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Maisie L. Shindo M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • (503) 494-2544
    • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine
    • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery School of Medicine
    • Director, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Center Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine

Dr. Shindo joined the department in 2008. She serves as director of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Program, consulting with patients and providing a full range of diagnosis and treatment services to patients with thyroid and parathyroid disorders.

Dr. Shindo has special expertise in the treating complicated thyroid and parathyroid conditions, bringing together the expertise of doctors from several specialties when necessary. She has performed pioneering work with new treatments, including minimally invasive surgery in the thyroid area done under local anesthesia and minimally invasive thyroid surgery with video technology. This surgery is an updated version of the usual laparoscopic procedure that gives patients the benefits of a much smaller incision and smaller scar after surgery.

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  • Residency:

    • Otolaryngology - head and neck surgery, University of Southern California Medical Center, 1989
  • Fellowship:

    • Head and neck oncologic surgery, Northwestern University Hospital, 1991
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Otolaryngology, 1989

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - head and neck surgery

Publications

  • "Gunshot wounds of the temporal bone" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)  1995
  • "The Pectoralis Major Myofascial Flap for Intraoral and Pharyngeal Reconstruction" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  1992
  • "Segmental Mandibular Regeneration by Distraction Osteogenesis" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  1990
  • "The Parathyroid Glands in Thyroid Surgery"  December 18 2012
  • "Sensory recovery in noninnervated free flaps for head and neck reconstruction" Laryngoscope  1995
  • "Progress toward a totally implantable laryngeal pacemaker for patients with bilateral paralysis" Surgical Forum  1990
  • "Intraoperative rapid parathyroid hormone monitoring in parathyroid surgery" Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America August 2004
  • "Minimal access parathyroidectomy using the focused lateral approach" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery December 2007
  • "The role of molecular markers and tumor histological type in central lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery January 2012
  • "Autologous fat injection for vocal fold paralysis" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology  1995
  • "Management of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer" Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America October 2012
  • "Mandibular reconstruction" Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery  1995
  • "Safety of thyroidectomy in residency" Laryngoscope  1995
  • "Role of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis in central node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States) September 2012
  • "Adductor laryngeal breathing dystonia in a patient with Lubag (X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism syndrome)" Movement Disorders  1994
  • "Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Update" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  1994
  • "Mediastinal dissection and gastric pull-up" Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America  1991
  • "Effects of denervation on laryngeal muscles" Laryngoscope  1992
  • "Laryngotracheal manifestations of rhinoscleroma" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology May 1996
  • "Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the head and neck" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)  1989
  • "Soft-tissue microvascular free flaps" Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America  1994
  • "Microvascular free flaps in head and neck reconstruction" Western Journal of Medicine  1993
  • "Necrotizing fasciitis of the face" Laryngoscope August 1997
  • "Image-guided surgery of the skull base using a novel miniature position/orientation sensor" Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base  1998
  • "Central nodal metastases in papillary thyroid carcinoma based on tumor histologic type and focality" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery July 2010
  • "Incidence of vocal cord paralysis with and without recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during thyroidectomy" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery May 2007
  • "Management of external penetrating injuries into the hypopharyngeal- cervical esophageal funnel" Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery April 1997
  • "Considerations in surgery of the thyroid gland" Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America  1996
  • "Use of a mechanical microvascular anastomotic device in head and neck free tissue transfer" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery May 1996
  • "Autologous fat injection for unilateral vocal fold paralysis" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology  1996

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