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John S. Rhee MD

Chairman, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Otolaryngology
Program: Adult

Member of the MCW Cancer Center


Publications

  • A systematic review of patient-reported nasal obstruction scores: defining normative and symptomatic ranges in surgical patients. (Rhee JS, Sullivan CD, Frank DO, Kimbell JS, Garcia GJ) JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2014 May-Jun;16(3):219-25; quiz 232 PMID 24604253
  • Perception of better nasal patency correlates with increased mucosal cooling after surgery for nasal obstruction. (Sullivan CD, Garcia GJ, Frank-Ito DO, Kimbell JS, Rhee JS) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 Jan;150(1):139-47 PMID 24154749
  • Changes in nasal airflow and heat transfer correlate with symptom improvement after surgery for nasal obstruction. (Kimbell JS, Frank DO, Laud P, Garcia GJ, Rhee JS) J Biomech 2013 Oct 18;46(15):2634-43 PMID 24063885
  • Welcome to the new JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery! (Rhee JS, Larrabee WF Jr) JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2013 Jul-Aug;15(4):255 PMID 23868346
  • Otolaryngology training programs: resident and faculty perception of the mentorship experience. (Lin SY, Laeeq K, Malik A, Diaz Voss Varela DA, Rhee JS, Pillsbury HC, Bhatti NI) Laryngoscope 2013 Aug;123(8):1876-83 PMID 23483538
  • Facing levels of evidence: the JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery initiative. (Rhee JS, Larrabee WF) JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2013 May;15(3):174-5 PMID 23430098
  • Modeling nasal physiology changes due to septal perforations. (Cannon DE, Frank DO, Kimbell JS, Poetker DM, Rhee JS) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 Mar;148(3):513-8 PMID 23314156
  • Are diagnostic tests useful for nasal valve compromise? (Ishii LE, Rhee JS) Laryngoscope 2013 Jan;123(1):7-8 PMID 23280938
  • Clinical consensus statement: appropriate use of computed tomography for paranasal sinus disease. (Setzen G, Ferguson BJ, Han JK, Rhee JS, Cornelius RS, Froum SJ, Gillman GS, Houser SM, Krakovitz PR, Monfared A, Palmer JN, Rosbe KW, Setzen M, Patel MM) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 Nov;147(5):808-16 PMID 23054429
  • Evidence-based practice: functional rhinoplasty. (Cannon DE, Rhee JS) Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2012 Oct;45(5):1033-43 PMID 22980683
  • Computed intranasal spray penetration: comparisons before and after nasal surgery. (Frank DO, Kimbell JS, Cannon D, Rhee JS) Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Jan;3(1):48-55 PMID 22927179
  • Deviated nasal septum hinders intranasal sprays: a computer simulation study. (Frank DO, Kimbell JS, Cannon D, Pawar SS, Rhee JS) Rhinology 2012 Sep;50(3):311-8 PMID 22888490
  • Consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems surgical care survey: benefits and challenges. (Schulz KA, Rhee JS, Brereton JM, Zema CL, Witsell DL) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 Oct;147(4):671-7 PMID 22753617
  • Computed nasal resistance compared with patient-reported symptoms in surgically treated nasal airway passages: a preliminary report. (Kimbell JS, Garcia GJ, Frank DO, Cannon DE, Pawar SS, Rhee JS) Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012 May-Jun;26(3):e94-8 PMID 22643935
  • Role of virtual surgery in preoperative planning: assessing the individual components of functional nasal airway surgery. (Rhee JS, Cannon DE, Frank DO, Kimbell JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2012 Sep-Oct;14(5):354-9 PMID 22508896
  • Habilitation of facial nerve dysfunction after resection of a vestibular schwannoma. (Rudman KL, Rhee JS) Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2012 Apr;45(2):513-30, xi PMID 22483830
