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Otolaryngology

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Christopher Klem, M.D., F.A.C.S.
                LTC, MC, USA

Titles / Appointments:
Chief, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
Assistant Chief, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Service
Medical Director, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Clinic
Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Undergraduate Degree:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988

Medical School:
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, M.D., 1998

Internship:
General Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1999

Residency:
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, National Capital Consortium, 2003

Fellowships:
Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center,2005
Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2006

Board Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2004

Clinical Interests:
Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Cancers of the tongue and oral cavity
Transoral CO2 laser microsurgery for the treatment of upper aerodigestive tract tumors
Salivary gland benign and malignant neoplasms
Cancers of the skin including melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma
Anterior skull base surgery
Microvascular reconstruction for head and neck malignancies

Research Interests:
Thyroid neoplasms
Head and neck ultrasound
Narrow band imaging
 

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