Brian C Lobo

Brian C Lobo, MD

Assistant Professor, Division Of Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery, Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer UF Health

Department: MD-OTOLARYNGOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 265-9465
Business Email: brian.lobo@ent.ufl.edu

About Brian C Lobo

Brian C. Lobo, MD, is board-certified in otolaryngology. Dr. Lobo received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and completed his residency in otolaryngology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. After completion of his residency, Dr. Lobo pursued a fellowship in advanced rhinology and endoscopic skull-base surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland.

Dr. Lobo is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Rhinologic Society. He has also been published seven times in peer-reviewed publications. His clinical interests include translational research, including medical devices, topical and implantable drug delivery, surgical instrumentation, biofilms physiologic modeling, and biomaterials, as well as clinical outcomes and quality improvement in endoscopic skull-base surgery, readmissions rates and cerebrospinal fluid leaks.

Accomplishments

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction
2018 · Top Decile Performer
2nd place
2014 · Manion-Lingeman Memorial Research Lecture and Competition
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society Inductee
2010 · University of Texas
Gold Humanism Honors Society Inductee
2010 · Gold Humanism Honors Society Inductee
Phi Chi Stalnaker Merit Based Scholarship Recipient
2009-2011 · University of Texas
School of Medicine Tutor Service Award for Excellence
2009-2010 · University of Texas
Engineering Merit Research Scholarship Awardee
2003-2007 · University of Southern California
USC Trustee Merit Based Full Tuition Scholarship
2003-2007 · University of Southern California
WVT Rusch Engineering Honors Colloquium Member
2003-2007 · University of Southern California
USC Engineering Dean’s List
2003-2004 · University of Southern California

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
PAS5010 Intro to Medicine 1
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2018
MDT7590 Elect Top/Otolaryngol

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    American Board of Otolaryngology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat ENT
Areas of Interest
  • Adult Brain Tumors
  • CSF leak
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Encephalocele / CSF leak
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Foreign body in the nose
  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Nasal mucosal biopsy
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nasopharyngeal culture
  • Nosebleed
  • Obstructive sleep apnea – adults
  • Pediatric pituitary and skull base services
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Posterior fossa tumor
  • Sinus CT scan
  • Sinus MRI scan
  • Sinus x-ray
  • Sinusitis
  • Transsphenoidal surgery
  • Watery eyes

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Biofilms physiologic modeling
  • Biomaterials
  • Clinical outcomes and quality improvement in endoscopic skull-base surgery
  • Readmissions rates
  • Skull Base Reconstruction
  • Surgical instrumentation
  • Topical and implantable drug delivery
  • Translational research, including medical devices
Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-1533-1665

Publications

2022
Reflecting on the Work of the Giants That Come Before You.
American journal of rhinology & allergy. 36(1):5-7 [DOI] 10.1177/19458924211063613. [PMID] 34872389.
2022
Role of C3a as a Novel Regulator of 25(OH)D3 to 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Metabolism in Upper Airway Epithelial Cells
The Journal of Immunology. 209(2):262-269 [DOI] 10.4049/jimmunol.2000726. [PMID] 35793909.
2022
Utilization of Nasal Mucus to Investigate the Pathophysiology of Chronic Rhinosinusitis.
American journal of rhinology & allergy. 36(6):872-883 [DOI] 10.1177/19458924221111830. [PMID] 35848564.
2019
Fast Cerebrospinal Fluid Detection Using Inexpensive Modular Packaging with Disposable Testing Strips
Journal of Applied Electrochemistry. 166(8):B708-B712
2019
Isolated leptomeningeal progression from sinonasal carcinomas: Implications for staging workup and treatment.
Head & neck. 41(8):2647-2654 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.25741. [PMID] 30908735.
2018
Perioperative management in endoscopic endonasal skull-base surgery: a survey of the North American Skull Base Society
International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 8(5):631-640 [DOI] 10.1002/alr.22066. [PMID] 29266800.
2017
Advances in Microdebrider Technology: Improving Functionality and Expanding Utility.
Otolaryngologic clinics of North America. 50(3):589-598 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otc.2017.01.009. [PMID] 28372812.
2017
Application of Ultrasonic Aspirators in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery.
Otolaryngologic clinics of North America. 50(3):607-616 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otc.2017.01.011. [PMID] 28372815.
2017
Aspiration of Aluminum Beverage Can Tab: Case Report and Literature Review.
Case reports in otolaryngology. 2017 [DOI] 10.1155/2017/1010975. [PMID] 28634563.
2017
Endoscopic Skull Base Reconstruction: An Evolution of Materials and Methods.
Otolaryngologic clinics of North America. 50(3):643-653 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otc.2017.01.015. [PMID] 28372814.
2017
Evolving Functionality and Applications of Microdebrider Technology
Otolaryngologic clinics of North America.
2017
Outcomes of sinonasal squamous cell carcinoma with and without association of inverted papilloma: A multi-institutional analysis.
American journal of rhinology & allergy. 31(5):305-309 [DOI] 10.2500/ajra.2017.31.4470. [PMID] 28859706.
2017
Surgical repair of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks: A systematic review.
Laryngoscope investigative otolaryngology. 2(5):215-224 [DOI] 10.1002/lio2.75. [PMID] 29094066.
2016
Lean Belt Certification: Pathway for Student, Resident, and Faculty Development and Scholarship.
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 154(5):785-8 [DOI] 10.1177/0194599816635641. [PMID] 26932955.
2016
Vibratory stimulus reduces in vitro biofilm formation on tracheoesophageal voice prostheses.
The Laryngoscope. 126(12):2752-2757 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.25969. [PMID] 27059830.
2015
Cost efficient workup and management of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis – challenges and unmet needs.
Current otorhinolaryngology reports. 3(2):94-100 [PMID] 26029489.

Grants

Apr 2021 ACTIVE
Role of Vitamin D Metabolism in CRS
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Mar 2021 ACTIVE
Epithelial cell complement production in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Jun 2019 ACTIVE
OR-DRPD-ROF2019: Rapid Detection of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Development of a Modular Point of Care Testing Solution with Low-Cost Disposable Testing Strips
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF RESEARCH

Education

Fellowship – Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
2017 · Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency – Otolaryngology
2016 · Indiana University School of Medicine
Medical Degree
2011 · University of Texas Medical Branch

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