Associate Professor Catherine Birman

Clinical Associate Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School

Telephone 9812 3966
Fax 9475 4565

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Selected grants

2015

  • Closing the neural gap in the bionic ear; Housley G, Shepherd R, Lovell N, Klugmann M, McMahon C, Birman C, Patrick J, Carter P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Development Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Sirisena, M., Birman, C., McKibbin, A., O'Brien, K. (2018). Bilateral auditory ossicular expansions in a child with beta-thalassemia major: Case report and literature review. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 112, 126-131. [More Information]
  • Pervez, T., Lee, C., Seton, C., Raftopulos, M., Birman, C., O´┐Żloughlin, E. (2018). Obstructive sleep apnoea in a paediatric patient with laryngeal Crohn's disease. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 54(2), 197-199. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Powell, H., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2016). Cochlear implant outcomes in cochlea nerve aplasia and hypoplasia. Otology & Neurotology, 37(5), 438-445. [More Information]
  • Morgan, L., Birman, C. (2016). The impact of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia on the upper respiratory tract. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 18, 33-38. [More Information]
  • Powell, H., Rolfe, A., Birman, C. (2015). A Comparative Study of Audiologic Outcomes for Two Transcutaneous Bone-Anchored Hearing Devices. Otology & Neurotology, 36(9), 1525-1531. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Brew, J., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2015). CHARGE syndrome and Cochlear implantation: Difficulties and outcomes in the paediatric population. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 79(4), 487-492. [More Information]
  • Powell, H., Birman, C. (2015). Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome: Impedance changes over time with different cochlear implant electrode arrays. Cochlear Implants International, 16(6), 326-330. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2015). Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Associated With Minimal Postoperative Pain and Dizzines. Otology & Neurotology, 36(2), 220-222. [More Information]
  • Hosie, P., Fitzgerald, D., Jaffe, A., Birman, C., Rutland, J., Morgan, L. (2015). Presentation of primary ciliary dyskinesia in children: 30 years' experience. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(7), 722-726. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Sanli, H., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2014). Impedance, Neural Response Telemetry, and Speech Perception Outcomes After Reimplantation of Cochlear Implants in Children. Otology & Neurotology, 35(8), 1385-1393. [More Information]
  • Hosie, P., Fitzgerald, D., Jaffe, A., Birman, C., Morgan, L. (2014). Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Overlooked and undertreated in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(12), 952-958. [More Information]
  • Beltrame, M., Birman, C., Escario, J., Kassouma, J., Manolidis, S., Pringle, M., Robinson, P., Quevedo, M., Shanks, M., Suckfull, M., et al (2013). Common cavity and custom-made electrodes: Speech perception and audiological performance of children with common cavity implanted with custom-made MED-EL electrode. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 77(8), 1237-1243. [More Information]
  • Liao, A., Levin, B., Daniel, M., Chan, L., Cooper, M., Birman, C. (2013). Emergency EXIT: an urgent ex utero intrapartum tracheostomy for giant fetal neck mass. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(9), 684-685. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Elliott, E., Gibson, W. (2012). Pediatric Cochlear Implants: Additional Disabilities Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Effect on Language Outcomes. Otology & Neurotology, 33(8), 1347-1352. [More Information]
  • Cheng, A., Corke, M., Loughran-Fowlds, A., Birman, C., Hayward, P., Waters, K. (2011). Distraction osteogenesis and glossopexy for Robin sequence with airway obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(5), 320-325. [More Information]
  • Birman, C. (2011). Paediatric Cochlear Implants. Paediatrics and Child Health, 12, 6-8.
  • Birman, C. (2009). Cochlear implant surgical issues in the very young child. Cochlear Implants International, 10, 19-22. [More Information]
  • Campbell, R., Birman, C., Morgan, L. (2009). Management of otitis media with effusion in children with primary ciliary dyskinesia: a literature review. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 73(12), 1630-1638. [More Information]
  • Birman, C. (2005). Management of Otitis Media. Medicine Today, 6(8), 14-21.

