David Kay, MD, MPH, FAAP

Primary Specialties:
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT)  (Board Certified)
Accepting New Patients
Insurance Accepted:
  • Avmed
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Coventry
  • Molina
  • Sunshine Health
  • WellCare
  • First Health
  • Wellcare Staywell
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Miami Children's Health Plan
  • Meritain
  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency:

    STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN, Brooklyn, NY

    Fellowship:

    CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA

    Board Certification:

    American Boardof Otolaryngology

    Awards

    Palm Beach County Medical Society Services 2015 Practice Provider of the Year Award, For Outstanding Service to Project Access, March 2016;
    Patients’ Choice Award,One of “Florida’s Favorite Physicians”, 2011;
    Compassionate Physician Award, “One of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors”, 2011;
    Patients’ Choice Award, One of “Florida’s Favorite Physicians”, 2010;
    America’s Top Physicians Award, Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2009

  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    Published Manuscripts:

    1. Kay DJ, Mirza N: Diagnosis and management of complications of self-injection injuries of the neck. ENT - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal 1996;75(10):752-757.

    2. Bigelow D, Kay DJ, Saunders JC: Effect of healed tympanic membrane perforations on umbo velocity in the rat. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology 1998;107(11):928- 934.

    3. Bigelow D, Kay DJ, Rafter KO, Montes M, Knox GW, Yousem DM: Facial nerve stimulation from cochlear implants. American Journal of Otology 1998;19:163-169.

    4. Sperling NM, Kay DJ: Diagnosis and management of the lateralized tympanic membrane. Laryngoscope 2000;110:1987-93.

    5. Kay DJ, Nelson M, Rosenfeld RM: Meta analysis of tympanostomy tube sequelae. Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery 2001;124:374-80.

    6. Kay DJ, Har-El G: The role of endoscopic sinus surgery in chronic sinonasal sarcoidosis. American Journal of Rhinology 2001;15:249-254.

    7. Kay DJ, Har-El G, Lucente FE: A complete stylohyoid bone with a stylohyoid joint. American Journal of Otolaryngology 2001;22:358-361.

    8. Kay DJ, Har-El G: Isolated sarcoidosis of the lacrimal sac without systemic manifestations. American Journal of Otolaryngology 2002;23:53-55.

    9. Kay DJ, Lucente FE: Otolaryngology residents’ objectives in entering the workforce. Laryngoscope 2002;112:1766-1768.

    10. Kay DJ, Rosenfeld RM: Quality of life for children with persistent sinonasal symptoms. Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery 2003;128:17-26.

    11. Kay DJ, Mehta V, Goldsmith AJ: Peri-operative adenotonsillectomy management in children: current practices. Laryngoscope 2003;113:592-597.

    12. Rosenfeld RM, Kay DJ: Natural history of untreated otitis media. Laryngoscope 2003;113:1645-1657.

    13. Mandell DL, Kay DJ, Dohar JE, Yellon RF: Lack of association between esophageal biopsy, bronchoalveolar lavage, and endoscopy findings in hoarse children. Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery 2004;130:1293-1297

    14. Mandell DL, Arjmand EM, Kay DJ, Casselbrant ML, Rosen CA: Intralesional cidofovir for pediatric recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery 2004;130:1319-1323.

    15. Kay DJ, Bryson PC, Casselbrant ML: Rates and risk-factors for subsequent tonsillectomy after prior adenoidectomy: a regression analysis. Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery 2005;131:252-255.

    16. Mandell DL, Claypool ML, Kay DJ: Superstitions among perioperative nurses. AORN Journal 2005;81(5):971-984.

    17. Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Laryngomalacia: A classification based treatment strategy. ENT - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal 2006;85:328-336

    18. Yellon RF, Borland LM, Kay DJ: Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy in children: effect of sitting vs. supine position. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2007; 71:1293-1297. David Jeffrey Kay, MD, MPH, FAAP Page 12 of 18

    19. Spektor Z, Kay DJ, Jasek MC, Jasheway D, Dahlin DC, Wall GM, Mitchell R, Faulkner R: Pharmacokinetics of Ciprodex otic in pediatric and adolescent patients. International Journal of Pediatric Otolarygology 2008;72:97-102.

    20. Spektor Z, Saint-Victor S, Kay DJ, Mandell DL: Risks factors for pediatric posttonsillectomy hemorrhage. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2016;84:151-155.

