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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
Ear, Nose and Throat
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. 

  • 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

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

Racial differences in the relationship between tobacco, alcohol, and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis of US studies in the INHANCE Consortium.
Voltzke KJ, Lee YA, Zhang ZF, Zevallos JP, Yu GP, Winn DM, Vaughan TL, Sturgis EM, Smith E, Schwartz SM, Schantz S, Muscat J, Morgenstern H, McClean M, Li G, Lazarus P, Kelsey K, Gillison M, Chen C, Boffetta P, Hashibe M, Olshan AF
Cancer Causes Control. 2018 May 14; doi: 10.1007/s10552-018-1026-z.

PMID:
    29761303
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tracheoesophageal Prosthesis Use Is Associated With Improved Overall Quality of Life in Veterans With Laryngeal Cancer.
Patel RS, Mohr T, Hartman C, Stach C, Sikora AG, Zevallos JP, Sandulache VC
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2018 May 1; 3489418772067. doi: 10.1177/0003489418772067.

PMID:
    29756480
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Phase 2 trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and transoral endoscopic surgery with risk-adapted adjuvant therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Weiss JM, Grilley-Olson JE, Deal AM, Zevallos JP, Chera BS, Paul J, Knowles MF, Usenko D, Weissler MC, Patel S, Hayes DN, Hackman T
Cancer. 2018 May 9; doi: 10.1002/cncr.31526.

PMID:
    29741773
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma among Patients Taking Adalimumab for Autoimmune Disorders.
Farquhar DR, Taylor JM, Mazul AL, Zevallos JP
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 May 1; 194599818774756. doi: 10.1177/0194599818774756.

PMID:
    29734877
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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RNA Oncoimmune Phenotyping of HPV-Positive p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinomas by Nodal Status.
Stepp WH, Farquhar D, Sheth S, Mazul A, Mamdani M, Hackman TG, Hayes DN, Zevallos JP
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Apr 18; doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0602.

PMID:
    29710215
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Proinflammatory diet is associated with increased risk of squamous cell head and neck cancer.
Mazul AL, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Steck SE, Rodriguez-Ormaza N, Weissler M, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP
Int J Cancer. 2018 Apr 26; doi: 10.1002/ijc.31555.

PMID:
    29696631
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Associations between expression levels of nucleotide excision repair proteins in lymphoblastoid cells and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Han P, Liu H, Shi Q, Liu Z, Troy JD, Lee WT, Zevallos JP, Li G, Sturgis EM, Wei Q
Mol Carcinog. 2018 Jun; 57(6)784-793. doi: 10.1002/mc.22801.

PMID:
    29528139
    [PubMed - in process]
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Imbalance Between Clinical and Pathologic Staging in the Updated American Joint Commission on Cancer Staging System for Human Papillomavirus-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer.
Fakhry C, Zevallos JP, Eisele DW
J Clin Oncol. 2018 Jan 20; 36(3)217-219. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.75.2063.

PMID:
    29161205
    [PubMed - in process]
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Poor oral health affects survival in head and neck cancer.
Farquhar DR, Divaris K, Mazul AL, Weissler MC, Zevallos JP, Olshan AF
Oral Oncol. 2017 Oct; 73111-117. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.08.009.

PMID:
    28939062
    [PubMed - in process]
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THE AUTHORS REPLY.
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, Winn DM, Gillison ML, Zevallos JP, Boffetta P, Olshan AF
Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Sep 1; 186(5)625-626. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx212.

PMID:
    28911015
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Dec 1; 141(11)2291-2295. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30917.

PMID:
    28791691
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Nov 1; 141(9)1811-1821. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30886.

PMID:
    28710831
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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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.