Wendell Yarbrough, MD, MMHC is the Section Chief of Otolaryngology Department of Surgery, Director of the Head & Neck Disease Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Co-Director of the Molecular Virology Program in the Yale Cancer Center.
Dr. Yarbrough was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he also attended medical school and completed residency and fellowship. He joins Yale from Vanderbilt University where he was the Co-Leader of the Thoracic and Head and Neck Program at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, as well as Professor of Otolaryngology and Cancer Biology.
Dr. Yarbrough has a longstanding clinical interest in head and neck cancers and research interests in head and neck cancer translational research as well as identification of tumor suppressors and their mechanism of action. Recently, Dr. Yarbrough's lab has focused on identification of molecular defects in subsets of head & neck and salivary cancers to serve as novel targets for therapy. Dr. Yarbrough's lab has expertise in cell and molecular biology and in modeling of tumors for pre-clinical testing. The ultimate goal of Dr. Yarbrough's lab work is to improve outcomes for patients with head & neck and salivary cancers through innovative and rational development of new therapies.
Su Wang, MD, MPH is an internal medicine physician and the Medical Director of the Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. Dr. Wang served as the Assistant Director of Medical Affairs at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York City, where she led its nationally recognized hepatitis B programs, including clinical care programs, community based research, a primary-care based model of care and community outreach.
Dr. Wang received her medical degree from the University of Miami as part of the Honors Program in Medicine and obtained a Masters Degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. She completed a combined internal medicine and pediatric residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Wang served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Dr. Wang is an Executive Board Member for the World Hepatitis Alliance, an international partner with the World Health Organization. She was a reviewer for the Institute of Medicine 2010 report "Hepatitis and Liver Cancer" and the update in 2016 "Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States." She has spoken at the White House for World Hepatitis and is currently Co-Chair of the New Jersey Hepatitis B Coalition and involved with Hepatitis B United, a national coalition representing community efforts in the U.S.
Dr. Daniel Kim, is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Worcester, MA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Kim is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center.Dr. Daniel Kim is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 29 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.
Daniel Kim, (Research Area)
Skull Base Surgery, Malignant Tumors head/neck surgery and thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery.
Rodney J Taylor MD, MSPH is an associate professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Maryland of School of Medicine (UMSOM). Dr. Taylor is the Director of General Otorhinolaryngology at UMSOM and the Chief of Otolaryngology at the Veteranâ€™s Administration Medical Center at Baltimore. He joined the faculty of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology in 2001. Dr. Taylor has been recognized by local and national organizations as one of 'Americaâ€™s Top Otolaryngologist.'
Dr. Taylor graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 1991 where he was Senior Class President, Varsity Football player and received the Francis Burr Award for character, leadership, and athletic ability. He then graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995, receiving his MD, while also serving as Academic advisor and counselor for Harvard College pre-med students. Following medical school, Dr. Taylor spent 6 years at the University of Michigan completing his residency in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery. While at the University of Michigan, he spent a year developing novel techniques in head and neck cancer surgery, as well as developed and studied Quality of Life instruments among head and neck cancer patients. Dr. Taylor also received his Master from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 1999.
Dr. Taylor was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Malignancies by Baltimore magazine in 2016.
Rodney J Taylor (Research Area)
General Otolaryngology,Head and Neck Surgery,Sinus Surgery (Rhinology),Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Jeffrey S. Wolf, MD is a practicing Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT Specialist) in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Wolf graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1996 and has been in practice for 21 years. He completed a residency at University of Maryland Medical System. He currently practices at University of Maryland and is affiliated with Baltimore VA Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center and University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown. Dr. Wolf accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare and Humana. Dr. Wolf is board certified in Otolaryngology.
Michal Kauffman is an Ear, nose and throat diseases specialist and head and neck surgeon. Dr. Kauffman is designated as Director of cochlear implant program, Senior Physician at the Otorhinolaryngology Department, Hadassah Ein Kerem University Hospital, Jerusalem. She is handling responsibilities for ear surgeries (for both children and adults) and cochlear implant surgeries.Teaches 6th year medical students at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical School. Serves as a coordinator for the Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Ear-Nose-Throat, Head and Neck Diseases, as part of the Department of Communication Disorders studies at Hadassah College. Moderates academic and research seminars at the Department of Communication Disorders, Hadassah College. Also serves as an examiner at the specialization exams in the field of Otorhinolaryngology. A board member of MICHA Society for Deaf Children, Jerusalem, Member of Israeli Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Israeli Society of Otoneurology
George M. Zaytoun, MD, FACS received his MD degree in 1976 from the American University of Beirut (AUB) then completed four years of residency training in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). He completed a fellowship in otology and otopathology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, USA prior to joining the Faculty at AUB, in 1982. Dr. George Zaytoun is presently a Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery (in this rank since 2002) and was recently appointed Deputy Chief of Staff for surgical and procedural services at AUBMC. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member/co-founder of several professional, local, regional and international scientific societies. He serves on the editorial board of several otolaryngology journals. Dr. Zaytoun has given numerous invited lectures and published a large number of scientific articles in refereed journal. He is frequently an invited lecturer in national, regional and international scientific event. He serves on several professional advisory committees. He has received several awards for teaching, clinical care, and original scientific contributions. His field of expertise is in otology/neurotology and in Cochlear Implantation surgery as well as in general otolaryngology.
