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Texas Medical Center
Specialty Care

Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)
Phone: 281-661-4858 (Texas Hearing Institute) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Fax: 832-825-9070


Texas Hearing Institute
3100 Shenandoah St, Suite 150
Houston, TX 77021

Texas Children's Specialty Care Bellaire
6330 West Loop South
Bellaire, TX 77401

Deidre R. Larrier, MD

Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children's National Medical Center Fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology 2007
Tufts New England Medical Center Residency Otolaryngology 2006
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Internship General Surgery 2002
Harvard Medical School Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2001


Dr. Larrier's areas of interest include: general pediatric otolaryngology, including otitis media, obstructive sleep apnea, and rhinosinusitis; and airway disorders such as laryngomalacia and subglottic stenosis.  She is an advocate for providing the best care possible for each child, in conjunction with their parents.

Dr. Diedre Larrier has been recently board certified in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology, a new board exam in which she was a part of the inaugural class along with 14 other Texas Children's Hospital ENT physicians.


Organization Name Role
Academy of Distinguised Educators Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American Board of Otolaryngology Member
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists Member
Society for Simulation in Healthcare Member
Texas Medical Association Member

Selected Publications

Raol N, Metry D, Edmonds J, Chandy B, Sulek M, Larrier D. Propranolol for the treatment of subglottic hemangiomas. Int J. Pedi ORL 2011 Sep. Book chapter: Larrier, D. Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery ? Sialorrhea. In progress.

Deidre R. Larrier, MD, Zhen J. Huang, MD, Wei Zhang, PhD, Catherine H. McHugh, MD,  Linda Brock, NP, and S. Chandra-Bose Reddy, MD.  Is routine pre-operative cardiac evaluation necessary in obese children undergoing Adenotonsillectomy for OSA?  Am J Otolaryngology May 2015.

Roehm CE, Chelius DC, Larrier D, Hicks MJ, Albright JT, Valdez TA.  Postcricoid vascular lesions: histopathological and immunohistochemical diagnosis. Laryngoscope 2011 Feb; 121 (2): 397-403.

Olutoye OA, Glover CD, Diefenderfer JW, McGilberry M, Wyatt MM, Larrier DR, Friedman EM, Watcha MF.  The effect of intraoperative dexmedetomidine on postoperative analgesia and sedation in pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.  Anesth Analg 2010 Aug; 111(2): 490-5.

Sandhya Sasi, Deidre R. Larrier, Heather Crouse.  Common Postoperative Complications in Otolaryngology Presenting to the Pediatric Emergency Department.  Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine Jun 2010.

Shane Pahlavan M.D., Waqar Haque, B.S., Kevin Pereira, M.D., M.S., Deidre Larrier, M.D., Tulio A Valdez, M.D. Microbiology of third and fourth branchial cleft cysts.  Laryngoscope 2010 Mar; 120(3):458-62.

Sturm-O’Brien A, Salazar J, Byrd RH, Popek  EJ, Giannoni CM, Friedman EM, Sulek M, Larrier DR.   Cervical Thymic Anomalies – The Texas Children’s Hospital Experience.  Laryngoscope 2009 Oct; 119 (10): 1988-93.

Zevallos JP, Vrabec JT, Williamson RA, Giannoni C, Larrier D, Sulek M, Friedman EM, Oghalai JS.  Advanced Pediatric Mastoiditis with and without Intracranial Complications.  Laryngoscope 2009 Aug; 119(8): 1610-5.

Board Certification

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology

Patient and Family Comments

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