John J. Manoukian, M.B., B.Ch Diploma, FRCPSC, FACS, Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Fun fact about me 

I am optimist and always like to laugh. 

I love working with children and their families because 
I'm still a child at heart.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

2011 Canadian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Honour Award

2012 Best Program Director Award of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Academic appointments 

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Other appointments 

Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Canada, Otolaryngology member

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Council Member, Quebec representative

Member of the Quebec Association of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery, ASPO (American Academy of Pediatric Otolaryngology), ACS (American College of Surgeon), CSO-HNS (Canadian Society of Otolaryngology head and Neck Surgery, AAO-HNS (American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)

Community Involvement 

Member of the Armenian Medical International Committee (AMIC)



Faculty of Science Pre-medical, University of Alexandria, Egypt

Medical Degree 

M.B.,B.Ch., University of Alexandria, Egypt


Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, McGill University Health Center


Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Cincinnati, Children Hospital Medical center

Professional Certifications: RCPSC (Otolaryngology H&N Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada), FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeon)


Research interests 
  • airway reconstruction for both pediatric and adult population
  • sinus disease management in both pediatric and adult population
  • all pediatric disorders of the ear, nose, sinuses, throat, upper aero digestive system, and facial reconstructive surgeries

Selected publications 

Sirisopana M, Saint-Martin C, Wang NN, Manoukian J, Nguyen LH, Brown KA. Novel measurements of the length of the subglottic airway in infants and young children. Anesth Analg 117(2):462-70, 2013

Campagna-Vaillancourt M, Manoukian J, Razack S, Nguyen LH. Acceptability and reliability of multiple mini-interviews for admission to otolaryngology residency. Laryngoscope 124(1): 91-6, 2014

Do BA, Lands LC, Saint-Martin C, Mascarella MA, Manoukian JJ, Daniel SJ, Nguyen LH. Effect of the F508del genotype on outcomes of endoscopic sinus surgery in children with cystic fibrosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 78(7): 1133-7, 2014

Horwood L, Brouillette RT, McGregor CD, Manoukian JJ, Constantin E. Testing for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea when health care resources are rationed. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140(7): 616-23, 2014

Ho-Wo-Cheong D, Mijovic T, Manoukian JJ, Bergeron M, Nguyen LH. Synchronous airway lesions in children: an analysis of characteristics and comorbidities. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 78(10): 1586-91, 2014

Mascarella MA, Schwartz J, Manoukian JJ. Congenital intra-oral adhesions: a surgical approach to cleft palate lateral synechia syndrome. Int J Pediatr  Otorhinolaryngol. 79(5):769-72, 2015

Do BA, Lands LC, Mascarella MA, Fanous A, Saint-Martin C, Manoukian JJ, Nguyen LH.  Lund-Mackay and modified Lund-Mackay score for sinus surgery in children with cystic fibrosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 79(8):1341-5, 2015

Khalife S, Marchica C. Zawawi F, Daniel SJ, Manoukian JJ, Tewfik M. Concha bullosa mucocele: A case series and revieew of the literature. Allergy Rhinol.7(4): e233-e243, 2016