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Amanda Stapleton, MD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Director, Center for Sinonasal and Rhinology Disorders, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program

Dr. Stapleton is a pediatric otolaryngologist and endoscopic sinus and skull base surgeon at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She is certified in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Her clinical interests include pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery, pediatric skull base surgery, pediatric chronic sinusitis and allergic rhinitis, and pediatric cystic fibrosis.

Dr. Stapleton has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, American Rhinologic Society, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, AAO-HNS Rhinology & Allergy Education Committee, and the AAO-HNS Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Committee.



    Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh, Cranial Base Surgery Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh, Otolaryngology Residency
  • State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, MD
  • Duke University, BS in Biology
Research Interests

Dr. Stapleton's research work is centered on studying the bacteriology of chronic sinusitis in pediatric patients and in cystic fibrosis patients. She conducts translational research studying the microbiome of the pediatric sinonasal cavity.