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Amy C Hessel, M.D., FACS

Present Title & Affiliation

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Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: 1445
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Room Number: FCT 10.6034
Phone: (713) 563-9413
Fax: (713) 794-4662

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1994 University of Florida Medical School, Gainesville, FL, MD, Medical Degree
1990 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, BS, Honors, Engineering Sciences

Postgraduate Training

7/1999-6/2000 Clinical Fellowship, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Helmuth Goepfert
8/1994-5/1995 Clinical Internship, General Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
7/1994-6/1999 Clinical Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

4/2000 American Board of Otolaryngology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2/2005-8/2009

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Fellowship Program Director, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2006-present

Honors and Awards

2007-2008 Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Head and Neck Surgery - The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2003 Dean's Excellence Teaching Award, The University of Texas Medical School
2002 Dean's Excellence Teaching Award, The University of Texas Medical School
2002 Resident Award for Outstanding Faculty, The University of Texas Medical School
2001 Dean's Excellence Teaching Award, The University of Texas Medical School

Professional Memberships

AAO-HNS Development Task Froce
Member, 1/2009-present
AHNS Quality Committee
Member, 1/2009-1/2012
AHNS-Quality Committee
Chair, 1/2013-present
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Physician's Resource Committee, 2008-present
Member, 1994-present
American College of Surgeons
Fellow, 10/2006-present
American Head and Neck Society
Fellow, 2006-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Smith SL, Hessel AC, Luna MA, Malpica A, Rosenthal DI, El-Naggar AK. Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma of the head and neck: a report of 10 patients treated at a single institution and comparison with reported series. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134(6):592-5, 6/2008. PMID: 18559724.
2. Yom SS, Rosenthal DI, El-Naggar AK, Kies MS, Hessel AC. Merkel cell carcinoma of the tongue and head and neck oral mucosal sites. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101(6):761-8, 2006. e-Pub 3/2006. PMID: 16731397.
3. Hessel AC, Byers RM. Desmoplastic melanoma of the lip. Head Neck 24(6):605-8, 2002. PMID: 12112559.
4. Gillenwater AM, Hessel AC, Morrison WH, Burgess M, Silva EG, Roberts D, Goepfert H. Merkel cell carcinoma of the head and neck: effect of surgical excision and radiation on recurrence and survival. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127(2):149-54, 2001. PMID: 11177031.
5. Hessel AC, Vora N, Kountakis SE, Chang CY. Vascular lesion of the masseter presenting with phlebolith. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 120(4):545-8, 1999. PMID: 10187954.

Last updated: 7/11/2013