George M. Zaytoun(Research Area)
Otology/Neurotology and in Cochlear Implantation surgery
Kazmierczak, Henryk Antoni was born on March 2, 1951 in Poznan, Poland, Son of Jan and Joanna (Jezierska) Kazmierczak. Henryk Antoni Kazmierczak, Polish otolaryngologist, educator. He is the of Member American Academy Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Neurotology and Aequilibriometry Society, Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group. Degree, Medical Academy, Poznan, 1975. He served as a Assistant professor in University School Medical Science, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 1989-1998, Professor Poland, since 1998. He is an District consultant ear, nose and throat, Bydgoszcz, since 1995. Kazmierczak is a Member of American Academy Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Neurotology and Aequilibriometry Society, Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group and aslo a Contributor articles to professional journals
Honey is Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of British Columbia. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto and his doctoral degree from Oxford University as a Canadian Rhodes Scholar. He completed his Royal College training in neurosurgery in Vancouver.He was the President of the Canadian Section of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery for its first seven years. He is on the Boards of the World Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery (2003-present) and the Canadian Neuromodulation Society (2012-2019) and was on the Board of the American Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery (2008-2012).In 2016, Dr. Honey was elected the President of the Canadian Neuromodulation Society (2016-2019) and will be hosting the annual national meetings in Whistler (2018) and Iqaluit (2019).In 2016, Dr. Honey was elected President of the British Columbia Section of Neurosurgeons (2016-2019).Dr. Honey has been invited to lecture at Universities and Meetings around the world (over 150 presentations on 6 continents). He has a strong commitment to teaching and has trained 20 neurosurgeons from around the world during their one-year fellowship with him in Vancouver.
Zhengqing Hu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology â€“ Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He received his M.D. from Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China in 1993. From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Hu had his residency and fellowship training, together with a Ph.D. program focusing on neurotology and hearing research in HuaShan Hospital and EENT Hospital in Shanghai Medical University. Dr. Hu became an Attending Doctor in Ren Ji Hospital, Shanghai Second University, Shanghai, China in 1999-2001. He went to Karolinksa Institute, Sweden for his second Ph.D. program focusing on stem cell and cell replacement therapy for the inner ear, which was supported by the fellowships from Swedish Institute and Karolinska Institute â€“ Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in 2001-2005. Dr. Hu attended University of Virginia for his postdoctoral training from 2005 to 2009
Professor Mohan Kameswaran, Managing Director & Senior Consultant of Madras ENT Research Foundation, is the Visiting Professor of Rajah Muthiah Medical College Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram and at Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai. He graduated from Madras Medical College. He got his MS from Madras Medical College, Chennai and his Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He has received several gold medals in his undergraduate and postgraduate days.
He has been a recipient of the â€˜PADMA SHRIâ€™ National Award by the Government of India in recognition of his distinguished and exceptional service in the field of Medicine in 2006. He was also awarded the prestigious â€˜Indo-Australian Awardâ€™ for Meritorious Service by the Indo-Australian Association, and â€˜For the sake of Honour Awardâ€™ by Rotary club of Madras Esplanade in 2006.
He is one of the pioneers of Cochlear Implant Surgery in India and was responsible for starting Cochlear Implant surgery in many cities in India, Sri Lanka & Nepal. He has also conducted several workshops for the benefit of the Post Graduate students in ENT, including advanced techniques in ENT surgery. He also has to his credit a textbook on â€˜Tropical Diseases in ENTâ€™. He is a Doctor with a social consciousness & conducts free ENT camps in several parts of rural India. He has mentored ENT surgeons who hold positions of distinction in various parts of the country.
Prof. Mohan Kameswaran was elected as an Executive Board Member of the International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS), in the recently concluded XIX WORLD CONGRESS OF OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGY held from June 1 to 5, 2009 at SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil.
He is the FIRST Surgeon in South and South East Asia to have performed the AUDITORY BRAIN STEM IMPLANT and the FIRST PAEDIATRIC BRAINSTEM IMPLANT in Asia, January 2009. He is also the FIRST surgeon in Asia Pacific region to have performed the TOTALLY IMPLANTABLE HEARING DEVICE surgery.
Along with general ENT Surgical work, he has focused on Cochlear Implants, Laser Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Skull Base Surgery. He is a pioneer in cochlear implant surgery and has the distinction of doing the first Contour Cochlear Implant & Freedom implant in the country. He is the first surgeon in India & South East Asia to have performed the Auditory Brain Stem Implant.