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Paul W. Flint M.D.

  • (503) 494-5947
    • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine
    • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology School of Medicine
    • Chair Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine

Dr. Flint’s research interests include neuroanatomic and physiologic changes occurring with laryngeal injury, the use of prosthetic materials for laryngeal implantation in patients with laryngeal paralysis, gene therapy to enhance nerve regeneration in the paralyzed larynx and the application of micro-robotics for laryngeal surgery.

Education

  • M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas 1983
  • Residency:

    • University of Washington
  • Fellowship:

    • Guy's Hospital, London, 1989
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Otolaryngology 1989

Memberships and associations

  • Society of University Otolaryngologists

Publications

  • "Chronic perilymphatic fistula" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)  1988
  • "Myosin heavy chain composition in normal and atrophic equine laryngeal muscle" Veterinary Pathology  2006
  • "An electrophysiologic model for functional assessment of effects of neurotrophic factors on facial nerve reinnervation" JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery March 2005
  • "Differential expression of myosin heavy chain isoforms between abductor and adductor muscles in the human larynx" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States) February 2004
  • "Reinnervation of motor endplates and increased muscle fiber size after human insulin-like growth factor I gene transfer into the paralyzed larynx" Human Gene Therapy September 20 1998
  • "Laryngeal synkinesis following reinnervation in the rat. Neuroanatomic and physiologic study using retrograde fluorescent tracers and electromyography" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology  1991
  • "A retropharyngeal pseudoabscess in a patient with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States) October 2007
  • "Hydroxylapatite laryngeal implants for medialization" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology  1993
  • "Three-dimensional reconstruction of the feline larynx with serial histologic sections" Laryngoscope  1995
  • "High dexterity snake-like robotic slaves for minimally invasive telesurgery of the upper airway"   2004
  • "Human insulinlike growth factor 1 gene transfer into paralyzed rat larynx" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery May 1999
  • "Difficult airway response team" Anesthesia and Analgesia July 4 2015
  • "Quest for the aberrant vessel" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)  1991
  • "Implementation and evaluation of a multidisciplinary difficult airway response team" Laryngoscope  2011
  • "Evaluation of several two-dimensional gel electrophoresis techniques in cardiac proteomics" Electrophoresis September 2005
  • "Timing of Human Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Gene Transfer in Reinnervating Laryngeal Muscle" Laryngoscope April 2004
  • "For use in electrophysiologic recordings" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology  1994
  • "Proteomic analysis of rat laryngeal muscle following denervation" Proteomics December 2005
  • "Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue associated with cinnamon gum use" Head and Neck August 1998
  • "Inhaled triamcinolone with proton pump inhibitor for treatment of vocal process granulomas" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology May 2010
  • "Necrotizing fasciitis of the eyelids" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)  1992
  • "Neck management in patients undergoing postradiotherapy salvage laryngeal surgery for recurrent/persistent laryngeal cancer" Laryngoscope October 2006
  • "Lidocaine effects on the laryngeal chemoreflex, mechanoreflex, and afferent electrical stimulation reflex" Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology  1992
  • "Evolution of endoscopic surgical therapy for Zenker's diverticulum" Laryngoscope January 2009
  • "Laryngeal muscle surface receptors identified using random phage library" Laryngoscope November 2005
  • "The Role of positron emission tomography and computed tomography fusion in the management of early-stage and advanced-stage primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma" JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery January 2006
  • "Applications of Robotics for Laryngeal Surgery" Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America August 2008
  • "Design and Integration of a Telerobotic System for Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Throat" International Journal of Robotics Research September 2009
  • "Emerging role of powered instrumentation in airway surgery" Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery  2001
  • "Cell adhesion molecules in normal laryngeal development" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)  1999

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