Peter T. Dziegielewski, MD, FRCS(C)

Peter T. Dziegielewski, MD, FRCS(C)Assistant Professor
Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

 

Clinical Interests

  • Head and Neck Oncologic and Skull Base Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

 Research Interests

  • Survival Outcomes Following Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
  • Functional Outcomes Following Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Quality of Life After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
  • Quality and Safety Outcomes in Head and Neck Surgery
  • Applying Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) to Head and Neck Surgery
  • 3D Medical Modeling and Digital Planning in Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery

Contact

ENT Clinic at Shands at UF
Return Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-8989
  • Fax: (352) 265-8968

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

 


 

Education

  • FELLOWSHIP, Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
    2012 – 2013
  • RESIDENCY, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, Canada
    2007 – 2012
  • MEDICAL SCHOOL, Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, Canada
    2003 – 2007
  • UNDERGRADUATE, Bachelor of Science (BSc)
    University of Calgary
    Calgary, Canada
    1999 – 2003

 

Licensure

  • Florida Medical License (2013 – Present)
  • Ohio Medical License (2012 – Present)
  • Alberta Medical License (2007 – 2012)

 

Certification

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2012)

 

Academic Affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Canadian Medical Association

 

Honors and Awards

  • Featured Oral Presentation, 2013
    AHNS Section at COSM
    Orlando, FL
  • Poster of Distinction, 2012
    8th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer
    Toronto, ON
  • Top Resident Teacher, 2012
    Exceptional resident and medical student teaching
    Division of Oto-HNS
    University of Alberta
  • 1st Prize for Best Research Paper, 2012
    Resident Research Competition
    ASO-HNS Meeting, 2012

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Publications

10 most recent publications. Please use this link to see a full listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.

  1. Dziegielewski PT, Teknos TN, Durmus K, Old M, Agrawal A, Kakarala K, Marcinow A, Ozer E. Transoral Robotic Surgery for Oropharyngeal Cancer: Long-term Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Zhang H, Dziegielewski PT, Biron VL, Szudek J, Al-Qahatani KH, O’Connell DA, Harris JR, Seikaly H. Survival outcomes of patients with advanced oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma treated with multimodal therapy: a multi-institutional analysis. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013; 42(1):30.
  3. Biron VL, Kurien G, Dziegielewski P, Barber B, Seikaly H. Surgical vs ultrasound-guided drainage of deep neck space abscesses: a randomized controlled trial: surgical vs ultrasound drainage. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013; 42(1):18.
  4. Nguyen TJ, Zhang H, Dziegielewski PT, Seemann R. Vocal cord paralysis secondary to spontaneous internal carotid dissection: case report and systematic review of the literature. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013; 42(1):34.
  5. Xu CC, Dziegielewski PT, McGaw WT, Seikaly H. Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma (SNUC): the Alberta experience and literature review. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013; 42(1):2.
  6. Dziegielewski PT, O`Connell DA, Szudek J, Barber B, Joshi A, Harris JR, Seikaly H. Neck metastases in oropharyngeal cancer: the necessity and extent of bilateral treatment. Head Neck 2012. [Epub ahead of print].
  7. Dziegielewski PT, Ho ML, Rieger J, Singh P, Langille M, Harris JR, Seikaly H. Total glossectomy with laryngeal preservation and free-flap reconstruction: objective functional outcomes and systematic review of the literature. Laryngoscope 2012; 123(1):140-145.
  8. Langille MA, Chiarella A, Cote DW, Mulholland G, Sowerby LJ, Dziegielewski PT, Wright ED. Intravenous tranexamic acid and intraoperative visualization during functional endoscopic sinus surgery: a double-blind randomized controlled trial. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 3(4):315-318.
  9. Dziegielewski PT, O’Hara C, Erickson B, Seikaly H, Harris JR. ‘Idiopathic’ vocal cord paralysis in the radiated neck: a harbinger for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012; 41(4):246-252.
  10. Langille M, Walters E, Dziegielewski PT, Kotylak T, Wright ED. Frontal sinus cells: Identification, prevalence, and association with frontal sinus mucosal thickening. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26:107-110.

