Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Karen Choi, MD

Karen Choi, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Scientific Program:Next-Generation Therapies
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer
Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Survival
  • Otolaryngology
  • Therapeutics
  • Congresses
  • Morbidity
  • Quality Improvement
  • Education
  • Internship and Residency
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Mortality

Recent Publications


Daher, GS, Choi, KY, Wells, JW & Goyal, N 2022, 'A Systematic Review of Oral Nutritional Supplement and Wound Healing', Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology.


Choi, KY & Schmalbach, CE 2021, 'Cutaneous Head and Neck Cancers in the High-Risk Immunosuppressed Population', Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 397-413.
Tucker, J, Sarsfield, E, Choi, KY & Goyal, N 2021, 'Educating School Nurses about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Associated Cancers and the Importance of HPV Vaccination', Journal of Community Health Nursing, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 201-208.
Keane, A, Warrick, J, Andrews, GA & Choi, KY 2021, 'Pediatric dermoid cyst of the parotid: Case report and review of the literature', Otolaryngology Case Reports, vol. 18, 100258.


Tsay, AJ, Paine, AR, Lighthall, JG, Choi, KY, Hebel, J & Flamm, A 2020, 'A possible pitfall of Mohs surgery in collision tumor diagnosis: A case of a squamous cell carcinoma of the scalp overlying a metastatic breast lesion of the skull', JAAD Case Reports, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 119-121.
Choi, KY, Amit, M, Tam, S, Bell, D, Phan, J, Garden, AS, Williams, MD, Ferrarotto, R, El-Naggar, AK, Raza, SM, DeMonte, F, Kupferman, ME, Hanna, EY & Su, SY 2021, 'Clinical Implication of Diagnostic and Histopathologic Discrepancies in Sinonasal Malignancies', Laryngoscope, vol. 131, no. 5, pp. E1468-E1475.
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.
Sarsfield, E, Montano, M, Choi, K & Goyal, N 2020, 'Laryngectomy Care in the COVID-19 Era', JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 146, no. 8, pp. 776.


Amit, M, Tam, S, Takahashi, H, Choi, KY, Zafereo, M, Bell, D & Weber, RS 2019, 'Prognostic performance of the American Joint Committee on Cancer 8th edition of the TNM staging system in patients with early oral tongue cancer', Head and Neck, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 1270-1276.

Clinical Trials Search

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