Andrew T. Day, MD MPH is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  He is also a member of the Population Science and Cancer Control program at the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Day earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School.  Following his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, he received advanced training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  He subsequently earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

His clinical interests primarily encompass the management of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.  He has specific expertise in complex ablative surgery, transoral laser microsurgery (TLM), transoral robotic surgery (TORS), reconstructive surgery, open and minimally-invasive salivary gland surgery, and thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Dr. Day has published in a number of journals and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for Oral Oncology, Head Neck, and JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. His research interests include early detection of head and neck cancer, improving the quality of life and survival of cancer survivors, and head and neck cancer outcomes.   

He is a member of the American Head and Neck Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the Triological Society. 


Medical School
University of Minnesota (2010)
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2015), Otolaryngology
Graduate School
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2017), Public Health
Johns Hopkins Hospital (2017), Head & Neck Oncology Surgery and Microvascular Reconstructi


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Impact of high- versus low-risk genotype on sinonasal radiographic disease in cystic fibrosis.
Halderman AA, Lee S, London NR, Day A, Jain R, Moore JA, Lin SY Laryngoscope 2018 Dec
Supraclavicular flap practice patterns and outcomes: A survey of 221 AHNS surgeons.
Day AT, Tang L, Emerick K, Patel UA, Deschler DG, Richmon JD Laryngoscope 2018 Dec
Commercial Claims-Based Comparison of Survival and Toxic Effects of Definitive Radiotherapy vs Primary Surgery in Patients With Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Sher DJ, Agiro A, Zhou S, Day AT, DeVries A JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Oct 144 10 913-922
Otolaryngology resident experience with supraclavicular, submental and other regional flaps in the United States.
Day AT, Tang L, Patel UA, Richmon JD, Emerick KS Am J Otolaryngol 2018 May
Surgical Fires in Otolaryngology: A Systematic and Narrative Review.
Day AT, Rivera E, Farlow JL, Gourin CG, Nussenbaum B Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Jan 194599817746926
Comparative effectiveness of primary radiotherapy versus surgery in elderly patients with locally advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Sher DJ, Yan J, Day A, Sumer BD, Pham N, Khan S, Zhu H. Oral oncology. 2018
Soft Palate Reconstruction: An Algorithmic Approach and Review
Britt CJ, Hwang MH, Day AT, Boahene K, Byrne P, Haughey BH, Desai SC. JAMA facial plastic surgery. 2018
Tobacco treatment programs at National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers: a systematic review and online audit
Day AT, Tang L, Karam-Hage M, Fahkry C. American journal of clinical oncology. 2018
Development and external validation of a risk-prediction model to predict 5-year overall survival in advanced larynx cancer.
Petersen JF, Stuiver MM, Timmermans AJ, Chen A, Zhang H, O'Neill JP, Deady S, Vander Poorten V, Meulemans J, Wennerberg J, Skroder C, Day AT, Koch W, van den Brekel MWM Laryngoscope 2017 Nov
Treatment, short-term outcomes, and costs associated with larynx cancer care in commercially insured patients.
Day AT, Chang HY, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Eisele DW, Frick KD, Gourin CG Laryngoscope 2017 Jul


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Regional flaps. In Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide

Day AT, Chaudhary HA, Richmon JD. (2016). San Diego, Plural Publishing, Inc.

Radioiodine sialadenitis. In Gland-Preserving Salivary Surgery ? A Problem-Based Approach

Day AT, Eisele DW. (2017). Berlin, Springer