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Presentations

Brief selection of most recent podium presentations:

  • Contralateral tonsillectomy in TORS for tonsillar cancer. Dziegielewski PT, Natwa M, Durmus K, Schaffer J, Teknos TN, Old MO, Agrawal A, Kakarala K, Ozer E.
    21st Annual Saunders Symposium (Ohio State University), June 21, 2013, Columbus, OH
  • Transoral robotic surgery for oropharyngeal cancer: long term quality of life and functional outcomes. Dziegielewski PT, Teknos TN, Durmus K, Old MO, Agrawal A, Kakarala K, Ozer E.
    21st Annual Saunders Symposium (Ohio State University), June 21, 2013, Columbus, OH
    AHNS Annual Meeting 2013, April 10-11, 2013, Orlando, FL
  • Primary total laryngectomy versus organ preservation for T3 laryngeal cancer: a population-based survival analysis. Dziegielewski PT, O’Connell DA, Harris JR, Klein M, Singh P, Mlynarek A, Seikaly H.
    8th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, July 21-25, 2012, Toronto, ON4)
  • Hypoparathyroidism after central lymph node dissection in thyroidectomy: a randomized controlled trial – preliminary results. Dziegielewski PT, Biron V, Hart R, Fung E, Seikaly H, O’Connell DA, Harris JR.
    8th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, July 21-25, 2012, Toronto, ON
  • Shoulder function after level 2B neck dissection: a double-blind, randomized controlled surgical trial.  Dziegielewski PT, McNeely M, Ashworth N, Kubrak C, O’Connell D, Harris J, Courneya K, Seikaly H.
    66th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, May 20-22, 2012, Toronto, ON
  • Neck metastasis in oropharyngeal cancer: when and to what extent in bilateral treatment indicated? Dziegielewski PT, O’Connell DA, Barber B, Harris JR, Seikaly H.
    65th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, May 22-24, 2011, Victoria, BC
  • 3D biomodeling in complex mandibular reconstruction and surgical simulation: a randomized, crossover trial. Dziegielewski PT, Zhu J, King B, Singh P, Harris JR, Seikaly H.
    64th Canadian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, May 23-25, 2010, Niagara Falls, ON
  • The mandibulotomy: friend or foe? Part I: Safety Outcomes. Dziegielewski P, Mlynarek MA, Cote D, Dimitri J, Harris J, Seikaly H.
    2nd World Congress of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, July 8-11, 2009, Toronto, ON
  • The mandibulotomy: friend or foe? Part II: Aesthetic and Functional          Outcomes. Dziegielewski P, O’connell DA, Cote D, Rieger J,  Seikaly H.
    2nd World Congress of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, July 8-11, 2009, Toronto, ON

 

Chapters

  1. PT. Dziegielewski and E. Ozer. Transoral robotic surgery: supraglottic laryngectomy. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology. 2013. In press.
  2.  A. Saleh, P. Dziegielewski, and H. El-Hakim. Dizziness/Vertigo. In Approach to the OSCE: The Edmonton Manual of Common Clinical Scenarios edited by Knox A. and Merani S. p 276-277. Edmonton: Medical Students’ Association, 2010.
  3. A. Saleh, P. Dziegielewski, and H. El-Hakim. Neck Mass/Goiter. In Approach to the OSCE: The Edmonton Manual of Common Clinical Scenarios edited by Knox A. and Merani S. p 290-291. Edmonton: Medical Students’ Association, 2010.
  4. A. Saleh, P. Dziegielewski, and H. El-Hakim. Tinnitus. In Approach to the OSCE: The Edmonton Manual of Common Clinical Scenarios edited by Knox A. and Merani S. p 298-299. Edmonton: Medical Students’ Association, 2010.