Headshot photo of Grace X. Tan, M.D., M.Phil.

Grace X. Tan, M.D., M.Phil.

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, School of Medicine


Dr. Tan grew up in the city-state of Singapore. She received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and obtained her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She then returned to Johns Hopkins for her residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests include computational medicine, particularly as it relates to outcomes research, as well as pediatric hearing loss. In her free time, she enjoys photography, graphic design, and tennis.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.S., 2009, Johns Hopkins University
    • M. Phil., 2010, University of Cambridge
    • M.D., 2014, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency

    • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota

Memberships and associations:

  • ASPO - American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Areas of interest

  • Outcomes research, computational medicine, data mining, pediatric hearing loss


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Selected publications

  • •Bronchoscopy for Pediatric Airway Foreign Body: Thirty-Day Adverse Outcomes in the ACS NSQIP-P. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018•Control of Pain After Tonsillectomy in Children: A Review. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017•Intratympanic (IT) Therapies for Menière’s Disease: Some Consensus Among the Confusion. Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep. 2017•Automated head motion system improves reliability and lessens operator dependence for head impulse testing of vestibu


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