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Theodoros Teknos, MD

Theodoros Teknos, MDTheodoros N. Teknos, MD is a Professor at The Ohio State University Medical School, serves as Chairman for the Department of Otolaryngology and is the inaugural holder of The David E. Schuller, MD and Carole Schuller Chair in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. He comes to The Ohio State University Medical Center /James Cancer Hospital after serving 11 years at the University of Michigan Health System.

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1987-1991 M.D. , Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
1983-1987 B.S./B.A Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan

Post-Graduate Education

1996-1997 Fellow, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, Skull Base Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
1992-1996 Resident, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the Harvard Combined Program/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
1991-1992 Intern, Dept. of General Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit Michigan

Clinical Interests
Head and neck cancer, head and neck benign neoplasms,  skull base surgery, microvascular reconstructive surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and Zenker’sdiverticulum

Research Interests
Cancer stem cell biology, cancer cell signalling, predictors of metastasis, predictors of treatment response, tumor/metastasis prevention.

Head Neck Research Team

Dr. Teknos and the Head & Neck Research Team
From left to right: Bhavna Kumar, Dr. Kumar, Dr. Teknos, Dr. Pan, and Dr. Islam. (Not pictured: Dr. Lang)