Daniel J. Kirse, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Daniel J. Kirse, M.D.


Clinical Interests

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4161
Department: 336-716-4161

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Education & Training

  • M.D., St Louis University School of Medicine , 1991
  • Internship, Otolaryngology, U Arkansas Med Ctr, 1992
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, U Arkansas Med Ctr, 1996
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Childrens Hospital Of Boston, 1997

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology

NPI Number

  • 1215911698
Daniel J. Kirse, M.D.

Daniel J. Kirse, M.D.

Professor, Otolaryngology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3854 | Department: 336-716-4161

Recent Publications

Kao R, Kirse DJ, Evans AK. Compliance with recommendations for tympanostomy tube follow-up: patient characteristics. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;151(3):489-495.

Banks GC, Kirse DJ, Anthony E, Bergman S, Shetty AK. Bilateral parotitis as the initial presentation of childhood sarcoidosis. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013;34(2):142-144.

Panella NJ, Kirse DJ, Pranikoff T, Evans AK. Disk battery ingestion: case series with assessment of clinical and financial impact of a preventable disease. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013;29(2):165-169.

King LB, Pang B, Perez AC, Reimche JL, Kirse DJ, Whigham AS, Evans AK, Swords EW [sic] [Swords WE]. Observation of viable nontypeable haemophilus influenzae bacteria within neutrophil extracellular traps in clinical samples from chronic otitis media. Otolaryngology. 2013;3(4):.

Roberts AL, Connolly KL, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Poehling KA, Peters TR, Reid SD. Detection of group A Streptococcus in tonsils from pediatric patients reveals high rate of asymptomatic streptococcal carriage. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12():3.

Kuppler KM, Kirse DJ, Thompson JT, Haldeman-Englert CR. Loeys-Dietz syndrome presenting as respiratory distress due to pulmonary artery dilation. Am J Med Genet A. 2012;158A(5):1212-1215.

Holder RC, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Peters TR, Poehling KA, Swords WE, Reid SD. One third of middle ear effusions from children undergoing tympanostomy tube placement had multiple bacterial pathogens. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12():87.

Langley EW, Kirse DK [sic] [Kirse DJ], Barnes CE, Covitz W, Shetty AK. Retropharyngeal edema: an unusual manifestation of Kawasaki disease. J Emerg Med. 2010;39(2):181-185.

Neff L, Kirse D, Pranikoff T. An unusual presentation of a fourth pharyngeal arch (branchial cleft) sinus. J Pediatr Surg. 2009;44(3):626-629.

Chapman DB, Shashi V, Kirse DJ. Case report: aplasia of the lacrimal and major salivary glands (ALSG). Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;73(6):899-901.

Bryan Y, Templeton W, Carter A, Hoke L, Kirse DJ. Optimal style for the optical stylet: use of the BONFILS retromolar intubation endoscope in children [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2009 Oct 17-21; New Orleans (LA). 2009;():A150.

Kirse DJ. Use of the microdebrider in pediatric endoscopic airway surgery. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;17(6):477-482.

Armstrong L, Graham GE, Schimke RN, Collins DL, Kirse DJ, Costello F, Ardinger HH. The Hunter-MacDonald syndrome with expanded phenotype including risk of meningioma: an update and review. Am J Med Genet A. 2008;146A(1):83-92.

Kirse DJ, Rees CJ, Celmer AW, Bruegger DE. Endoscopic extended ventriculotomy for congenital saccular cysts of the larynx in infants. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(7):724-728.

Bates DD, Shetty AK, Kirse DJ. Treatment of a clivus abscess in a child using image-guidance [abstract]. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;70(11):2009.

All Publications

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Professor, Otolaryngology

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Otolaryngology
Daniel J. Kirse, M.D.

Daniel J. Kirse, M.D.

Professor, Otolaryngology

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Time CP spent with patient
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Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.


Dr Kirse is friendly and very caring for his patients. He always listen to concerns and offers recommendations accordingly. My son is having his 4th surgery with Dr Kirse and I have been very pleased with our past experiences. Excellent doctor!!!


Great Doctor


I love Dr. Kirse for my son. He is the best.


*Dr. Kirse and the PA really took the time to hear our concerns and frustrations. After hearing our concerns, they made recommendations which were thoroughly explained to us.

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