- Other Post Graduate Training - Gallaudet University (2000-2004)
- Graduate School - Gallaudet University (2000-2004), Counseling
- Residency - Georgetown University Medical Center (2000-2003), Pediatrics
- Internship - Georgetown University Medical Center (1999-2000), Pediatrics
- Medical School - University of Virginia School of Medicine (1995-1999)
Rachel St. John, M.D.
- Pediatric Otolaryngology
Rachel St. John, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She serves as Director of the Family-Focused Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children at Children’s Medical Center. She specializes in care coordination for deaf and hard of hearing patients.
Dr. St. John earned her medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at Georgetown University. She also holds a master’s degree in counseling from Gallaudet University and certification as an NIC-Advanced sign language interpreter from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. In addition, she completed the Mental Health Interpreter Training Program at Troy State University.
Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012.
Dr. St. John’s clinical and academic interests include developmental outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing children, early language access, and medical education. She serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention and Maternal and Child Health Journal. She is a health education consultant at the state and national level and previously was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Leadership Team and an AAP delegate to the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing.
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Dallas County Medical Society, the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, the Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advancement in Children, the Texas Pediatric Society, and the Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf.
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- Dallas County Medical Society
- Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
- Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advancement in Children
- Texas Pediatric Society
- Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf
- Physician of the Month 2018, Children's Health Medical Center
- Texas Guide By Your Side Physician Champion 2014, Texas Hands and Voices
- Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Award of Excellence 2011, American Academy of Pediatrics/Centers for Disease Control/Maternal Child Health Bureau
Getting Started: Hearing Screening, Evaluation, and Next Steps in Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and their Families
St John R, Lytle L, Nussbaum D, Shoup A (2016), New York, NY, Oxford University Press
Neonatal Hearing Screening in Atlas of Procedures in Neonatology
St. John R, Morgan S. Neonatal Hearing Screening. In: MacDonald MG, Ramasethu J (2006), Washington, DC, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
- Getting Started: Hearing Screening, Evaluation, and Next Steps in Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and their Families
Year 2019 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Programs.
Joint Committee on Infant Hearing. The Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention 2019 4 2 1-44
To The Editor: Concerns With Correlative Data.
St John R, Clark T, Nutt R Pediatrics 2017
NCHAM EHDI Ebook: Chapter 6: Children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing PLUS
Wiley S, St John R, Lindow-Davies C 2016
?Pathologizing? Deafness (A Reply)
St John R Contemporary Pediatrics 2016
The role of routine hearing screening in children with cystic fibrosis on aminoglycosides: A systematic review.
Farzal Z, Kou YF, St John R, Shah GB, Mitchell RB The Laryngoscope 2015 Jul
The otolaryngologist's role in newborn hearing screening and early intervention.
Bower CM, St John R, Otolaryngologic clinics of North America 2014 Oct 47 5 631-49
Regarding review of psychopathology in children and adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing.
St John R, JAMA pediatrics 2014 Aug 168 8 778-9
Regarding Review of Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
St John R JAMA Pediatrics. 2014 168 8 778-779
The Otolaryngologist's Role in Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention
Bower C, St John R Otolaryngology Clinic of North America 2014 47
Retained Foreign Body in the Ear Canal
St John R, Mitchell R Consultant for Pediatricians 2014 13, no 7
Requesting Accommodation for a Disability: A Telephone Survey of American Medical Schools.
Sack W, Gale J, Gulati S, Gunther M, Nesheim R, Stoddard F, St John R Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability. 2008 20 2 93-99
More Resources for the Deaf Child.
St John R Contemporary Pediatrics. 2006 23 11 102-104
Developmental, audiological, and speech perception functioning in children after cochlear implant surgery: a reply.
St John R, Nelson DB Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine 2004 Apr 158 4 401; author reply 401-2
- Year 2019 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Programs.
- Developmental Outcomes for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children
- Early Language Access
- Medical Education
- Pediatric Otolaryngology
Articles by Dr. St. John
Rachel St. John, M.D.
Dr. St. John talks about her approach to patient care.