  • The nasal valve dilemma: the narrow straw vs the weak wall. (Rhee JS, Kimbell JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2012 Jan-Feb;14(1):9-10 PMID 22250262
  • No need to fear evidence-based medicine. (Rhee JS, Daramola OO) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2012 Mar-Apr;14(2):89-92 PMID 22183057
  • Effects of anatomy and particle size on nasal sprays and nebulizers. (Frank DO, Kimbell JS, Pawar S, Rhee JS) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 Feb;146(2):313-9 PMID 22049020
  • Toward personalized nasal surgery using computational fluid dynamics. (Rhee JS, Pawar SS, Garcia GJ, Kimbell JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2011 Sep-Oct;13(5):305-10 PMID 21502467
  • Management and outcomes of facial paralysis from intratemporal blunt trauma: a systematic review. (Nash JJ, Friedland DR, Boorsma KJ, Rhee JS) Laryngoscope 2010;120 Suppl 4:S214 PMID 21225812
  • Rating evidence in medical literature. (Daramola OO, Rhee JS) Virtual Mentor 2011;13(1):46-51 PMID 23121817
  • Introducing "archives classics: a contemporary perspective". (Rhee JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2010 Sep-Oct;12(5):288 PMID 20855767
  • Sinus preservation management for frontal sinus fractures in the endoscopic sinus surgery era: a systematic review. (Carter KB Jr, Poetker DM, Rhee JS) Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr 2010 Sep;3(3):141-9 PMID 22110830
  • Objective measures in aesthetic and functional nasal surgery: perspectives on nasal form and function. (Pawar SS, Garcia GJ, Kimbell JS, Rhee JS) Facial Plast Surg 2010 Aug;26(4):320-7 PMID 20665410
  • Clinical consensus statement: Diagnosis and management of nasal valve compromise. (Rhee JS, Weaver EM, Park SS, Baker SR, Hilger PA, Kriet JD, Murakami C, Senior BA, Rosenfeld RM, DiVittorio D) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Jul;143(1):48-59 PMID 20620619
  • Management and outcomes of facial paralysis from intratemporal blunt trauma: a systematic review. (Nash JJ, Friedland DR, Boorsma KJ, Rhee JS) Laryngoscope 2010 Jul;120(7):1397-404 PMID 20564723
  • Septal deviation and nasal resistance: an investigation using virtual surgery and computational fluid dynamics. (Garcia GJ, Rhee JS, Senior BA, Kimbell JS) Am J Rhinol Allergy 2010 Jan-Feb;24(1):e46-53 PMID 20109325
  • Measuring outcomes in nasal surgery: realities and possibilities. (Rhee JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2009 Nov-Dec;11(6):416-9 PMID 19917906
  • Facial fractures in motor vehicle collisions: epidemiological trends and risk factors. (McMullin BT, Rhee JS, Pintar FA, Szabo A, Yoganandan N) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2009 May-Jun;11(3):165-70 PMID 19451450
  • Nasal airway obstruction: allergy and otolaryngology perspectives. (Shemirani NL, Rhee JS, Chiu AM) Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008 Dec;101(6):593-8 PMID 19119702
  • Options for upper lip reconstruction: a survey-based analysis. (Martin TJ, Zhang Y, Rhee JS) Dermatol Surg 2008 Dec;34(12):1652-8 PMID 19018829
  • Measuring outcomes in facial plastic surgery: a decade of progress. (Rhee JS, McMullin BT) Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2008 Aug;16(4):387-93 PMID 18626260
  • Behavior modification and risk perception in patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Davis-Malesevich M, Logan BR, Neuburg M, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) WMJ 2008 Apr;107(2):62-8 PMID 18593080
  • Evidence supporting functional rhinoplasty or nasal valve repair: A 25-year systematic review. (Rhee JS, Arganbright JM, McMullin BT, Hannley M) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2008 Jul;139(1):10-20 PMID 18585555
