Dr. Swanson works in a multi-disciplinary team including surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and speech/swallow therapists to provide complete care for head and neck diseases.
In addition to treating patients, Dr. Swanson has a research interest in oncologic and quality of life outcomes in head and neck cancers. He focuses on swallowing and voice outcomes after cancer treatments, and is working to provide optimal cancer outcomes while preserving unaffected tissues.
University of Miami: Otolaryngology Fellow Teaching Award, 2016-2017
University of Southern California: Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Community Service Grant, 2014-2015
The Ohio State University: Outstanding Academic Merit, 2009-2010
The Ohio State University: Landachre Research Honors Society, 2008-2009
The Ohio State University: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2007-2011
Outcomes of Self-Esophageal Dilation for Head and Neck Cancer Patients Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2019 Aug 09; 28(3):1060-1066. . View in PubMed
Transoral surgery vs intensity-modulated radiotherapy for early supraglottic cancer: a systematic review Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Apr; 25(2):133-141. . View in PubMed
The Role of HPV in Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cell Formation and Tumorigenesis Cancers (Basel). 2016 Feb 19; 8(2). . View in PubMed
ABCLOVE: Voice therapy outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer Head Neck. 2016 04; 38 Suppl 1:E1810-3. . View in PubMed
Use of Octreotide for the Management of Chyle Fistula Following Neck Dissection JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Aug; 141(8):723-7. . View in PubMed
Rationale for combined blockade of PD-1 and CTLA-4 in advanced head and neck squamous cell cancer—review of current data Oral Oncol. 2015 Jan; 51(1):12-5. . View in PubMed
Diagnosis and management of merkel cell carcinoma of the head and neck: current trends and controversies Cancers (Basel). 2014 Jun 27; 6(3):1256-66. . View in PubMed