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David L. Witsell, MD, MHS

Professor of Surgery


What is your specific area of interest in health services?
Multi-center practice-based research methodology and big data analysis methods. 
What is an example of your best work in health services research?
Practice-based analysis of evidence-based guidelines-in press. 
In your opinion, what is an important health services research question that needs to be answered in the field of otolaryngology?
We harmonize research questions with the clinical record so that discovery and translation are embedded within one another ensuring a continuous and timely evaluation and adoption of best surgical practices. 
Fun fact about Dr. Witsell!
I rebuild vintage Ford Mustangs