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Elizabeth Knecht, MD

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expertise

pediatric otolaryngology, evaluation and treatment of airway disorders, repair of ear drum perforations, hearing loss, snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, noisy breathing/laryngomalacia, subglottic stenosis, sinus disease, head and neck tumors, thyroid disease, swallowing disorders, vascular malformations, voice disorders, sialdendoscopy and salivary gland disease, velopharyngeal insufficiency, cleft lip and palate, tracheostomy tube management

bio

Elizabeth Knecht, MD is a physician providing advanced pediatric otolaryngology care at Dayton Children's.

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education and training

  • medical school: Loma Linda University Medical School
  • internship: Loma Linda University Health
  • residency: Loma Linda University Health - otolaryngology
  • fellowship: University of Michigan - pediatric otolaryngology
  • board certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, 2018

awards, honors and organizations

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Humanitarian Travel Grant
  • AAOAF-Merck Clinical Scholar Award
  • Top Abstract Submission at the American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

publications and presentations

  • Miller, J., Farlow, J., Knecht, E., Sanchez, R., Zopf, D., Kim, J. Ultrasonographic Assessment of Costochondral Cartilage for Microtia Reconstruction. Accepted for publication in the Laryngoscope May 28, 2018
  • Kutzner, E., Miot, C., Liu, Y., Renk, E., Park, JS., Inman, J. "Effect of genioglossus, geniohyoid, and digastric advancement on tongue base and hyoid position" Laryngoscope 127(8):1938-1942.
  • Renk, E., Sulica, L., Grossman, C., Georges, J., Murry, T. VHI-10 and SVHI-10 Differences in Singers Self-Perception of Dysphonia Severity. J Voice 31(3):383.
  • Yang S, Orta P, Renk EM, Inman JC. Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis in association with solitary median maxillary central incisor: unique radiologic features. Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Sept;11(3): 178-181.

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I love children.


I like working with kids because...

they are endlessly curious, unexpectedly brave and completely honest.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I can work with a great team to provide excellent, patient-focused care.


Dayton Children's is special because...

we provide comprehensive, compassionate pediatric care.


ratings and reviews
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Dayton Survey

They went above and beyond in order to get a test done for us during this visit so that we didn’t have to go back later on this week. I really appreciated it.

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Dayton Survey

All the nurses and the doctor were very nice to not only me but my child as well.

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Dayton Survey

The Dr made my lil guy feel very comfortable.

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Dayton Survey

Such a pleasant person

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