Heather Ann Edwards, MD FACS FRCSC

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Heather Edwards
617.638.8000

Biography

Dr. Edwards specializes in the surgical treatment of cancers of the head and neck region. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical approaches and complex microvascular reconstruction after tumor excision. Her research interests include the impact of the oral microbiome on carcinogenesis and response to cancer therapies, and functional outcomes after reconstructive head and neck surgery.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, MD
  • Queen's University, BA

Classes Taught

  • Otolaryngology

Publications

  • Published on 7/20/2021

    Wang JJ, Levi JR, Edwards HA. Changes in Care Provision During COVID-19 Impact Patient Well-Being. J Patient Exp. 2021; 8:23743735211034068. PMID: 34350341.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/12/2021

    Eskander A, Marqueen KE, Edwards HA, Joshua AM, Petrella TM, de Almeida JR, Goldstein DP, Ferket BS. To ban or not to ban tanning bed use for minors: A cost-effectiveness analysis from multiple US perspectives for invasive melanoma. Cancer. 2021 Jul 01; 127(13):2333-2341. PMID: 33844296.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/22/2021

    Bourdillon AT, Mehra S, Rahmati R, Judson B, Edwards HA. Anesthesia screen use may impact operating room communication practices in otolaryngology. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep-Oct; 42(5):103000. PMID: 33812208.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/16/2021

    Rubin S, Wulu JA, Edwards HA, Dolan RW, Brams DM, Yarlagadda BB. The Impact of MassPAT on Opioid Prescribing Patterns for Otolaryngology Surgeries. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 04; 164(4):781-787. PMID: 33588624.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/2/2021

    Mur T, Jaleel Z, Agarwal P, Edwards H, Levi JR. Paediatric laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: Systematic review and pooled analysis. Clin Otolaryngol. 2021 May; 46(3):494-500. PMID: 33475248.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/5/2021

    Bourdillon AT, Edwards HA. Review of probiotic use in otolaryngology. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Mar-Apr; 42(2):102883. PMID: 33453564.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/27/2020

    Mohebali J, Edwards HA, Schwartz SI, Ergul EA, Deschler DG, LaMuraglia GM. Multispecialty surgical management of carotid body tumors in the modern era. J Vasc Surg. 2021 Jun; 73(6):2036-2040. PMID: 33253874.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/10/2020

    Mur T, Jaleel Z, Agarwal P, Edwards HA. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Larynx: A SEER Database Review. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Nov 10; 145561320970691. PMID: 33170034.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/3/2020

    Izreig S, Hajek M, Edwards HA, Mehra S, Sasaki C, Judson BL, Rahmati RW. The role of vitamin D in head and neck cancer. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2020 Dec; 5(6):1079-1088. PMID: 33364397.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/23/2020

    Mur TA, Pellegrini WR, Jaleel Z, Edwards HA, Levi JR. Pediatric laryngeal sarcoma: Systematic review and pooled analysis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Dec; 139:110471. PMID: 33120103.

    Read at: PubMed

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