JENNIFER D. MCLEVY-BAZZANELLA, MD
Fellowship trained in Pediatric Otolaryngology
Interests: Pediatric Airway, Airway Reconstruction, Swallowing Disorders, Ear & Microtia Reconstruction
LeBonheur Children's Hospital
St. Jude Research Hospital
430 910 MADISON BUILDING
910 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 38163
Dr. Jennifer McLevy is a board certified otolaryngologist who subspecializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology. After achieving her medical degree at New York Medical College, she received her otolaryngology residency training at the University of California, Davis. Dr. McLevy then completed a two year fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. McLevy focuses on pediatric otolaryngology and, in particular, difficult airways, pediatric trauma care, and craniofacial abnormalities. She operates predominantly at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Dr. McLevy also operates at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she assists in the management of otolaryngology pathology in pediatric cancer patients.
As a member of the Otolaryngology Department of the University of Tennessee, Dr. McLevy is active in medical student and resident teaching. She participates in daily clinical training, has assisted in teaching head and neck exams to first year medical students, and is heading the otolaryngology journal club. Dr. McLevy is currently submitting the application for a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at the University of Tennessee.
Clinical care specialist/interest
Difficult airways – management of stridor, laryngomalacia, and subglottic stenosis
Head and neck trauma – care of facial lacerations, fractures, and airway concerns
Craniofacial abnormalities – management of hearing loss, dysphagia, and airway compromise
Congenital neck masses – diagnosis and resection
910 Madison Avenue, Suite 406
Memphis, TN 38163
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
777 Washington Avenue, Suite 110
Memphis, Tennessee 38105-4599
7945 Wolf River Boulevard, Suite 220
Germantown, Tennessee 38138-1733
Management of subglottic stenosis – balloon plasty & laryngotracheal reconstruction
Inter-relationship between stridor, laryngomalacia, & gastroesophageal reflux
Pediatric facial skeleton trauma – methods of fixation
Speech and swallowing function in cleft patients
Middle ear effusion and eustachian tube dysfunction
Eustachian tube obstruction model
Aspiration, supraglottoplasty, laryngomalacia
Publications and presentations
1. Pham, AM, McLevy, JD, Strong, EB. Computer Modeling in Maxillofacial Reconstruction. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Volume 133, Issue 2, Pages P248-P249.
2. McLevy, JD, Tinling, SP., Senders, CW. Tonsillectomy Technique and Degree of Thermal Injury. Poster Presentation; COSM, May 2008.
3. McLevy, JD, Silva, RC, Mandell, DL, Simons, JP, Haibeck, LE, Mehta, D. Use of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing in the Management of Phagophobia in Children. Podium Presentation; SENTAC, December 2008.
4. McLevy JD, Li-Korotky HS, Cullen-Doyle A, Lo CY, Yuksel S, Dohar JE, Hebda PA. Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 Deficiency Lowers Middle Ear Inflammation Susceptibility in Eustachian Tube Obstruction Model. Podium Presentation; ASPO at COSM, May 2010.
5. McLevy JD, Alper CM. Status of Aspiration Before and After Supraglottoplasty for Laryngomalacia. Poster Presentation; ASPO at COSM, May 2010.