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Allen Feng, M.D.

Feng Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Allen L. Feng, M.D., received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta. There, he was awarded the APEGGA Past President’s Medal in Mechanical Engineering for achieving the highest academic standing in the department. He went on to attend medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he received the W. Barry Wood Jr. Research Scholar award for outstanding medical student research.

As a resident in the Department of Otolaryngology at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School, Dr. Feng focuses his research efforts on medical device design, robotic surgery, and biomedical engineering with specific interests in applying Finite Element Modeling to biomechanial problems within head and neck surgery.

For more information on Dr. Feng, check out his Harvard Catalyst website and Google Scholar page.


Education

Undergraduate School
University of Alberta (Mechanical Engineering with Biomedical Option)

Medical School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Publications

Multiple simultaneous head and neck cancers in lynch syndrome: Case report and literature review. Feng AL, Le A, Johnson DN, Varvares MA. Laryngoscope. 2018. Accepted.

The role of industry influence in sinus balloon dilation: Trends over time. Gadkaree SK, Rathi VK, Gottschalk E, Feng AL, Phillips KM, Scangas GA, Gray ST, Metson RB. Laryngoscope. 2018 May 8.
PMID: 29737532.

The laryngoscopy force sensor: Quantifying extra-laryngeal complications after suspension microlaryngoscopy. Feng AL, Song PC. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Apr 1.
PMID: 29613830.

Chicken thigh microvascular training model improves resident surgical skills. Creighton FX, Feng AL, Goyal N, Emerick KS, Deschler DG. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. 2017 Oct 11.
PMID: 29299526.

A validated model for the 22-item sinonasal outcome test subdomain structure in chronic rhinosinusitis. Feng AL, Wesely NC, Hoehle LP, Phillips KM, Yamasaki A, Campbell AP, Gregorio LL, Killeen TE, Caradonna DS, Meier JC, Gray ST, Sedaghat AR. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2017 Oct 13.
PMID: 29028287.

Utilization patterns of systemic corticosteroid use for chronic rhinosinusitis. Gray ST, Phillips KM, Hoehle LP, Feng AL, Yamasaki A, Caradonna DS, Sedaghat AR. Acta Otolaryngol. 2017 Oct 9.
PMID:28990841.

Association between systemic antibiotics and corticosteroid use for chronic rhinosinusitis and quality of life. Yamasaki, A, Hoehle LP, Phillips KM, Feng AL, Campbell AP, Caradonna DS, Gray ST, Sedaghat AR. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jul 21. 

PMID:28731529.

The robotic ENT microsurgery system: A novel robotic platform for microvascular surgery. Feng AL, Razavi CR, Lakshminarayanan P, Ashai Z, Olds K, Balicki M, Gooi Z, Day AT, Taylor RH, Richmon JD. Laryngoscope. 2017 June 5.
PMID:28581249.

Depression symptoms and lost productivity in chronic rhinosinusitis. Campbell AP, Phillips KM, Hoehle LP, Feng AL, Bergmark RW, Caradonna DS, Gray ST, Sedaghat AR. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2017 Mar;118(3):286–289.
PMID:28284535.

Secondary acquired cholesteatoma: Presentation and tympanoplasty outcomes. Clark, JH, Feng AL, Harun A, Brown G, Francis HW. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Jun 3. doi:10.1097/MAO.0000000000001100.
PMID:27273390.

Persistent temporal bone lesion after vestibular schwannoma resection. Feng AL, Weinreich HM, McCarthy EF. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jan 21. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3204.
PMID:26795896.

Neck incision planning for total laryngectomy with pharyngectomy. Clark JH, Feng AL, Morton K, Agrawal N, Richmon JD. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec 15. doi:10.1177/0194599815621911.
PMID:26671904.

Neck incision planning for total laryngectomy: A finite element analysis. Feng AL, Clark JH, Agrawal N, Moussa W, Richmon JD. Journal of Biomechanics. 2015 Oct 26. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.10.022.
PMID:26556716.

Long term functional outcomes of total glossectomy with and without total laryngectomy. Lin DT, Yarlagadda BB, Sethi RK, Feng AL, Shnayder L, Ledgerwood LG, Diaz J, Sinha P, Hanasono MM, Yu P, Skoracki RJ, Lian TS, Patel U, Leibowitz J, Purdy N, Starmer H, Richmon JD. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Sep 1. 141(9):797-803. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1463.
PMID:26291031.

Open-label single-arm phase II trial of sorafenib therapy with drug-eluting bead transarterial chemoembolization in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma: Clinical results. Cosgrove DP, Reyes DK, Pawlik TM, Feng AL, Kamel IR, Geschwind JF. Radiology. 2015 Jun 11. 
PMID: 26069923.

