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Stephen Kang, MD

Stephen Kang, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, specializing in the comprehensive management of benign and malignant head and neck tumors.  After completing medical school and residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Michigan, he completed an additional year of advanced training as a fellow at The James, specializing in management of head and neck cancer, transoral robotic surgery, and free tissue transfer/reconstructive microsurgery.  He also serves as Director of Medical Student Education and Assistant Residency Program Director.



2004-2009:  MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

2000-2004:  BA, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL


Post-Graduate Education

2014-2015:  Fellow, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery, The Ohio State University, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, OH

2009-2014:  Resident, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Clinical Interests

Head and neck cancer, melanoma and other cutaneous malignancies, microvascular reconstruction, transoral robotic surgery, salivary gland tumors, head and neck paraganglioma, surgical management of thyroid disease


Research Interests

Optimizing functional outcomes of microvascular reconstruction, outcomes with transoral robotic surgery, clinical and biologic predictors of outcomes in cutaneous malignancy