Overview

I am a clinical researcher who specializes in research that investigates the causes of hearing loss in children and how to treat these.

Publications

Krazy Glue ® in the ear: A case report of child abuse
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Brendan D. Sorichetti, Marcela Fandiño, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.03.039
06/2018

Health-Related Quality of Life Among Young Children With Cochlear Implants and Developmental Disabilities
Ear and Hearing
Anat Zaidman-Zait, Deirdre Curle, Janet R. Jamieson, Ruth Chia, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1097/aud.0000000000000410
2017

Airway Management and Definitive Care of a Toddler Following Impalement Injury by a Metal Straw
A & A Case Reports
Laura V. Duggan, Ronelle Theron, Alyssa L. Hodgson, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1213/xaa.0000000000000366
10/2016

Mental practice in postgraduate training: a randomized controlled trial in mastoidectomy skills
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Anne Conlin, Jane Lea, Manohar Bance, Neil Chadha, Shaun Kilty, Frederick Kozak, Julian Savage, Ravindar Sidhu, Joseph Chen, Brian D. Westerberg
DOI: 10.1186/s40463-016-0162-2
09/2016

Risk of sensorineural hearing loss with macrolide antibiotics: A nested case-control studyMacrolides and Sensorineural Hearing Loss
The Laryngoscope
Mahyar Etminan, Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick K. Kozak, Michael Y. Guo, Bruce C. Carleton
DOI: 10.1002/lary.26190
08/2016

Chloral hydrate sedation for auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing in children: Safety and effectiveness
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Dianne G. Valenzuela, Divjot Singh Kumar, Cheryl Labelle Atkins, Alison Beers, Frederick K. Kozak, Neil K. Chadha
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.02.006
04/2016

Type IV congenital laryngeal web: Case report and 15 year follow up
American Journal of Otolaryngology
Brendan Sorichetti, John P. Moxham, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2015.11.001
03/2016

Symptomatic Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection Is Underdiagnosed in British Columbia
The Journal of Pediatrics
Brendan Sorichetti, Oran Goshen, Julie Pauwels, Frederick K. Kozak, Peter Tilley, Mel Krajden, Soren Gantt
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.069
02/2016

Casting a look at pediatric plastic bronchitis
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Tin Jasinovic, Frederick K. Kozak, J. Paul Moxham, Mark Chilvers, David Wensley, Michael Seear, Andrew Campbell, Jeffrey P. Ludemann
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.07.011
10/2015

Management of traumatic perilymph fistula with endoscopic techniques
ANZ Journal of Surgery
Alexander J. Saxby, Marcela Fandino, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1111/ans.13283
09/2015

Nocardia asteroides sinusitis in a pediatric patient: Case report with 20 year follow-up and review of the literature
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Brendan Sorichetti, Brian D. Westerberg, Rusung Tan, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.04.022
07/2015

False carina: A distinct variant of tracheal bronchus
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Ronak Rahmanian, Jack Zheng, Neil. K. Chadha, Frederick K. Kozak, Andrew I.M. Campbell, Jeffrey P. Ludemann
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.01.023
04/2015

Radiological prevalence of superior and posterior semicircular canal dehiscence in children
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Alexander J. Saxby, Claire Gowdy, Marcela Fandiño, Neil K. Chadha, Frederick K. Kozak, Michael A. Sargent, Jane Lea
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.01.001
03/2015

A meta-analysis and systematic review of the prevalence of mitochondrially encoded 12S RNA in the general population: Is there a role for screening neonates requiring aminoglycosides?
African Journal of Paediatric Surgery
TitusS Ibekwe, BrianD Westerberg, FrederickK Kozak, SanjivK Bhimrao
DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.160342
2015

Changes in pediatric tracheostomy 1982–2011: a Canadian tertiary children's hospital review
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Lauren N. Ogilvie, Jessica K. Kozak, Simon Chiu, Robert J. Adderley, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.04.014
11/2014

The Reliability of Clinical Tonsil Size Grading in Children
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
Divjot S. Kumar, Dianne Valenzuela, Frederick K. Kozak, Jeffrey P. Ludemann, J. Paul Moxham, Jane Lea, Neil K. Chadha
DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.2338
11/2014

Cochlear Implantation Among Deaf Children With Additional Disabilities: Parental Perceptions of Benefits, Challenges, and Service Provision
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
A. Zaidman-Zait, D. Curle, J. R. Jamieson, R. Chia, F. K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1093/deafed/enu030
09/2014

