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Farshad N. Chowdhury, M.D.

Farshad N. Chowdhury, M.D.

Otolaryngology (ENT)

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Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

Certified Specialties

Otolaryngology, Head And Neck Surgery - American Board of Otolaryngology

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Head And Neck Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital. 2021 - 2022

Residency, Otolaryngology, Head And Neck Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (USA). 2015 - 2021

Internship, Otolaryngology, Head And Neck Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (USA). 2014 - 2015


MD | Keck School of Medicine at USC. 2014


Journal Articles

Microvascular reconstruction of medication related osteonecrosis of the head and neck.

Sweeny L, Long SM, Pipkorn P, Wax MK, Thomas CM, Curry JM, Yang S, Lander D, Chowdhury F, Amin D, Kane AC, Miles BA, Salama A, Cannady SB, Tasche K, Mann D, Jackson R

Head & neck.. 2024 January 31 Epub 01/31/2024.

The programmed death ligand 1 interactome demonstrates bidirectional signaling coordinating immune suppression and cancer progression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Nieto C, Miller B, Alzofon N, Chimed T, Himes J, Joshi M, Gomez K, Chowdhury FN, Le PN, Weaver A, Somerset H, Morton JJ, Wang JH, Wang XJ, Gao D, Hansen K, Keysar SB, Jimeno A

Journal of the National Cancer Institute.. 2023 November 8115 (11):1392-1403. Epub 1900 01 01.

Effect of Perioperative Antithrombotics on Head and Neck Microvascular Free Flap Survival After Anastomotic Revision.

Bishop JL, Vasudev M, Garcia N, Heslop G, Pham TT, Hicks MD, Chowdhury F, Grayson JW, Goddard JA, Tjoa T, Haidar Y, Thomas CM

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2023 June 168 (6):1353-1361. Epub 02/05/2023.

Effect of Perioperative Antithrombotics on Postoperative Transfusion and Hematoma in Head and Neck Free Flaps.

Hicks MD, Vasudev M, Bishop JL, Garcia N, Chowdhury F, Pham TT, Heslop G, Greene B, Jeyarajan H, Grayson JW, Goddard JA, Tjoa T, Haidar Y, Thomas CM

OTO open.. 2023 7 (4):e86. Epub 10/17/2023.

Cancer Cell CD44 Mediates Macrophage/Monocyte-Driven Regulation of Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells.

Gomez KE, Wu F, Keysar SB, Morton JJ, Miller B, Chimed TS, Le PN, Nieto C, Chowdhury FN, Tyagi A, Lyons TR, Young CD, Zhou H, Somerset HL, Wang XJ, Jimeno A

Cancer research.. 2020 October 180 (19):4185-4198. Epub 08/14/2020.

Leading edge or tumor core: Intratumor cancer stem cell niches in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma and their association with stem cell function.

Chowdhury FN, Reisinger J, Gomez KE, Chimed TS, Thomas CM, Le PN, Miller B, Morton JJ, Nieto CM, Somerset HL, Wang XJ, Keysar SB, Jimeno A

Oral oncology.. 2019 November 98 :118-124. Epub 10/03/2019.

Voice therapy associated with a decrease in the reflux symptoms index in patients with voice complaints.

Schneider SL, Clary MS, Fink DS, Wang SX, Chowdhury FN, Yadlapati R, Jetté ME, Courey MS

The Laryngoscope.. 2019 May 129 (5):1169-1173. Epub 11/16/2018.

Combination of panendoscopy and positron emission tomography/computed tomography increases detection of unknown primary head and neck carcinoma.

Sokoya M, Chowdhury F, Kadakia S, Ducic Y

The Laryngoscope.. 2018 November 128 (11):2573-2575. Epub 09/08/2018.

Salivary Gland Cancer Patient-Derived Xenografts Enable Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells and New Gene Events Associated with Tumor Progression.

Keysar SB, Eagles JR, Miller B, Jackson BC, Chowdhury FN, Reisinger J, Chimed TS, Le PN, Morton JJ, Somerset HL, Varella-Garcia M, Tan AC, Song JI, Bowles DW, Reyland ME, Jimeno A

Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.. 2018 June 1524 (12):2935-2943. Epub 03/19/2018.

Microsurgical Lower Extremity Reconstruction in the Subacute Period: A Safe Alternative.

Starnes-Roubaud MJ, Peric M, Chowdry F, Nguyen JT, Schooler W, Sherman R, Carey JN

Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open.. 2015 July 3 (7):e449. Epub 08/10/2015.


ENT Secrets (2022)

Chapter: Neck Dissection

Authors: Chowdhury FN and Thomas CM

Publisher: Elsevier 2022

ENT Secrets (2022)

Chapter: Diseases of the Salivary Glands

Authors: Thomas CM and Chowdhury FN

Publisher: Elsevier 2022

Textbook of Allergy for the Clinician (2021)

Chapter: Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Nasal Polyps, and Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease

Authors: Chowdhury FN, Kingdom TT

Publisher: CRC Press 2021

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