    21. Semensohn R, Spektor Z, Kay DJ, ArchillaA, Mandell DL. Pediatric sialendoscopy: initial experience in a pediatric otolaryngology group practice. Laryngoscope 125(2): Feb 2015, 480-4.

    22. Spektor Z, Kay DJ, Mandell DL: Prospective comparative study of pulsed-electron avalanche knife (PEAK) and bipolar radiofrequency ablation (Coblation) pediatric tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. American Journal of Otolaryngology 2016 Nov-Dec;47(6):528-53S.

    23. Ho S, Kay DJ: Tympanostomy Tube Slection: A Review of the Evidence. International Journal of Head and Neck Surgey 2016;7(1):17-22.

    24. Gau VL, Peck LI, Kay DJ, Spektor Z, Mandell DL: Balloon Catheter Dilatation in Pediatric Recurrent Acute Rhinosinusitis. Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery; submitted.

    Published Book Chapters:

    1. Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Congenital tracheal malformations. In: Meyers AD (Chief Ed).eMedicine Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery. St. Petersburg: eMedicineCorporation, 2001.

    2. Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Embryology of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. In: Meyers AD(Chief Ed). eMedicine Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery. St. Petersburg:eMedicine Corporation, 2001.

    3. Rosenfeld RM, Kay DJ: Natural history of untreated otitis media. In: Rosenfeld RM,Bluestone CD (Eds). Evidence-Based Otitis Media. Hamilton: B.C. Decker Inc., 2003.

    4. Kay DJ: Type of tube to insert. In: Bluestone CD, Alper CM, Casselbrant ML, et al (Eds).Advanced Therapy in Otitis Media. Hamilton: B.C. Decker Inc., 2003.

    5. Kay DJ: The otitis-prone child. In: Bluestone CD, Alper CM, Casselbrant ML, et al (Eds).Advanced Therapy in Otitis Media. Hamilton: B.C. Decker Inc., 2003.

    6. Kay DJ: Otorrhea. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). Pediatric Signs &Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    7. Kay DJ: Otalgia. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). Pediatric Signs &Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    8. Kay DJ: Congenital hearing loss. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). PediatricSigns & Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    9. Kay DJ: Acquired hearing loss. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). PediatricSigns & Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    10. Kay DJ: Facial paralysis. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). Pediatric Signs &Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    11. Kay DJ: Nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds).Pediatric Signs & Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    12. Kay DJ: Epistaxis. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). Pediatric Signs &Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    13. Kay DJ: Neck masses. In: Teitelbaum J, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Eds). Pediatric Signs &Symptoms in a Page. Boston: Blackwell Science Inc., 2003.

    14. Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Congenital tracheal malformations. In: Meyers AD (Chief Ed).eMedicine Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, 2nd Ed. St. Petersburg: eMedicineCorporation, 2005.

    15. Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Embryology of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. In: Meyers AD(Chief Ed). eMedicine Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, 2nd Ed. St.Petersburg: eMedicine Corporation, 2005.David Jeffrey Kay, MD, MPH, FAAP,Page 14 of 18

    Presentations & Published Abstracts:

    • Kay DJ, Bigelow D, Saunders JC: The effect of healed tympanic membrane perforations on umbo velocity in the rat. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting,1996.

    • Navaratnam DS, Kay DJ, Oberholtzer JC, et al: Induction of proliferation in the receptorepithelium of the avian cochlea by cAMP-dependent signaling pathway. University of Pennsylvania Neuroscience Retreat, 1996.

    • Navaratnam DS, Kay DJ, Oberholtzer JC, et al: Hair cell regeneration in the chick cochlea ismediated by cAMP and PKA. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 1996.

    • Kay DJ, Navaratnam DS, Oberholtzer JC: cAMP dependent signaling pathway mediatesregeneration following acoustic trauma in the avian auditory receptor epithelium. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting 1997.

    • Bigelow D, Kay DJ, Rafter KO, Montes M, Knox GW, Yousem DM: Facial nerve stimulationfrom cochlear implants. American Neurotology Society Annual Meeting, 1997.

    • Kay DJ: Vocal cord paralysis. State University of New York Health Science Center atBrooklyn Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, June 3 1999.

