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CURRICULUM VITAE

Becky Massey MD
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert West Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1991 - 05/1995 BA, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
08/1996 - 05/2000 MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
06/2000 - 06/2001 Internship, General Surgery, University of Utah Hospitals, Salt Lake City, UT
07/2001 - 06/2005 Residency, Otolaryngology, University of Utah Hospitals, Salt Lake City, UT
07/2005 - 06/2006 Fellowship, Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2005 - 06/2006 Instructor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
08/2006 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Oncology & Reconstruction, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/01/2016 - Present Associate Professor, Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences, Oncology and Reconstruction, Medical College of Wisconsin

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
11/2015 - 07/2017 Chief, Otolaryngology, Head Neck Oncology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2021 - Present Accountable Care Team, physician co-leader, Otolaryngology/Neurosurgery, Froedtert Health

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
10/01/2020 - Present Site Director, Residency Program, Otolaryngology, Froedtert Hospital

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2019 - Present Accountable Care Team, Otolaryngology/OMFS lead, Froedtert Health
02/2019 - Present Value Analysis Program, Froedtert Health
02/2019 - Present Surgery Council Representative, Otolaryngology, Froedtert Health
03/2020 - Present Incident Command OR Branch Representative, Otolaryngology, Froedtert/MCW
07/2020 - Present Cancer Service Line Quad Based Optimization Team, Hope Team, Froedtert Hospital

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2005 - 07/2006 St. Thomas Hospital, 4220 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
07/2005 - 07/2006 Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 21st Avenue South, Ste 7209, Nashville, TN 37212
07/2005 - 07/2006 Baptist Hospital, 2000 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37205
07/2005 - 07/2006 Tennesse Valley VA Medical Center, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212
08/2006 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2006 - Present Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Otolaryngology
06/2006
06/2025
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
06/30/2006
10/31/2021
Tennessee License
12/31/2006
Utah License
01/31/2006
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
04/1993 Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
04/1994 Phi Beta Kappa
08/1999 Alpha Omega Alpha, Junior Initiate
05/2000 Patrick E Bolger Memorial Award for Excellence in Ethics & Medicine
05/2000 Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement, Rath Foundation
05/2000 Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, American Medical Women’s Association
01/2004 Travel Award, Western Section Meeting of Triologic Society
10/2014 - 10/2015 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher 2014-2015, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2018 - 07/2019 Dr and Mrs Thomas Kidder Faculty Teaching Award, Department Otolaryngology

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
08/1999 - Present Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (Member)
07/2006 - Present American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Fellow)
09/2006 - Present American Head and Neck Society (Fellow)
09/2006 - Present American College of Surgeons (Fellow)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
09/2006 - Present Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
07/2015 - Present JAMA Otolaryngology

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/2008 - 07/2011 Secretary/Treasurer, Milwaukee Society of Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/2015 - 07/2018 Member, Women in Head and Neck Surgery Taskforce, American Head and Neck Society
09/2015 - 09/2018 Member, Geriatric Committee, American Association of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery
04/2016 - 04/2019 Women in Head and Neck Surgery, American Head and Neck Society
04/01/2017 - 04/01/2018 Program Committee, American Head and Neck Society

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
RTOG 0522 - A Randomized Phase III Trial of Concurrent Accelerated Radiation and Cisplatin Versus Concurrent Accelerated Radiation, Cisplatin, and Cetuximab (C225) [Followed by Surgery for Selected Patients] for Stage III and IV Head and Neck Carcinomas
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
02/02/2006 - 02/02/2056
 
Title:
RTOG 0514 - Establishment of a head and neck cancer tissue/specimen bank
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
03/31/2006 - 03/31/2055
 
Title:
RTOG 0435 - A randomized, Phase III, Double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Palifermin (NSC #740548; IND #100, 192) for the reduction of oral mucositis in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer receiving radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy ( followed by surgery for selected patients)
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
10/01/2006 - 10/31/2016
 
Title:
RTOG 0920: Phase II. Post-op IMRT +/- Cetuximab for Locally Advanced Resected Head Neck Cancer.
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Mitchell Machta
Dates:
09/2009 - Present
 
Title:
ECOG 3311: Phase II Randomized Trial of Transoral Surgical Resection followed by Low-dose or Standard-dose IMRT in Resectable p16+ Locally Advanced Oropharynx Cancer
Role:
Co-Investigator/Robotic Surgical Arm
PI:
Robert Ferris, MD
Dates:
07/2014 - Present
 
Title:
RTOG 0912: Phase II. IMRT + Paclitaxel + Pazopanib/placebo for Anaplastic Thyroid
Role:
Co-Investigator
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Effects of Multi-Modality Treatment in Head and Neck Cancer
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
03/20/2006 - 12/31/2016
 
