James W. Bao, MD

James W. Bao, MD

MD: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Hometown: Miami, FL

Personal Statement: I have had many great experiences with the faculty, staff, and residents during my T32 predoctoral research year and my away rotation at Washington University. Not only is WashU a distinguished program with excellent operative experience and research opportunities, I always felt personally supported and cared for by the people around me.


Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, 2019

MSCI: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 2022

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2023


  • Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Medical Scholarship, 2020-2022
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2022-2023


  1. Walia A, Bao JW, Dwyer N, Rathgeb S, Chen S, Shew MA, Durakovic N, Herzog JA, Buchman CA, Wick CC. Predictors of Short-Term Changes in Quality of Life after Cochlear Implantation. Otol Neurotol. 2023 Mar 1;44(3):e146-e154.
  2. Bao JW, Zhan KY, Wick CC. Comparison of endoscopic underlay and over-under tympanoplasty techniques for type I tympanoplasty. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2022 Jul 25;7(4):1186-1193
  3. Rosow, D.E., Pan, D.R., Bao, J.W. (2021). Laryngotracheal Stenosis. In: Rosow, D.E., Ivey, C.M. (eds) Evidence-Based Laryngology. Springer, Cham.
  4. Barron L, Courtney C, Bao J, Onufer E, Panni RZ, Aladegbami B, Warner BW. Intestinal resection-associated metabolic syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jun;53(6):1142-1147.
  5. Aladegbami B, Barron L, Bao J, Colasanti J, Erwin CR, Warner BW, Guo J. Epithelial cell specific Raptor is required for initiation of type 2 mucosal immunity in small intestine. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 17;7(1):5580.
  6. Barron LK, Bao JW, Aladegbami BG, Colasanti JJ, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Toll-like receptor 4 is critical for the development of resection-associated hepatic steatosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun;52(6):1014-1019. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.026.