33(1):67-73.
  9. Chi J. Facial analysis. In: Desai S, ed. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing;2016.
  10. Chi J. Periorbital surgery: forehead, brow and midface. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2016 May;24(2):107-17.
  11. Chi J. Management of the eye in facial paralysis. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am.  2016 Feb;24(1):21-28.
  12. Alam D, Chi J. Facial Transplantation. In: Cheney M, Hadlock T, eds. Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press;2015.

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