Title:
Geriatric Issues in Head Neck Oncology
PI:
Becky Massey
 
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
A phase I Trial of ALA PDT for Treatment of Oral Leukoplakia
Source:
National Cancer Chemoprevention Group
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Raymond Bergan/Stuart Wong
Dates:
11/2006 - 11/2010
 
Title:
Patient-Perceived Barriers to Initial Cancer Evaluation
Source:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
06/04/2007 - 06/04/2009
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Head and Neck Tumors, Milwaukee Society of Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2006
Laryngopharyngeal Reconstruction:Indications and Functional Outcomes, Head and Neck Cancer Symposium for the Advanced Practitioner, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2009
Head and Neck Cancer, Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, MCW, 08/06/2010
Oral Cavity Reconstruction, Marquette University Dental School Oral Cavity Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, 09/20/2013 - 09/21/2013
Sharon Humiston, Becky Massey, Denise Uyar, HPV Vaccination, CHW Pediatric Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 07/16/2015 - Present
Head and Neck Cancer Update, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2015 - Present
Head and Neck Cancer: Impact of Dental Care, Marquette University Dental School Annual CME Event and Oral Cancer Fun Run, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2015 - Present
 
Regional
Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery, Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 11/2006
Endoscopic Assisted Thyroidectomy, 13th Annual Utah Otolaryngology Update, Salt Lake City, UT, 06/2007
Types of Reconstruction & Surgical Procedures for Advanced Laryngectomy Defects: Indications and Functional Outcomes, Head and Neck Cancer Symposiium for the Advanced Practitioner, Milwaukee, WI, 09/24/2011 - 09/25/2011
Oral Cavity & Oropharyngeal Cancer Update, Bellin Heatlh Grand Rounds, Green Bay, WI, 01/21/2014
Melanoma Evaluation and Management Panel, Wisconsin Society Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Elkhart Lake, WI, 10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014
 
National
Becky Massey, Michael Stadler, Minimally & Maximally Invasive Head and Neck Surgery, American Society Head Neck Radiology Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 09/27/2013 - 09/28/2013
Visiting Professor, Neck Anatomy/Dissection; Larynx anatomy/Dissection, University of Utah Otolaryngology Advanced Anatomy & Dissection Course, Salt Lake City, UT, 04/2015 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Resorption Rates and Biocompatibility of Resorbable PE Tubes in a Guinea Pig Model, American Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 09/2003
Congenital Stapes Fixation: Are hearing outcomes poorer?, American Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, 09/2004
Endoscopic Repair of Cervical Esophageal Perforation, ABEA, COSM, Boca Raton, FL, 04/2005
Gabapentin for the Treatment of First Bite Syndrome Following Parapharyngeal Space Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology HNS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 09/2005
Reconstruction of Lateral Skull Base Defects: The Lower Island Trapezius Flap, North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, 01/2006
Effect of Pre-treatment BMI on Feeding Tube Use and Dependence in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemoradiation, COSM, Scottsdale, AZ, 05/2009
Becky Massey, Kathy Myers, Bruce Campbell, Lack of Initial Sucess with Survivorship Care Plans in Head and Neck Patients, Annual Meeting of American Head and Neck Society, Toronto, ON, 07/2012
 
International
Smoking Relapse in Head and Neck Cancer Patients is Related to Severity of Mucositis during Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy, American Radium Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, 04/2009
Becky Massey, Emily Guerard, Stuart Wong, Dian Wang, Bruce Campbell, Christopher Schultz, Multimodality Therapy in Advanced Head and Neck Cancer:Utilization in the Geriatric Population, International Society of Geriatric Oncology, Paris, France, 11/2011 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2006 - 08/2013 Member, Committee on Resident Education, Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2007 - 10/2012 Department Representative, Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2015 - Present Member, CME Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
02/2019 - Present Member, Chair Search Committee, Department of Pathology
 
Hospital
09/2006 - Present Member, Cancer Committee, Zablocki VA Medical Center
09/2008 - Present Coordinator, Quality of Cancer Registry Data, Zablocki VA Medical Center
2012 - Present Representative, Robot Users Group, FMLH
08/2013 - Present Surgical Service OR Business Process Team, FMLH
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
08/2006 - Present Clinical instruction for MCW and visiting students on the Otolaryngology Service
11/2006 - 09/2012 Clinical Exam and Reasoning Course, Facilitator
 
