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Derrick T. Lin, M.D., FACS

Director, Head and Neck Oncology Division
Medical Co-Director, MGH/Mass. Eye and Ear Cranial Base Center
Specialty: Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Service
Phone Number: 617-573-3502
Location: 243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Board Certification: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
M.D. Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Internship Mount Sinai School of Medicine (General Surgery)
Residency Harvard Medical School (Otolaryngology)
Fellowship Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Head and Neck Oncology)
Teaching Affiliation Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School
Biographical Profile:

Clinical Interests

Head and neck oncology, cranial base surgery, microvascular reconstruction

Research Interests

Chemoprevention in head and neck cancer

Select Publications

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion in patients with Olfactory Neuroblastoma. Gray ST, Holbrook EH, Najm MH, Sadow PM, Curry WT, Lin DT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Accepted for publication. 2012.

Intercalated Duct Lesion of the Parotid. Naunheim MR, Lin HW, Faquin WC, Lin DT. Head Neck Pathol. 2012 Jan 22 [Epub ahead of print].

Immunohistochemical Characterization of Human Olfactory Tissue. Holbrook EH, Wu E, Curry WT, Lin DT, Schwob JE. Laryngoscope. 2011 Aug; 12(8): 1687-1701.

Simplified Technique of Tracheoesophageal Prosthesis Placement at time of Secondary Tracheoesophageal Puncture. Deschler DG, Emerick KS, Lin DT, Bunting GW. Laryngoscope. 2011 Sept; 121(9):1855-1859.

Vacuum-Assisted Closure in Revision Free Flap Reconstruction. Kakarala K, Richmon JD, Lin DT, Deschler DG. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jun; 137(6):622-624.

Primary TEP Placement in Patients with Laryngopharyngeal Free Tissue Reconstruction and Salivary Bypass Tube Placement. Divi V, Lin DT, Emerick K, Rocco J, Deschler DG. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Mar; 144 (3); 474-476.

Pathology Quiz Case 1. Angiosarcoma. Hammon RJ, Lin HW, Sadow PM, Lin DT, Rocco JW. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb; 137 (2): 198, 200-201.

A complete list of research publications can be seen at