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Theodoros N. Teknos, MD

Other Head & Neck Surgeons

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Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology

The David E. and Carole H. Schuller Chair of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University

Clinical Background and Robotic Expertise

Years in Practice: 12 years
Board Certified: Yes
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, (Boston)
Residency: Harvard Combined Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency
Fellowship Training: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery (Memphis)
Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery for tumors of the oral tongue, base of tongue, pharynx, larynx and skull base

Dr. Teknos is a Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He is the Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and the inaugural holder of the David E. and Carole H. Schuller Chair in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. He is a world authority on the treatment of head and neck cancers and the reconstructive surgery necessary following complete excision of these tumors. Along with his otolaryngology colleagues at Ohio State, he has created one of only a handful of programs adept at the robotic management of head and neck tumors.

Patient Outcomes

Average operative time: 60 minutes
Conversion to open surgery: 0%
Reoperation rate (30 days): 0%
Average blood loss: 0-1 ounces
Transfusion rate: 0%
Hospital discharge day after surgery/or avg length of stay: Outpatient

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