Paul G. van der Sloot, M.D.

Paul G. van der Sloot, M.D.

Contact Information

James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
601 Elmwood Ave., Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

University Otolaryngology Associates
2365 South Clinton Ave., Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14618

Appointment: (585) 758-5700
Appointment: (585) 273-4289

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Professional Bio

Dr. van der Sloot's association with the University of Rochester comes full circle with his return in 2009. He is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and worked for several years as a professional violinist before returning to school and completing his medical degree and otolaryngology residency at the University of Alberta. He followed with a fellowship at Vanderbilt University in head and neck surgical oncology, microvascular reconstruction and cranial base surgery. For the six years prior to his joining the URMC faculty, Dr. van der Sloot was an assistant professor at West Virginia University.




An Associate Professor, Dr. van der Sloot specializes in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients, and also sees patients with general ear, nose and throat problems. His research interests include the study of immunohistochemical markers in papillary thyroid cancer; head and neck bone carriers, rapid prototyping and osseous reconstruction; and the relevance of PET-positive findings in the chest in patients with head and neck cancer.


Dr. van der Sloot is published in and reviews for a number of leading journals. He is involved at the national level with subspecialty committees and is deeply involved in resident and medical student education.


Dr. van der Sloot's Areas of Expertise Include:

• Head and Neck Cancer
• Microvascular Reconstruction of the Head and neck
• Cranial Base Surgery both Open and Endoscopic
• Transoral Laser Microsurgery
• Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
• Post-Mohs Reconstruction following treatment for Skin Cancer
• Rehabilitation for Vocal Cord Paralysis


Research interests include:

• Prognostic Molecular Markers in Thyroid Cancer
• Biofilms and Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
• Bone Replacement Materials and 3D Modeling of Bony defects

Patient Care Bio

Dr. van der Sloot's Areas of Expertise Include:



• Head and Neck Cancer
• Microvascular Reconstruction of the Head and Neck
• Cranial Base Surgery both Open and Endoscopic
• Transoral Laser Microsurgery
• Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
• Post-Mohs Reconstruction following treatment for Skin Cancer
• Rehabilitation for Vocal Cord Paralysis

Dr. van der Sloot's association with the University of Rochester comes full circle with his return in 2009. He is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and worked for several years as a professional violinist before returning to school and completing his medical degree and otolaryngology residency at the University of Alberta. He followed with a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology, microvascular reconstruction and cranial base surgery at Vanderbilt University. For the six years prior to his joining the URMC faculty, Dr. van der Sloot was an assistant professor at West Virginia University.

An Associate Professor, Dr. van der Sloot specializes in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients, and also sees patients with general ear, nose and throat problems. His research interests include the study of immunohistochemical markers in papillary thyroid cancer; head and neck bone carriers, rapid prototyping and osseous reconstruction; and the relevance of PET-positive findings in the chest in patients with head and neck cancer.

Dr. van der Sloot is published in and reviews for a number of leading journals. He is involved at the national level with subspecialty committees and is deeply involved in resident and medical student education.


Research interests include:

• Prognostic Molecular Markers in Thyroid Cancer
• Biofilms and Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
• Bone Replacement Materials and 3D Modeling of Bony defects

Awards & Honors (Local)

Quality Award | West Virginia University 2009
Poloquin Residents' Research Award | Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2002
Resident Research Award | Alberta Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2002
Research Award | University of Alberta Department of Otolaryngology 2000
Harold and Florence Mosley Research Award | University of Alberta 1994

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

M.S. | Business Management | University of Rochester2012
M.D. | University of Alberta1997
Undergraduate Science | University of Calgary1993
B.M. | Violin Performance | Eastman School of Music1987

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Pre-med at Simon Business School07/01/2010 - 12/31/2011
Fellowship at Vanderbilt University07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003
Residency in Otolaryngology at University of Alberta07/01/1998 - 06/30/2002
Internship in Otolaryngology at University of Alberta07/01/1997 - 6/30/1998