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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

Adelstein, David J., Jerrold P. Saxton, Pierre Lavertu, Lisa A. Rybicki, Ramon M. Esclamado, Benjamin G. Wood, Marshall Strome, and Marjorie A. Carroll. “Maximizing local control and organ preservation in stage IV squamous cell head and neck cancer With hyperfractionated radiation and concurrent chemotherapy.” J Clin Oncol 20, no. 5 (March 1, 2002): 1405–10. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2002.20.5.1405.

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Fritz, Michael A., Ramon M. Esclamado, Robert R. Lorenz, Benjamin G. Wood, Pierre Lavertu, and Marshall Strome. “Recurrence rates after selective neck dissection in the N0 irradiated neck.” Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128, no. 3 (March 2002): 292–95. https://doi.org/10.1001/archotol.128.3.292.

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Chepeha, Douglas B., Paul T. Hoff, Rodney J. Taylor, Carol R. Bradford, Theodoros N. Teknos, and Ramon M. Esclamado. “Selective neck dissection for the treatment of neck metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.” Laryngoscope 112, no. 3 (March 2002): 434–38. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005537-200203000-00005.

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Lorenz, R. R., and R. Esclamado. “Preoperative magnetic resonance angiography in fibular-free flap reconstruction of head and neck defects.” Head Neck 23, no. 10 (October 2001): 844–50. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.1123.

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El-Kashlan, H. K., W. R. Carroll, N. D. Hogikyan, D. B. Chepeha, P. R. Kileny, and R. M. Esclamado. “Selective cricothyroid muscle reinnervation by muscle-nerve-muscle neurotization.” Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127, no. 10 (October 2001): 1211–15. https://doi.org/10.1001/archotol.127.10.1211.

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Strome, M., J. Stein, R. Esclamado, D. Hicks, R. R. Lorenz, W. Braun, R. Yetman, I. Eliachar, and J. Mayes. “Laryngeal transplantation and 40-month follow-up.” N Engl J Med 344, no. 22 (May 31, 2001): 1676–79. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM200105313442204.

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Eliashar, R., W. Davros, T. Gramlich, K. Moffett, I. Eliachar, R. Esclamado, and M. Strome. “Evaluating laryngotracheal stenosis in a canine model with virtual bronchoscopy.” Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 109, no. 10 Pt 1 (October 2000): 906–12. https://doi.org/10.1177/000348940010901003.

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Carroll, W. R., and R. M. Esclamado. “Ischemia/reperfusion injury in microvascular surgery.” Head Neck 22, no. 7 (October 2000): 700–713. https://doi.org/10.1002/1097-0347(200010)22:7<700::aid-hed10>3.0.co;2-h.

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To, W. C., B. G. Wood, J. C. Krauss, M. Strome, R. M. Esclamado, P. Lavertu, D. Dasko, et al. “Systemic adoptive T-cell immunotherapy in recurrent and metastatic carcinoma of the head and neck: a phase 1 study.” Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126, no. 10 (October 2000): 1225–31. https://doi.org/10.1001/archotol.126.10.1225.

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