Biography

Dr. Weinberger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Weinberger earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University. She completed her residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. Following residency, Dr. Weinberger was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Essen, Germany. She subsequently was in a solo practice before pursuing a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Weinberger also earned a Certificate of Added Qualification from the Clinical Scientist Training Program at Baylor. Dr. Weinberger is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is currently a Clinical Research Scholar in the Department of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Weinberger’s research interests include infant vocal development, oral feeding in preterm infants and pediatric voice and swallowing disorders.

Education

Medical School Northwestern University Medical School (1990)
Residency Lenox Hill Hospital (1992), Surgery
Residency Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (1996), Otolaryngology
Fellowship University of Essen (1997), Otolaryngology
Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine (2006), Pediatric Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

Research Interest

  • Infant vocal development
  • Oral feeding in preterm infants
  • Pediatric voice and swallowing disorders

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Update on pediatric orbital complications of sinusitis
Weinberger D, Valdez T, Pitts K, Giannoni C American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology April 2006 Chicago, IL
Update on pediatric intracranial complications of sinusitis
Weinberger D, Pitts K, Giannoni C American Rhinologic Society September 2005 Los Angeles, CA
Unilateral sensorineural hearing loss in the pediatric patient: A retrospective analysis of diagnosis and treatment
Weinberger D, Tonini R, Manolidis S American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology May 2005 Las Vegas, NV
Localization of laminin isoforms in the guinea pig cochlea
Weinberger DG, ten Cate W-J, Lautermann J, Baethmann M Association for Research in Otolaryngology Winter 1998 St. Petersburg, FL

Honors & Awards

  • Certificate of Added Qualification
    Clinical Scientist Training Program, Baylor College of Medicine (2006)
  • Physician’s Recognition Award
    American Medical Association (1998)
  • Basic Science Research Award
    Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (1995)
  • Continuing Medical Education Achievement Award
    American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (1994)
  • Physician’s Recognition Award
    American Medical Association (1994)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology