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CURRICULUM VITAE

Joseph Zenga MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
Division Chief
Don and Sharyn Blatnik Professor of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Clinical Cancer Center
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/2004 - 05/2008 BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
08/2008 - 05/2012 MD, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2012 - 06/2013 Internship, General Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
07/2013 - 06/2017 Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
07/2017 - 06/2018 Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Skullbase Surgery, Microvascular Reconstruction, Massachsetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114
09/2018 State-of-the-Art Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
09/2018 - 05/2019 Faculty Scholars in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
09/2019 - 06/2021 Clinical Scholars Research Program: 2-year scientific training funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Science (UL1R001436), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/2020 - 07/2020 Methods in Grant Preparation, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2018 - Present Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction, Froedtert Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
03/2020 - Present Division Director, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
09/2018 - Present Patient Safety and Quality Officer, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2020 - Present Associate Program Director, Facial Plastic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
11/2021 - Present Research Member, Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2017 - 06/2018 Fellow, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114
08/2018 - Present Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53295
08/2018 - Present Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction, Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
06/30/2018
06/30/2028
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Medical License
68800-20
02/09/2018
10/31/2023
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/2008 Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Cornell University
05/2012 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Washington University School of Medicine
05/2015 First author of manuscript awarded the Robert Byers Award, American Head and Neck Society
05/2015 Paparella Research Award, Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
01/2017 Lawrence Boies Award, Triological Society
01/2017 Third-place poster award, Triological Society Sections Meeting
05/2017 Resident Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
05/2018 Fellow Teaching Award, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Department of Otolaryngology
06/2020 Faculty Teaching Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/2012 - Present American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Member)
05/2015 - 05/2017 Triological Society (Resident Member)
12/2016 - Present American Head and Neck Society (Member)
02/2019 - Present North American Skullbase Society (Member)
09/2019 - Present Society of University Otolaryngologists (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorial Board
03/2014 - Present The Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal
08/2021 - Present Frontiers in Oncology
Journal Review
04/2018 - Present Oral Oncology
09/2018 - Present JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
12/2018 - Present JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
02/2019 - Present Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
04/2019 - Present Laryngoscope
11/2019 - Present Head and Neck
05/2020 - Present Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
06/2020 - Present Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology
07/2021 - Present Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
01/2020 - Present Lead Academic Participating Sites (LAPS) Liaison, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/01/2020 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2021 Member, Residency Selection Committee, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
10/2017 - 10/2020 Member, Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
10/2017 - 10/2020 Member, Microvascular Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
09/2018 - 09/2021 Committee Member, Clinical Research Service, American Head and Neck Society
11/02/2018 - 11/18/2018 Abstract Reviewer American Head and Neck Society Meeting 2019, American Head and Neck Society
11/2018 - 04/2021 Committee Member, Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery Research Committee, American Head and Neck Society
02/2019 - Present Member, Head and Neck Surgical Subcommittee, NRG Oncology Cooperative Group
09/2020 - Present Member, Symptom Intervention Committee, Alliance Oncology
03/2021 - Present Member, CORE Grant Study Section, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
A Topical Antiseptic Bundle to Decrease Surgical Site Infection in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: Effects on the Oral Microbiome in a Prospective Clinical Trial
Source:
Alliance NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base grant, 7UG1CA189823
Role:
PI
Dates:
10/01/2020 - 01/31/2021
Direct Funds:
$150,000
 
Title:
A Prospective Clinical Trial of Dose-Escalated Hypofractionated Adaptive Radiation (DEHART) Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers
Source:
R21 CA256144-01
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Musaddiq Awan, MD
Dates:
12/01/2020 - 11/30/2022
Direct Funds:
$275,000
 
Title:
Investigation of the impact of social isolation stress on oral cancer pathobiology through use of a humanized patient-derived xenograft mouse model
Source:
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin: Medical College of Wisconsin Otoclinomics Program
Role:
