Last Name

Larry Hartzell

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentOtolaryngology, College of Medicine
DivisionOtolaryngology Faculty
AddressG2115 ACH Administration
1900 Maryland Street
Mail Slot # ACH#836 STUR
Little Rock AR 72202
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    Dr. Larry Hartzell attended Brigham Young University where he received his undergraduate degree in Zoology with a human biology emphasis. He spent 2 years after his freshman year of college to serve a church mission in Colombia where he became fluent in Spanish. Dr. Hartzell earned his medical degree at The University of Arizona College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology (ENT) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He then completed fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH). He has been the director of the cleft team at ACH since 2012. Dr. Hartzell is an active participant in multiple local as well as national committees and is academically active having already published peer reviewed articles in addition to book chapters and other publications. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of numerous medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. His major research interests include cleft lip and palate, laryngomalacia, hemangiomas and surgical management of hearing loss and otologic disease. Dr. Hartzell has a strong interest in medical humanitarian mission efforts and has operated in China, Guatemala and Egypt.

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    1. Hartzell LD, Kilpatrick LA. Diagnosis and management of patients with clefts: a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2014 Oct; 47(5):821-52. PMID: 25213284.
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    2. Metrailer AM, Cox MD, Sunde J, Hartzell LD, Moore PC, Dornhoffer JL. Cartilage tympanoplasty in children with cleft palate repair. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Sep; 35(8):1471-3. PMID: 24950141.
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    3. Hartzell LD, Havens TN, Odom BH, Stillman TG, Boswell JL, Bower CM, Richter GT. Enhanced tracheostomy wound healing using maltodextrin and silver alginate compounds in pediatrics: a pilot study. Respir Care. 2014 Dec; 59(12):1857-62. PMID: 25096405.
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    4. Kilpatrick LA, Boyette JR, Hartzell LD, Norton JA, Boswell JB, Bower CM, Richter GT. Prospective quality of life assessment in congenital laryngomalacia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Apr; 78(4):583-7. PMID: 24548806.
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    5. Hartzell LD, Guillory RM, Munson PD, Dunham AK, Bower CM, Richter GT. Tongue base suspension in children with cerebral palsy and obstructive sleep apnea. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Apr; 77(4):534-7. PMID: 23357781.
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    6. Hartzell LD, Buckmiller LM. Pediatric Guideline for Cleft lip/palate. ANGELS/Peds PLACE. UAMS/ACH. 2013.
    7. Hartzell LD, Buckmiller LM. Current management of infantile hemangiomas and their common associated conditions. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2012 Jun; 45(3):545-56, vii. PMID: 22588036.
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    8. Hartzell LD, Buckmiller LM. Pediatric Guideline for Cleft lip/palate. ANGELS/Peds PLACE. UAMS/ACH. 2012.
    9. Dornhoffer, JD. Hearing Health Magazine - "Meningitis: A Deafening Disease. 2011; Pp 28-30.
    10. Hartzell LD, Dornhoffer JL. Timing of tympanoplasty in children with chronic otitis media with effusion. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec; 18(6):550-3. PMID: 21045692.
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    11. Hartzell LD, Richter GT, Glade RS, Bower CM. Accuracy and safety of tracheoscopy for infants in a tertiary care clinic. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jan; 136(1):66-9. PMID: 20083781.
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    12. Hartzell LD, Stack BC, Yuen J, Vural E, Suen JY. Free tissue reconstruction following excision of head and neck arteriovenous malformations. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2009 May-Jun; 11(3):171-7. PMID: 19451451.
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    13. Hartzell LD, McKelvey KD, Van Hemert RL, Dornhoffer J. Cerebellopontine angle tumor in a patient with a maternally inherited SDHD gene mutation. Int Tinnitus J. 2008; 14(2):97-100. PMID: 19205158.
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