Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children's Hospital

100 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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Dr. Park received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis and completed his residency in otolaryngology at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and his fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He joined the faculty at Loyola University Medical Center where he practiced pediatric otolaryngology. In 2002, he moved to Salt Lake City and is currently a professor and section chief of otolaryngology at the University of Utah and at Primary Children’s Hospital. He is co-director of the multidisciplinary hearing assessment clinic that he and Dr. John Carey created in 2004. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Triologic Society, Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children, the American Bronchoesophagological Association and the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Park practices general pediatric otolaryngology with special emphasis on pediatric otology, congenital cytomegalovirus, pediatric hearing loss head and complex pediatric otolaryngology conditions. He has over eighty publications and has had several grant awards from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Deafness Research Foundation, National Organization for Hearing Research and the National Institutes of Health.

No conflicts of interest (12/30/2018)

Selected Bibliography:

Park AH, Shoup AG.
Should infants who fail their newborn hearing screen undergo cytomegalovirus testing?.
Laryngoscope. 2018;128(2):295-296. PubMed abstract

Diener ML, Zick CD, McVicar SB, Boettger J, Park AH.
Outcomes From a Hearing-Targeted Cytomegalovirus Screening Program.
Pediatrics. 2017;139(2). PubMed abstract

Gantt S, Dionne F, Kozak FK, Goshen O, Goldfarb DM, Park AH, Boppana SB, Fowler K.
Cost-effectiveness of Universal and Targeted Newborn Screening for Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection.
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(12):1173-1180. PubMed abstract

Bergevin A, Zick CD, McVicar SB, Park AH.
Cost-benefit analysis of targeted hearing directed early testing for congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015;79(12):2090-3. PubMed abstract

Almishaal AA, Mathur PD, Hillas E, Chen L, Zhang A, Yang J, Wang Y, Yokoyama WM, Firpo MA, Park AH.
Natural killer cells attenuate cytomegalovirus-induced hearing loss in mice.
PLoS Pathog. 2017;13(8):e1006599. PubMed abstract / Full Text