Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH

Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer
Melanoma and Skin Cancer
nxg913@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Neck
  • Head
  • Neoplasms
  • Robotics
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Surgical Flaps
  • Free Tissue Flaps
  • Skull Base
  • Population
  • Incidence
  • Coronavirus

Clinical Trials

Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Radiotherapy with Concurrent MEDI4736 (Durvalumab) vs. Radiotherapy with Concurrent Cetuximab in Patients with Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer with a Contraindication to Cisplatin
NRG-HN005 - A Randomized Phase II/III Trial of De-intensified Radiation Therapy for Patients with Early-Stage, P16-Positive, Non-Smoking Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer

Recent Publications

2020

Slonimsky, G, McGinn, J, Goyal, N, Crist, H, Hennessy, M, Gagnon, E & Slonimsky, E 2020, 'A model for classification of invasive fungal rhinosinusitis by computed tomography', Scientific reports, vol. 10, no. 1, 12591. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-69446-5
Bann, DV, Patel, VA, Saadi, R, Goyal, N, Gniady, JP, McGinn, JD, Goldenberg, D, Isildak, H, May, J & Wilson, MN 2020, 'Best Practice Recommendations for Pediatric Otolaryngology during the COVID-19 Pandemic', Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 162, no. 6, pp. 783-794. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820921393
Hennessy, M, Bann, DV, Patel, VA, Saadi, R, Krempl, GA, Deschler, DG, Goyal, N & Choi, KY 2020, 'Commentary on the management of total laryngectomy patients during the COVID-19 pandemic', Head and Neck, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 1137-1143. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.26183
Bann, DV, Patel, VA, Saadi, R, Gniady, JP, Goyal, N, McGinn, JD & Goldenberg, D 2020, 'Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on otolaryngologic surgery: Brief commentary', Head and Neck, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 1227-1234. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.26162
Sarsfield, E, Montano, M, Choi, K & Goyal, N 2020, 'Laryngectomy Care in the COVID-19 Era', JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1523
Lee, JH, Zacharia, BE, Ba, D, Leslie, D, Liu, G & Goyal, N 2020, 'Mental Health Disorders Associated with Sinonasal and Skull Base Malignancies: A Large Cohort Study', Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 187-192. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1679889
Barr, J, Ni, J, McGinn, J & Goyal, N 2020, 'Topical intranasal fluorescein to localize a cerebrospinal fluid leak: a demonstration', American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102413
Patel, VA & Goyal, N 2020, 'Using a 4K-3D Exoscope for Upper Airway Stimulation Surgery: Proof-of-Concept', Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 129, no. 7, pp. 695-698. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489420905873
Pearce, W, Barr, J, Ziai, K & Goyal, N 2020, '“Cannot Intubate, Cannot Oxygenate” (CICO) rescue by emergency Front of Neck Airway (eFONA)', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2020.04.005

2019

Lee, JH, Ba, D, Liu, G, Leslie, D, Zacharia, B & Goyal, N 2019, 'Association of Head and Neck Cancer with Mental Health Disorders in a Large Insurance Claims Database', JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 145, no. 4, pp. 339-344. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4512
Pool, CD, Patel, VA, Schilling, A, Hollenbeak, C & Goyal, N 2020, 'Economic implications of localization strategies for cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea', International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 419-425. https://doi.org/10.1002/alr.22501
Pool, C, Goyal, N & Lighthall, JG 2019, 'Locoregional flaps in pediatric anterior skull base surgery', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 85-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2019.01.011
Funk, E, Payne, S, Crist, H, Hennessy, M & Goyal, N 2019, 'Presentation of an Ectopic Intrathymic Parathyroid Adenoma as a Lateral Neck Mass', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 98, no. 2, pp. 68-69. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561318823399
Patel, VA, Pool, CD, Dunklebarger, M, Schaefer, E & Goyal, N 2019, 'Sinonasal Disease in Total Laryngectomy Patients', Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 128, no. 9, pp. 811-818. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489419839410
Shokri, T, Patel, VA & Goyal, N 2019, 'Traumatic Orbital Subperiosteal Hematoma With Acute Visual Compromise: Role of the Head and Neck Surgeon', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 98, no. 10, pp. 617-620. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319854743