    • Kay DJ, Rosenfeld RM: Meta analysis of tympanostomy tube sequellae. American Academyof Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, September 1999.

    • Kay DJ: Velopharyngeal insufficiency. State University of New York Health Science Center atBrooklyn Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, December 16 1999.

    • Kay DJ, Har-El G, Lucente FE: A complete stylohyoid bone with a stylohyoid joint. AmericanLaryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Eastern Section Annual Meeting,January 2000.

    • Kay DJ, Sperling NM: Diagnosis and management of the lateralized tympanic membrane.American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Eastern Section Annual Meeting, January 2000.

    • Kay DJ, Har-El G: The role of endoscopic sinus surgery in chronic sinonasal sarcoidosis. American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting, May 2000.

    • Kay DJ: Physical examination of the head and neck. State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn Physician Assistant Training Program, July 5, 2000.

    • Kay DJ: Epistaxis. State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, July 6, 2000.

    • Kay DJ: Head and neck cancer. State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn Physician Assistant Training Program, July 19, 2000.

    • Kay DJ: Cleft lips and cleft palates. State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, December 14, 2000.

    • Kay DJ, Har-El G: Isolated sarcoidosis of the lacrimal sac without systemic manifestations. American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Eastern Section Annual Meeting, January 2001.

    • Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Laryngomalacia: A new classification system and treatment strategy. American Broncho-Esophagological Association Annual Meeting, May 2001.

    • Kay DJ, Rosenfeld RM: Quality of life for children with persistent sinonasal symptoms. American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, September 2001.

    • Kay DJ: Recruiting, retaining, and rewarding faculty: perspectives of the potential recruit. Society of University Otolaryngologists—Head and Neck Surgeons and Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, November 3, 2001.

    • Kay DJ, Lucente F: Otolaryngology residents’ objectives in entering the workforce. American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Annual Meeting, May 2002.

    • Kay DJ, Goldsmith AJ: Peri-operative adenotonsillectomy management in children: current practices. American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Annual Meeting,

    May 2002.

    • Rosenfeld RM, Kay DJ: Natural history of untreated otitis media. American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Eastern Section Annual Meeting, January 2002.

    • Kay DJ: Risk factors for tonsillectomy after prior adenoidectomy: a regression analysis. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology Grand Rounds,October 2, 2003.

    • Kay DJ: Evidence-based tympanostomy tubes. University of Pittsburgh Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, October 8, 2003.

    • Kay DJ: Evidence-based tympanostomy tubes. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders Grand Rounds, November 3, 2003.

    • Kay DJ: Evidence-based tympanostomy tubes. Case Western Reserve University Hospital and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds,November 5, 2003.

    • Kay DJ: Evidence-based tympanostomy tubes. Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds, January 13, 2004.

    • Kay DJ, Bryson PC, Casselbrant ML: Rates and risk-factors for subsequent tonsillectomy after prior adenoidectomy: a regression analysis. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, May 2004.

    • Kay DJ: Statistical issues in designing and interpreting clinical trials. University of Pittsburgh Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, May 12, 2004.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of biostatistics for pediatric Otolaryngologists. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, May 13, 2004.

    • Mandell DL, Arjmand EM, Kay DJ, Casselbrant ML, Rosen CA: Treatment of pediatric recurrent respiratory papillomatosis with intra-lesional cidofovir. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, May 2004.

    • Mandell DL, Dohar JE, Yellon RF, Kay DJ: Lack of association of esophageal biopsy & bronchoalveolar lavage results with endoscopic findings in children with hoarseness. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, May 2004.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media I. Palms West Hospital Pediatric Residency Training Program Grand Rounds, January 11, 2005.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media II. Palms West Hospital Pediatric Residency Training Program Grand Rounds, February 8, 2005.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of tonsils and adenoids. Palms West Hospital Pediatric Residency Training Program Grand Rounds, March 8, 2005.

    • Kay DJ: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Children’s Medical Services Grand Rounds, March 29, 2005.

    • Mandell DL, Claypool M, Kay DJ: Superstitions among perioperative nurses. Association for Peri-Operative Registered Nurses Annual Meeting, April 2005.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of the pediatric airway. Palms West Hospital Pediatric Residency Training Program Grand Rounds, April 12, 2005.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of pediatric neck masses. Palms West Hospital Pediatric Residency Training Program Grand Rounds, May 10, 2005.

