Nathan Gonik, M.D., MHSA
Nathan Gonik, M.D., MHSA
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Clinical Educator (FTA) track, full time
Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Co-Director – Pediatric Aerodigestive Multidisciplinary Program
Nathan Gonik, MD MHSA is a board-certified surgeon in Otolaryngology Head and Neck. He specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology with a focus on congenital disorders of the head and neck. He practices at the nationally-ranked Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology
4201 St. Antoine, 5E-UHC
Detroit, MI 48201
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Carls Building, 2nd floor
3901 Beaubien, Detroit, MI 48201
Children's Hospital of Michigan - Troy
350 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
Areas of Interest
Areas of Interest Congenital and acquired neck masses
Sleep disordered breathing and Sleep apnea
Managing children with trisomy related illnesses
Speech and voice disorders including velopharyngeal insufficiency
Swallowing difficulty and reflux management
Congenital and acquired airway obstruction
Tracheotomy decannulation and airway surgery
Pediatric sinus disease and nasal obstruction
Recent peer reviewed publications:
Gonik N, Sarta C, Schiff B. Randomized controlled trial: Feasibility of shortened preoperative fasts in intubated ICU patients undergoing tracheotomy. Accepted. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. September 2015.
Gonik N, Cheng J, Lesser M, Shikowitz M, Smith L. Patient selection in congenital pyriform aperture stenosis repair - 14 year experience and systematic review of literature. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Feb;79(2):235-9.
Gonik N, Zeltsman D, Smith L. Complicated pediatric subglottic granular cell tumor with extensive intraluminal and extraluminal invasion. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Sep;78(9):1563-5.
Kamil R, Gonik N, Cheng J, Shifteh K, Smith RV. Transoral resection of stylopharyngeal calcification: a unique manifestation of a stylohyoid complex syndrome. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Feb;124(2):158-61.
Gonik N, Setty S, Delphin A, Straker T, Schiff B. Intraoperative inflation of laryngocele with LMA. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013 Nov; 34(6):746-8.
Schaerer D, Virbalas J, Willis E, Siegal B, Gonik N, Bent J. Pectus excavatum in children with laryngomalacia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Oct; 77(10):1721-3.
Nandalike K, Shifteh K, Sin S, Strauss T, Stakofsky A, Gonik N, Bent J, Parikh S, Basilla M, Nikova M, Muzumdar H, Arens R. Adenotonsillectomy in Obese Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: MRI Findings and Considerations. Journal of Sleep. 2013 Jun; 36(6):841-7.
Gonik N, Smith L. Radiofrequency ablation of pediatric vallecular cysts. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.2012 Dec; 76(12):1819-22.
Winer I, Bommer GT, Gonik N, Fearon E. Lysine Residues Lys-19 and Lys-39 of beta-catenin regulate its levels and function in T cell factor transcriptionalactivation and neoplastic transformation. J Biol Chem. 2006 Sep; 281(36):26181-7.
Gonik N: Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Anatomy: Endoscopic Atlas of Pediatric Otolaryngology. J. Cheng. In preparation – June 2015
Gonik N, Smith L. Chapter: Congenital and acquired tracheal anomalies, Sataloff’s Textbook of Otolaryngology. With Editor – June 2014.
Gonik N, Parikh S. Chapter: Tonsillectomy. Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery by S. Kountakis, Springer Reference and Data Publishing 2012.