Resident and Fellow Education
08/2006 - Present Clinical teaching for Otolaryngology and Surgical Specialty Residents on Otolaryngology Service
09/2006 - Present Head Neck Teaching Conference
10/20/2006 Laryngology Teaching Conference
02/01/2007 - 02/01/2009 FPRS Core Curriculum, Flap/Graft Physiology & Wound, Regional and Microvascular Reconstruction)
11/26/2007 Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Update on Head & Neck Cancer
04/2008 - 06/2014 Head and Neck Core Curriculum (4-8 lectures/2years)
 
Continuing Medical Education
07/2014 Best Evidence ENT. Clinical Care Pathway: Primary Hyperparathyroidism
07/28/2015 - Present Best Evidence ENT: HPV and Head Neck Oncology Lecture; HPV Panel Moderator)
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
10/17/2007 Laryngectomee Support Group; Milwaukee Chapter, Lecture, Laryngeal Cancer: Current Treatment & Warning Signs of Recurrence
10/2010 Laryngectomee Support Group, Milwaukee Chapter, Lecture, Esophageal Dilation
09/10/2014 Froedtert Health, HPV and Cancer
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Dan Cannon, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2008 - 2009 Research Rotation. Impact of nutrition on patients undergoing chemoradiation.
Laura Garcia, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2011 - Present Clinical Research Project: Extrathyroidal Hashimoto's Thyroiditis of strap muscles mimicking malignancy.
 
Residents
Emily Guerard, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2010 - 12/2012 Mentor
Luke Jakubowski, MCW, 01/2014 Mentor:Grand Rounds. Surgical Management of Pediatric Thyroid Disease
David Linn, MCW, 12/2014 - Present Mentor, Quality Project (Difficult Tracheostomy)
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
High School Students
Kiersten Stearle, Pewaukee High School, 03/06/2014 - 03/07/2014 Physician Shadow Experience
Hayden Henderson, The Prairie School, 05/27/2014 - 06/06/2014 Sponsor, Interim Program
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
2009 - Present Clinical Champion, Head and Neck Cancer Care Collaborative Phase II, ZAMC (Systems Redesign Project)
07/2012 - Present Transoral Robotic Surgery Program
07/2013 - Present Sialoendoscopy Program
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2007 - Present Head and Neck Cancer Screening during Awareness week
10/2010 - Present HPV and Head Neck Cancer/Careers in Surgery Lecture, Divine Savior Holy Angel High School
04/2011 - 04/2015 Head and Neck Survivor Event
04/24/2014 Marquette Dental School Student Fundraiser/Head Neck Cancer
05/13/2014 WUWM Lake Effect Show,guest. Topic: Importance of cancer screening.
09/10/2014 Community Education Lecture: HPV and cancer.
 

ABSTRACT REVIEWER:
01/08/2014 - 01/20/2014 5th World Congress of IFHNOS and Annual AHNS Meeting

PEER REVIEWED EDUCATION PRODUCT:
03/2013 Massey BL. "Parotidectomy", multimedia module for American Board of Surgery SCORE curriculum on line.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT:
01/2012 - 01/2014 Pre-Placement Feeding Tube Improvement Group
02/2013 - Present Project Champion, Tissue Specimen Delivery Process
05/2015 - Present Development of Difficult Tracheostomy Pathway/Team.
02/2019 - Present Accountable Care Team Leader OR Otolaryngology


