Nicholas J. Cassisi, MD, DDS

Kenneth W. Grader Professor
Chairman Emeritus

 

Dr. Cassisi is board certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Contact

ENT Clinic at Shands at UF
Return Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-9465
  • Fax: (352) 265-9466

ENT Call Center
New Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-0920
  • Fax: (352) 627-4411

Academic Office

  • Phone: (352) 273-5199
  • Fax: (352) 392-6781

Email


Training and Certification

  • RESIDENCY, Otolaryngology
    Barnes Hospital
    St. Louis, Missouri
    1968 – 1971
  • RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
    Washington University
    St. Louis, Missouri
    1967 – 1968
  • ASSISTANT RESIDENT, General Surgery
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Miami, FL
    1966 – 1967
  • INTERNSHIP
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Miami, FL
    1965 – 1966
  • MEDICAL DEGREE (M.D.)
    University of Miami
    School of Medicine
    Miami, FL
    1961 – 1965
  • DENTAL DEGREE (D.D.S.)
    Western Reserve University
    1957 – 1961
  • UNDERGRADUATE (Pre-Med, B.A.)
    Western Reserve University
    1954 – 1957
  • UNDERGRADUATE (Pre-Med)
    John Carroll University
    1953 – 1954

 

Honors and Awards

1996-2005 Listed in The Best Doctors in America
2002 Inducted into the Miami Medical Alumni Hall of Fame
2004-2005 Listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teacher
2004 Cassisi Learning Lab, Farrior Hall, University of Florida – established by an anonymous donor in Honor of Drs. Nicholas and Elayne Cassisi

Academic Affiliations

  • American Board of Otolaryngology
    • 1996-Present: Senior Examiner
    • 1996-Present: Scope of Knowledge Task Force
  • Association of Academic Departments Of Otolaryngology (AADO)
    • Member, Administrative Committee
    • Member, Education Committee
    • Member, Nominating Committee

 

Publications

See a full listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.

  1. Mendenhall WM, Riggs CE, Cassisi NJ: Treatment of head and neck cancers. In DeVita VT, Hellman S, Rosenberg SA (editors): Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 7th Edition. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. January 2005, Chapter 26.2, 642-743.
  2. Mendenhall WM, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Hinerman RW, Cassisi NJ, Villaret DB: Radiation therapy, management of neck metastases. eMedicine, http://www.emedicine.com/ent/topic712.htm. August 15, 2003.
  3. Parsons JT, Mendenhall WM, Stringer SP, Amdur RJ, Hinerman RW, Villaret DB, Moore-Higgs GJ, Greene BD, Speer TW, Cassisi NJ, Million RR: Squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx. Cancer, 2002 Jun; 94(11): 2967-2980.
  4. Mendenhall WM, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Hinerman RH, Villaret DB, Cassisi NJ: Radiation therapy in the management of the neck. In Meyers AD (editor): Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery, (on-line textbook), 2002 Feb.
  5. Mendenhall WM, Cassisi NJ, Stringer SP, Tannehill SP: Therapeutic principles in the management of head and neck tumours. In Ed Souhami RL, Tannock I, Hohenberger P, Horiot JC (eds): Oxford Textbook of Oncology, Second Ed. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2002, Chapter 9, 1322-1344.
  6. Mendenhall WM, Hinerman RW, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Antonelli PJ, Singleton GT, Cassisi NJ: Treatment of paragangliomas with radiation therapy. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Paragangliomas of the Head and Neck, 2001, Oct:34:5:1007-1020.
  7. Mendenhall WM, Mancuso AA, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Villaret DB, Cassisi NJ: Squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to the neck from an unknown head and neck primary site. Am J Otolaryngol 2001; 22:261-267.
  8. Reddy KA, Mendenhall WM, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Cassisi NJ: Long-term results of radiation therapy for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. Am J Otolaryngol, 2001 May-June; 3: 172-175.
  9. Hinerman RW, Mendenhall WM, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Antonelli PJ, Cassisi NJ: Definitive radiotherapy in the management of chemodectomas arising in the temporal bone, carotid body, and glomus vagale. Head and Neck. 2001 May; 23: 363-371.
  10. Amdur RJ, Mendenhall WM, Stringer SP, Villaret DB, Cassisi NJ: Organ preservation with radiotherapy for T1-T2 carcinoma of the pyriform sinus. Head and Neck. 2001 May; 23: 353-362.
  11. Mendenhall WM, Amdur RJ, Stringer, Villaret DB, Cassisi NJ: Stratification of Stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx. Head-Neck. 2000 Sep; 22(6): 626-628.
  12. Mendenhall SM, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Villaret DB, Cassisi NJ: Radiation therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsillar region: a preferred alternative to surgery? J Clin Oncol. 2000 June; 18(11):2219-25.
  13. Gomez JA, Mendenhall WM, Tannehill SP, Stringer SP, Cassisi NJ: Radiation therapy in inverted papillomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. Am J Otolaryngol. 2000 (May-Jun);21: 174-178.
  14. Cassisi NJ: Is it worth the risk? NCAA Sports Sciences Education Newsletter. 2000 Apr: 1.
  15. McCord MW, Mendenhall WM, Parsons JT, Amdur RJ, Stringer SP, Cassisi NJ, Million RR: Skin cancer of the head and neck with clinical or gross findings of perineural invasion. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Apr 1;47(1): 89-93.
  16. Mendenhall WM, Stringer SP, Amdur RJ, Hinerman RW, Moore-Higgs GJ, Cassisi NJ: Is radiation therapy a preferred alternative to surgery for squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue? J Clin Oncol. 2000. Jan:18:1:35-42