co-PI
Dates:
06/01/2021 - 05/31/2022
Direct Funds:
$30,000
 
Title:
Alpha Beta Ratio and DNA Repair in Oral Cancer Stem Cells
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin: Research Affairs Committee Grant
Role:
co-PI
Dates:
07/01/2021 - 06/30/2022
Direct Funds:
$35,000
 
Title:
A patient-specific humanized murine model for oral cancer: Combining autologous hematopoietic stem cells and peripheral blood mononuclear cells
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin: Center for Immunology Pilot Award
Role:
PI
Dates:
08/01/2021 - 06/30/2022
Direct Funds:
$20,000
 
Title:
A Prospective Clinical Trial of Hypofractionated Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer (HART-HN)
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin ROCKET Program
Role:
co-PI
Dates:
10/01/2021 - 09/30/2023
Direct Funds:
$60,105
 
Title:
A Phase 1 clinical trial of Hypofractionated Pre-operative Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer (HyPR-HN)
Source:
Clinical Concept Award: Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center
Role:
PI
Dates:
01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024
Direct Funds:
$150,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Phase 0 trial of a novel immunogenic E7E6 fusion protein delivered through an attenuated viral vector (HB-201) for Human Papillomavirus 16 positive squamous cell carcinoma: A window of opportunity study in resectable oropharyngeal cancer treated with transoral surgery and locally advanced cervical cancer treated with chemoradiation
Source:
Hookipa Biotech GmbH
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Stuart Wong, MD
Dates:
12/2020 - Present
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Quantifying incidence and severity of hemorrhage after transoral robotic surgery through analysis of linked State Inpatient Databases
Source:
Doctors Company Foundation
Role:
PI
Dates:
06/2015 - 06/2016
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Nasoseptal reconstruction of palatal defects: A Cadaver Study
Source:
Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Role:
PI
Dates:
03/2018 - 06/2018
Direct Funds:
$3,000
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Close Margins in Parotid Malignancy, Grand Rounds, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 05/2018
Head and Neck Cancer for the General Surgeon, General Surgery Case Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/08/2019
Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction, Froedtert Hospital Nursing Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2020
Deep Neck Space Infections, Pulmonary Critical Care Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/2020
Head and Neck Cutaneous Malignancies and Regional Reconstruction, Medical College of Wisconsin Surgical Oncology Symposium, Virtual Meeting, 10/2020
Head and Neck Cancer for the General Surgeon, General Surgery Case Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, 11/2020
Subclavian-pharyngeal fistula, Anesthesiology Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Virtual Meeting, 12/2020
Head and Neck Surgery: Triage Considerations, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Nursing Staff, Virtual Meeting, 05/2021
Why Setbacks are Not Failure: A clinical and research journey in Head and Neck Cancer, SPARCC Summer Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2021
 
Regional
Panel: Management of the adult neck mass, Best Evidence in ENT, Kohler, WI, 08/2018
Visiting Professor, Microvascular Surgery Workshop, Madison, WI, 09/2018
Salvage of Recurrence after Surgery and Adjuvant Therapy, Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 10/2018
Work up and Management of the Adult Neck Mass, Best Evidence ENT, Kohler, WI, 08/2019
Panel: Management of Facial Paralysis, Best Evidence ENT, Kohler, WI, 08/2019
Panel: Interesting Cases in Head and Neck Surgery, Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology, Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 10/2019
Lymph node yield, depth of invasion, and survival in node-negative oral cavity cancer, Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology, Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 10/2019
Visiting Professor, Microvascular Surgery Workshop, Madison, WI, 11/2019
Head and Neck Cancer Reconstruction, Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Annual Conference, Embassy Suites, Brookfield, WI, 11/2020 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Biofilm formation by otopathogenic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is not consistently inhibited by ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, Oral Presentation, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA, 04/2012
Lower Trapezius Flap for Reconstruction of Posterior Scalp and Neck Defects after Complex Occipital-Cervical Surgeries, Oral Presentation, North American Skull Base Society, San Diego, CA, 02/2014
Conservative Management of Cervical Esophageal and Hypopharyngeal Perforation: A Case Series and Review, Poster Presentation, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 04/2014
Reconstruction of Composite Oral Cavity Defects with Temporalis Flaps after Prior Treatment, Poster Presentation, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Orlando, FL, 09/2014
Treatment Outcomes for T4 Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Oral Presentation, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, Boston, MA, 04/2015
Open Neck Biopsy: HPV-related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Oral Presentation, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Dallas, TX, 09/2015
Oncologic Outcomes of Selective Neck Dissection in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Oral Presentation, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, Chicago, IL, 04/2016
Treatment outcomes for N3 neck disease from HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, Oral Presentation, American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, 09/2016
