Program Members

Clinical Program Leader

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Wendell Yarbrough, MD, MMHC, FACS

Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and of Pathology

Section Chief, Otolaryngology

Co-Director Molecular Virology Research Program

Director, Head & Neck Cancer Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Clinical Interests

Biopsy; Clinical Trials as Topic; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Laryngeal Neoplasms; Lymphoma; Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin; Medical Oncology; Mouth Neoplasms; Neoplasms; Neoplasms, Unknown Primary; Otolaryngology; Sarcoma; Skin Neoplasms; General Surgery; Thyroid Neoplasms; Tracheal Neoplasms; Antineoplastic Protocols; Early Detection of Cancer; Vocal Cord Dysfunction

Translational Working Group Leader

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Barbara Burtness, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Clinical Research Program Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program

Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program

Anesthesiology

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William Rosenblatt, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Director, Anesthesia for otolaryngology

REMEDY President & Founder

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology

Dental

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Gary Horblitt, DDS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

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Roger Lowlicht, DDS

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Dermatologic Surgery

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David Leffell, MD

David P. Smith Professor of Dermatology and Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology and Plastic)

Section Chief, Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology

Clinical Interests

Melanoma; Skin Diseases; Skin Neoplasms

Diagnostic Radiology

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James Abrahams, MD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Director, Medical Studies in Diagnostic Radiology, Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship

Chief, ENT Radiology

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Michele Johnson, MD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurosurgery and Associate Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Director of Interventional Neuroradiology

Medical Oncology

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Hari Deshpande, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology; Sarcoma

Otolaryngology

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Stephan Ariyan, MD, MBA

Professor of Surgery (Plastic) and of Dermatology

Clinical Program Leader, Melanoma Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

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Benjamin Judson, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Associate Residency Program Director, Otolaryngology

Medical Director, Ambulatory Clinics, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

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John Kveton, MD

Clinical Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and of Neurosurgery

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Saral Mehra, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology; Otolaryngology; Reoperation; Skin Neoplasms; General Surgery; Surgery, Plastic; Craniofacial Abnormalities

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Elias Michaelides, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and of Pediatrics

Director, Yale Hearing & Balance Program

Otolaryngology Program Director

Clinical Interests

Hearing Disorders

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Clarence Sasaki, MD, FACS

Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology; Speech Disorders

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Wendell Yarbrough, MD, MMHC, FACS

Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and of Pathology

Section Chief, Otolaryngology

Co-Director Molecular Virology Research Program

Director, Head & Neck Cancer Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Clinical Interests

Biopsy; Clinical Trials as Topic; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Laryngeal Neoplasms; Lymphoma; Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin; Medical Oncology; Mouth Neoplasms; Neoplasms; Neoplasms, Unknown Primary; Otolaryngology; Sarcoma; Skin Neoplasms; General Surgery; Thyroid Neoplasms; Tracheal Neoplasms; Antineoplastic Protocols; Early Detection of Cancer; Vocal Cord Dysfunction

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Nwanmegha Young, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Pathology

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Diane Kowalski, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology and Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program

Director, Anatomic and Laboratory Medicine Residency Program

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Manju Prasad, MD, MBBCh

Associate Professor of Pathology and of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Director, Endocrine, Head & Neck Pathology

Director, Immunohistochemistry Laboratory

Director, Endocrine, Head and Neck Pathology Fellowship

Radiation Oncology

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Ranjit Bindra, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Pathology

Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncology

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Joseph Contessa, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Pharmacology

Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncology

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Roy Decker, MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Clinical Research Program Leader, Therapeutic Radiology, Yale Cancer Center

Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncology

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Zain Husain, MD

Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Director, Head and Neck Radiotherapy Program

Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncology

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Yung Son, MD

Professor Emeritus of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncology