About Daniel Deschler, MD

Dr. Daniel Deschler has spent more than two decades dedicated to improving cancer care and reconstruction. Seeing patients in Mass. Eye and Ear's head and neck clinic, his clinical interests cover the breadth of head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery including, advanced malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract, salivary gland diseases, microvascular reconstruction, and general head and neck reconstruction.

Dr. Deschler has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed publications, as well as numerous book chapters and education reviews. He serves on the editorial board of several publications, is an Associate Editor for Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, and is a reviewer for 35 journals. He has served as Chairman of the Head and Neck Surgery Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery for the last several years and is a former President of the Society of University Otolaryngologist–Head and Neck Surgeons.

His research interests include investigations into the prevention of thrombosis in microvascular surgery, speech following pharyngeal reconstruction, and management issues in the treatment of advanced head and neck malignancies.

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Mass Eye and Ear
243 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-523-7900

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, UC San Francisco
  • Fellowship, Hahnemann University Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology

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