Post-operative Hemorrhage and Hospital Revisit after Transoral Robotic Surgery, Oral Presentation, Triological Society Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 01/2017
Oncologic Outcomes of Extended Neck Dissections in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Poster Presentation, Triological Society Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 01/2017
Predictors of Swallow Function after Transoral Surgery for Locally Advanced Oropharyngeal Cancer, Poster Presentation, American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Gaylord National Resort, MD, 04/2018
Nodal yield and log odds ratio are associated with survival outcomes in early stage clinically node-negative oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Gaylord National Resort, MD, 04/2018
Acinic Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid: Close Margins and Adjuvant Therapy, Poster Presentation, American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Gaylord National Resort, MD, 04/2018
Salvage of Recurrence after Surgery and Adjuvant Therapy: A Multi-Institutional Study, Oral Presentation American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Atlanta, GA, 10/2018
Transoral Sublingual Gland Excision for the Surgical Management of Plunging Ranulas, Poster Presentation American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Atlanta, GA, 10/2018
Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap in the Absence of Skin Perforators, Poster Presentation American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Atlanta, GA, 10/2018
Longus Capitis Reconstruction of the Soft Palate, Poster Presentation American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Atlanta, GA, 10/2018
Anterolateral Thigh Osteomyocutaneous (ALTO) Free Flap: Survey Results of Current Practice Patterns and Outcomes, Poster Presentation American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Atlanta, GA, 10/2018
Intermediate-grade Carcinoma of the Parotid: A National Cancer Database study, American Head and Neck Society, Austin, TX, 04/2019
Lymph Node Yield from Neck Dissection in HPV-associated Oropharyngeal Cancer, Poster Presentation, American Head and Neck Society, Austin, TX, 04/2019
Impact of single node metastasis in transorally resected HPV-related squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx, Poster Presentation, American Head and Neck Society, Austin, TX, 04/2019
Oral Presentation: A Closer Look at 30-Day Hospital Readmissions after Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, 07/2020
Poster Presentation: Positive Surgical Margins in Oral Cavity Cancer: The Impact of Length of Inpatient Hospital Stay, American Head and Neck Society, Chicago, IL, 07/2020
Development of a Novel Voice Prosthesis after Total Laryngectomy with Laryngoplasty Free Flap, Poster Presentation: American Head and Neck Society, Chicago, IL, 07/2020
Antisepsis in Head and Neck Surgery: The Past, Present, and Remaining Questions, Panel Presentation: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Virtual Event, 09/2020
Practice patterns in transoral robotic surgery: Results of an American Head and Neck Society survey, Oral Presentation: American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, 07/2021
The Substantial Omission of Indicated Post-operative Radiotherapy in Advanced Stage Oral Cancer in the United States: A Call To Action, Oral Presentation: American Head and Neck Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, 07/2021
Efficacy of Topical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Mucosal Head and Neck Surgery: A Meta-Analysis, Poster Presentation: American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Los Angeles, 10/2021
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
02/2019 Bench to Bedside Teaching: ENT exam
 
Resident and Fellow Education
10/2019 Lecture: Introduction to Healthcare Improvement, Core Curriculum
10/2019 Lecture: Oral Cavity Cancer, Core Curriculum
03/2020 Lecture: Introduction to Patient Safety, Core Curriculum
06/2020 Lecture: Nasal Cavity and Skullbase Malignancy, Core Curriculum
12/2020 Lecture: Oropharyngeal Cancer, Core Curriculum
12/2020 Lecture: Introduction to Patient Safety, Core Curriculum
01/2021 Lecture: Oral Cavity Cancer, Core Curriculum
07/2021 Head and Neck In-Service Review
08/2021 Lecture: Introduction to Microvascular Reconstruction of the Head and Neck
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Molly Murray, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2020 - Present Research Advisor: Summer Intership, MCW Research Day Poster Presentation 2021: Retrospective Analysis of Post-Tracheostomy Complications
 
Residents
David Campbell, Medical College of Wisconsin, 10/2019 - 06/2021 Research Mentor, Manuscript publication: Campbell DA, Pipkorn P, Divi V, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Richmon JD, Graboyes E, Puram S, Zenga J. The effect of reconstruction on positive margin rates in oral cancer: Using length of stay as a proxy measure for flap reconstruction in a national database. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Mar 29;42(5):103012
Kenneth Akakpo, Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/2019 - Present Research Mentor, Manuscript Publication: Akakpo KE, Varvares MA, Richmon JD, McMullen C, Holcomb AJ, Rezaee R, Tamaki A, Curry J, Old MO, Kang SY, Graboyes EM, Gross J, Pipkorn P, Puram SV, Zenga J. The tipping point in oral cavity reconstruction: A multi-institutional survey of choice between flap and non-flap reconstruction. Oral Oncol. 2021 Mar 30:105267
Ryan Puccia, Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/2019 - Present Research Mentor, Manuscript publication: Puccia R, Ramamurthi A, Grond SE, McCormick C, Ng A, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Shukla M, Awan M, Schultz C, Wong S, Shreenivas A, Zenga J. A closer look at 30 day hospital readmissions after head and neck cancer surgery American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery. 1 September 2021;42(5).
