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Ramon Mitra Esclamado, MD, MS

Richard Hall Chaney,Sr. Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, in the School of Medicine
Professor of Surgery
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 at Davis, 1983

Publications

Giattino, CM, Gardner, JE, Sbahi, FM, Roberts, KC, Cooter, M, Moretti, E, Browndyke, JN, Mathew, JP, Woldorff, MG, Berger, M, and MADCO-PC Investigators, . "Intraoperative Frontal Alpha-Band Power Correlates with Preoperative Neurocognitive Function in Older Adults." Frontiers in systems neuroscience 11 (January 2017): 24-.

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Crowson, MG, Hoang, J, and Esclamado, RM. "Rare cases of large parapharyngeal lipomas." American journal of otolaryngology 37, no. 1 (January 2016): 54-58.

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Puscas, L, and Esclamado, R. "Use of a Secondary Essay in the Residency Application Process." JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery 141, no. 7 (July 2015): 591-592.

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Nolen, D, Cannady, SB, Wax, MK, Scharpf, J, Puscas, L, Esclamado, RM, Fritz, M, Freiberger, J, and Lee, WT. "Comparison of complications in free flap reconstruction for osteoradionecrosis in patients with or without hyperbaric oxygen therapy." Head Neck 36, no. 12 (December 2014): 1701-1704.

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Hu, F, Vishwanath, K, Beumer, HW, Puscas, L, Afshari, HR, Esclamado, RM, Scher, R, Fisher, S, Lo, J, Mulvey, C, Ramanujam, N, and Lee, WT. "Assessment of the sensitivity and specificity of tissue-specific-based and anatomical-based optical biomarkers for rapid detection of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma." Oral oncology 50, no. 9 (September 2014): 848-856.

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Bahl, M, Sosa, JA, Nelson, RC, Esclamado, RM, Choudhury, KR, and Hoang, JK. "Trends in incidentally identified thyroid cancers over a decade: a retrospective analysis of 2,090 surgical patients." World J Surg 38, no. 6 (June 2014): 1312-1317.

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Hoang, JK, Choudhury, KR, Eastwood, JD, Esclamado, RM, Lyman, GH, Shattuck, TM, and Nguyen, XV. "An exponential growth in incidence of thyroid cancer: trends and impact of CT imaging." AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 35, no. 4 (April 2014): 778-783.

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Hobbs, HA, Bahl, M, Nelson, RC, Eastwood, JD, Esclamado, RM, and Hoang, JK. "Applying the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound recommendations for fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodules: effect on workup and malignancy detection." AJR. American journal of roentgenology 202, no. 3 (March 2014): 602-607.

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Lee, W, Medinas, R, Lee, J, Sparks, S, Brizel, D, Esclamado, R, Ready, N, and Weinhold, K. "Impact of Concurrent Chemoradiation on T Cell Populations in Patients With Advanced-Stage Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma." February 2014.

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Hobbs, HA, Bahl, M, Nelson, RC, Kranz, PG, Esclamado, RM, Wnuk, NM, and Hoang, JK. "Journal Club: incidental thyroid nodules detected at imaging: can diagnostic workup be reduced by use of the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound recommendations and the three-tiered system?." AJR Am J Roentgenol 202, no. 1 (January 2014): 18-24.

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