Charles M. Myer III, MD - Pediatrics, Otolaryngology

Dr. Charles Myer reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Myer specializes in pediatric otolaryngology and is a well-known speaker, author, and editor on disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. He is Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he also serves as Vice-Chairman and Director of the residency program. He has special interests in general pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck tumors, airway problems, congenital abnormalities, and sinus diseases.

Dr. Myer has been president of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and has authored numerous articles including co-authoring A Practical Approach to Pediatric Otolaryngology, Practical Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Ear Infections in Children
Nose Injuries
Objects in the Nose
Strep Throat
Hearing Loss
Should my child have a tonsillectomy?


M.D.: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1978
Residency, General Surgery: Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 1979–1980
Residency, Otolaryngology: University of Cincinnati, 1980–1984
Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1984–1985

Academic/Hospital Appointments

Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1985–present
Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 1985–present

Professional Affiliations

American Medical Association
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Scientific Advisory Board, National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias (previous)
Pan American Association of Oto-rhino-laryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology
Society of University Otolaryngologists - Head and Neck Surgeons

Selected Publications

  1. White DR, Preciado DA, Stamper B, Willging JP, Myer III CM, Cotton RT, Rutter MJ. (2005). Airway reconstruction in pediatric burn patients. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 133(3): 362–365
  2. Burkart CM, Myer III CM, Cotton RT, Rutter MJ. (2006). Management of incidental thyroidglossal duct cysts during laryngotracheal reconstruction. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 70(5): 875–878.
  3. Buchinsky F, Devkay CS, Quigly M, Myer III CM, Choi SS, Conley SF. (2006). Unique challenges of obtaining regulatory approval for a multicenter protocol to study the genetics of RRB and suggested remedies. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 135(2): 189–196.
  4. Johnson RJ, Vijaysekavran S, Myer III CM. (2007). Histiocytosis, sickle cell anemia, and rhabdomyosarcoma. In JP Harris, MH Weiman, eds., Head and Neck Manifestations of Systemic Disease. New York: Informa.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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