Kaleigh Stabenau, Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/2020 - Present Research Mentor, Manuscript Publication: Stabenau KA, Akakpo KE, Richmon JD, McMullen C, Holcomb AJ, Graboyes EM, Gross J, Pipkorn P, Puram SV, Zenga J. Postoperative wound infections in head and neck surgery: The current state of antiseptic and antibiotic practices. Oral Oncol. 2021 May 31:105361.
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Walia A, Lee JJ, Jackson RS, Hardi AC, Bollig CA, Graboyes EM, Zenga J, Puram SV, Pipkorn P. Management of Flap Failure After Head and Neck Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Sep 07:1945998211044683.
2. Awan M, Akakpo KE, Shukla M, Graboyes EM, Pipkorn P, Puram SV, Zenga J. The Substantial Omission of Indicated Postoperative Radiotherapy in Patients With Advanced-Stage Oral Cancer in the US-A Call to Action. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 10 01;147(10):907-909. PMCID: PMC8517743
3. Pipkorn P, Lee JJ, Zenga J, Chicoine MR. Endoscopic Adipofascial Radial Forearm Free Flap Reconstruction of the Skull Base: A Technical Update. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2021 Jul;82(Suppl 3):e243-e247. PMCID: PMC8289511
4. Koss K, Massey B, Graboyes EM, Pipkorn P, Varvares MA, Puram SV, Zenga J. Anastomosis to the Internal Jugular Vein Stump: A Highly Reliable Technique in Head and Neck Reconstruction. Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. 2021 Jul 01.
5. Puccia R, Ramamurthi A, Grond SE, McCormick C, Ng A, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Shukla M, Awan M, Schultz C, Wong S, Shreenivas A, Zenga J. A closer look at 30 day hospital readmissions after head and neck cancer surgery. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep-Oct;42(5):103146.
6. Stabenau KA, Akakpo KE, Richmon JD, McMullen C, Holcomb AJ, Graboyes EM, Gross J, Pipkorn P, Puram SV, Zenga J. Postoperative wound infections in head and neck surgery: The current state of antiseptic and antibiotic practices. Oral Oncol. 2021 07;118:105361.
7. Barrett TF, Mazul AL, Stepan KO, Wood CB, Paniello RC, Zevallos JP, Massa S, Jackson RS, Schmitt NC, Zenga J, Kang SY, Pipkorn P, Rich JT, Puram SV. The role of age in treatment decisions for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma: Analysis of the National Cancer Database. Oral Oncol. 2021 07;118:105330.
8. Bulbul MG, Wu M, Lin D, Emerick K, Deschler D, Richmon J, Goldsmith T, Zenga J, Puram SV, Varvares MA. Prediction of Speech, Swallowing, and Quality of Life in Oral Cavity Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study. Laryngoscope. 2021 11;131(11):2497-2504.
9. Campbell DA, Pipkorn P, Divi V, Stadler M, Massey B, Campbell B, Richmon JD, Graboyes E, Puram S, Zenga J. The effect of reconstruction on positive margin rates in oral cancer: Using length of stay as a proxy measure for flap reconstruction in a national database. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep-Oct;42(5):103012.
10. Lee JJ, Wood CB, Puram SV, Zenga J, Bollig CA, Pipkorn P. Free vascularized parascapular fat flap for parotidectomy reconstruction. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep-Oct;42(5):103028.
