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San Diego, CA 92123


Otolaryngology (ENT)


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

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University of California Medical Center at San Diego


Duke University


Duke University


UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

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Dr. Anthony Magit is a associate chief medical officer and a pediatric otolaryngologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. He is also a clinical professor of otolaryngology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and director of UC San Diego's Human Research Protections program.

Dr. Magit's previous positions at Rady Children's include chief of the Otolaryngology division and Hospital chief of staff. Currently, he is the chair of the Physician Well Being Committee and a Telemedicine Physician Champion.

His clinical interests include cystic-fibrosis related sinusitis and lymphatic malformations. These are also his research interests, along with research ethics and the development of clinical guidelines.

A graduate of Stanford University and the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Magit completed his internship and residency at Duke University, followed by a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He also earned a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Magit received the 2016 Sylvan Stool Award for outstanding teaching and mentorship from SENTAC (Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children). Additionally, he has been named among San Diego Magazine's "Top Doctors" for more than 10 years and one of the "Best Doctors in America."

Among his professional activities, Dr. Magit serves on the boards of the San Diego County Medical Society and statewide California Specialty Care Coalition. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys hiking, contemporary music and spending time with his family.


Biologic Therapy in Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Systematic Review.
Rahavi-Ezabadi S, Zhou S, Lee SE, Ference E, Magit A, Leuin S, Mohamed K, Rezaei N, Patel VA

Measuring income-associated inequalities in COVID-19 vaccination on a global scale: a modeling study.
Amimo F, Magit A

Perceptions of Pediatric Endocrinologists and Neurologists on the Drivers of Telehealth Use.
Schulson LB, Predmore Z, Sousa JL, McCullough CM, Magit A, Lerner C, Chinnock R, Barkley S, Marcin JP, McGuire T, Browne MA, Uscher-Pines L

Pediatric basilar skull fractures from multi-level falls: A systematic review and retrospective analysis.
Barba P, Stramiello JA, Nardone Z, Walsh-Blackmore S, Nation J, Ignacio R, Magit A

Use of Telehealth Across Pediatric Subspecialties Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Uscher-Pines L, McCullough C, Dworsky MS, Sousa J, Predmore Z, Ray K, Magit A, Rivanis C, Lerner C, Iwakoshi J, Barkley S, Marcin JP, McGuire T, Browne MA, Swanson C, Cleary JP, Kelly E, Layton K, Schulson L

Pediatric Basilar Skull Fracture Mechanisms and Trends From 2007 to 2018.
Magit A, Stramiello JA, Good R, Nation J

Undifferentiated recurrent fevers in pediatrics are clinically distinct from PFAPA syndrome but retain an IL-1 signature.
Luu I, Nation J, Page N, Carvalho D, Magit A, Jiang W, Leuin S, Bliss M, Bothwell M, Brigger M, Kearns D, Pransky S, Broderick L

Equal Access to Telemedicine during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pediatric Otolaryngology Perspective.
Jiang W, Magit AE, Carvalho D

A review of prospective pathways and impacts of COVID-19 on the accessibility, safety, quality, and affordability of essential medicines and vaccines for universal health coverage in Africa.
Amimo F, Lambert B, Magit A, Hashizume M

Public health risks of humanitarian crises in Mozambique.
Amimo F, Magit A, Sacarlal J, Shibuya K, Hashizume M

Plasmodium falciparum resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in Africa: a systematic analysis of national trends.
Amimo F, Lambert B, Magit A, Sacarlal J, Hashizume M, Shibuya K

A survey of adult preferences regarding recruitment for pediatric research.
Amin MD, Bundogji NK, Zamora SM, Magit AE

What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria control?
Amimo F, Lambert B, Magit A

Immune Dysregulation in the Tonsillar Microenvironment of Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis (PFAPA) Syndrome.
Luu I, Sharma A, Guaderrama M, Peru M, Nation J, Page N, Carvalho D, Magit A, Jiang W, Leuin S, Bliss M, Bothwell M, Brigger M, Kearns D, Newbury R, Pransky S, Gilbert JA, Broderick L

Trends in comparative efficacy and safety of malaria control interventions for maternal and child health outcomes in Africa: a study protocol for a Bayesian network meta-regression exploring the effect of HIV and malaria endemicity spectrum.
Amimo F, Moon TD, Magit A, Sacarlal J, Lambert B, Nomura S

Systems approach to assessing and improving local human research Institutional Review Board performance.
Fontanesi J, Magit A, Ford JJ, Nguyen H, Firestein GS

Impact of Per Capita Income on the Effectiveness of School-Based Health Education Programs to Promote Cervical Cancer Screening Uptake in Southern Mozambique.
Amimo F, Moon TD, Magit A, Sacarlal J

A multisite study of performance drivers among institutional review boards.
Caligiuri M, Allen K, Buscher N, Denney L, Gates C, Kantelo K, Magit A, Sak R, Firestein GS, Fontanesi J

Plain Language Summary: Earwax (Cerumen Impaction).
Krouse HJ, Magit AE, O'Connor S, Schwarz SR, Walsh SA

Clinical Practice Guideline (Update): Earwax (Cerumen Impaction) Executive Summary.
Schwartz SR, Magit AE, Rosenfeld RM, Ballachanda BB, Hackell JM, Krouse HJ, Lawlor CM, Lin K, Parham K, Stutz DR, Walsh S, Woodson EA, Yanagisawa K, Cunningham ER Jr

Clinical Practice Guideline (Update): Earwax (Cerumen Impaction).
Schwartz SR, Magit AE, Rosenfeld RM, Ballachanda BB, Hackell JM, Krouse HJ, Lawlor CM, Lin K, Parham K, Stutz DR, Walsh S, Woodson EA, Yanagisawa K, Cunningham ER Jr

Pediatric rhinosinusitis.
Magit A

Primary surgery vs primary sclerotherapy for head and neck lymphatic malformations.
Balakrishnan K, Menezes MD, Chen BS, Magit AE, Perkins JA

Outcomes of isolated basilar skull fracture: readmission, meningitis, and cerebrospinal fluid leak.
McCutcheon BA, Orosco RK, Chang DC, Salazar FR, Talamini MA, Maturo S, Magit A

Respiratory distress of the newborn: congenital laryngeal atresia.
Ambrosio A, Magit A

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