  • Outcome measures in facial plastic surgery: patient-reported and clinical efficacy measures. (Rhee JS, McMullin BT) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2008 May-Jun;10(3):194-207 PMID 18490547
  • Publications and academia: quantity does not equate to quality. (Rhee JS) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2008 Feb;138(2):257; author reply 257-8 PMID 18241728
  • Modeling mechanisms of skull base injury for drivers in motor vehicle collisions. (Grant JR, Rhee JS, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2007 Aug;137(2):195-200 PMID 17666240
  • Comparing apples to oranges in meta-analysis studies. (Rhee JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2007 Mar-Apr;9(2):139-40; author reply 140-1 PMID 17372070
  • The skin cancer index: clinical responsiveness and predictors of quality of life. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Logan BR, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Laryngoscope 2007 Mar;117(3):399-405 PMID 17334300
  • Validation of a quality-of-life instrument for patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Logan BR, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2006 Sep-Oct;8(5):314-8 PMID 16982987
  • Arteriovenous fistula of the lower lip: case report of combined intravascular and surgical cure. (Martin TJ, Hacein-Bey L, Rhee JS) WMJ 2006 Jun;105(4):47-50 PMID 16878660
  • Development of the facial skin care index: a health-related outcomes index for skin cancer patients. (Matthews BA, Rhee JS, Neuburg M, Burzynski ML, Nattinger AB) Dermatol Surg 2006 Jul;32(7):924-34; discussion 934 PMID 16875475
  • Endoscopic approach to medial orbital wall fractures. (Rhee JS, Chen CT) Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2006 Feb;14(1):17-23 PMID 16466979
  • Creation of a quality of life instrument for nonmelanoma skin cancer patients. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Laryngoscope 2005 Jul;115(7):1178-85 PMID 15995503
  • Complications associated with isotretinoin use after rhinoplasty. (Allen BC, Rhee JS) Aesthetic Plast Surg 2005 Mar-Apr;29(2):102-6 PMID 15803349
  • Nasal valve surgery improves disease-specific quality of life. (Rhee JS, Poetker DM, Smith TL, Bustillo A, Burzynski M, Davis RE) Laryngoscope 2005 Mar;115(3):437-40 PMID 15744153
  • Evaluation of the Goldman tip procedure in modern-day rhinoplasty. (Davis AM, Simons RL, Rhee JS) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2004 Sep-Oct;6(5):301-7 PMID 15381575
  • Computed tomography technique for evaluation of the nasal valve. (Poetker DM, Rhee JS, Mocan BO, Michel MA) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2004 Jul-Aug;6(4):240-3 PMID 15262718
  • Skin cancer and quality of life: assessment with the Dermatology Life Quality Index. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Smith TL, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Dermatol Surg 2004 Apr;30(4 Pt 1):525-9 PMID 15056143
  • Quality of life and sun-protective behavior in patients with skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Smith TL, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004 Feb;130(2):141-6 PMID 14967741
  • Perspective: rejuvenation of the periocular region: a unified approach to the eyebrow, midface, and eyelid complex. (Lam SM, Chang EW, Rhee JS, Williams EF 3rd) Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2004 Jan;20(1):1-9 PMID 14752303
  • Objective testing and quality-of-life evaluation in surgical candidates with chronic rhinosinusitis. (Smith TL, Rhee JS, Loehrl TA, Burzynski ML, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Am J Rhinol 2003 Nov-Dec;17(6):351-6 PMID 14750611
  • Quality of life assessment in nasal airway obstruction. (Rhee JS, Book DT, Burzynski M, Smith TL) Laryngoscope 2003 Jul;113(7):1118-22 PMID 12838007
