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Christian Head, M.D.
Christian Head, M.D.

Specialty:

Head and Neck Surgery

General Information:

Gender:
Male
Language(s):
English

Affiliation(s):

Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Education:

Residency:
Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996 - 2002
Internship:
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996 - 1997
Fellowship:
Neuro-otology Research, UCLA School of Medicine, 1994 - 1996
Medical Degree:
M.D., Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1993

Certification(s):

Board Certification(s):
Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2003

Contact Information:

Phone:
(310) 825-6301
(310) 794-7788 Surgery patient appointments
(310) 206-6688 Head and Neck Surgery information and referral
(310) 570-0244 Head and Neck Surgery cosmetic surgery patient appointments
Email:

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Airway
Allergy Testing
Coblation (Tonsillectomy)
General Head and Neck Surgery
Larynx
Laser
Oncology
Parathyroid
Parotid
Pediatrics
Reconstructive
Septum Deviated/Perforated
Sinusitis Acute
Sinusitis Allergic
Sinusitis Chronic
Sinusitis Hyperplastic
Sinusitis Subacute
Snoring
Swallowing Problems
Taste and Smell
Thyroid
Trauma

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Christian Head's focus is on the treatment of head and neck cancers.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Nabili V, Tan JW, Bhuta S, Sercarz JA, Head CS. Salivary duct carcinoma: A clinical and histologic review with implications for trastuzumab therapy. Head Neck. 2007.

Nabili V, Zaia B, Blackwell KE, Head CS, Grabski K, Sercarz JA. Positron emission tomography: poor sensitivity for occult tonsillar cancer. Am J Otolaryngol. 2007; 28(3): 153-7.