Cranial fasciitis: A rare pediatric non-neoplastic lesion with 14-year follow up
American Journal of Otolaryngology
Melanie Lecavalier, Lauren N. Ogilvie, Fergall Magee, Kenneth J. Poskitt, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2014.06.004
09/2014

Nasopharyngeal choristoma: An unusual and rare cause of acute respiratory distress in the newborn. Case series and review of the literature
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra
Gurdeep S. Mann, Manraj K.S. Heran, Marcela Fandiño, Lauren N. Ogilvie, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.pedex.2014.03.003
09/2014

Esophageal Wishbone ExtractionNot for the Chicken-Hearted
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology
Robert M. Mondin, Marcela Fandiño, Luthiana F. Carpes, Judy Tang, Lauren N. Ogilvie, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1177/0003489414541422
07/2014

Autism and peripheral hearing loss: A systematic review
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Alison N. Beers, Melanie McBoyle, Emily Kakande, Rachelle C. Dar Santos, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.10.063
01/2014

Publication rate of abstracts presented at the Canadian society of otolaryngology- head and neck surgery annual meetings: a five year study 2006–2010
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Lauren N Ogilvie, Julie Pauwels, Neil K Chadha, Frederick K Kozak
DOI: 10.1186/s40463-014-0051-5
2014

Innate immune control of EBV-infected B cells by invariant natural killer T cells
Blood
B. K. Chung, K. Tsai, L. L. Allan, D. J. Zheng, J. C. Nie, C. M. Biggs, M. R. Hasan, F. K. Kozak, P. van den Elzen, J. J. Priatel, R. Tan
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2013-01-480665
08/2013

Modified slide tracheoplasty in a newborn with bronchial and carinal stenosis
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Marcela Fandiño, Frederick K. Kozak, Cindy Verchere, Andrew Campbell
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.09.002
2013

Virtual fetal laryngoscopyCorrespondence
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
D. Pugash, F. K. Kozak, A. Gagnon
DOI: 10.1002/uog.13218
2013

Intranasal Topical Local Anesthetic and Decongestant for Flexible Nasendoscopy in ChildrenA Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
Neil K. Chadha, Gilbert O. A. Lam, Jeffrey P. Ludemann, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.5297
2013

Systematic Review: The Rhinological Manifestations in Women
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Pia Pace-Asciak, Frederick K. Kozak, Neil K. Chadha
DOI: 10.1177/0194599812451438a256
08/2012

Impaired Sensorineural Hearing Development in Infectious Disease: Congenital and Pediatric Infections
Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease
Brian D. Westerberg, Justin Chau, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1795-9_84
10/2011

Assessment of Vocal Fold Mobility Before and After Cardiothoracic Surgery in Children
Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
Luthiana F. Carpes, Frederick K. Kozak, Jacques G. Leblanc, Andrew I. Campbell, Derek G. Human, Marcela Fandino, Jeffrey P. Ludemann, J. Paul Moxham, Humberto Fiori
DOI: 10.1001/archoto.2011.84
06/2011

Cranial conjoined twins: Surgical and anesthetic challenges for a routine procedure: Adenoidectomy and examination of ears
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Frederick K. Kozak, Marcela Fandiño, Luthiana F. Carpes, Kawshala Peiris, Stephan Malherbe, Robert Purdy
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.12.019
03/2011

CD1d and CD1c Expression in Human B Cells Is Regulated by Activation and Retinoic Acid Receptor Signaling
The Journal of Immunology
L. L. Allan, A. M. Stax, D.-J. Zheng, B. K. Chung, F. K. Kozak, R. Tan, P. van den Elzen
DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1003615
03/2011

Landau–Kleffner syndrome: A rare Auditory Processing Disorder
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Marcela Fandiño, Mary Connolly, Laurie Usher, Sheryl Palm, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.10.001
01/2011

Wideband Reflectance in Normal Caucasian and Chinese School-Aged Children and in Children with Otitis Media with Effusion
Ear and Hearing
Alison N. Beers, Navid Shahnaz, Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1097/aud.0b013e3181c00eae
04/2010

Paediatric aerodigestive foreign bodies: remember the nasopharynx
The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
S D MacNeil, J P Moxham, F K Kozak
DOI: 10.1017/s0022215110000708
04/2010

The epidemiology of juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis derived from a population level national database
The Laryngoscope
Paolo Campisi, Michael Hawkes, Kim Simpson RN
DOI: 10.1002/lary.20901
03/2010

Characteristics of Normal and Abnormal Postnatal Craniofacial Growth and Development
Cummings Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Frederick K. Kozak and Juan Camilo Ospina
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-323-05283-2.00185-3
2010

