DR TULIO A VALDEZ
Department of Otolaryngology
Palo Alto, USA
Dr. Valdez has is the director of the pediatric complex sleep program at Stanford University. He has an interest in pediatric sleep apnea surgery and swallowing disorders.
Scientifically, Dr. Valdez has developed various imaging methods to diagnose otitis media and cholesteatoma a middle ear condition that can lead to hearing loss. He was part of the Laser Biomedical Research Center at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research includes novel imaging modalities to better diagnose ear infections one of the most common pediatric problems. His research has now expanded to include better intraoperative imaging modalities in pediatric patients to improve surgical outcomes without the need for radiation exposure.