11. Akakpo KE, Varvares MA, Richmon JD, McMullen C, Holcomb AJ, Rezaee R, Tamaki A, Curry J, Old MO, Kang SY, Graboyes EM, Gross J, Pipkorn P, Puram SV, Zenga J. The tipping point in oral cavity reconstruction: A multi-institutional survey of choice between flap and non-flap reconstruction. Oral Oncol. 2021 09;120:105267.
12. Jackson RS, Stepan K, Bollig C, Sharma RK, Patel M, Massa S, Puram SV, Zevallos JP, Pipkorn P, Zenga J. Outcomes of HPV-Negative Oropharyngeal Cancer Treated With Transoral Robotic Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 11;165(5):682-689.
13. North LM, Harvey E, Vanle B, Shreenivas A, Shukla M, Wong S, Awan M, Zenga J. Frequent omission of radiation after flap reconstruction of head and neck cancer: Are we dooming patients to failure? Oral Oncol. 2021 08;119:105225.
14. Gross JH, Vila PM, Zenga J, Pipkorn P. In Response to Letter to the Editor Regarding: Elective Neck Dissection During Salvage Laryngectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Laryngoscope. 2021 01;131(1):E135.
15. Bauer E, Mazul A, Zenga J, Graboyes EM, Jackson R, Puram SV, Doering M, Pipkorn P. Complications After Soft Tissue With Plate vs Bony Mandibular Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 03;164(3):501-511.
16. Dang RP, Ettyreddy AR, Rizvi Z, Doering M, Mazul AL, Zenga J, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Free Flap Reconstruction of the Anterior Skull Base: A Systematic Review Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base. 2021.
17. Yan F, Li H, de Almeida JR, Kaczmar JM, Pipkorn P, Zenga J, Richardson MS, Neskey DM, Sharma AK, Day TA, Graboyes EM. Microscopic Extranodal Extension in HPV-Negative Head and Neck Cancer and the Role of Adjuvant Chemoradiation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 10;165(4):536-549. PMCID: PMC8380754
18. Feng AL, Zenga J, Varvares MA. Novel voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy with laryngoplasty reconstruction. Head Neck. 2021 04;43(4):1321-1330.
19. Gross JH, Vila PM, Zenga J, Pipkorn P. In Response to Letter to the Editor Regarding: Elective Neck Dissection During Salvage Laryngectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Laryngoscope. 2020.
20. Bollig CA, Lee DS, Mazul AL, Stepan K, Puram SV, Massa ST, Zenga J, Faden DL, Doering MM, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Systematic Review of Second Primary Oropharyngeal Cancers in Patients With p16+ Oropharyngeal Cancer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 04;164(4):733-740.
21. Miller AL, Abt NB, Zenga J, Richmon JD. Management of a Fourth Branchial Cleft Tract With Transoral Robotic Surgery in an Adult Patient. OTO Open. 2020 Jul-Sep;4(3):2473974X20951786. PMCID: PMC7457663
22. Lee JJ, Lander DP, Jackson RS, Zenga J, Pipkorn P. Occlusion and Functional Outcomes after Complete Temporomandibular Joint Resection with Soft Tissue Reconstruction. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 04;162(4):589-592.
23. Bulbul MG, Zenga J, Tarabichi O, Parikh AS, Sethi RK, Robbins KT, Puram SV, Varvares MA. Margin Practices in Oral Cavity Cancer Resections: Survey of American Head and Neck Society Members. Laryngoscope. 2021 04;131(4):782-787.
24. Gross JH, Townsend M, Hong HY, Miller E, Kallogjeri D, Zenga J, Pipkorn P, Jackson RS, Haughey B, Rich JT. Predictors of swallow function after transoral surgery for locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer. Laryngoscope. 2020 01;130(1):94-100.
25. Pipkorn P, Ettyreddy AR, Zenga J. Response to Notes on Single Chimeric Flaps. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 04;162(4):594.
26. 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.
27. Gross JH, Vila PM, Simon L, Rizvi ZH, Zenga J, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Elective neck dissection during salvage laryngectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Laryngoscope. 2020 04;130(4):899-906.