  • External auditory canal eccrine spiradenocarcinoma: a case report and review of literature. (Meyer TK, Rhee JS, Smith MM, Cruz MJ, Osipov VO, Wackym PA) Head Neck 2003 Jun;25(6):505-10 PMID 12784243
  • Hemangioma of the sphenoid and ethmoid sinuses: two case reports. (Kilde JD, Rhee JS, Balla AA, Smith MM, Smith TL) Ear Nose Throat J 2003 Mar;82(3):217-21 PMID 12696244
  • Quality of life assessment in nonmelanoma cervicofacial skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Loberiza FR, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Smith TL, Burzynski M) Laryngoscope 2003 Feb;113(2):215-20 PMID 12567071
  • Granular cell tumor of the pituitary fossa. (Rhee JS, Wackym PA, Hague K, Wolfe D, King WA) Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2002 Aug;111(8):754-8 PMID 12184601
  • Perspectives in laryngopharyngeal reflux: an international survey. (Book DT, Rhee JS, Toohill RJ, Smith TL) Laryngoscope 2002 Aug;112(8 Pt 1):1399-406 PMID 12172252
  • Endoscopic management of the frontal recess in frontal sinus fractures: a shift in the paradigm? (Smith TL, Han JK, Loehrl TA, Rhee JS) Laryngoscope 2002 May;112(5):784-90 PMID 12150607
  • Morphology of the cricopharyngeal muscle in Zenker and control specimens. (Schulze SL, Rhee JS, Kulpa JI, Danielson SK, Toohill RJ, Jaradeh SS) Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2002 Jul;111(7 Pt 1):573-8 PMID 12126011
  • Orbital blowout fractures: experimental evidence for the pure hydraulic theory. (Rhee JS, Kilde J, Yoganadan N, Pintar F) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2002 Apr-Jun;4(2):98-101 PMID 12020203
  • Experimental trauma to the malar eminence: fracture biomechanics and injury patterns. (Rhee JS, Posey L, Yoganandan N, Pintar F) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001 Oct;125(4):351-5 PMID 11593170
  • Ganglioneuroma of the parapharyngeal space in a pediatric patient. (Kaufman MR, Rhee JS, Fliegelman LJ, Costantino PD) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001 Jun;124(6):702-4 PMID 11391270
  • Single-stage adult laryngotracheal reconstruction without stenting. (Rhee JS, Toohill RJ) Laryngoscope 2001 May;111(5):765-8 PMID 11359153
  • Intranasal endoscopy-assisted repair of medial orbital wall fractures. (Rhee JS, Lynch J, Loehrl TA) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2000 Oct-Dec;2(4):269-73 PMID 11074723
  • Cochlear implantation for auditory rehabilitation in Camurati-Engelmann disease. (Friedland DR, Wackym PA, Rhee JS, Finn MS) Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2000 Feb;109(2):160-2 PMID 10685567
  • Intraoperative mapping of sensate flaps. Electrophysiologic techniques and neurosomal boundaries. (Rhee JS, Weisz DJ, Hirigoyen MB, Sinha U, Alcaraz N, Urken ML) Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997 Aug;123(8):823-9 PMID 9260547
  • Reappraisal of the inferior epigastric flap: a new neurovascular flap model in the rat. (Hirigoyen MB, Rhee JS, Weisz DJ, Zhang WX, Urken ML, Weinberg H) Plast Reconstr Surg 1996 Sep;98(4):700-5 PMID 8773693
  • Grants and Awards

  • Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction (#9205619 05/01/2009 - 03/31/2014) Sponsor: NIH Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment (#9203263 05/01/2004 - 04/30/2006) Sponsor: NIH Cancer Institute
  • Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction (#9208654 07/01/2014 - 09/30/2014) Sponsor: NIH Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • Modeling The Pediatric Upper Airway Using Anatomic Optical Coherence Tomography and DNS Computational Fluid Dynamics (#9206867 09/17/2010 - 08/31/2014) Sponsor: University of California-Irvine
  • Grants for Injury Control Centers (#9202262 09/30/2001 - 07/31/2008) PI of Modeling Mechanisms of Skull Base Injury in Motor Vehicle Collisions (#2204687)