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Massey BL, Wen X, Rohr LR, Tresco PA, Dahlstrom L, Park AH. Resorption Rate and Biocompatibility Characteristics of Two Polyester Ventilation Tubes in a Guinea Pig Model. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004; 131(6):921-5.
2. Massey BL, Kennedy RJ, Shelton C. Stapedectomy Outcomes: Titanium versus Teflon Wire Prosthesis. Laryngoscope 2005;115:249-52.
3. Massey BL, Hillman TA, Shelton C, Stapedectomy in Congenital Stapes Fixation: Are Hearing Outcomes Poorer? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 May;134(5):816-8.
4. Vernon MR, Maheshwari M, Schultz CJ, Michel MA, Wong SJ, Campbell BH, Massey BL, Wilson JF, Wang D. Clinical Outcomes of Patients Receiving Integrated PET/CT-Guided Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Mar 1;70(3):678-84.
5. Bock JM, Brawley MK, Johnston N, Samuels T, Massey BL, Campbell BH, Toohill RJ, Blumin JH. Analysis of pepsin in tracheoesophageal puncture sites. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010 Dec;119(12):799-805.
6. Zundel MT, Michel MA, Schultz CJ, Maheshwari M, Wong SJ, Campbell BH, Massey BL, Blumin J, Wilson JF, Wang D. Comparison of Physical Examination and Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography 4-6 MonthsAfter Radiotherapy to Assess Residual Head-and-Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat OncolBiol Phys. 2011 Feb 5.
7. Hoekzema CR, Massey BL, Blumin JH, Hunt BC, Bock JM. Dysphagia due to adenoid cystic carcinoma of the base of the tongue. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Jun;121(6):402-6. PMCID: PMC3951153
8. Campbell BH, Massey BL, Myers KB. Survivorship care plans for patients with head and neck cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Dec;138(12):1116-9.
9. Wong SJ, Campbell B, Massey B, Lynch DP, Cohen EEW, Blair E, Selle R, Shklovskaya J, Jovanovic BD, Skripkauskas S, Dew A, Kulesza P, Parimi V, Bergan RC, Szabo E. A phase I trial of aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy for treatment of oral leukoplakia. Oral Oncol. 2013 Sep;49(9):970-976. PMCID: PMC4456032
10. Brinkerhoff BT, Choong NW, Massey BL, Gore EM, Firat SY, et al. Diagnosis to Treatment Interval and Outcomes in Patients with Locally-Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck in a Veteran's Affairs Medical Center Journal of Cancer Science & Therapy. J Cancer Sci Ther 2012, 4 (5): 111-115.
11. Stoddard T, Massey B, Espejo E. A lower lip mass. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Feb;140(2):171-2.
12. Garcia-Rodriguez L, Dharia R, Massey B. Ectopic Thyroid Tissue With Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. WMJ. 2016 Feb;115(1):47-8.
13. LoGiudice JA, Yan JG, Massey BL, Neilson J, Flugstad N, Mann J. Feasibility of a bone and soft tissue chimeric anterolateral thigh free flap? Anatomic study and report of two cases for oral cavity reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2018 05;71(5):729-735.
14. Zenga J, Graboyes E, Janz T, Drake V, Rettig E, Desai S, Nickel C, Shabani S, Padhya T, Scarpinato M, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Shukla M, Awan M, Schultz CJ, Wong S, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Salvage of Recurrence after Surgery and Adjuvant Therapy: A Multi-institutional Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 07;161(1):74-81.
15. Carr AA, Yen TWF, Ortiz DI, Hunt BC, Fareau G, Massey BL, Campbell BH, Doffek KL, Evans DB, Wang TS. Patients with Oncocytic Variant Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Have a Similar Prognosis to Matched Classical Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Controls. Thyroid. 2018 11;28(11):1462-1467.
16. Zenga J, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Shukla M, Awan M, Schultz CJ, Wong S, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Lymph node yield from neck dissection in HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer. Laryngoscope. 2020 03;130(3):666-671.
17. Babaei A, Szabo A, Shad S, Massey BT. Chronic daily opioid exposure is associated with dysphagia, esophageal outflow obstruction, and disordered peristalsis. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 07;31(7):e13601. PMCID: PMC6559831
18. Zenga J, Divi V, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Shukla M, Awan M, Schultz CJ, Shreenivas A, Wong S, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Lymph node yield, depth of invasion, and survival in node-negative oral cavity cancer. Oral Oncol. 2019 11;98:125-131.
19. North L, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Shukla M, Awan M, Schultz CJ, Shreenivas A, Wong S, Graboyes E, Pipkorn P, Zenga J. Intermediate-grade carcinoma of the parotid and the impact of adjuvant radiation. Am J Otolaryngol. 2019 Nov - Dec;40(6):102282.
20. Massey B, Juhasz K, Licata J, Schell S, English G. Case report: Traumatic lingual hematoma. Trauma Case Rep. 2019 Apr;20:100177. PMCID: PMC6378846
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Massey BL, Orlandi RR. Case of the Quarter: Sphenoid Sinus Inverted Papilloma, American Rhinologic Society Newsletter, January 2004.
2. Marentette L, Massey BL, Kellman R. Neoplasms of the Anterior Skull Base. Ballenger's Otorinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 17th Edition. 2008.
3. Grubbs EG, Massey BL, Evans DB and Wang TS. Chapter 28: Medullary Thyroid Cancer. In Sataloff's Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology, Volume 5. Jaypee; 2016:253-263
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Sharma PK, Massey BL. Avoiding pitfalls in surgery of the neck, parapharyngeal space, and infratemporal fossa. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2005 Aug;38(4):795-808.
 
Abstracts
1. Cioffi J, Mendolia-Loffredo S, Massey B, Wackym PA. MicroRNA-21 Overexpression May Contribute to Tumor Growth in Vestibular Schwannomas Joseph Cioffi, Sabrina Mendolia-Loffredo, Becky Massey, P. Ashley Wackym. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) 2008.