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Ramon Mitra Esclamado, MD, MS

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

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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Hogikyan, N. D., W. P. Wodchis, J. E. Terrell, C. R. Bradford, and R. M. Esclamado. “Voice-related quality of life (V-RQOL) following type I thyroplasty for unilateral vocal fold paralysis.” J Voice 14, no. 3 (September 2000): 378–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0892-1997(00)80083-1.

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Terrell, J. E., D. E. Welsh, C. R. Bradford, D. B. Chepeha, R. M. Esclamado, N. D. Hogikyan, and G. T. Wolf. “Pain, quality of life, and spinal accessory nerve status after neck dissection.” Laryngoscope 110, no. 4 (April 2000): 620–26. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005537-200004000-00016.

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Eliashar, R., I. Eliachar, T. Gramlich, R. Esclamado, and M. Strome. “Improved canine model for laryngotracheal stenosis.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 122, no. 1 (January 2000): 84–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0194-5998(00)70149-5.

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Esclamado, R. M., and W. R. Carroll. “The pathogenesis of vascular thrombosis and its impact in microvascular surgery.” Head Neck 21, no. 4 (July 1999): 355–62. https://doi.org/10.1002/(sici)1097-0347(199907)21:4<355::aid-hed10>3.0.co;2-y.

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Terrell, J. E., K. Nanavati, R. M. Esclamado, C. R. Bradford, and G. T. Wolf. “Health impact of head and neck cancer.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 120, no. 6 (June 1999): 852–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0194-5998(99)70326-8.

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Hoff, P. T., and R. M. Esclamado. “Long-term growth of a vascularized auricular perichondrocutaneous flap in laryngotracheal reconstruction.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 120, no. 5 (May 1999): 693–97. https://doi.org/10.1053/hn.1999.v120.a93308.

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