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Medical Director, Otolaryngology
BS, Fairfield University, 1998
MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2005
General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, 2005-2006
Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, 2006-2010
Pediatric Otolaryngology, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, 2010-2011
Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Dr. Grindle has particular clinical interests in chronic ear disease, hearing loss, cochlear implants and endoscopic evaluation and management of ear disease. His clinical and research interests include the use of technology within otolaryngology, endoscopic management of middle ear disease, pediatric hearing loss, quality and safety improvements, medical education utilizing simulation and competency-based training.
Valdez TA, Spegazzini N, Pandey R, Longo K, Grindle C, Peterson D, Barman I. Multi-color reflectance imaging of middle ear pathology in vivo. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2015 May;407(12):3277-83. doi: 10.1007/s00216-015-8580-y. Epub 2015 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 25753015.
O’Reilly RC, Soundar S, Tonb D, Bolling L, Yoo E, Nadal T, Grindle C, Field E, He Z. The role of gastric pepsin in the inflammatory cascade of pediatric otitis media. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Apr;141(4):350-7. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.3581. PubMed PMID: 25633964.
Grindle CR. Pediatric hearing loss. Pediatr Rev. 2014 Nov;35(11):456-63; quiz 464. doi: 10.1542/pir.35-11-456. Review. Erratum in: Pediatr Rev. 2014 Dec;35(12):539. PubMed PMID: 25361905.
Marom T, Joseph RA, Grindle CR, Shah UK. Tracheotomy after laryngotracheoplasty: risk factors over 10 years. [Corrected]. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug;49(8):1206-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.11.065. Epub 2013 Nov 28. Erratum in: J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Dec;49(12):1882. PubMed PMID: 25092077.
Levi J, Grindle C, O’Reilly R. Pie-slice tympanoplasty for transcanal removal of small congenital cholesteatoma. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Nov;76(11):1583-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2012.07.017. Epub 2012 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 22867519.
Grindle CR. Murray R. Chennupati SK. Barth P. Reilly JR Incidence of Revision Adenoidectomy in Children. Laryngoscope, 121:2128-2130, 2011.
Dalton P. Menella JA. Maute C. Castor SM. Silva-Garcia A. Slotkin J. Grindle CR. Parkes W. Pribitkin EA. Reilly JR. Development of a Test to Evaluate Olfactory Function in a Pediatric Population. Laryngoscope, 121:1843–1850, 2011.
Grindle CR, Shah GB, O’Reilly RC. Intratympanic membrane cholesteatoma: A rare bilateral presentation within a single-institution case series, Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. Extra 6 (2011) 373-375.
O’Reilly R, Grindle CR, Zwicky EF, Morlet T. Development of the vestibular system and balance function: differential diagnosis in the pediatric population, Otolaryngol Clin North Am (2011) Apr;44(2):251-71.
Levi J. Grindle CR. O’Reilly RC. Pie-slice tympanoplasty for transcanal removal of small congenital cholesteatoma. Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. Accepted for publication.
Grindle CR. Shah UK. Rhinologic Issues in CHARGE. In Hartshorne T, Hefner M, Davenport S, Thelin J, Eds. CHARGE Syndrome. Plural Publishing (San Diego, CA) 1/2011.
Grindle CR. O’Reilly R. Morlet T. Central Auditory Processing Deficiency Associated with Anatomic Deficit in Left Superior Temporal Lobe. Laryngoscope (2010) 120(8):1671-4.
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We live in a noisy world. Everywhere we go there are sounds, from birds chirping, to kids playing, to jackhammers hammering; and we want to be able to hear those things for a long time. Unfortunately, there are a lot of loud sounds out there, and too much exposure to loud sounds over time can […]
Dr. Grindle is a Red Sox fan, but is married to a Yankees fan.