Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Otolaryngology
3100 SW 62 Avenue NE Wing #122
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 786-624-3687

Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Ctr- Otolaryngology
20295 NE 29 Place #300
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone Number: 786-624-2800


Medical School - University of Puerto Rico Med Sci Campus
Fellowship - Hospital for Sick Children
Residency - Baylor College of Medicine
Residency - Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified

Pediatric Otolaryngologist/Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist


Dr. Tirado is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She has been a pediatric otolaryngologist within the Division of Otolaryngology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since 2011. Dr. Tirado treats patients with disorders encompassing the entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology, from routine health care for children with minor ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems to complicated head and neck, sinuses and airway surgical interventions in the operating room. She earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan. Dr. Tirado then completed a residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, followed by a fellowship in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Her clinical interests include disorders of the head and neck, complex airway problems, congenital malformations and voice disorders.


Dr. Tirado is board certified in otolaryngology. She is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and American Medical Association. Dr. Tirado is active in clinical research. She has presented at conferences and been published in medical journals.


Dr. Tirado sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus and the Nicklaus Children’s Aventura Care Center. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.


Tirado, Y., Chadha, N.K., Allegro, J., Forte, V., Campisi, P. (2011). Quality of life and voice outcomes after thyroid ala graft laryngotracheal reconstruction in young children. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 144(5), 770-777. View in Pubmed

Wong, A.W., Allegro, J., Tirado, Y., Chadha, N., Campisi, P. (2011). Objective measurement of motor speech characteristics in the healthy pediatric population. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 75(12), 1604-1611. View in Pubmed

Tirado, Y., Lewin, J.S., Hutcheson, K.A., Kupferman, M.E. (2010). Office-based injection laryngoplasty in the irradiated larynx. Laryngoscope, 120(4), 703-706. View in Pubmed

Cordes, B., Williams, M.D., Tirado, Y., Bell, D., Rosenthal, D.I., Al-Dhahri, S.F., Hanna, E.Y., El-Naggar, A.K. (2009). Molecular and phenotypic analysis of poorly differentiated sinonasal neoplasms: an integrated approach for early diagnosis and classification. Human Pathology, 40(3), 283-292. View in Pubmed

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