Karthik Rajasekaran, MD, FACS

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Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Head/Neck Oncology Leadership Meeting Member, Cancer Service Line, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Facial Trauma, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Quality Improvement Education, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics , University of Pennsylvania
Cancer Service Line Director for Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director of Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Unit Based Clinical Leader for Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Pennsylvania Hospital,, , Shared Governance Council, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

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800 Walnut St, 18th Floor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 2158295180
B.A. (Biology, Health and Society)
University of Rochester, 2005.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Fritz C, Harris J, De Ravin E, Xu K, Parhar HS, Davis L, Moreira A, Rajasekaran K: Epidemiology of Anterior and Lateral Basilar Skull Fractures With CSF Leak: A National Trauma Data Bank Analysis. J Craniofac Surg Mar 2023 Notes: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009279. Epub ahead of print.

Evaluating the Efficacy of Topical Intranasal Fluorescein for Localizing CSF Rhinorrhea: A Systematic Review: Romeo D, Ng JJ, Fritz C, De Ravin E, Suresh N, Harris J, Rajasekaran K. J Craniofac Surg Mar 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009258. Epub ahead of print.

Fritz C, Barrette LX, Prasad A, Triantafillou V, Suresh N, De Ravin E, Rajasekaran K. : HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer: identifying and quantifying topics of patient interest. J Laryngol Otol Feb 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1017/S0022215123000270. Epub ahead of print.

Shah KV, Carey RM, Prasad A, Panara K, Rajasekaran K, Cannady SB, Brant JA, Brody RM: Postoperative Radiation Therapy Refusal in Major Salivary Gland Cancers. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg Feb 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1002/ohn.285. Epub ahead of print.

De Ravin E, Barrette LX, Carey R, Slijepcevic A, Petrisor D, Taghizadeh F, Elliott Z, Rajasekaran K, Chalian A, Brody R, Newman J, Shanti R, Curry J, Wax M, Cannady S: Association of Head and Neck Anatomic Zones with Microvascular Reconstruction Outcomes. Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med Jan 2023 Notes: Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1089/fpsam.2022.0103.

Barrette LX, Douglas J, Chorath KT, Shah M, Lu J, Newman JG, Adappa N, Kohanski M, Palmer J, Yoshor D, Lee J, White CA, Kharlip J, Rajasekaran K.: Optimizing Perioperative Care in Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery: Considerations for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. J Craniofac Surg 34(1): 83-91, Jan/Feb 2023.

Fritz CG, Romeo DJ, Lowery AS, Rajasekaran K: Allegations of Failure to Obtain Informed Consent in Otolaryngology: Evidenced-Based Recommendations for Sinus Surgeons. Am J Rhinol Allergy Jan 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1177/19458924221148566. Epub ahead of print.

Panara K, Go B, Shah M, Majmudar T, Barrette LX, Moreira A, Rajasekaran K: Clinical Practice Guidelines on Nutrition Management in Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Quality Appraisal using the AGREE II Intrument. J Laryngol Otol 137(1): 37-43, Jan 2023.

De Ravin E, Suresh N, Romeo D, Lu J, Shah M, Karakousis G, Moreira A, Rajasekaran K.: Clinical Practice Guidelines on Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Quality Appraisal Using the AGREE II Instrument. Ann Surg Oncol 13: 8364-8372, Dec 2022.

Romeo D, Go BC, Ng JJ, Barrette LX, Rhodes IJ, Rajasekaran K: Systematic Review: Evaluating the Efficacy of Intrathecal Fluorescein for Localizing Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea. J Craniofac Surg 33(8): 2581-2585, Nov-Dec 2022.

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