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Richard A Chole, MD, PhD

Richard A Chole, MD, PhD

Dr. Chole specializes in otology, neurotology, bone remodeling and deafness, reconstruction of the middle ear, petrous apicitis, osteosclerosis, cholesteatoma. You must be referred by your primary care physician before making an appointment with Dr. Chole. Dr, Chole is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Department Of Otolaryngology
68
Male
1970
1970
Otolaryngology - certified
Otolaryngology-Pediatric
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish 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).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
Center For Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place Suite 11A
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.362.7509
  
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Education

PhD: University of Minnesota Minneapolis
Medical School: University of Southern California Los Angeles
Internship: University of Southern California Los Angeles
Residency: University of Minnesota Minneapolis

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
Baxter Regional PHO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Capital Regional Medical Center PP
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
CMR (Care Management Resources)
Community Care Network PPO
CorVel PPO
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry PPO
CoventryAdvantra HMO/POS - Medicare
Decatur Memorial Tertiary/Quarterna
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Hannibal Health Network Tertiary
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Mail Handlers/CNA PPO
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PPO Next/HealthStar
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Providers Network of America
Quincy Health Care Management
St. John's Health System Tertiary
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
Wellborn HMO

P. aeruginosa infection increases morbidity in experimental cholesteatomas.Jung JY, Lee DH, Wang EW, Nason R, Sinnwell TM, Vogel JP, Chole RA.Laryngoscope. 2011 Nov;121(11):2449-54. doi: 10.1002/lary.22189.

PMID:
22020895
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe lenticular process of the incus.Graboyes EM, Hullar TE, Chole RA.Otol Neurotol. 2011 Dec;32(9):1600-4.

PMID:
21986927
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsThe ossicle of Paaw.Graboyes EM, Chole RA, Hullar TE.Otol Neurotol. 2011 Sep;32(7):1185-8.

PMID:
21844785
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsVerification of computed tomographic estimates of cochlear implant array position: a micro-CT and histologic analysis.Teymouri J, Hullar TE, Holden TA, Chole RA.Otol Neurotol. 2011 Aug;32(6):980-6.

PMID:
21725264
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsA novel transnasal transsphenoidal speculum: a design for both microscopic and endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery.Chole RA, Lim C, Dunham B, Chicoine MR, Dacey RG Jr.J Neurosurg. 2011 May;114(5):1380-5. Epub 2011 Jan 7.

PMID:
21214328
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsResidual hearing preservation after pediatric cochlear implantation.Brown RF, Hullar TE, Cadieux JH, Chole RA.Otol Neurotol. 2010 Oct;31(8):1221-6.

PMID:
20818293
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsLabs in crisis: protecting the science--and art--of otopathology.Chole RA.Otol Neurotol. 2010 Jun;31(4):554-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
20431497
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsOptimal cochlear implant insertion vectors.Meshik X, Holden TA, Chole RA, Hullar TE.Otol Neurotol. 2010 Jan;31(1):58-63.

PMID:
19707168
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsRadiographic and micro-computed tomographic imaging of lipopolysaccharide-mediated bone resorption.Nason R, Lee DH, Jung JY, Chole RA.Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 May;118(5):391-6.

PMID:
19548390
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsTwo ears and two (or more?) devices: a pediatric case study of bilateral profound hearing loss.Uchanski RM, Davidson LS, Quadrizius S, Reeder R, Cadieux J, Kettel J, Chole RA.Trends Amplif. 2009 Jun;13(2):107-23.

PMID:
19447765
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsLipopolysaccharide-induced osteoclastogenesis from mononuclear precursors: a mechanism for osteolysis in chronic otitis.Nason R, Jung JY, Chole RA.J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2009 Jun;10(2):151-60. Epub 2009 Jan 15.

PMID:
19145462
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsGentian violet and ferric ammonium citrate disrupt Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.Wang EW, Agostini G, Olomu O, Runco D, Jung JY, Chole RA.Laryngoscope. 2008 Nov;118(11):2050-6.

PMID:
18849857
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRole of electrode placement as a contributor to variability in cochlear implant outcomes.Finley CC, Holden TA, Holden LK, Whiting BR, Chole RA, Neely GJ, Hullar TE, Skinner MW.Otol Neurotol. 2008 Oct;29(7):920-8.

PMID:
18667935
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsBacterial biofilms may explain chronicity in osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone.Nason R, Chole RA.Otol Neurotol. 2007 Dec;28(8):1026-8.

PMID:
17898674
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPseudomonas aeruginosa lipopolysaccharide induces osteoclastogenesis through a toll-like receptor 4 mediated pathway in vitro and in vivo.Zhuang L, Jung JY, Wang EW, Houlihan P, Ramos L, Pashia M, Chole RA.Laryngoscope. 2007 May;117(5):841-7.

PMID:
17473680
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRelief of idiopathic subjective tinnitus: is gabapentin effective?Piccirillo JF, Finnell J, Vlahiotis A, Chole RA, Spitznagel E Jr.Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Apr;133(4):390-7.

PMID:
17438255
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsResearch education and training in otolaryngology: meeting summary and research opportunities.Grandis JR, Battey JF, Califf RM, Chole RA, Gantz BJ, Gates GA, Gorelic L, Hannley MT, Hardwick KS, Harris JP, Kapoor WN, Lai SY, Lalwani AK, Minor LB, Nadol JP, Post JC, Roland PS, Schechter AM, Schuller DE, Sklare DA, Wackym PA, Weber RS, Weymuller EA Jr, Wolf GT, Woodson GE.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Sep;135(3):361-7. No abstract available.

PMID:
16949965
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsGerbilline cholesteatoma development Part III. Increased proliferation index of basal keratinocytes of the tympanic membrane and external ear canal.Tinling SP, Chole RA.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jul;135(1):116-23.

PMID:
16815195
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsGerbilline cholesteatoma development. Part II: temporal histopathologic changes in the tympanic membrane and middle ear.Tinling SP, Chole RA.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jun;134(6):953-60.

PMID:
16730537
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsGerbilline cholesteatoma development Part I: Epithelial migration pattern and rate on the gerbil tympanic membrane: comparisons with human and guinea pig.Tinling SP, Chole RA.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 May;134(5):788-93.

PMID:
16647536
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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