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Matthew C. Miller, M.D.

Cancer, Otolaryngology, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Head & Neck Oncology; Head & Neck Reconstruction; Head & Neck, Thyroid Cancer, Throat Cancer; Head, Neck & Thyroid Surgery; Thyroid, Parathyroid

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

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Biography

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

Dr. Miller, a Rochester native, specializes in head and neck cancer and microvascular reconstructive surgery. He received his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse and comes to the University of Rochester after completing residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and advanced fellowship training in head and neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstruction at Ohio State University.

An assistant professor in Otolaryngology, 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 has published in many leading journals, and has written several review articles and textbook chapters.

Professional Background

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

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

1998
BA | Elmira College
Biology-Chemistry

2003
MD | SUNY Upstate Medical University
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Internship in Surgery-General at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in at Ohio State University

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Awards

2007
Resident Poster Competition Prize - 3rd Place
Sponsor: Triological Society
Location: Marco Island, FL

2006
Best Clinical Research Paper Award, Section on Otolaryngology
Sponsor: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA

2006
Balshi Prize: Best Resident Research Paper, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Sponsor: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Location: Philadelphia, PA

2004
Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award, Department of Surgery
Sponsor: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Location: Philadelphia, PA

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Publications

Journal Articles

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.

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.

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; .

Books & Chapters

2010
Chapter Title: Head and Neck
Book Title: Greenfield's Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 5th ed.
Author List: Miller MC; Moyer J; Teknos TN
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins2010

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URMC introduces robotic surgery for head, neck cancers