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Ramon Mitra Esclamado, MD, MS

Richard Hall Chaney, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology
Professor Emeritus of Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences
Office: 1562 White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3805 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Dr. Esclamado has devoted his 25 year career in academic medicine to the education and training of potential future leaders Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, with a focus in the care of patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.  He has extensive expertise, experience and interest in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, parotid tumors, advanced skin malignancies, and other benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.  He is an active member of the multidisciplinary Duke Cancer Institute Head and Neck Oncology Program.

Education and Training

  • Resident, Otolaryngology Head And Neck Surgery, University of Washington, 1983 - 1989
  • M.S., University of Washington, 1985
  • M.D., University of California, Davis, 1983

Publications

Tso, E., D. J. Adelstein, L. A. Rybicki, J. P. Saxton, R. M. Esclamado, B. G. Wood, M. Strome, and M. A. Carroll. “Is the second primary malignancy an important competing cause of death in patients (pts) with squamous cell head and neck cancer (SCHNC)?” J Clin Oncol 22, no. 14_suppl (July 15, 2004): 5516.

Scholars@Duke

Tso, E., D. J. Adelstein, L. A. Rybicki, J. P. Saxton, R. M. Esclamado, B. G. Wood, M. Strome, and M. A. Carroll. “Is the second primary malignancy an important competing cause of death in patients (pts) with squamous cell head and neck cancer (SCHNC)?” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22:492S-492S. AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 2004.

Scholars@Duke

Silverman, Damon A., Thomas P. Carlson, Deepak Khuntia, Richard T. Bergstrom, Jerrold Saxton, and Ramon M. Esclamado. “Role for postoperative radiation therapy in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck.” Laryngoscope 114, no. 7 (July 2004): 1194–99. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005537-200407000-00012.

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Chepeha, Douglas B., Gail Annich, Melissa A. Pynnonen, Jill Beck, Gregory T. Wolf, Theodoros N. Teknos, Carol R. Bradford, William R. Carroll, and Ramon M. Esclamado. “Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap vs revascularized free tissue transfer: complications, gastrostomy tube dependence, and hospitalization.” Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130, no. 2 (February 2004): 181–86. https://doi.org/10.1001/archotol.130.2.181.

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McHam, Scott A., David J. Adelstein, Lisa A. Rybicki, Pierre Lavertu, Ramon M. Esclamado, Benjamin G. Wood, Marshall Strome, and Marjorie A. Carroll. “Who merits a neck dissection after definitive chemoradiotherapy for N2-N3 squamous cell head and neck cancer?” Head Neck 25, no. 10 (October 2003): 791–98. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.10293.

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Silverman, Damon A., Michel El-Hajj, Scott Strome, and Ramon M. Esclamado. “Prevalence of nodal metastases in the submuscular recess (level IIb) during selective neck dissection.” Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129, no. 7 (July 2003): 724–28. https://doi.org/10.1001/archotol.129.7.724.

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Scharpf, Joseph, and Ramon M. Esclamado. “Reconstruction with radial forearm flaps after ablative surgery for hypopharyngeal cancer.” Head Neck 25, no. 4 (April 2003): 261–66. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.10197.

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Stein, Jeannine M., Adrian Ormsby, Ramon Esclamado, and Philip Bailin. “The effect of radiation therapy on microcystic adnexal carcinoma: a case report.” Head Neck 25, no. 3 (March 2003): 251–54. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.10167.

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Myers, Larry L., Brian Nussenbaum, Carol R. Bradford, Theodoros N. Teknos, Ramon M. Esclamado, and Gregory T. Wolf. “Paranasal sinus malignancies: an 18-year single institution experience.” Laryngoscope 112, no. 11 (November 2002): 1964–69. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005537-200211000-00010.

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