    • Mandell DL, Belmont MJ, Kay DJ. Radionuclide salivagram versus modified barium swallow for detection of pediatric aspiration. 20th Annual Meeting, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Las Vegas, NV, May 27-30, 2005.

    • Kay DJ, Johnson J, Spektor Z: Comparison of coblation vs. electrocautery tonsillectomy on post-operative pain and diet. American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Annual Meeting, May 2005.

    • Chi DH, Arjmand EA, Horn JH, Ruscetta M, Kay DJ. Incidence of GJB2 heterozygosity in children with sensorineural hearing impairment. 20th Annual Meeting, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Las Vegas, NV, May 27-30, 2005.

    • Yellon RF, Borland L, Kay DJ: Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy in children: Effect of sitting versus supine position. IXth International Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Paris, France, June 18-21, 2006

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, May 2, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, June 6, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, August 1, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, September 5, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of tonsils and adenoids I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, October 3, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of tonsils and adenoids II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, November 7, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of the pediatric airway I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, December 5, 2007.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of the pediatric airway II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, February 6, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of pediatric neck masses I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, March 5, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of pediatric neck masses II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, April 2, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of biostatistics. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, May 7, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, August 27, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of otitis media II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, September 24, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of tonsils and adenoids I. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, October 22, 2008.

    • Kay DJ: Update in Otitis Media 2009. Southern Pediatric Otolaryngology Study Group Annual Meeting, January 17, 2009.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of tonsils and adenoids II. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, January 28, 2009.

    • Kay DJ: Essentials of pediatric neck masses. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, February 25, 2009.

    •Kay DJ: Essentials of the pediatric airway. Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nova SoutheasternSchool of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Student Core Lecture, May 27, 2009.

    • Saint-Victor S, Spektor Z, Kay DJ: A comparison of post-adentonsillectomy hemorrhage inpediatric patients utilizing coblation versus electrocautery: a preliminary data analysis. 37thEastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum, Miami, FL, February 23, 2011.

    • Saint-Victor S, Mandell DL, Spektor Z, Kay DJ: Quantifying the effect of age on pediatricpost-tonsillectomy hemorrhage. American Laryngological, Rhinological and OtologicalSociety Combined Sections Annual Meeting, January 2012.

    • Kay DJ: Physical examination of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. Florida AtlanticUniversity Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine FOM2 course lecture. March 8, 2012

    • Saint-Victor S, Mandell DL, Spektor Z, Kay DJ: Risks factors for pediatric post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, April 2012.

    • Kay DJ: ENT Disorders: History, physical, and counseling. Florida Atlantic University CharlesE. Schmidt College of Medicine FOM3 course lecture. February 7, 2013.

    • Spektor Z, Kay DJ, Mandell DL: Oral intake and analgesic use after tonsillectomy: coblationvs. electrocautery. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, April 2013.

    • Mandell DL, Kay DJ: Pediatric Otolaryngology: an overview. Florida Atlantic UniversityCharles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Pediatric Interest Group lecture. May 9, 2013.

    • Kay DJ: Introduction to the Pediatric ENT exam. Florida Atlantic University Charles E.Schmidt College of Medicine Pediatric Clerkship lecture. May 13, 2013.

    • Kay DJ: Physical examination of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. Florida AtlanticUniversity Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine FOM2 course lecture. October 10, 2013.

    • Kay DJ: ENT Disorders: History, physical, and counseling. Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine FOM3 course lecture. November 3, 2014.

    • Kay DJ: Physical examination of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine FOM2 course lecture. May 12, 2014.

    • Semensohn R, Spektor Z, Kay DJ, Archilla A, Mandell DL: Pediatric Sialoendoscopy: Initial Experience in a Pediatric Otolaryngology Group Practice. American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society Annual Meeting, May 2014.

    • Kay DJ: Pediatric Sinusitis. Washington DC Otolaryngology Society Section Meeting, Washington, DC, June 23, 2014

    • Kay DJ: Pediatric Sinusitis. Baltimore MD, September 8, 2014

    • Kay DJ: Pediatric Sinusitis. Dallas Texas, December 9, 2014

    • Gau VL, Peck LI, Kay DJ, Spektor Z, Mandell DL: Balloon Catheter Dilatation in Pediatric Recurrent Acute Rhinosinusitis. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 20, 2016.