Matthew C. Miller, M.D.

Matthew C. Miller, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 629
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

A Rochester native, Dr. Miller earned a Bachelor of Arts from Elmira College and then received his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. Dr.Miller comes to the University of Rochester after completing his residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He then completed advanced fellowship training in head and neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstruction at The Ohio State University.



Dr. Miller specializes in cancers of the head and neck, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and anterior cranial base surgery, among other areas. His research interests include considering the role of human papilloma virus in head and neck cancers, novel surgical approaches in head and neck surgery, and delineating optimal treatment paradigms for oropharyngeal carcinoma.


Dr. Miller's Areas of Expertise Include:
• Cancers of the Head and Neck
• Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
• Anterior Cranial Base Surgery
• Endoscopic Skullbase Surgery
• Transoral Robotic Surgery
• Transoral Laser Microsurgery
• Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer

Research Bio

Dr. Miller specializes in head and neck cancer and microvascular reconstructive surgery. He comes to the University of Rochester after completing residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and has completed advanced fellowship training in head and neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstruction at The Ohio State University.



An assistant professor in Otolaryngology, Dr. Miller specializes in cancers of the head and neck, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and anterior cranial base surgery, among other areas. His research interests include considering the role of human papilloma virus in head and neck cancers, novel surgical approaches in head and neck surgery, and delineating optimal treatment paradigms for oropharyngeal carcinoma.

He most recently was a clinical instructor at Ohio State University.

In addition to his patient care duties, Dr. Miller maintains an active interest in clinical and translational research programs, has published in many leading journals, and has written several review articles and textbook chapters.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Resident Poster Competition Prize - 3rd Place | Triological Society | Marco Island, FL 2007
Best Clinical Research Paper Award, Section on Otolaryngology | The College of Physicians of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA 2006
Balshi Prize: Best Resident Research Paper, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery | Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Philadelphia, PA 2006
Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award, Department of Surgery | Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Philadelphia, PA 2004

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

2009
Miller M.C.; Agrawal A. "Hypothyroidism in postradiation head and neck cancer patients: incidence, complications, and management." Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery. 2009; 2(117): 111-15. Link
2009
Eller R.L.; Miller M.C.; Weinstein J.; Sataloff R.T. "The innervation of the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle: exploring clinical possibilities." Journal of Voice. 2009; 2(23): 229-34. Link
2009
Ciocca V; Miller MC; Keane WM; Bibbo M. "Correlation of PET with fine needle aspiration biopsies in head and neck malignancy." Acta Cytologica. 2009; .
2009
Miller MC; Difabio T; Keane WM; Pribitkin EA. "Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use among a population of head and neck cancer patients." ENT Journal. 2009; .
2008
Miller M.C.; Spiegel J.R. "Identification and monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroidectomy." Surgical oncology clinics of North America. 2008; 1(17): 121-44, viii-ix. Link

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)

Specialties

Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

MD | Medicine | SUNY Upstate Medical University2003
BA | Biology-Chemistry | Elmira College1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Ohio State University07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital07/01/2004 - 06/30/2008
Internship in General Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital06/01/2003 - 06/30/2004