John Chi, MD, MPHS

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

  • Phone: Patient appointments: (314) 996-3880

Patients seen at

Washington University
Facial Plastic Surgery Center
1044 N. Mason Road
Medical Building 4, Suite L10
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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