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Keiko Hirose, MD

Keiko Hirose, MD

Dr. Hirose specializes in hearing loss, cochlear implantation, chronic ear surgery, cholesteatoma, conductive hearing loss, aural atresia, BAHA, ear infections, speech disorders, velopharyngeal insufficiency, cleft palate, and craniofacial disorders. She is the Division Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Hirose is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Department Of Otolaryngology
46
Female
2008
2001
French, Japanese
Otolaryngology-Pediatric
Otolaryngology - certified
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

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One Children's Place
Suite 3S35
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Education

Medical School: Harvard Medical School Cambridge Massachusetts
Internship: University of Washington Seattle
Residency: University of Washington Seattle
Fellowship: Children's Hospital Boston Massachusetts

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Preferred HMO/POS
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO - Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage- Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry PPO
Essence Standard/Enhanced
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
HumanaChoice PPO-Medicare
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United HC MCARE Complete Choice PPO
United HC MCARE Complete HMO
United HC MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
United HC MCARE Dual Complete
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Comparative analysis of combination kanamycin-furosemide versus kanamycin alone in the mouse cochlea.Hirose K, Sato E.Hear Res. 2011 Feb;272(1-2):108-16. Epub 2010 Oct 31.

PMID:
21044672
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsExpression of fractalkine receptor CX3CR1 on cochlear macrophages influences survival of hair cells following ototoxic injury.Sato E, Shick HE, Ransohoff RM, Hirose K.J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2010 Jun;11(2):223-34. Epub 2009 Nov 21.

PMID:
19936834
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsDominant negative mutant actins identified in flightless Drosophila can be classified into three classes.Noguchi TQ, Gomibuchi Y, Murakami K, Ueno H, Hirose K, Wakabayashi T, Uyeda TQ.J Biol Chem. 2010 Feb 12;285(7):4337-47. Epub 2009 Nov 21.

PMID:
19933578
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsDirect optical microscopic observation of the microtubule polymerization intermediate sheet structure in the presence of gas7.Uchida T, Akiyama H, Sakamoto W, Koga T, Yan K, Uchida C, Hirose K, Itoh TJ.J Mol Biol. 2009 Sep 4;391(5):849-57. Epub 2009 Jul 4.

PMID:
19580814
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDynein pulls microtubules without rotating its stalk.Ueno H, Yasunaga T, Shingyoji C, Hirose K.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec 16;105(50):19702-7. Epub 2008 Dec 8.

PMID:
19064920
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsHearing loss and diabetes: you might not know what you're missing.Hirose K.Ann Intern Med. 2008 Jul 1;149(1):54-5. Epub 2008 Jun 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
18559823
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsSingle-headed mode of kinesin-5.Kaseda K, Crevel I, Hirose K, Cross RA.EMBO Rep. 2008 Aug;9(8):761-5. Epub 2008 Jun 13.

PMID:
18552767
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsNonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and postoperative bleeding following adenotonsillectomy in pediatric patients.Jeyakumar A, Brickman TM, Williamson ME, Hirose K, Krakovitz P, Whittemore K, Discolo C.Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jan;134(1):24-7.

PMID:
18209131
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsRepopulation of cochlear macrophages in murine hematopoietic progenitor cell chimeras: the role of CX3CR1.Sato E, Shick HE, Ransohoff RM, Hirose K.J Comp Neurol. 2008 Feb 20;506(6):930-42.

PMID:
18085589
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsStudying the structure of microtubules by electron microscopy.Amos LA, Hirose K.Methods Mol Med. 2007;137:65-91.

PMID:
18085222
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsA cool look at the structural changes in kinesin motor domains.Amos LA, Hirose K.J Cell Sci. 2007 Nov 15;120(Pt 22):3919-27.

PMID:
17989090
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsHigh-resolution structural analysis of the kinesin-microtubule complex by electron cryo-microscopy.Hirose K, Amos LA.Methods Mol Biol. 2007;392:213-30.

PMID:
17951721
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAminoglycoside ototoxicity.Rizzi MD, Hirose K.Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Oct;15(5):352-7. Review.

PMID:
17823553
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsA novel system for expressing toxic actin mutants in Dictyostelium and purification and characterization of a dominant lethal yeast actin mutant.Noguchi TQ, Kanzaki N, Ueno H, Hirose K, Uyeda TQ.J Biol Chem. 2007 Sep 21;282(38):27721-7. Epub 2007 Jul 26.

PMID:
17656358
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsOrphan glutamate receptor delta1 subunit required for high-frequency hearing.Gao J, Maison SF, Wu X, Hirose K, Jones SM, Bayazitov I, Tian Y, Mittleman G, Matthews DB, Zakharenko SS, Liberman MC, Zuo J.Mol Cell Biol. 2007 Jun;27(12):4500-12. Epub 2007 Apr 16.

PMID:
17438141
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsCC chemokine receptor 2 is protective against noise-induced hair cell death: studies in CX3CR1(+/GFP) mice.Sautter NB, Shick EH, Ransohoff RM, Charo IF, Hirose K.J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2006 Dec;7(4):361-72. Epub 2006 Oct 31.

PMID:
17075702
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsLarge conformational changes in a kinesin motor catalyzed by interaction with microtubules.Hirose K, Akimaru E, Akiba T, Endow SA, Amos LA.Mol Cell. 2006 Sep 15;23(6):913-23.

PMID:
16973442
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsA role of the double-stranded RNA-binding protein PACT in mouse ear development and hearing.Rowe TM, Rizzi M, Hirose K, Peters GA, Sen GC.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Apr 11;103(15):5823-8. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

PMID:
16571658
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsA bidirectional kinesin motor in live Drosophila embryos.Sciambi CJ, Komma DJ, Sköld HN, Hirose K, Endow SA.Traffic. 2005 Nov;6(11):1036-46.

PMID:
16190984
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsSurgical management of cervical ganglioneuromas in children.Cannady SB, Chung BJ, Hirose K, Garabedian N, Van Den Abbeele T, Koltai PJ.Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006 Feb;70(2):287-94. Epub 2005 Aug 15.

PMID:
16102846
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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