Deepa Danan

Deepa Danan, MD

Assistant Professor, Division Of Head & Neck Oncology And Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Director – Shands ENT Clinic

Department: MD-OTOLARYNGOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5199
Business Email: d.danan@ufl.edu

About Deepa Danan

Deepa Danan, MD, is an otolaryngologist at University of Florida Health Ear, Nose & Throat – Shands Hospital. Dr. Danan received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, and completed her residency in otolaryngology from the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Danan then pursued a fellowship in head and neck oncology an in micro-vascular reconstructive surgery at the Miller School of Medicine in Miami.

Dr. Danan is involved in research to improve survival outcomes after micro-vascular free tissue, and has researched outcome optimization in head and neck surgery, as well as thyroid and parathyroid surgery. She has also published numerous journal articles and authored book chapters.

Accomplishments

1st Place Fellow Research Award
2017 · University of Miami 25th Annual Chandler Society Research Forum
First Place – Oral Presentation
2016 · Virginia Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting
First Place – Head and Neck Poster Award
2015 · Triological Society 2015 Sections Meeting
First Place Resident Research Award
2013 · Triological Society Southern Section G. Slaughter Fitz-Hugh
First Place Resident Research Award for Clinical Research
2013 · University of Virginia, Fitz Hugh Symposium
Scholar
2004 · American Cancer Society

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2018
MDT7590 Elect Top/Otolaryngol

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat ENT
Areas of Interest
  • Endocrine glands
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Oral cancer
  • Parathyroid gland removal
  • Salivary gland tumors
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

Research Profile

Outcome optimizaation in head and neck surgery, and thyroid and parathyroid surgery Survival outcomes after microvascular free tissue transfer

Areas of Interest
  • Outcome optimization in head and neck surgery
  • Survival outcomes after micro-vascular free tissue transfer
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Publications

2022
COVID-19 and head and neck oncology.
Operative techniques in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery. 33(2):119-127 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otot.2022.04.007. [PMID] 35505950.
2021
Eracism.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 96(12) [DOI] 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004408. [PMID] 34524133.
2021
HPV/p16-positive oropharyngeal cancer treated with transoral robotic surgery: The roles of margins, extra-nodal extension and adjuvant treatment.
American journal of otolaryngology. 42(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102793. [PMID] 33130532.
2021
Large Aerodigestive Tract Foreign Body Extraction Complicated by End-Stage Dementia.
Cureus. 13(1) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.12822. [PMID] 33628687.
2020
Osteoradionecrosis in osseous free flap reconstruction: Risk factors and treatment.
Head & neck. 42(8):1928-1938 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.26118. [PMID] 32134160.
2019
Chronic opioid use in patients undergoing treatment for oropharyngeal cancer.
The Laryngoscope. 129(9):2087-2093 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.27791. [PMID] 30613983.
2019
Discharge Delay in Head and Neck Free Flap Surgery: Risk Factors and Strategies to Minimize Hospital Days.
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 160(5):829-838 [DOI] 10.1177/0194599819835545. [PMID] 30857478.
2019
Tongue reconstruction: Rebuilding mobile three-dimensional structures from immobile two-dimensional substrates, a fresh cadaver study.
Head & neck. 41(10):3693-3699 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.25889. [PMID] 31347741.
2018
Effect of Adipose Stem Cells on Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. 158(5):882-888 [DOI] 10.1177/0194599817750361. [PMID] 29313435.
2017
Preoperative vitamin D level as predictor of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia in patients sustaining transient parathyroid injury.
Head & neck. 39(7):1378-1381 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.24775. [PMID] 28370789.
2016
Prognostic value of albumin in patients with head and neck cancer.
The Laryngoscope. 126(7):1567-71 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.25877. [PMID] 26864349.
2015
Impact of blood transfusions on patients with head and neck cancer undergoing free tissue transfer.
The Laryngoscope. 125(1):86-91 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.24847. [PMID] 25124183.
2015
Neck mass with progressive shortness of breath. Riedel sclerosing thyroiditis.
JAMA otolaryngology– head & neck surgery. 141(3):285-6 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.3411. [PMID] 25569231.
2015
Submental Neck Mass in an Adolescent Female.
JAMA otolaryngology– head & neck surgery. 141(9):851-2 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1501. [PMID] 26313748.
2014
Open reduction internal fixation for midline mandibulotomy: lag screws vs plates.
JAMA otolaryngology– head & neck surgery. 140(12):1184-90 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.2005. [PMID] 25233115.
2010
Brain tumor location and psychiatric symptoms: is there any association? A meta-analysis of published case studies.
Expert review of neurotherapeutics. 10(10):1529-36 [DOI] 10.1586/ern.10.94. [PMID] 20925469.
2008
Intra-abdominal vascular injury during trocar-assisted ventriculoperitoneal shunting: case report.
Neurosurgery. 63(3) [DOI] 10.1227/01.NEU.0000325261.29689.FC. [PMID] 18812943.
2007
Psychiatric manifestations of brain tumors/gliomas
. 13(4):209-215
2007
Psychiatric manifestations of brain tumors: diagnostic implications.
Expert review of neurotherapeutics. 7(4):343-9 [PMID] 17425489.
2004
Brain tumor and psychiatric manifestations: a case report and brief review.
Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists. 16(2):111-3 [PMID] 15328904.

Education

Fellowship – Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
2017 · University of Miami
Residency – Otolaryngology
2016 · University of Virginia Health System
Masters of Business Administration
2011 · Columbia University
Medical Degree
2011 · Columbia University
Bachelors – Economics, Neuroscience and Behavior
2006 · Columbia University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5199
Emails:
Business:
d.danan@ufl.edu
Administrative Support Assistant II:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100264
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1345 CENTER DRIVE M2-228
GAINESVILLE FL 326100264