28. Yan F, Li H, Kaczmar JM, Sharma AK, Day TA, Neskey DM, Pipkorn P, Zenga J, Graboyes EM. Evaluating Adjuvant Therapy With Chemoradiation vs Radiation Alone for Patients With HPV-Negative N2a Head and Neck Cancer. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 12 01;146(12):1109-1119. PMCID: PMC7426875
29. Last AS, Pipkorn P, Chen S, Kallogjeri D, Zenga J, Rich JT, Paniello R, Zevallos J, Chernock R, Adkins D, Oppelt P, Gay H, Daly M, Thorstad W, Jackson RS. Risk and Rate of Occult Contralateral Nodal Disease in Surgically Treated Patients With Human Papillomavirus-Related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Base of the Tongue. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 01 01;146(1):50-56. PMCID: PMC6865237
30. Ettyreddy AR, Chen CL, Zenga J, Simon LE, Pipkorn P. Complications and Outcomes of Chimeric Free Flaps: A Systematic Review. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 10;161(4):568-575.
31. 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.
32. Gross JH, Zenga J, Sharon JD, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. Longus Capitis Reconstruction of the Soft Palate. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 09;161(3):536-538.
33. Zenga J, Yu Z, Parikh A, Chen JX, Lin DT, Emerick KS, Faquin WC, Varvares MA, Deschler DG. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid: Very Close Margins and Adjuvant Radiotherapy. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2019;81(1):55-62.
34. 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.
35. Abdul-Aziz D, Zenga J, Deschler DG. The Difficult Secondary Tracheoesophageal Puncture: A Technique for Safe Insertion. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2019;81(1):10-15.
36. Yamasaki A, Zenga J, Deschler DG. Excision of large cervical lymphatic malformations using a selective neck dissection approach Otolaryngology Case Reports. March 2019;10:13-16.
37. Dang R, Zenga J, Bradley J, Pipkorn P. Microvascular reconstruction after extensive cervical necrotizing fasciitis: a case series. Acta Oto-Laryngologica Case Reports. 2019. May;4:(21-25).
38. Gadkaree SK, Feng AL, Sharon JD, Richmon JD, Emerick KS, Lin DT, Deschler DG, Varvares MA, Pipkorn P, Zenga J. Composite Nasoseptal Flap for Palate Reconstruction. J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Oct;30(7):1990-1993.
39. Bulbul MG, Zenga J, Puram SV, Tarabichi O, Parikh AS, Varvares MA. Understanding approaches to measurement and impact of depth of invasion of oral cavity cancers: A survey of American Head and Neck Society Membership. Oral Oncol. 2019 12;99:104461.
40. 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.
41. Zenga J, Emerick KS, Deschler DG. Submental Island Flap: A Technical Update. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2019 Dec;128(12):1177-1181.
42. Bartholomew RA, Zenga J, Lin DT, Deschler DG, Richmon JD. Tip-on-Tip Scapular (TOTS) Flap for Reconstruction of Combined Palatectomy and Rhinectomy Defects. Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Aug;34(4):389-393.
43. Zenga J, Goldsmith T, Bunting G, Deschler DG. State of the art: Rehabilitation of speech and swallowing after total laryngectomy. Oral Oncol. 2018 11;86:38-47.
44. Zenga J, Parikh AS, Emerick KS, Lin DT, Faquin WC, Deschler DG. Close Margins and Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Acinic Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 11 01;144(11):1011-1016. PMCID: PMC6248181
45. Zenga J, Emerick K, Desai S. Surgical management of head and neck melanoma Melanoma: A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach. 6 June 2018:337-350.
46. Zenga J, Lin BM, Chen J, Deschler DG. Microsurgical instrument-assisted facial nerve dissection for deep lobe parotid tumors. Laryngoscope. 2018 11;128(11):2529-2531.
47. Zenga J, Gross J, Fowler S, Chen J, Vila P, Richmon JD, Varvares MA, Pipkorn P. Salvage of recurrence after surgery and adjuvant therapy: A systematic review. Am J Otolaryngol. 2018 Mar - Apr;39(2):223-227.
48. Chen CL, Zenga J, Patel R, Branham G. Complications and Reoperations in Mandibular Angle Fractures. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 May 01;20(3):238-243. PMCID: PMC5876800
49. Zenga J, Chen J, Deschler DG. Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap in Patients With Ports or Pacemakers. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 May 01;20(3):256-257.
50. Zenga J, Pipkorn P, Graboyes EM, Martin EJ, Rich JT, Moore EJ, Haughey BH, Jackson RS. Oncologic outcomes of extended neck dissections in human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2018 05;40(5):955-962.
