Hometown: Alexandria, VA Undergraduate School: Columbia College, Columbia University (Neuroscience and Behavior, Psychology Minor) Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Research Interests: Genetics of cleft lip and palate, acoustic measures of vocal quality in the pediatric population, post-tonsillectomy analgesia and the risk of postoperative bleeding.
Contributing author for First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition. Ed Tao Le and Kristen Vierregger. McGraw Hill Medical: New York, NY 2010.
Diercks GR, Perez-Atayde AR, Rahbar R. A Case of Non-Sebaceous Lymphadenoma of the accessory parotid gland in a pediatric patient. Manuscript in preparation.
Diercks GR, Iannuzzi R, McCowen K, Sadow P. Dermoid cyst of the lateral neck associated with the thyroid gland: A case report and review of the literature. Manuscript submitted for review.
Garzorz N, Diercks GR, Lin HW, Faquin WC, Romo LV, Hartnick CJ. Case Report: A case of pediatric parapharyngeal space ganglioneuroma. Accepted for publication in ENT Journal July 2012.
Diercks GR, Rosow DE, Prasad M, Kuhel WI. A case of preoperative “first-bite syndrome” associated with mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the parotid gland. The Laryngoscope 2011; 121(4): 760-2.
Diercks, GR, Karnezis, TT, Kent, DT, Su, GH, Flores, C, Lee, JH, Haddad Jr., J. The association between interferon regulatory factor 6 (IRF6) and nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate in the Honduran population. The Laryngoscope. 2009 Sep; 119(9):1759-64.
Diercks GR, Grunstein E, Haddad Jr. J. Radiology quiz case: bronchogenic cysts. Archives of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009; 135(5):517.
Montano, J., Diercks, G., Selesnick, S. (2008, Nov. 4). Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: Otolaryngologic and audiologic options. The ASHA Leader, 13(15), 14-17.