2018

  • Sirisena, M., Birman, C., McKibbin, A., O'Brien, K. (2018). Bilateral auditory ossicular expansions in a child with beta-thalassemia major: Case report and literature review. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 112, 126-131. [More Information]
  • Pervez, T., Lee, C., Seton, C., Raftopulos, M., Birman, C., O´┐Żloughlin, E. (2018). Obstructive sleep apnoea in a paediatric patient with laryngeal Crohn's disease. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 54(2), 197-199. [More Information]

2016

  • Birman, C., Powell, H., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2016). Cochlear implant outcomes in cochlea nerve aplasia and hypoplasia. Otology & Neurotology, 37(5), 438-445. [More Information]
  • Morgan, L., Birman, C. (2016). The impact of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia on the upper respiratory tract. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 18, 33-38. [More Information]

2015

  • Powell, H., Rolfe, A., Birman, C. (2015). A Comparative Study of Audiologic Outcomes for Two Transcutaneous Bone-Anchored Hearing Devices. Otology & Neurotology, 36(9), 1525-1531. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Brew, J., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2015). CHARGE syndrome and Cochlear implantation: Difficulties and outcomes in the paediatric population. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 79(4), 487-492. [More Information]
  • Powell, H., Birman, C. (2015). Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome: Impedance changes over time with different cochlear implant electrode arrays. Cochlear Implants International, 16(6), 326-330. [More Information]
  • Birman, C., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2015). Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Associated With Minimal Postoperative Pain and Dizzines. Otology & Neurotology, 36(2), 220-222. [More Information]
  • Hosie, P., Fitzgerald, D., Jaffe, A., Birman, C., Rutland, J., Morgan, L. (2015). Presentation of primary ciliary dyskinesia in children: 30 years' experience. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(7), 722-726. [More Information]

2014

  • Birman, C., Sanli, H., Gibson, W., Elliott, E. (2014). Impedance, Neural Response Telemetry, and Speech Perception Outcomes After Reimplantation of Cochlear Implants in Children. Otology & Neurotology, 35(8), 1385-1393. [More Information]
  • Hosie, P., Fitzgerald, D., Jaffe, A., Birman, C., Morgan, L. (2014). Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Overlooked and undertreated in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(12), 952-958. [More Information]

2013

  • Beltrame, M., Birman, C., Escario, J., Kassouma, J., Manolidis, S., Pringle, M., Robinson, P., Quevedo, M., Shanks, M., Suckfull, M., et al (2013). Common cavity and custom-made electrodes: Speech perception and audiological performance of children with common cavity implanted with custom-made MED-EL electrode. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 77(8), 1237-1243. [More Information]
  • Liao, A., Levin, B., Daniel, M., Chan, L., Cooper, M., Birman, C. (2013). Emergency EXIT: an urgent ex utero intrapartum tracheostomy for giant fetal neck mass. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(9), 684-685. [More Information]

2012

  • Birman, C., Elliott, E., Gibson, W. (2012). Pediatric Cochlear Implants: Additional Disabilities Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Effect on Language Outcomes. Otology & Neurotology, 33(8), 1347-1352. [More Information]

2011

  • Cheng, A., Corke, M., Loughran-Fowlds, A., Birman, C., Hayward, P., Waters, K. (2011). Distraction osteogenesis and glossopexy for Robin sequence with airway obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(5), 320-325. [More Information]
  • Birman, C. (2011). Paediatric Cochlear Implants. Paediatrics and Child Health, 12, 6-8.

2009

  • Birman, C. (2009). Cochlear implant surgical issues in the very young child. Cochlear Implants International, 10, 19-22. [More Information]
  • Campbell, R., Birman, C., Morgan, L. (2009). Management of otitis media with effusion in children with primary ciliary dyskinesia: a literature review. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 73(12), 1630-1638. [More Information]

2005

  • Birman, C. (2005). Management of Otitis Media. Medicine Today, 6(8), 14-21.

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