Jeremy D. Richmon, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Clinical Associate, Division of Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Robotic Surgery

Research Summary

Research Area Affiliations

Research Summary

Dr. Richmon conducts research on microvascular reconstructive techniques of head and neck defects, robotic surgery, and minimally invasive approaches to head and neck cancer. He is one of the first surgeons to perform scarless thyroid surgery through the mouth, a technique that is now used worldwide. He is currently the only surgeon in Boston to perform this procedure.

Select Publications

Prognostic implication of persistent human papillomavirus type 16 DNA detection in oral rinses for human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal carcinoma. Rettig EM, Wentz A, Posner MR, Gross ND, Haddad RI, Gillison ML, Fakhry C, Quon H, Sikora AG, Stott WJ, Lorch JH, Gourin CG, Guo Y, Xiao W, Miles BA, Richmon JD, Andersen PE, Misiukiewicz KJ, Chung CH, Gerber JE, Rajan SD, D'Souza G. JAMA Oncol. 2015 Jul 30.

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

Augmented reality and cone beam CT guidance for transoral robotic surgery. Liu WP, Richmon JD, Sorger JM, Azizian M, Taylor RH. J Robot Surg. 2015 Sep. 9(3):223-33.

Neck incision planning for total laryngectomy: A finite element analysis. Feng AL, Clark JH, Agrawal N, Moussa W, Richmon JD. J Biomech. 2015 Nov 26. 48(15):4149-54.

Disease-free survival after salvage therapy for recurrent oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Joseph AW, Guo T, Hur K, Xie Y, Yin L, Califano JA, Ha PK, Quon H, Richmon JD, Eisele DW, Agrawal N, Fakhry C. Head Neck. 2015 Nov 11.

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.

Predictive factors for prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement and use in head and neck patients following intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) treatment: Concordance, discrepancies, and the role of gabapentin. Yang W, McNutt TR, Dudley SA, Kumar R, Starmer HM, Gourin CG, Moore JA, Evans K, Allen M, Agrawal N, Richmon JD, Chung CH, Quon H. Dysphagia. 2016 Jan 11.

Changes in unknown primary squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck at initial presentation in the era of human papillomavirus. Motz K, Qualliotine JR, Rettig E, Richmon JD, Eisele DW, Fakhry C. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan. 14:1-7.

Rising population of survivors of oral squamous cell cancer in the United States. Patel MA, Blackford AL, Rettig EM, Richmon JD, Eisele DW, Fakhry C. Cancer. 2016 May 1. 122(9):1380-7.

FDG PET/CT in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma after primary surgical resection with or without chemoradiation therapy. Taghipour M, Sheikhbahaei S, Wray R, Agrawal N, Richmon J, Kang H, Subramaniam RM. Am J Roentgenol. 2016 May. 206(5):1093-100.

Management of recurrent malignant salivary neoplasms. Merdad M, Richmon JD, Quon H. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2016. 78:168-74.

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1996: B.A., Amherst College
2001: M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Postgraduate Training

2001 - 2002: Internship: General Surgery, University of California, San Diego
2002 - 2007: Residency: Otolaryngology, University of California, San Diego
2007 - 2008: Fellowship: Head/Neck Oncology, Microvascular Reconstruction, and Skull Base Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School

Professional Memberships (select)

2000: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2002 - present: American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
2009 - present: American Head and Neck Society (Fellow)
2010 - present: Society of University Otolaryngologists
2011 - present: American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
2012 - present: Society of Head and Neck Anesthesia
2014 - present: American Triological Society (Fellow)

Honors (select)

1998: Rochester Academy of Medicine Award in Honor of George H. Whipple, M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

1999: Marvin J. Hoffman International Health Award

2000: University of Rochester Department of Otolaryngology, Paul C. Harrington Award for Clinical Research

2004, 2005: American Academy of Otolaryngology Resident Travel Grant, American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

2005: Humanitarian Travel Grant American Academy of Otolaryngology (Georgetown, Guyana), American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

2005: Vice-President’s Resident Research Award, Triological Society, Western Section

2005, 2006: Triological Western Section Resident Travel Award, Triological Society, Western Section

2006: Shirley Baron Resident Research Award, Triological Society, Western Section

2007: The Kaiser Permanente Award for ‘Excellence in Teaching’ in the House Staff Category, University of California, San Diego

2010: The Johns Hopkins George T. Nager, MD Faculty Teaching Award for ‘Excellence in Teaching’, Johns Hopkins

Editorial Roles

Gland Surgery (Editorial Advisory Board)