Education & Training
- Duke University, Durham, NC 1999-2003- BS, Biology
- State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 2004-2008- MD
- University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 2008-2013- Otolaryngology Residency Training
- University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 2013-2014 Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
- University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 2014-2015 Cranial Base Surgery Fellowship
Stapleton AL, Tyler-Kabara EC, Gardner PA, Snyderman CH. Endoscopic endonasal surgery for benign fibro-osseous lesions of the pediatric skull base. Laryngoscope. 2015 Sep;125 (9):2199-203.
Govil N, Stapleton AL, Georg MW, Yellon RF. The role of tympanostomy tubes in surgery for acquired retraction pocket cholesteatoma. Int. J. Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Aug 29. pii: S0165-5876(15)00431-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.08.028.
Albergotti WG, Shurm J, Stapleton AL, Simons JP, Mehta D, Chi DH. Is routine intensive care unit stay necessary after pediatric surpraglottoplasty? JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015, 141(8): 704-709.
Stapleton AL, Tyler-Kabara EC, Gardner PA, Snyderman CH. The Costs of Skull Base Surgery in the Pediatric Population. J Neurol Surg B. 2015 Feb;76(1):39-42.
Stapleton AL, Chang YF, Soose RJ, Gillman GS. The Impact of Nasal Surgery on Sleep Quality: Prospective Outcomes Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Nov; 151 (5): 868-73.
Stapleton AL, Egloff AM, Yellon RF. Congenital Cholesteatoma- Predictors for Residual Disease and Hearing Outcomes. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 March; 138(3):280-5.
Davidson HC, Stapleton AL, Casselbrant ML, Kitsko DJ. Perioperative Incidence and Management of Hyponatremia in Von Willebrands Disease Patients Undergoing Adenotonsillectomy. Laryngoscope. 2011 July; 121(7): 1399-403.
Stapleton AL, Brodsky L. Extra esophageal Acid Reflux Induced Adenotonsillar Hyperplasia: Case Report and Literature Review. Int. J. Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2008; 72 (3) 409-413.
Research Interest Summary
Dr. Stapleton's clinical and research interests are centered on pediatric sino-nasal disease. Her research work is centered on studying the bacteriology of chronic sinusitis in pediatric patients and in cystic fibrosis patients. Dr. Stapleton also focuses on immune-compromised patients and those with allergic rhinitis. She has a clinical interest in pediatric skull base tumors: their treatment and management.