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Kevin S. Emerick, M.D.

Specialties: Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Service
Head and Neck Surgery
Phone Number: 617-573-4084
Fax: 617-573-4131
Location: 243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Board Certification: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Medical School Indiana University School of Medicine
Internship Harvard Medical School (General Surgery)
Residency Harvard Medical School (Otolaryngology)
Fellowship University of Michigan (Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstruction)
Teaching Affiliation Assistant Professor of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School
Biographical Profile:

Clinical Interests

Head and Neck Cancer, Advanced and High Risk Cutaneous Malignancy, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Microvascular Reconstruction, Pedicled Flap Reconstruction.

Research Interests

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in the Head and Neck Region, Unique Behaviors of Head and Neck Cutaneous Malignancies (Melanoma and High Risk Squamous Cell Carcinoma), Supraclavicular Flap Reconstruction for Head and Neck Defects

Select Publications

Supraclavicular flap reconstruction following total laryngectomy.  Emerick KS, Herr MA, Deschler DG. Laryngoscope. 2013 Nov 20. doi: 10.1002/lary.24530. [Epub ahead of print]

The supraclavicular artery flap for head and neck reconstruction. Herr MW, Emerick KS, Deschler DG. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2014 Mar 1;16(2):127-32.

Initial clinical findings of a mathematical model to predict survival of head and neck cancer. Emerick KS, Leavitt ER, Michaelson JS, Diephuis B, Clark JR, Deschler DG. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Oct;149(4):572-8

Supraclavicular flap reconstruction of the lateral skull base and parotid.  Emerick KS, Herr MW, Lin, DT, Santos F, Deschler DG.  JAMA Otolaryngology. 2014. Epub ahead of print

Donor Site Function Following Supraclavicular Flap.  Herr MW, Bonnano A, L, Deschler DG, Emerick KS.  Laryngoscope. 2014.  Epub ahead of print

Free flap reconstruction in 1999 and 2009: changing case characteristics and outcomes. Kakarala K, Emerick KS, Lin DT, Rocco JW, Deschler DG. Laryngoscope. 2012 Oct;122(10):2160-3. doi: 10.1002/lary.23457. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

State-of-the-art mandible reconstruction using revascularized free-tissue transfer. Emerick KS, Teknos TN. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2007 Dec;7(12):1781-8. Review.

Primary versus secondary tracheoesophageal puncture in salvage total laryngectomy following chemoradiation. Emerick KS, Tomycz L, Bradford CR, Lyden TH, Chepeha DB, Wolf GT, Teknos TN. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Mar;140(3):386-90. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2008.10.018.

Nasofacial reconstruction with calvarial bone grafts in compromised defects. Emerick KS, Hadlock TA, Cheney ML. Laryngoscope. 2008 Sep;118(9):1534-8. doi: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e318178273e.

Chemoselection as a strategy for organ preservation in patients with T4 laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma with cartilage invasion. Worden FP, Moyer J, Lee JS, Taylor JM, Urba SG, Eisbruch A, Teknos TN, Chepeha DB, Prince ME, Hogikyan N, Lassig AA, Emerick K, Mukherji S, Hadjiski L, Tsien CI, Miller TH, Wallace NE, Mason HL, Bradford CR, Wolf GT. Laryngoscope. 2009 Aug;119(8):1510-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.20294.

A complete list of research publications can be seen at www.pubmed.gov. Type the physician's name at the top, where it says 'for' and the physician's research publications will appear.