I'm going to try to collect all the names of health professionals who are knowledgeable about TT. I'm going to list Brian Palmer, DDS first. He seems to be quite passionate about BFing and knowledgeable about tongue tie. If you can't find any health professional to help you with your concerns, I would contact Dr. Palmer. I don't know which of the below is the best way to contact him so I will put them all:
Dr. Brian Palmer
3401 W 121st St.
Brian Palmer, D.D.S.
Broadway Medical Bldg.
4400 Broadway, Suite 514
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111-3342.
Office - (816) 561-5578
Fax - (816) 561-5601
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Cliff O'Callahan in Middletown, CT.
Elizabeth Coryllos, MD, Long Island, NY
Minneola NY at 516-671-6816 (current as of 2007)
Barbara Latterner, BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Nurturing for the Nursing Couple, Brewster, NY, 845-279-7605.
Dr. Evelyn Jain is a family physician and lactation specialist in Calgary, Canada. She is director of the Lakeview Breastfeeding Clinic,
Dr. Weiner in San Diego area: http://ranchosandiegodental.com/?page=aboutdoctor
(reportedly does not do babies??? see a later post)
Drs. John Coquelet and Denise Punger
4640 S. 25th Street
Ft. Pierce, Florida, 34981
Dr. Daniel Berner
2320 Concord Rd
Lafayette, IN 47909-2710
Fred Margolis, DDS of Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
LC: Pat Shelley, Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washingtonhttp://www.breastfeedingcenter.org/aboutus.html
ENT: Dr. John Bosworth, Siegel & Bosworth, Rockville, MD
Shady Grove Office
15235 Shady Grove Rd.
Rockville, MD 20850
James Jesse, DDS
1000 East Washington Street
Colton, CA 92324
Phone: (909) 825-7403
Lawrence A. Kotlow, D.D.S.
340 Fuller Road
Per a parent, Dr. Kotlow has been doing the procedure for years, written about it too. He uses a laser.
Scott A. Siegel, DDS, MD, FACS is a Clinical Assistant Professor @ SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine and an Attending Physician, Department of Surgery, at Winthrop University Hospital. He is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has a special interest in areas of frenectomies and frenoplasties in the oral cavity especially as related to feeding in the newborn/infant and with speech in toddlers and adolescents. He presented a talk on "Significance of Ankyloglosia and the use of CO2 laser (bloodless surgery) in the treatment of these disorders" in 2007 at Winthrop University Hospital so is knowledgeable about laser surgery in this area.http://www.lioralsurgery.com/meet/meet_siegel.asp
Mineola Office Address:
134 Mineola Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Mineola, NY 11501
Port Washington Office Address:
14 Vanderventer Avenue, Suite 260
Port Washington, NY 11050
James G. Murphy, MD, FAAP, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences. He served 25 years active duty as a physician with the US
Navy and 12 years as a contract pediatrician with the US Navy and is currently a Government Service Medical Officer at Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA. He is a Member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, a
Medical Associate for La Leche League, a Member of the International Lactation Consultants Association, and serves on the board of the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition. Dr. Murphy began performing frenotomies in October 2003 and has performed over 300 infant frenotomies to date, including posterior submucosal fibrous bands.
LC: Pat Shelley, Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washington
Christina Smillie, MD - Breastfeeding Resources
Address: 2505 Main St # 223, Stratford, CT 06615
Phone: (203) 375-5812
Penny Soppas, M.D., IBCLC
Drexel Hill Pediatric Associates
5030 State Rd # 2-900
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Phone: (610) 623-9080 Fax: (610) 623-3861http://www.drexelhillpeds.com/peds/index.html#Soppas
From a MDC mama....I have another resource for tongue tie...he clipped my son's submucosal tie about 2 weeks ago. It's getting slowly better.
Dr. Greg Notestine DDS
His sister was a LLL leader years ago, and he has published research on breastfeeding and TT. http://jhl.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/6/3/113
I was also told there is a Dr. Michael Rutter, an ENT at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. He is from Australia and understands tongue tie and breastfeeding.
Michael J. Rutter, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Director of Clinical Research
Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine