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Ara A. Chalian, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

Faculty Title

Associate Professor, Otorhinolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery

Administrative Title

Director, Microvascular Laboratory
Hospital Patient Safety Officer

Clinical Expertise

Multimodality treatment of head and neck cancers; microvascular free tissue transfer for reconstruction; diagnosis and treatment of thyroid, parathyroid, and parotid neoplasms.

Research Expertise

DNA vaccination against human papilloma virus; human papilloma virus and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; functional outcomes of head and neck cancer therapy.

Cancer Programs
Melanoma Program
» Head and Neck Surgery Consultants

Center for Head and Neck Cancer
» Surgery

Residency
General Surgery, Indiana University

Fellowship
Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications
Otolaryngology

Publications
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Contact Information

Researcher/Clinician:
Ara A. Chalian
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
5 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-349-5559
Fax: 215-662-4269