Eileen Margolies Raynor, MD, FACS, FAAP

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27703, USA


Dr. Eileen Margolies Raynor is affiliated with the Department of Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences and Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham USA. She practices in all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology ranging from neonatal airway management to head and neck oncology in a tertiary care setting. She actively participates in the Cleft Palate Team, the Craniofacial Team and the Vascular Malformation team. She has initiated pediatric presence in the Duke Voice Care Clinic pairing with voice therapy for evaluation of pediatric voice disorders. The majority of her time is devoted towards undertaking clinical activities, teaching residents, research activities and administrative work.

Research Interest

• Use of intranasal steroid sprays in adenoidal hypertrophy
• Perioperative management of laryngomalacia supraglottoplasty
• Impact of adenoidectomy on asthma
• Vocal QoL in pediatric dysphonia
• Computational flow dynamics and adenoidectomy with or without turbinoplasty
• Impact of bone marrow transplantation on chronic sinusitis
• Management of suprastomal granulation tissue
• Cleftkit: 360 degree analysis of outcomes in cleft lip and palate
• Use of intranasal steroid sprays for eustachian tube dysfunction and otitis media with effusion

Scientific Activities

Professional awards and special recognitions:

June 2016 Excellence in Resident Mentorship Award
September 2016 Appointed to NC Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists Board of Examiners (Governor Pat McCrory)
September 2016 Poster Session Judge NCMS Annual meeting
December 2016 Poster Session Judge SENTAC Annual meeting

Organizations and participation:

2015-2017 Duke University Academic Council Clinical Sciences Representative
2016-present North Carolina Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society (Secretary/Treasurer)
2016-present North Carolina Board of Examiners Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists
2015-present American Head and Neck Society Women in Head and Neck Task Force
2016-present Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Medical Executive Committee
2016-present SENTAC program committee member 2017 Annual Meeting.
2017-present Otonomy DSMB board member


Refereed Publications

1. Ryan, M, Farjat, A, Ramprasad, V and Raynor, E. Practice Patterns in Supraglottoplasty and Perioperative Care. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jul;86:118-23. PMID: 27260594
2. Sobol, D, Allori A, Carlson A, Pien I, Watkins S, Aylesworth A, Meyer R, Pimenta L, Strauss R, Ramesey B, Raynor E, Marcus, J. Nasal airway dysfunction in children with cleft lip/palate: Results of a cross-sectional population-based study, with anatomic and surgical considerations. Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Dec;138(6):1275-1285. PMID: 27537228
3. Allori AC, Cragan JD, Della Porta GC, Mulliken JB, Meara JG, Bruun R, Shusterman S, Cassell CH, Raynor E, Santiago P, and Marcus JR. Clinician’s primer to ICD-10-CM coding for cleft lip/palate care. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2017 Jan:54(1):e7-e13. PMID: 26523325
4. Carlson A, Sobol D, Pien I, Allori A, Marcus J, Watkins S, Aylesworth A, Meyer R, Pimenta L, Strauss R, Ramesey B, Raynor E. Obstructive sleep apnea in children with cleft lip and/or palate: Results of a population-based study. Accepted for publication Dental Oral and Craniofacial Research.
5. Crowson M, Ryan M, Rampersaud V, Choi K and Raynor E. Intranasal Fluticasone is Associated with Delayed Pressure Equalization Tube Placement in Children with Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Int J Pediatr otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Mar;94:121-126. PMID: 28167002
6. Crowson M, Puscas L, Ryan M, Rocke D and Raynor E. Variation in Tonsillectomy Rates by Health Care System Type. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Mar;94:40-44. PMID: 28167009
7. Karas A, Patki A, Rayan M, Upchurch P, Eapen R and Raynor, E. Outcomes of vocal fold immobility after pediatric cardiovascular surgery. Submitted for publication Laryngoscope
8. Brown, SC, Ryan M and Raynor EM. “Coblation of Suprastomal Granulation in Tracheostomy Dependent Pediatric Patients”. Accepted for publication IJPO

Non-refereed Publications

1. Raynor, EM. “ENT Potporri”. CANNP conference. Durham, NC. April 2016.
2. Raynor, EM. “Caustic ingestion and foreign body aspiration”. Ethiopian otolaryngology department grand rounds. Addis Ababa Ethiopia. April 2016.
3. Raynor, EM and Ryan M. “Practice Patterns in Supraglottoplasty and Perioperative Care”. Poster presentation. European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. Lisbon Portugal. June 2016.
4. Brown, SC, Ryan M and Raynor EM. “Coblation of Suprastomal Granulation in Tracheostomy Dependent Pediatric Patients”. Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advances in Children. Orlando FL. December 2016.
5. Karas A, Ryan M, Ramprasad V, Brown CS, Eapen M and Raynor EM. “”The role of sinus cultures in children with blood or marrow transplants”. Poster presentation. American Rhinologic Society Spring Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2017.
6. Raynor E. “ENT potpourri for emergency medicine”. Emergency Medicine Conference. Durham NC. May 2016.
7. Ryan M, Ramprasad V, Eapen R and Raynor EM. “Asthma after Adenoidectomy or Adenotonsillectomy”. Poster presentation. ASPO. Austin TX. May 2017.
8. Rowe S, Raynor EM, Hornick C, Fisher K, Tanaka D, Cotton M and Bidagain M. “The Use of Botulinum Toxin in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit”. Poster presentation. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2017 Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 2017.

Chapters in books

1. Cheng J and Raynor EM. Ankyloglossia. In: Pediatric Dysphagia: Challenges and Controversies. Ongkasuwan J and Chiou E (editors) in press