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Brian Nussenbaum, MD

Christy J. and Richard S. Hawes III Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Patient Safety Officer

Specialty Areas

Head and Neck Oncology
Sialendoscopy
Salivary Gland Disease
Head and Neck Surgery
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Thyroid Disorders
Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer
Thyroid Cancer
Laryngeal Disorders
Gamma Knife
Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Head and neck benign and malignant tumors, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma; skull base surgery and facial nerve problems; parotid and other salivary gland problems and tumors; sialendoscopy; thyroid and parathyroid diseases; glomus tumors; throat cancer, throat surgery, conservation surgery of the larynx, free flap reconstruction, microvascular free tissue transfer

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear, Nose and Throat Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 11
Office Phone: 314-362-7509
Fax: 314-747-5351

Education

Education

Fellowship : Head and Neck Oncology, Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2002
Residency: Otorhinolaryngology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas 2000
Elective Training: Otorhinolaryngic and Endocrine Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C. 1998
Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 1994
B.A.: Mathematics, State University of New York , Binghamton, New York 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Postoperative hemorrhage and hospital revisit after transoral robotic surgery.
Zenga J, Suko J, Kallogjeri D, Pipkorn P, Nussenbaum B, Jackson RS
Laryngoscope. 2017 Apr 20; doi: 10.1002/lary.26626.

PMID:
    28425577
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A multi-institutional comparison of outcomes of immunosuppressed and immunocompetent patients treated with surgery and radiation therapy for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Manyam BV, Garsa AA, Chin RI, Reddy CA, Gastman B, Thorstad W, Yom SS, Nussenbaum B, Wang SJ, Vidimos AT, Koyfman SA
Cancer. 2017 Feb 7; doi: 10.1002/cncr.30601.

PMID:
    28171708
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Biomarker and Tumor Responses of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma to Trametinib: A Phase II Neoadjuvant Window-of-Opportunity Clinical Trial.
Uppaluri R, Winkler AE, Lin T, Law JH, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Diaz JA, Michel LP, Wildes T, Dunn GP, Zolkind P, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Adkins DR
Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Nov 9; doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-1469.

PMID:
    28151720
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Correlation of Ki-67 Proliferative Antigen Expression and Tumor Response to Induction Chemotherapy Containing Cell Cycle-Specific Agents in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Chatzkel J, Lewis JS Jr, Ley JC, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay H, Daly M, Jackson R, Rich J, Paniello R, Nussenbaum B, Liu J, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Adkins D
Head Neck Pathol. 2016 Dec 26; doi: 10.1007/s12105-016-0775-9.

PMID:
    28025779
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Outcomes of surgically treated human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with N3 disease.
Zenga J, Haughey BH, Jackson RS, Adkins DR, Aranake-Chrisinger J, Bhatt N, Gay HA, Kallogjeri D, Martin EJ, Moore EJ, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B
Laryngoscope. 2016 Dec 23; doi: 10.1002/lary.26455.

PMID:
    28008626
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Reevaluation of postoperative radiation dose in the management of human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer.
Chin RI, Spencer CR, DeWees T, Hwang MY, Patel P, Sinha P, Gay HA, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL
Head Neck. 2016 Nov; 38(11)1643-1649. doi: 10.1002/hed.24486.

PMID:
    27152851
    [PubMed - in process]
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Postoperative care fragmentation and thirty-day unplanned readmissions after head and neck cancer surgery.
Graboyes EM, Kallogjeri D, Saeed MJ, Olsen MA, Nussenbaum B
Laryngoscope. 2017 Apr; 127(4)868-874. doi: 10.1002/lary.26301.

PMID:
    27740687
    [PubMed - in process]
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Full-Thickness Scalp Defects Reconstructed With Outer Table Calvarial Decortication and Surface Grafting.
Sand JP, Diaz JA, Nussenbaum B, Rich JT
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Jan 1; 19(1)74-76. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1168.

PMID:
    27711911
    [PubMed - in process]
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nab-Paclitaxel, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil followed by concurrent cisplatin and radiation for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Adkins D, Ley J, Michel L, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay HA, Daly M, Rich J, Paniello R, Uppaluri R, Jackson R, Trinkaus K, Nussenbaum B
Oral Oncol. 2016 Oct; 611-7. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.07.015.

PMID:
    27688097
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management Controversies in Head and Neck Melanoma: A Systematic Review.
Zenga J, Nussenbaum B, Cornelius LA, Linette GP, Desai SC
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Jan 1; 19(1)53-62. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1038.

PMID:
    27606893
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of primary T1-T4 glottic squamous cell carcinoma by transoral laser microsurgery.
Day AT, Sinha P, Nussenbaum B, Kallogjeri D, Haughey BH
Laryngoscope. 2017 Mar; 127(3)597-604. doi: 10.1002/lary.26207.

PMID:
    27578610
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical Treatment For T4 Oropharyngeal Cancer-Reply.
Nussenbaum B, Zenga J
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jan 1; 143(1)97. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2239.

PMID:
    27560375
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Lymph Node Count From Neck Dissection Predicts Mortality in Head and Neck Cancer.
Divi V, Chen MM, Nussenbaum B, Rhoads KF, Sirjani DB, Holsinger FC, Shah JL, Hara W
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug 1; pii: JCO673863.

PMID:
    27480149
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Evaluation of Quality Metrics for Surgically Treated Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Graboyes EM, Townsend ME, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Nussenbaum B
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Dec 1; 142(12)1154-1163. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0657.

PMID:
    27435696
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High E6 Gene Expression Predicts for Distant Metastasis and Poor Survival in Patients With HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Khwaja SS, Baker C, Haynes W, Spencer CR, Gay H, Thorstad W, Adkins DR, Nussenbaum B, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Wang X
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Jul 15; 95(4)1132-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.03.001.

PMID:
    27209503
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30-day hospital readmission following otolaryngology surgery: Analysis of a state inpatient database.
Graboyes EM, Kallogjeri D, Saeed MJ, Olsen MA, Nussenbaum B
Laryngoscope. 2017 Feb; 127(2)337-345. doi: 10.1002/lary.25997.

PMID:
    27098654
    [PubMed - in process]
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Association of Compliance With Process-Related Quality Metrics and Improved Survival in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Graboyes EM, Gross J, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Al-Gilani M, Stadler ME, Nussenbaum B
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 May 1; 142(5)430-7. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3595.

PMID:
    26869135
    [PubMed - in process]
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Definitive Surgical Therapy after Open Neck Biopsy for HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer.
Zenga J, Graboyes EM, Haughey BH, Paniello RC, Mehrad M, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B, Rich JT
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Apr; 154(4)657-66. doi: 10.1177/0194599815627642.

PMID:
    26861231
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Head and Neck Paragangliomas: An Update on Evaluation and Management.
Moore MG, Netterville JL, Mendenhall WM, Isaacson B, Nussenbaum B
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Apr; 154(4)597-605. doi: 10.1177/0194599815627667.

PMID:
    26861230
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lower Trapezius Flap for Reconstruction of Posterior Scalp and Neck Defects after Complex Occipital-Cervical Surgeries.
Zenga J, Sharon JD, Santiago P, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Fox IK, Myckatyn TM, Diaz JA, Chicoine MR
J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Sep; 76(5)397-408. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1544123.

PMID:
    26401483
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