Apolipoprotein-mediated lipid antigen presentation in B cells provides a pathway for innate help by NKT cells
Blood
L. L. Allan, K. Hoefl, D.-J. Zheng, B. K. Chung, F. K. Kozak, R. Tan, P. van den Elzen
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2009-04-211417
07/2009

A systematic review of pediatric sensorineural hearing loss in congenital syphilis
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Justin Chau, Shahnaz Atashband, Estelle Chang, Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.02.021
06/2009

A systematic review of neonatal toxoplasmosis exposure and sensorineural hearing loss
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Erik D. Brown, Justin K. Chau, Shahnaz Atashband, Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.01.012
05/2009

Is the Healthy Middle Ear a Normally Sterile Site?
Otology & Neurotology
Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick K. Kozak, Eva E. Thomas, Edith Blondel-Hill, John D. Brunstein, David M. Patrick
DOI: 10.1097/mao.0b013e31819225a0
02/2009

A systematic review of the incidence of sensorineural hearing loss in neonates exposed to Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Brian D. Westerberg, Shahnaz Atashband, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2008.03.001
07/2008

Magnet dislodgement in cochlear implantation: Correction utilizing a lasso technique
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Jon-Ivar Mickelson, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2008.03.021
07/2008

Accuracy of the Weber and Rinne Tuning Fork Tests in Evaluation of Children with Otitis Media with Effusion
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Agnieszka Behn, Brian D. Westerberg, Hongbin Zhang, Keith H. Riding, Jeffrey P. Ludemann, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2007.0025
2007

Letter to the Editor regarding pediatric postcricoid masses
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Jeffrey P. Ludemann, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2006.04.012
08/2006

V37I connexin 26 allele in patients with sensorineural hearing loss: Evidence of its pathogenicity
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A
C. Huculak, H. Bruyere, T. N. Nelson, F. K. Kozak, S. Langlois
DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.31486
2006

Congenital epiglottic cyst presenting with severe airway obstruction at birth
Journal of Perinatology
M Khashu, H Osiovich, F Kozak, G Pelligra, D Hirsh, J Smyth
DOI: 10.1038/sj.jp.7211414
2005

Pediatric Lateral Sinus Thrombosis: Retrospective Case Series and Literature Review
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Ian Wong, Frederick K. Kozak, Ken Poskitt, Jeff P. Ludemann, Maureen Harriman
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2005.00079
2005

Evidence-Based Algorithm for the Evaluation of a Child with Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Sanjay Morzaria, Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2005.34501
2005

Systematic review of the etiology of bilateral sensorineural hearing loss in children
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Sanjay Morzaria, Brian D Westerberg, Frederick K Kozak
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2004.04.013
09/2004

Foreign Body Aspiration in Infants and Toddlers: Recent Trends in British Columbia
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Rebecca E. Morley, Jeffrey P. Ludemann, J. Paul Moxham, Frederick K. Kozak, Keith H. Riding
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2004.00310
2004

Postcricoid Prolapse: An Unusual Sign of Paediatric Airway Disease
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Jeffrey P. Ludemann, Frederick K. Kozak
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2003.37192
2003

Subglottic Pathology Misdiagnosed as Asthma
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Jeffrey P. Ludemann, J. Paul Moxham, Frederick K. Kozak, Keith H. Riding
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2003.40389
2003

Formaldehyde Fasciaform Tympanoplasty: A Reliable Technique for Closing Large Tympanic Membrane Perforations
The Journal of Otolaryngology
Maureen Harriman, Brian D. Westerberg, Frederick Kozak
DOI: 10.2310/7070.2001.19409
2001

Repair of a Laryngotracheoesophageal Cleft in an Infant by Means of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology
Jeremy M. Geiduschek, Frederick K. Kozak, Andrew F. Inglis, Dennis E. Mayock, P. Pearl O'Rourke, Robert S. Sawin
DOI: 10.1177/000348949310201101
11/1993

Familial breast cancer in males:A case report and review of the literature
Cancer
Frederick K. Kozak, Judith G. Hall, Patricia A. Baird
DOI: 10.1002/1097-0142(19861215)58:123.0.co;2-a
1986

Research

Current projects
Multifrequency, multicomponent tympanometry in distinguishing middle ear problems in three week to four month old infants.

Current Projects
Multifrequency, multicomponent tympanometry in infants. Otitis media; new approaches for analysis, treatment and prevention.

Honours & Awards

Golden Grommet Award, Division of Otolaryngology, University of British Columbia – 1995

Golden Grommet Award, Division of Otolaryngology, University of British Columbia – 2002-03

Letter of Appreciation Janta Sevak Society District Red Cross Branch Jalandher – 2000