Cedric Von Pritchett, MD

Otolaryngology

Primary Office

Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida 6535 Nemours Parkway Orlando, FL 32827 Appointment: (407) 650-7715

Other Offices

Get to Know Me

My father was a health and physical education teacher who inspired my interest in the human body. I find all aspects of my specialty fascinating, but I have a particular interest in conditions that affect children. My wife and I have two children. We are a family that enjoys outdoor activities and sports.

Why I Treat Children

Children are our future and treating them reminds me of the best in humanity. Their innocence and potential motivate me to advocate on their behalf. I find it very rewarding to help a child overcome obstacles so they can reach their full potential.

What I'm Passionate About

The ability to hear, taste, smell and speak is integral to the human experience. When one or more of these senses is compromised in a child, it can challenge their drive and creativity and test their family. It brings me special satisfaction to improve or restore these gifts through medical management, or in some cases, surgical intervention.

How I Try to Make A Difference

Humans are complex creatures with physical, intellectual, spiritual and emotional needs. Practicing medicine in this context is important to me, even as a surgeon. I see a child in holistic terms, not just as my patient.

Education & Training

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology - Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital, 2015

Internship Residency

  • Otolaryngology - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center, 2014

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology/Otolaryngology

Awards & Recognition

  • 2008 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • 2008 Gold Humanism Honor Society

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health FL Medicaid and Healthy Kids
  • Aetna HMO/POS/PPO/EPO
  • Alabama Medicaid/Patient First
  • AmeriHealth Caritas Florida (FKA Prestige Health Choice)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Non HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Florida Blue Select
  • Cigna & Great West HMO/POS Open Access
  • Cigna & Great West PPO/EPO
  • Community Care Plan Medicaid
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • First Health Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Florida Medicaid
  • Florida Medicare
  • Health First Health Plans
  • HEALTHSMART HLTH PLANS PPO ORL
  • HEALTHSMART HLTH PLANS PPO PNS
  • HUMANA HEALTHY HORIZONS (FKA HUMANA MEDICAID)
  • Humana HMO/POS
  • Humana PPO/EPO
  • Molina Healthcare Medicaid
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Olympus Managed Healthcare PPO ORL
  • Prime Health Services PPO Specialty Florida
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Simply Healthcare Healthy Kids
  • Simply Healthcare Medicaid HMO
  • Star Healthcare Network
  • Sunshine SMI/CMS 19 & 21
  • Sunshine State Health Plan Medicaid
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services
  • United Healthcare Commercial Products
  • United Healthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Volusia Health Network PPO/EPO

  • Congenital Neck Masses
  • Hearing Loss
  • Otitis Media

Research Activities

  • Health care utilization and delivery
  • Surgical outcomes and quality

  • Hearing outcomes in children with Congenital Cytomegalovirus: A multi-center, single-enterprise experience.; International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology; (2022).

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  • Racial disparities in pediatric otolaryngology: current state and future hope.; Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery; (2021).

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  • Racial and Insurance Inequalities in Access to Early Pediatric Cochlear Implantation.; Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; (2020).

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  • Transcutaneous Osseointegrated Implants for Pediatric Patients With Aural Atresia.; JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery; (2018).

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  • Inpatient Nursing and Parental Comfort in Managing Pediatric Tracheostomy Care and Emergencies.; JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery; (2016).

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  • Dermoid of the oral cavity: case report with histopathology correlation and review of literature.; Journal of radiology case reports; (2016).

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  • Trends in the management of pediatric peritonsillar abscess infections in the U.S., 2000-2009.; International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology; (2015).

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  • Variations in the cochlear implant experience in children with enlarged vestibular aqueduct.; The Laryngoscope; (2015).

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  • Pediatric deep space neck infections in U.S. children, 2000-2009.; International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology; (2014).

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  • Surgical treatment of hearing loss when otosclerosis coexists with superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome.; Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology; (2014).

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  • Synchronous ipsilateral sebaceous lymphadenoma and membranous basal cell adenoma of the parotid.; Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology; (2013).

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  • Incidence of pediatric acute mastoiditis: 1997-2006.; Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery; (2012).

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  • Hemangioblastoma of the cerebellopontine angle.; Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery; (2010).

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  • Management of acute appendicitis: the impact of CT scanning on the bottom line.; Journal of the American College of Surgeons; (2010).

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  • Human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: primary tumor burden and survival in surgical patients.; The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology; (2009).

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  • Factors affecting innovation in pediatric surgery: hospital type and appendectomies.; Journal of pediatric surgery; (2006).

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