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Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship (Minnesota)

Program description

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers a one-year clinical fellowship in advanced head and neck reconstructive surgery, including microvascular reconstruction and transoral oncologic surgery.

Fellowship training takes place in a high-volume quaternary health care facility and includes:

  • Head and neck oncologic surgery
  • Transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck cancer
  • Transoral robotic-assisted surgery for head and neck cancer
  • Reconstructive head and neck rehabilitative surgery, including microvascular free flap reconstructive surgery
  • Exposure to multidisciplinary head and neck cancer care

In addition to the clinical experience, fellows in the Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship participate in clinical research.

Program history

The Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, accepted its first fellow in 2011. It is anticipated that one fellow will complete training in the program each year.

Careers of fellowship graduates

All fellows who have completed this fellowship program in the past five years have pursued academic careers. Their current positions include:

  • Ardalan Ebrahami, M.D.
    • Associate Professor
    • Macquarie University
      St. George Private and Sydney Southwest Private Hospitals
      Sydney, Australia
  • Jeffrey R. Janus, M.D.
    • Senior Associate Consultant, Otolaryngology
    • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
    • Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      Mayo Clinic
      Rochester, Minnesota
  • Ryan S. Jackson, M.D.
    • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
    • Department of Otolaryngology
      Washington University
      St. Louis, Missouri
  • Kathryn (Katie) M. Van Abel, M.D.
    • Senior Associate Consultant, Otolaryngology
    • Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      Mayo Clinic
      Rochester, Minnesota
  • Oct 20, 2016
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