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Jose P. Zevallos, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Division Chief, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Oncology
Thyroid Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, HPV-positive and HPV-negative head and neck cancer, oropharyngeal cancer, salivary gland tumors, thyroid and parathyroid conditions, benign tumors of the head and neck, parotid and submandibular gland masses, head and neck skin cancer, microvascular free flap reconstruction. 

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear, Nose and Throat Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-7509

Education

Education

Fellowship, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction: Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 2011
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 2010
Medical Degree: Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 2005
BA, Biology: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 2000

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Incidence of, and risk factors for, mandibular osteoradionecrosis in patients with oral cavity and oropharynx cancers.
Moon DH, Moon SH, Wang K, Weissler MC, Hackman TG, Zanation AM, Thorp BD, Patel SN, Zevallos JP, Marks LB, Chera BS
Oral Oncol. 2017 Sep; 7298-103. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.07.014.

PMID:
    28797468
    [PubMed - in process]
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Birth rates after radioactive iodine treatment for differentiated thyroid cancer.
Anderson C, Engel SM, Weaver MA, Zevallos JP, Nichols HB
Int J Cancer. 2017 Aug 9; doi: 10.1002/ijc.30917.

PMID:
    28791691
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Dietary fiber intake and head and neck cancer risk: A pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology consortium.
Kawakita D, Lee YA, Turati F, Parpinel M, Decarli A, Serraino D, Matsuo K, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP, Winn DM, Moysich K, Zhang ZF, Morgenstern H, Levi F, Kelsey K, McClean M, Bosetti C, Garavello W, Schantz S, Yu GP, Boffetta P, Chuang SC, Hashibe M, Ferraroni M, La Vecchia C, Edefonti V
Int J Cancer. 2017 Jul 14; doi: 10.1002/ijc.30886.

PMID:
    28710831
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Risk factors for oropharynx cancer in a cohort of HIV-infected veterans.
Chew EY, Hartman CM, Richardson PA, Zevallos JP, Sikora AG, Kramer JR, Chiao EY
Oral Oncol. 2017 May; 6860-66. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.03.004.

PMID:
    28438295
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reduced mRNA expression of nucleotide excision repair genes in lymphocytes and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Han P, Gao F, Liu H, Liu Z, Shi Q, Troy JD, Owzar K, Lee W, Zevallos JP, Sturgis EM, Wei Q
Carcinogenesis. 2017 May 1; 38(5)504-510. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgx028.

PMID:
    28379545
    [PubMed - in process]
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The complex relation between race, sex, and human papillomavirus status in head and neck cancer.
Zevallos JP, Mazul AL
Cancer. 2017 May 1; 123(9)1486-1487. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30619.

PMID:
    28241091
    [PubMed - in process]
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Corrigendum to 'Effect of HPV on head and neck cancer patient survival, by region and tumor site: A comparison of 1362 cases across three continents' [Oral Oncol. 62 (2016) 20-27].
D'Souza G, Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Abedi-Ardekani B, Beachler DC, Conway DI, Olshan AF, Wunsch-Filho V, Toporcov TN, Ahrens W, Wisniewski K, Merletti F, Boccia S, Tajara EH, Zevallos JP, Levi JE, Weissler MC, Wright S, Scelo G, Mazul AL, Tommasino M, Cadoni G, Brennan P
Oral Oncol. 2017 Feb; 65e1. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.12.023.

PMID:
    28043765
    [PubMed - in process]
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Apoptotic capacity and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Liu Z, Liu H, Han P, Gao F, Dahlstrom KR, Li G, Owzar K, Zevallos JP, Sturgis EM, Wei Q
Eur J Cancer. 2017 Feb; 72166-176. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.11.018.

PMID:
    28033527
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of HPV on head and neck cancer patient survival, by region and tumor site: A comparison of 1362 cases across three continents.
D'Souza G, Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Abedi-Ardekani B, Beachler DC, Conway DI, Olshan AF, Wunsch-Filho V, Toporcov TN, Ahrens W, Wisniewski K, Merletti F, Boccia S, Tajara EH, Zevallos JP, Levi JE, Weissler MC, Wright S, Scelo G, Mazul AL, Tommasino M, Brennan P
Oral Oncol. 2016 Nov; 6220-27. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.09.005.

