Jesus E Medina
Professor and Chairman
University of Oklahoma
Jesus E. Medina, M.D., F.A.C.S, a native of Peru, completed his training in Otorhinolaryngology at Wayne State University in Detroit. Following this, he completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston. He began his academic career in 1980 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at M.D. Anderson. In 1984, he accepted a position as an Associate Professor and Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Program in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Oklahoma. He became Chairman of that Department in 1991 and he currently holds the Paul & Ruth Jonas Chair in Cancer Treatment and Research.
His Clinical Research activities center around the management of cervical lymph node metastases in squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma of the head and neck, organ preservation strategies and minimally invasive parathyroid surgery.