51. Chen CL, Zenga J, Roland LT, Pipkorn P. Complications of double free flap and free flap combined with locoregional flap in head and neck reconstruction: A systematic review. Head Neck. 2018 03;40(3):632-646.
52. Zenga J, Sharon JD, Gross J, Gantz J, Pipkorn P. Soft palate reconstruction after radionecrosis: Combined anterolateral thigh adipofascial and nasoseptal flaps. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2018 Aug;45(4):875-879.
53. Zenga J, Galaiya D, Choumanova I, Richmon JD. Endotracheal Tube Obstruction Caused by Cuff Hyperinflation. Anesthesiology. 2018 Sep;129(3):581.
54. Chen JX, Zenga J, Emerick K, Deschler D. Sublingual gland excision for the surgical management of plunging ranula. Am J Otolaryngol. 2018 Sep - Oct;39(5):497-500.
55. Pipkorn P, Rosenquist K, Zenga J. Functional considerations in oral cavity reconstruction. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Oct;26(5):326-333.
56. Jackson RS, Sinha P, Zenga J, Kallogjeri D, Suko J, Martin E, Moore EJ, Haughey BH. Transoral Resection of Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Positive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx: Outcomes with and Without Adjuvant Therapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Nov;24(12):3494-3501.
57. Zenga J, Kao K, Chen C, Gross J, Hahn S, Chi JJ, Branham GH. Titanium Mesh Nasal Repair without Nasal Lining. Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Feb;33(1):52-57.
58. Zenga J, Chi JJ. Reconstruction of the Intranasal Lining. Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Feb;33(1):67-73.
59. Sinha P, Pipkorn P, Zenga J, Haughey BH. The Hybrid Transoral-Pharyngotomy Approach to Oropharyngeal Carcinoma: Technique and Outcome. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 May;126(5):357-364.
60. Pipkorn P, Sinha P, Zenga J, Graboyes E, Haughey BH. Acellular dermal graft pharyngeal repair augmentation after laryngectomy. Am J Otolaryngol. 2017 May - Jun;38(3):329-332.
61. Nussenbaum B, Zenga J. Surgical Treatment For T4 Oropharyngeal Cancer-Reply. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 01 01;143(1):97.
62. Zenga J, Pipkorn P, Adkins DR, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B. Trials in head and neck oncology: Evolution of perioperative adjuvant therapy. Oral Oncol. 2017 09;72:80-89.
63. Vila PM, Zenga J, Jackson RS. Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Clean-Contaminated Head and Neck Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 10;157(4):580-588.
64. Graboyes EM, Zenga J, Nussenbaum B. Head & neck reconstruction: Predictors of readmission. Oral Oncol. 2017 11;74:159-162.
65. Zenga J, Suko J, Kallogjeri D, Pipkorn P, Nussenbaum B, Jackson RS. Postoperative hemorrhage and hospital revisit after transoral robotic surgery. Laryngoscope. 2017 10;127(10):2287-2292. PMCID: PMC7050677
66. Zenga J, Haughey BH, Jackson RS, Adkins DR, Aranake-Chrisinger J, Bhatt N, Gay HA, Kallogjeri D, Martin EJ, Moore EJ, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B. Outcomes of surgically treated human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with N3 disease. Laryngoscope. 2017 09;127(9):2033-2037.
67. Zenga J, Jackson RS, Graboyes EM, Sinha P, Lindberg M, Martin EJ, Ma D, Thorstad WL, Rich JT, Moore EJ, Haughey BH. Oncologic outcomes of selective neck dissection in HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2017 03;127(3):623-630.
68. Zenga J, Nussenbaum B, Cornelius LA, Linette GP, Desai SC. Management Controversies in Head and Neck Melanoma: A Systematic Review. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Jan 01;19(1):53-62.
69. Zenga J, Graboyes EM, Haughey BH, Paniello RC, Mehrad M, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B, Rich JT. Definitive Surgical Therapy after Open Neck Biopsy for HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Apr;154(4):657-66.
70. Zenga J, Mehrad M, Bradley JP. Metastatic Cancer to the Larynx: A Case Report and Update. J Voice. 2016 Nov;30(6):774.e9-774.e12.
71. Zenga J, Wilson M, Adkins DR, Gay HA, Haughey BH, Kallogjeri D, Michel LS, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B. Treatment Outcomes for T4 Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec;141(12):1118-27.
