New OHNS Faculty!

New OHNS Faculty! click to enlarge Jose P. Zevallos, MD, MPH

The UNC multidisciplinary head and neck oncology program in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is pleased to announce that Jose P. Zevallos, MD, MPH has been appointed Assistant Professor.  Dr. Zevallos completed his undergraduate studies at Middlebury College, followed by medical school at Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School.  He went on to complete a residency in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at Baylor College of Medicine followed by a fellowship in head and surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.  More recently Dr. Zevallos served as Assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, where he directed the multidisciplinary head and neck cancer treatment planning conference and the microvascular reconstructive surgery program.  Dr. Zevallos also recently completed a Master of Public Health degree with a focus on cancer epidemiology.  His clinical interests include head and neck surgical oncology, microvascular reconstruction, and thyroid cancer.  His research interests include oropharyngeal and thyroid cancer epidemiology and health service research.  He has a strong interest in international collaboration with other head and neck surgeons, particularly in Latin America.

Joining Dr. Zevallos in his entry into the Department are our new fellows.  For the 2014-2015 year we are proud to announce the four distinguished fellows for the otolaryngology fields of Head and Neck, Pediatric, Skull Base, and Rhinology.  Respectively the fellows are Jeremiah Tracy, MD, Jonathon Walsh, MD, Brian Thorp, MD, and Anthony Del Sigmone, MD.  During their fellowship, these four intelligent individuals will learn under the guidance and assistance of our talented team of physicians and staff to provide excellent otolaryngology/head and neck surgical patient care and contribute to the fields knowledge base through research.

Also joining the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck this month are the four incoming Residents.  Residents stay in the program for five years where they will learn with the guidance of our physicians ans staff.  Over the five year period, they will complete research and learn how to provide clinical and surgical care for patients.  The four residents coming in this year will be the Class of 2019 and include, Bryan Brandon, MD, Justin Miller, MD, Elizabeth Perkins, MD, and A. Morgan Selleck, MD.  Each of our new additions are excited to begin a new chapter of their lives at UNC with the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.