PMID:
    27865368
    [PubMed - in process]
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Redefining the Role of Surgical Management in the Evolving Landscape of Oropharyngeal Cancer.
Zevallos JP, Yom SS
J Oncol Pract. 2016 Nov; 12(11)1185-1187.

PMID:
    27858535
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic Criteria for Detection of Vestibular Schwannomas in the VA Population.
Pena I, Chew EY, Landau BP, Breen JT, Zevallos JP, Vrabec JT
Otol Neurotol. 2016 Dec; 37(10)1510-1515.

PMID:
    27755456
    [PubMed - in process]
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Smokeless Tobacco Use and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer: Pooled Analysis of US Studies in the INHANCE Consortium.
Wyss AB, Hashibe M, Lee YA, Chuang SC, Muscat J, Chen C, Schwartz SM, Smith E, Zhang ZF, Morgenstern H, Wei Q, Li G, Kelsey KT, McClean M, Winn DM, Schantz S, Yu GP, Gillison ML, Zevallos JP, Boffetta P, Olshan AF
Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Oct 15;

PMID:
    27744388
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prognostic significance of non-HPV16 genotypes in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Mazul AL, Rodriguez-Ormaza N, Taylor JM, Desai DD, Brennan P, Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Tommasino M, Abedi-Ardekani B, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP
Oral Oncol. 2016 Oct; 6198-103. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.08.019.

PMID:
    27688111
    [PubMed - in process]
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Oral health and human papillomavirus-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Mazul AL, Taylor JM, Divaris K, Weissler MC, Brennan P, Anantharaman D, Abedi-Ardekani B, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP
Cancer. 2017 Jan 1; 123(1)71-80. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30312.

PMID:
    27571516
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of post-chemoradiotherapy superselective/selective neck dissection on patient reported quality of life.
Wang K, Amdur RJ, Mendenhall WM, Green R, Aumer S, Hackman TG, Zanation AM, Zevallos JP, Patel SN, Weissler MC, Chera BS
Oral Oncol. 2016 Jul; 5821-6. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.04.015.

PMID:
    27311398
    [PubMed - in process]
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The role of oral hygiene in head and neck cancer: results from International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) consortium.
Hashim D, Sartori S, Brennan P, Curado MP, Wünsch-Filho V, Divaris K, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP, Winn DM, Franceschi S, Castellsagué X, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Matsuo K, Morgenstern H, Chen C, Vaughan TL, Hofmann JN, D'Souza G, Haddad RI, Wu H, Lee YC, Hashibe M, Vecchia CL, Boffetta P
Ann Oncol. 2016 Aug; 27(8)1619-25. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdw224.

PMID:
    27234641
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prognostic Significance of p16 Cellular Localization in Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Lai S, Wenaas AE, Sandulache VC, Hartman C, Chiao E, Kramer J, Zevallos JP
Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2016 Spring; 46(2)132-9.

PMID:
    27098618
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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WITHDRAWN: A biphasic sessile mass of the buccal mucosa.
Peters TM, Zevallos JP, Golden BA, Curran AE
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2015 Oct 13; pii: S2212-4403(15)01241-9. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.09.023.

PMID:
    27052446
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Previous tonsillectomy modifies odds of tonsil and base of tongue cancer.
Zevallos JP, Mazul AL, Rodriguez N, Weissler MC, Brennan P, Anantharaman D, Abedi-Ardekani B, Neil Hayes D, Olshan AF
Br J Cancer. 2016 Mar 29; 114(7)832-8. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2016.63.

PMID:
    26977858
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A variant at a potentially functional microRNA-binding site in BRIP1 was associated with risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Liu H, Gao F, Dahlstrom KR, Li G, Sturgis EM, Zevallos JP, Wei Q, Liu Z
Tumour Biol. 2016 Jun; 37(6)8057-66. doi: 10.1007/s13277-015-4682-6.

PMID:
    26711789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma genomics and epidemiology, identification of molecular markers of poor prognosis and treatment failure in HPV-positive and HPV-negative head and neck cancer.