72. Zenga J, Graboyes EM, Sinha P, Haughey BH. The unplanned intraoperative pharyngotomy: Pull, plug, or patch. Laryngoscope. 2015 Dec;125(12):2736-40.
73. Zenga J, Kreisel D, Kushnir VM, Rich JT. Management of cervical esophageal and hypopharyngeal perforations. Am J Otolaryngol. 2015 Sep-Oct;36(5):678-85.
74. Zenga J, Sharon JD, Santiago P, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Fox IK, Myckatyn TM, Diaz JA, Chicoine MR. Lower Trapezius Flap for Reconstruction of Posterior Scalp and Neck Defects after Complex Occipital-Cervical Surgeries. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Sep;76(5):397-408. PMCID: PMC4569504
75. Zenga J, Nussenbaum B, Rich JT, Sclaroff A, Diaz JA. Reconstruction of composite oral cavity defects with temporalis flaps after prior treatment. Am J Otolaryngol. 2015 Jan-Feb;36(1):97-102.
76. Zenga J, Nussenbaum B. Adjunctive use of medical modeling for head and neck reconstruction. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Aug;21(4):335-43.
77. Zenga J, Gagnon PM, Vogel J, Chole RA. Biofilm formation by otopathogenic strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is not consistently inhibited by ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Aug;33(6):1007-12. PMCID: PMC3399970
78. Zenga J, Harmon A, Ogden MA. Pharyngo-laryngo-palatal myoclonus Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders.
79. Miles BA, McMullen CP, Sweeny L, Zenga J, Li R, Divi V, Jackson R, Patel UA, Richmon JD. Practice patterns of virtual surgical planning: Survey of the reconstructive section of the American Head and Neck Society. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep 14;43(1):103225.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Zenga J, Deschler DG. Benign Tumors: Surgery of the Submandibular Gland. In: Surgery of the Salivary Glands. Witt RL (Ed). 2018. In press.
2. Zenga J, Deschler DG. Malignant Tumors: Surgery of the Submandibular Gland. In: Surgery of the Salivary Glands. Witt RL (Ed). 2018. In press.
3. Zenga J, Lin DT, Deschler DG. Neck Masses. In: Current Diagnosis and Treatment Otolaryngology 5th Edition. Lalwani A (Ed). 2018. In press.
4. Zenga J, Lin DT. Raising the anterolateral thigh flap. In: Microvascular E-book, AAO-HNSF. 2018. In press.
5. Zenga J, Richmon JR. Surgical Versus Non-Surgical Management of Early T-Stage Oropharyngeal Cancer. In: Difficult Decisions in Head and Neck Surgery. Gooi Z (Ed). 2017. In press.
6. Deschler DG, Zenga J. UpToDate: Evaluation of a Neck Mass in Adults. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/evaluation-of-a-neck-mass-in-adults
7. Zenga J, Emerick K, Desai S. Surgical Management of Melanoma. In: Melanoma: Comprehensive Management. Riker A (Ed). 2017. Springer Publishing. In press.
8. Zenga J, Pipkorn P, Nussenbaum B. Biological Mechanisms of Lymphatic Spread. In: Neck Dissection. Stack BC and Moreno M (Eds). 2017. In press.
9. Derakhshan A, Zenga J, and Desai SC. Melanoma. In: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide. Plural Publishing: San Diego, CA. 2016
10. Zenga J, Harris M. Otolaryngology. In: Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Surgery. 15th Ed. Doherty G (Ed). 2018. In press.
11. Zenga J, Emerick KS, Deschler DG. The supraclavicular island flap. In: Mastery of Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Head and Neck. Eds Wei, FC, Al Deek N, Meningaud JP, Futran N. 2019. In Press.
12. Zenga J, Deschler DG. Reconstruction of Buccal and Retromolar Trigone Defects with Musculocutaneous Submental Island Flap. In: Matrix Head, Face, and Neck Reconstruction: An Illustrated and Pictorial Guide. Springer Publishers. 2019. In press.
13. Zenga J, Gross J, Puram SV. Oral Cavity Cancer. In: Head and Neck Cancer in a Pandemic: Prioritizing Safe Care. Eds. Deschler D, Givi B, St John M, Nathan CA, Day TA, Nguyen SA, de Souza C. In press.