Characterization of vestibulopathy in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Ward BK, Wenzel A, Kalyani RR, Agrawal Y, Feng AL, Polydefkis M, Ying H, Schubert M, Zuniga G, Della Santina CC, Carey JP. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jul; 153(1):112-8. doi:10.1177/0194599815576717.
PMID: 25829391.

Feasibility of rapid discharge after transoral robotic surgery (TORS) of the oropharynx. Richmon JD, Feng AL, Yang W, Starmer H, Quon H, Gourin CG. Laryngoscope. 2014 Nov;124(11):2518-25. doi:10.1002/lary.24748. 
PMID: 24932480.

Mechanistic models facilitate efficient development of leucine containing microparticles for pulmonary drug delivery. Feng AL, Boraey MA, Gwin MA, Finlay PR, Kuehl PJ, Vehring R. 2011. Int J Pharm. 2011 May 16;409(1-2):156-63. doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2011.02.049. 
PMID: 21356284.

A complete list of research publications can be seen at www.pubmed.gov.

Presentations

Oral Presentations: 

“A validated model for the 22-item sinonasal outcome subdomain structure for chronic rhinosinusitis.” Feng AL, Wesely NC, Hoehle LP, Phillips KM, Yamasaki A, Campbell AP, Gregorio LL, Killeen TE, Caradonna DS, Meier JC, Gray ST, Sedaghat AR. Presented at the 4th Congress of European ORL-HNS, Barcelona, Spain.

“The laryngoscopy force sensor: A biomechanical analysis.” Feng AL, Song PC. Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, 2017, Chicago, IL.

“A validated model for the 22-item sinonasal outcome subdomain structure for chronic rhinosinusitis.” Feng AL, Wesely NC, Hoehle LP, Phillips KM, Yamasaki A, Campbell AP, Gregorio LL, Killeen TE, Caradonna DS, Meier JC, Gray ST, Sedaghat AR. Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, 2017, Chicago, IL.

“The steady hand robot: Improving microvascular surgery.” Feng AL, Olds K, Balicki MA, Ashai Z, Lakshminarayanan P, Taylor R, Richmon JD. Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, 2015, Dallas, TX.

“Long term functional outcomes of total glossectomy with and without total laryngectomy.” Lin DT, Yarlagadda BB, Sethi RK, Feng AL, Hanasono MM, Yu P, Skoracki RJ, Lian TS, Shnayder Y, Ledgerwood LG, Patel U, Leibowitz J, Richmon JD. Presented at the American Head and Neck Society and IFHNOS 5th World Congress and AHNS Meeting, 2014, New York, NY.

“Rapid discharge after transoral robotic surgery.” Richmon JD, Chan JY, Feng AL. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, 2013, Vancouver, BC.

“Management of sorafenib-related hand foot skin reaction in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: A nested, phase II study.” Reyes DK, Feng AL, Dempsey J, Kamel IR, Hebert J, Geschwind JF. Presented at the Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress, 2013, Washington, DC.


Poster Presentations:

“Multiple simultaneous head and neck cancers in lynch syndrome: A case report and literature review.” Le A, Johnson DN, Varvares MA, Feng AL. Presented at the Triologic Society Combined Sections Meeting, 2018, Scottsdale, AZ.

“Intraoperative monitoring during thyroid surgery: Trends among otolaryngologists and general surgeons.” Feng AL, Puram SV, Singer MC, Modi R, Kamani D, Randolph GW. Presented at the Triologic Society Combined Sections Meeting, 2018, Scottsdale, AZ.

“Transoral robotic excision of parapharyngeal chordoma: A case report.” Tan G, Feng AL, Richmon JD. Presented at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting, 2016, Miami Beach, FL.

“Neck incision planning for total laryngectomy: Clinical review and finite element analysis.” Feng AL, Clark JH, Morton K, Moussa W, Richmon JD. Presented at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, 2015, Boston, MA.

“The presentation and management of tympanic membrane perforation with versus without secondary acquired cholesteatoma.” Clark JH, Feng AL, Harun A, Brown G, Francis HW. Presented at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, 2015, Boston, MA.

“Prospective phase II trial of sorafenib combined with doxorubicin eluting bead-transarterial chemoembolization for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma: Efficacy analysis.” Feng AL, Reyes DK, Kamel IR, Halappa VG, Corona-Villalobos CP, Cosgrove D, Bhagat N, Hebert J, Pawlik T, Geschwind JF. Presented at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases–The Liver Meeting, 2013, Boston, MA.

“Rational design of microparticles for respiratory drug delivery using L-Leucine.” Feng AL, Gwin MA, Finlay PR, Bennett MJ, Boraey MA, Kuehl PJ, Vehring R. Presented at the Rising Stars of Research Canada, 2010, Vancouver, BC.