2018

Clark, CM, Shah-Becker, S, Mathew, A & Goyal, N 2018, 'Aerophagia and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with Rett syndrome', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 97, no. 3, pp. E22-E22.
Goyal, N & Deschler, DG 2018, Bacterial sialadenitis. in Infections of the Ears, Nose, Throat, and Sinuses. Springer International Publishing, pp. 291-299. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74835-1_24
Davanzo, JR, Goyal, N & Zacharia, BE 2018, 'Expanded Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of Retrochiasmatic Craniopharyngioma', Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base, vol. 79, no. 2, pp. S194-S195. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1623524
Dunklebarger, M, Patel, VA, Shokri, T & Goyal, N 2018, 'Multimodal approaches in the management of malignancies involving the orbit', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 232-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2018.10.010
Shah-Becker, S, Greenleaf, EK, Boltz, M, Hollenbeak, CS & Goyal, N 2018, 'Neck hematoma after major head and neck surgery: Risk factors, costs, and resource utilization', Head and Neck, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1219-1227. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25102
Shokri, T, Stahl, LE, Kanekar, SG & Goyal, N 2019, 'Osseous Changes Over Time in Free Fibular Flap Reconstruction', Laryngoscope, vol. 129, no. 5, pp. 1113-1116. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.27337
Osborn, HA, Rathi, VK, Tjoa, T, Goyal, N, Yarlagadda, BB, Rich, DL, Emerick, KS, Lin, DT, Deschler, DG & Durand, ML 2018, 'Risk factors for thirty-day readmission following flap reconstruction of oncologic defects of the head and neck', Laryngoscope, vol. 128, no. 2, pp. 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.26726
Abt, NB, Puram, SV, Sinha, S, Sethi, RKV, Goyal, N, Emerick, KS, Lin, DT & Deschler, DG 2018, 'Transfusion in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Undergoing Pedicled Flap Reconstruction', Laryngoscope, vol. 128, no. 12, pp. E409-E415. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.27393
Cottrill, EE, Funk, EK, Goldenberg, D & Goyal, N 2019, 'Transoral Thyroidectomy Using A Flexible Robotic System: A Preclinical Cadaver Feasibility Study', Laryngoscope, vol. 129, no. 6, pp. 1482-1487. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.27543
Persky, MJ, Issa, M, Bonfili, JR, Goyal, N, Goldenberg, D & Duvvuri, U 2018, 'Transoral surgery using the Flex Robotic System: Initial experience in the United States', Head and Neck, vol. 40, no. 11, pp. 2482-2486. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25375

2017

Shah-Becker, S, Pennock, M, Sinoway, L, Goldenberg, D & Goyal, N 2017, 'Baroreceptor reflex failure: Review of the literature and the potential impact on patients with head and neck cancer', Head and Neck, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 2135-2141. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.24857
Funk, E, Goldenberg, D & Goyal, N 2017, 'Demonstration of transoral robotic supraglottic laryngectomy and total laryngectomy in cadaveric specimens using the Medrobotics Flex System', Head and Neck, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1218-1225. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.24746
Goyal, N, Pakdaman, M, Kamani, D, Caragacianu, D, Goldenberg, D & Randolph, GW 2017, 'Mapping the distribution of nodal metastases in papillary thyroid carcinoma: Where exactly are the nodes?', Laryngoscope, vol. 127, no. 8, pp. 1959-1964. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.26495
Pool, C & Goyal, N 2017, 'Operative management of catastrophic bleeding in the head and neck', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 220-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2017.08.006
Sinha, S, Puram, SV, Sethi, RKV, Goyal, N, Emerick, KS, Lin, D, Durand, ML & Deschler, DG 2017, 'Perioperative Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Stratification: A Comparative Analysis of Free and Pedicled Flap Patients', Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 156, no. 1, pp. 118-121. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599816667399
Goyal, N, Funk, E & Goldenberg, D 2018, 'Reply to Letter to the Editor regarding “Robotic or non-robotic transoral laryngectomy”', Head and Neck, vol. 40, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25010
Greenleaf, EK, Goyal, N, Hollenbeak, CS & Boltz, MM 2017, 'Resource utilization associated with cervical hematoma after thyroid and parathyroid surgery', Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 218, pp. 67-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.04.035
Goyal, N, Yarlagadda, BB, Deschler, DG, Emerick, KS, Lin, DT, Rich, DL, Rocco, JW & Durand, ML 2017, 'Surgical Site Infections in Major Head and Neck Surgeries Involving Pedicled Flap Reconstruction', Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 126, no. 1, pp. 20-28. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489416672871

2016

Naunheim, MR, Goyal, N, Dedmon, MM, Chambers, KJ, Sedaghat, AR, Bleier, BS, Holbrook, EH, Curry, WT, Gray, ST & Lin, DT 2016, 'An Algorithm for Surgical Approach to the Anterior Skull Base', Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base, vol. 77, no. 4, pp. 364-370. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1580598
Bann, DV, Deschler, DG & Goyal, N 2016, 'Novel immunotherapeutic approaches for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma', Cancers, vol. 8, no. 10, 87. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers8100087
Goyal, N, Emerick, KS, Deschler, DG, Lin, DT, Yarlagadda, BB, Rich, DL & Durand, ML 2016, 'Risk factors for surgical site infection after supraclavicular flap reconstruction in patients undergoing major head and neck surgery', Head and Neck, vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 1615-1620. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.24480
Goyal, N, Jowett, N, Dwojak, S, Cunane, MB, Zander, D, Hadlock, TA & Emerick, KS 2016, 'Use of the submental vessels for free gracilis muscle transfer for smile reanimation', Head and Neck, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. E2499-E2503. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.24478

Clinical Trials Search


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