Education

Medical School Case Western Reserve University (2001)
Internship Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2002), General Surgery
Residency Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2006), Otolaryngology
Fellowship Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2007), Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Clinical Interest

Head & Neck Cancers
  • Facial Cancers
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral & Oropharyngeal) Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity & Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Ear Canal, External Ear & Middle Ear
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Face, Larynx, Neck & Oral Cavity
  • Throat (Pharyngeal) Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
Surgical Treatment of Benign Head & Neck Conditions
  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Airway Obstruction Issues
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Goiter (Thyroid Enlargement)
  • Laryngeal Papilloma
  • Palate Tumors
  • Parotid Lesions & Tumors
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula Repair
Surgical Treatment of Head & Neck Cancers
  • Glossectomy
  • Laryngectomy
  • Lymph Node Removal
  • Maxillectomy
  • Pharyngectomy
  • Tracheotomy/Trachestomy
  • Tumor Resection
Skull Based Surgery
  • Nanoprobe Imaging
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Imaging
  • Organ Sparing Surgery
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

Publications

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Impact of Treatment Sequence of Multimodal Therapy for Advanced Oral Cavity Cancer with Mandible Invasion.
Myers LL, Sumer BD, Truelson JM, Nedzi L, Perkins S, Hughes RS, Ahn C Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2011 Aug
Resection and free tissue reconstruction of locally advanced oral cancer: avoidance of lip split.
Myers LL, Sumer BD, Truelson JM, Ahn C, Leach JL Microsurgery 2011 Jul 31 5 347-52
Patterns of regional metastasis in advanced stage cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the auricle.
Peiffer N, Kutz JW, Myers LL, Isaacson B, Sumer BD, Truelson JM, Ahn C, Roland PS Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011 Jan 144 1 36-42

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Texas Instruments Corporate Award
    Research Gift (2011)
  • Triological Society Francis Lederer
    FUSION Grant for Nanotechnology Research (2011)
  • SEBM Best Paper for 2010 in the Alan MacDiarmid Interdisciplinary Research
    Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (2010)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Research Award (2008)
  • Texas Instruments Corporate Award
    Research Grant (2008)
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Clinical Sciences
    Research Grant (2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Head and Neck Society
  • Texas Medical Association