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Kevin S. Emerick, M.D.

Photo of 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 Cutaneous Malignancy, Sentinal Lymph Node Mapping, Microvascular Reconstruction, Moh’s Reconstruction

Research Interests

Outcomes in the treatment of head and neck malignancies. Functional outcomes following major head and neck reconstruction.

Select Publications

Dwojak SM, Sequist TD, Emerick K, Deschler DG. Survival differences among American Indians/Alaska natives with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2012 Aug 8. doi: 10.1002/hed.23089. [Epub ahead of print]

Wirth LJ, Plotkin SR, Emerick KS, Cunnane ME, Faquin WC. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 29-2012. A 49-year-old man with pain and cranial-nerve palsies after treatment of oral cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 20;367(12):1136-47.

Moonis G, Cunnane MB, Emerick K, Curtin H. Patterns of perineural tumor spread in head and neck cancer. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2012 Aug;20(3):435-46. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2012.05.006. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

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

Deschler DG, Emerick KS, Lin DT, Bunting GW. Simplified technique of tracheoesophageal prosthesis placement at the time of secondary tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP). Laryngoscope. 2011 Sep;121(9):1855-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.21910. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

Divi V, Lin DT, Emerick K, Rocco J, Deschler DG. Primary TEP placement in patients with laryngopharyngeal free tissue reconstruction and salivary bypass tube placement. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Mar;144(3):474-6. doi: 10.1177/0194599810391960. Epub 2011 Jan 24.

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. Chemoselection as a strategy for organ preservation in patients with T4 laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma with cartilage invasion. Laryngoscope. 2009 Aug;119(8):1510-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.20294.

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

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

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

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