Department of Otolaryngology

Eugene N. Myers, MD, FACS, FRCS Edin (Hon)

  • Distinguished Professor, Emeritus of Otolaryngology
  • Emeritus Chair, Department of Otolaryngology

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science, Economics (BS in Econ) 1954 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Temple University School Medicine Doctor of Medicine (MD) 1960 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mt. Sinai Hospital Rotating Internship New York, New York 1960-1961
  • Veterans Administration Hospital General Surgical Internship Boston, Massachusetts 1961-1962, J.J. Bryne, M.D., Director
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Otolaryngology Residency Boston, Massachusetts 1962-1965
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Teaching Fellow Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts 1967-1968
  • Special Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery with Dr. John Conley New York, New York 1967-68
  • U.S. Army 97th General Hospital Department of Otolaryngology Frankfurt, Germany 1965-1967

Academic Affiliation

Professor of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Representative Publications

Salivary Gland Disorders, edited by E.N. Myers and R.L. Ferris. Springer Co., Heidelberg, Germany, 2007.

Tracheotomy: Airway Management, Communication, and Swallowing, 2nd Edition, edited by E.N. Myers and J.T. Johnson. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, 2007.

Operative Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2nd Edition, edited by E.N. Myers. Saunders/Elsiever, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery, Practical Tips to Minimize Complications, Co-Editor, E.N. Myers, Karger, Basel, Switzerland, 2008.

View Dr. Myers's most current publications.

Research Interest Summary

Parotid Tumors, Cancer of the Oral Cavity

Research Interests

Dr. Myer's research interests have been centered upon topics in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. Major themes for research include:

  • Significance of Extracapsular Spread in Cervical Lymph Nodes,
  • Surgery for Parotid Tumors,
  • Cancer of the Oral Cavity

Research Grants

Principal Investigator of a grant entitled “Oral Cavity Cancer Center of Discovery.” Grant #: P60DE13059 from the NIDCR, $11,000,000 – (1999-2004)